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U.S. hypersonic weapon system completes second test on B-52 Stratofortress

Aug. 10 (UPI) — The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin said Monday have completed the second successful hypersonic air-to-ground weapon test on a B-52...

Army Col. Kevin Russell faces court-martial in alleged sexual assaults

Aug. 5 (UPI) — The U.S. Army has charged Special Forces Col. Kevin Russell, who has earned four Bronze Stars, with five counts of sexual assault. Russell faces...

China's new amphibious warship begins sea trials

The first of a new class of China’s amphibious warships began sea trials this week, according to photos on Chinese social media platforms. Source link

Marine Corps to end troop rotations in Norway

Aug. 6 (UPI) — The Marine Corps announced Thursday that it is ending continuous troop rotations to Norway, where hundreds of troops have been deployed for the last...

U.S. military sending food, water, medical supplies to Lebanon

Aug. 6 (UPI) — A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III delivered 11 pallets of food, water and medical supplies to Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday to aid with disaster...

Navy, Air Force hold joint exercises with aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan

Aug. 7 (UPI) — Led by the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, the Air Force and Navy held joint training exercises this week near Japan, the 7th Fleet announced....

F-16 pilots to face off against artificial intelligence in simulated dogfight for DARPA

Aug. 7 (UPI) — An aerial combat simulation between an F-16 pilot and an artificial intelligence algorithm is part of the government-sponsored “Alpha Dog...

France-Cyprus defense cooperation pact takes effect

Aug. 7 (UPI) — A defense cooperation agreement between France and Cyprus, three years in the making, is now in force, the Cypriot government announced this week....

U.S. military surpasses 30,000 COVID-19 cases

Aug. 7 (UPI) — The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. military passed the 30,000 threshold this week, the Pentagon reported. The Department of Defense now has...

Senate passes bill to expand suicide prevention for veterans

Aug. 6 (UPI) — A bill to expand mental health care for transitioning service members, as well as create a grant program for local veterans’ organizations,...

U.S. Air Force holds electronic warfare exercise with classified stealth drone

Aug. 7 (UPI) — The U.S. Air Force this week concluded a test of tactics involving use of its highly classified RQ-170 surveillance drone with other stealth...

Charles Q. Brown installed as Air Force’s first Black chief of staff

Sharene Brown, spouse of incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., presents the official Air Force Chief of Staff service cap to her husband during...