The US Navy’s R1-21A Blackjack surveillance drones could soon have a new sensor pod that is capable of watching an entire city at once.
US Armed Forces leadership says that Japan-based troops partying and using dating apps to hook up while quarantined will face "quick and appropriate action,” as such actions are almost guaranteed to spread the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.
In a recent drill at Edwards Air Force Base in California, an F-35A stealth aircraft used an ancient U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane as a relay for its sensor data, enabling it to operate further from its home base than ever before.
Earlier in the day, Imran Khan unveiled a new political map of Pakistan that included Gujarat's Junagarh and Sir Creek on the Indian side of Jammu and Kashmir as his country’s territory.
Trust between public and government is under threat as a result of how the state is managing patient data amid attempts to tackle the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, according to rights based organisations such as the Open Rights Group and medConfidential.
The new political campaign with the motto “Our strength is made of differences” by the Swedish military features men with rainbow-coloured nail polish and has been slammed for moral grandstanding.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - An expert council of Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party will submit a proposal to the government on Tuesday to consider the possibilities of how to halt ballistic missile attacks within enemy territory, Japan's NHK reports.
A new report submitted on Monday by an independent, 15-member panel of experts on the United Nations Security Council Sanctions Committee on North Korea claims that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is violating sanctions and is likely developing miniature nuclear devices that attach to ballistic missile warheads.
The Spaceship Company, which builds air and space craft for its parent company, Virgin Galactic, announced a new design for a commercial airliner that can fly at three times the speed of sound, as well as a partnership with engine-maker Rolls-Royce, which built the engines for one of the few operational supersonic airliners ever made, the Concorde.
US Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) officials have launched an investigation into a recently republished video that went viral over the weekend and depicted military working dogs attacking a kneeling man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey.
A modified version of the Stryker infantry carrier vehicle built to carry anti-air missiles will soon be tested in upcoming live-fire drills by the US Army.
The Pentagon announced plans to position new ground-based missiles in the Indo-Pacific region last year, after the US scrapped the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia. However, US allies, including the Philippines, South Korea and Japan, have expressed opposition to the deployment of new strategic weapons on their territory.
The Pentagon leaked the UK’s plans to purchase a new generation of W93 nuclear warheads for its submarine-based Trident weapons system earlier this year, with the upgrade expected to cost in excess of £11 billion ($14 billion) for the warheads alone, and £31 billion ($40 billion US) total.
Last week, the US’s new Space Force accused Russia of testing an anti-satellite weapon from one of its orbiting satellites. The Russian Foreign Ministry dismissed the claims as “propaganda,” and urged “our US and British colleagues to show professionalism” and “sit down for talks.”
The US Marine Corps has suspended the use of amphibious vehicles in training exercises after one Marine died and eight others remained missing following a "training mishap" involving an amphibious vehicle on Thursday afternoon off the coast of southern California.
A “small number” of sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush tested positive for the novel coronavirus and have since been ordered into self-isolation, a US Navy official confirmed on Thursday.
China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has begun installing new turbo power generators on its warships. With four times the capacity of existing power plants, the new generators will enable new technologies, such as electromagnetic catapults and railguns, to be deployed as well.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Israeli Defence Ministry hosted on Thursday the annual US-Israeli Defence Policy Advisory Group (DPAG). The DPAG session discussed strategic and regional security challenges following the recent escalation between Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement on the border, with explosions and exchanges of gunfire.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The key crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Friendship Gate near Chaman in Balochistan province in the south-west, serves as a trade route between the two countries. According to Dawn, the gate was directed to opened on 29 July on the occasion of Eidul Azha but remained shut as people and security forces clashed.
US lawmakers are calling on Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite to explain how the service is responding to allegations that US sailors were involved in the commercial sex trade in Bahrain.