U.S Military

Nobel Peace Prize: A Win For The Nuclear Ban

Carine Bambara | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Politics
Carine Bambara

Nuclear weapon states will soon see that it is unrealistic to continue to keep such horrific, indiscriminate, expensive weapons - costing the U.K. a mere £100,000,000,000 annually - money that could be better spent elsewhere. In this new era where conflict is taking on a new guise, where conflict comes more and more in the form of terrorism and cyber threats; archaic weapons like this one are not designed to tackle modern-day challenges.

Trump Transgender Ban Is A Huge Step Backwards

Rhicha Kapila | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics
Rhicha Kapila

The US Secretary of Defence's recent announcement that transgender Americans will be permitted to continue serving in the country's military for the time being has come following a disastrous few weeks in the wake of President Trump's ban.

James Corden Blasts Donald Trump's Transgender Military Ban In 'Late Late Show' Musical Number

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

James Corden has laid into US President Donald Trump’s plans to ban transgender people from the military… through song. On Wednesday (26 July), Tr...

Trump Bans Transgender People From Serving In 'Any Capacity' In The US Military

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has announced that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in “any capacity” in the US military. The US President tweeted on ...

The US Military Unveils Plan To Plug A Human Brain Directly Into A Computer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Tech

DARPA, the US Military’s ultra-secretive research agency, has unveiled a $65 million dollar plan to plug a human brain directly into a computer and ...

The End Is Here: US Soldiers Will Be Using Laser Guns By 2023

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

Laser guns are no longer the realms of Star Trek and Star Wars. Instead as the technology has become cheaper and more affordable governments have real...

The US Navy Have Found A Way To Make Its Terrifying Railgun Even Deadlier

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Tech

The US Navy's experimental railgun has become something of an internet sensation since it was revealed that the weapon had moved from the realms of sc...

So The US Military Are Actually Working On A Way For Cyborg Soldiers To 'Enter The Matrix'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

The US Military's experimental research division DARPA have confirmed that they're to begin work on the world's first human computer interface. This w...

US Military Base In Japan Rocked By Explosions

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

Shocking eyewitness footage has emerged of a series of explosions that struck a US military storage building at Sagamihara City in north-central Kanag...

The US Military Now Has A Working Hoverbike

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Tech

British firm Malloy Aeronautics has been contracted by the US military to build a real-life working hoverbike. What's even more impressive is that ...

A Massive US Military Exercise Is Getting People Worried The World Is About To End

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech

If you're part of a particular group of conspiracy theorists in the US then the phrase "Jade Helm 15" is going to instil a number of emotions in you, ...

The US Military's Incredible New Aircraft Can Do New York To London In Less Than An Hour

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Tech

You might remember that back in 2013 the US military unveiled a tiny rocket called the X-51 Waverider. Unassuming at first glance, it was in fact the ...

Nothing To See Here, Just Some BOMBPROOF Wallpaper

Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

The U.S. Army have come up with a special type of wallpaper that minimises the impact of exploding buildings. The difference between this potential...

DARPA's Steerable Bullet Just Got A Whole Lot Deadlier

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

DARPAs steerable bullet concept has been in the works for some time now. First demonstrated last year, the Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance Round is c...

The Mystery Of The Secret X-37B Spaceplane Has Been Solved

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

When the USAF launched its secretive X-37B spaceship the conspiracy theories went off the charts. With its futuristic design and almost aggressive...

B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Manages To Look Cool Even When It's Refuelling

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

The B-2 stealth bomber is unique for a number of reasons. The first is that its flying-wing design makes it almost entirely invisible to radar. The se...

The UK Just Bought The World's Largest Airship

Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Airlander 10. It's the largest aircraft in the world and the UK now owns it. Built by UK-based company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), Airla...

These Are The Biggest Tech Fails Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Tech

2014 has been (mostly) a success for the world of technology. New phones were released, watches can now show you your Tweets as well as the time, and ...

The US Just Launched A Rocket Without Telling Anyone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

The United States military launched its largest spy satellite on the Eastern Coast on Friday amidst a media blackout which left Los Angeles residents ...

This Is America's New Laser Death Machine. It Burns Things.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

The American military now has laser powered death cannons, and is showing them off on video. The 30-kilowatt ship-based laser weapon system is in t...

US Airstrikes Against ISIS - America's Selective Humanitarian Interventionism

Dilly Hussain | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Dilly Hussain

The issue I want to raise is why the U.S. has decided to intervene now? Whilst I'm totally against any western military intervention in the Muslim world, one can't help but question the thought process of foreign policy makers in Washington.

A Century of Warfare: Analysing America's War Record Since WWI

Brad Linzy | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Politics
Brad Linzy

As Randolph Bourne said when writing about World War I in 1918, war is the health of the state. As America's power has grown, so has its propensity for war. Regardless of the debates about the justness or morality of war, the numbers have shown peace to be the exception in America while war has been the rule, making this last century since the start of World War I undeniably a century of warfare.

US Planned Weapons System On The Moon To Attack Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

The United States planned to build a weapons system on the Moon to attack the Earth. The plan, known as Project Horizon, was part of a 100-page doc...

This Is What Drone Pilots Really Say When They Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Flying unmanned aerial military vehicles is supposed to be easy. Like, playing an Xbox video game easy. The reality is somewhat different. Not only...

Pilot Lands Jet With No Wheels On A Boat

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

When US Marine Corps Capt. William Mahoney took off in his AV-H8 Harrier nothing could have prepared him for what he would then immediately have to do...