Military

An American general recently predicted a war with China over Taiwan in 2025 in a memo leaked to NBC News. The island nation lies just 97 miles east of the Chinese mainland. Based on current relations...
The cloaking devices of “Star Trek” aren’t quite a reality yet – but stealth aircraft have gotten us a lot closer.  Military aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor or the B-2 Spirit aren’t...
The Vietnam War is largely remembered as the bloodiest war of the 1960s. Indeed, the prolonged armed conflict resulted in over 1 million casualties between 1965 and 1975. (Here are 29 horrifying...
After months of deliberations, the U.S. decided in late January to send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, to help it combat Russia’s invasion. The 70-ton tank was first deployed by the U.S. during the...
The British Empire more or less ruled the world during the 18th century through its naval power. The British Navy was more advanced, with newer ships that could outmaneuver those of Spanish and...
The first anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, which began in February 2022, approaches. The Ukraine engagement, which has become a proxy battle between Russia and its Western enemies,...
Military ground vehicles don’t necessarily go at high speeds. Most have top speeds of no more than 65 mph. Some military ground vehicles are fighting vehicles, bristling with weapons. Many others,...
Americans buy a lot of guns. The American gun and ammunition market generates $70.5 billion in economic output in the U.S., according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The NSSF has...
World War II could be considered the peak time of importance for the tank on the battlefield, although they were certainly used before and continue to serve important roles in combat. During the war,...
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there has been anxiety over the threats Russian President Vladmir Putin has made about the use of tactical nuclear weapons on the battlefield....
Following months of repeated requests from Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky, the United States has agreed to send 31 of its M1 Abrams battle tanks to help Ukraine ward off the Russian invasion....
On Wednesday, the Biden Administration announced it would be sending a batch of M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, an announcement accompanying Germany’s plan to send two battalions of similarly...
There are quite a few armed conflicts worldwide. Some have been going on for decades, while others have erupted as recently as last year. The war in Ukraine has been headlining the news as the world...
Since the United States began its ongoing global war on terror following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, it has been involved militarily in countries with conflicts that have displaced tens of...
When people think about how a city is destroyed in a nuclear war, they invariably question where the missile or bomb will have come from. One option, the oldest, is strategic bombers like the B-52....