An A-10 pilot's HGU-55/P helmet gives them a central interface for everything from oxygen supply to communications to flight instruments.
Under the 2017 CAATSA Act, the US has threatened to impose sanctions on countries that buy Russian military hardware.
The Pacific is a big and increasingly well-defended region, and the Air Force will have to change how it operates to win a potential fight there.
The Navy is punishing sailors for wearing patches with 'Make Aircrew Great Again' on them at a Trump speech
The patches, which riffed on Trump's campaign slogan, violated a Pentagon order barring troops in uniform from participating in political events.
First Capital Command got its start in Brazil's prisons. Now it's making its mark in prisons in neighboring Paraguay.
Warren Buffett's son is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help Colombia break its cocaine habit
Howard Buffett's foundation has pledged to spend $200 million in the next few years to transform one of Colombia's biggest cocaine-producing regions.
"You have to really pay attention ... during maintenance because there are a lot of moving pieces and these vehicles can break down fast."
Union gunboats roaming the Mississippi during the Civil War didn't just attack the Confederate military
During the Civil War, huge metal monsters roamed the Mississippi River, carrying 75 tons of armor, up to 13 guns, and crews as big as 250 men.
The Corps plans to save time and money by moving about 900 Marines, sailors and civilians to Camp Lejeune by the end of 2022.
After a visit by Air Force personnel to Jan Mayen Island in November, Russia is urging Oslo to refrain from what it called de-stabilizing moves.
Film and television crews fire blanks, just like troops in training do, but they have some ingenious ways of hiding that fact.
How the Navy pumps 1.3 million gallons of fuel into an aircraft carrier without ever pulling into port
"The primary mission of an aircraft carrier is to fly aircraft, and we need to be able to replenish the jet fuel without having to pull in port."
After decades of failure, the US must get out of the war in Afghanistan before one more American is killed
Opinion: Recent US casualties in Afghanistan have underscored what's been clear for some time: The US war there is unwinnable.
The Army is competing with the high-paying jobs that experienced Special Forces soldiers can command outside the military.
EC-130H "Compass Call" aircraft are specially modified to disrupt enemy communications and coordination.
A Navy carrier air wing commander became one of the few pilots to achieve 1,200 career carrier landings
Landing on a carrier is no easy feat. Doing it 1,200 times is something only a handful of the Navy's best fliers have ever accomplished.
The fact that Trump keeps proposing cuts, despite pushback from Congress, indicates he really does not support foreign aid.
The military wants to buy fewer bombs for fights in Afghanistan and Iran and focus on high-end weapons needed in a clash with Russia or China.
The Defense Department's 2021 budget request continues reforms to the military health system that began in 2017.
Among the many actors who've been honored with Academy Awards over the years, there are some veterans who've served with distinction while in uniform.
Chinese citizens are challenging the official narrative about the coronavirus, and Beijing is going after them
Chinese citizen journalists are using social media to report on the coronavirus outbreak on the ground, and Beijing is trying to clamp down on them.
This year's budget request includes more than double what the Army got last year for its new rifle.
The Air Force wants to send more than 100 aircraft to the 'boneyard' in order to buy future fighters
By scrapping older aircraft sooner than planned, the Air Force can free up some $4.1 billion for investments now, the service says.
The F-16s played the role of adversaries during air-to-air and air-to-surface combat training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Journalist who survived an assassination attempt confronts Mexico's president: 'They are killing us'
Since 2000, 131 journalists have been killed in Mexico, making it the second-most-dangerous country in the world for journalists, after Syria.
The highly decorated SEAL was sentenced to 30 days in the brig, a reduction in rank, and forfeiting $500 from his pay for three months.
Desperate residents in Mexico's heroin heartland are using kids with guns to send a message to cartels and the government
The move by the villagers to offer arms training to school-age children shocked the nation and made global headlines last month.
The Trump administration will deliver its budget proposals the Defense Department and other agencies to Congress on Monday.
Even after decades of economic growth, China's civilian health system is not able to meet demand, one analyst says
How a crew flying the Air Force's biggest plane landed safely after aircraft warnings and a medical emergency
A crew flying a C-5M Super Galaxy tackled an unscripted chain of events and challenges during an unscheduled flight in January.
Backlash takes time to develop, which is why it's premature to say Trump has definitely avoided the worst-case scenario for his actions abroad.
"Until now, space was considered by everybody as a safe haven," the general said said. "It's not the case anymore."
US special operators want aircraft to provide close air support, precision strikes, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
Meet the 'Backbone of the Navy': The sailors who keep things running aboard the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln
There are hundreds of jobs aboard an aircraft carrier, but there's one group of sailors who make many of them possible.
The regimented lifestyle of the military doesn't last long when troops go back to life in the civilian world.
US Air Force special operators went to Alaska to practice refueling F-22s in extreme cold weather for the first time
Using FARPs, as they're known, at airfields in austere or remote locations, can increase the Air Force's ability to operate in contested environments.
Trump announces that a US operation has killed the al-Qaida leader who claimed responsibility for Naval Air Station Pensacola shooting
"We will continue to protect the American people by tracking down and eliminating terrorists who seek to do us harm," Trump said.
The number of US troops who say they've seen racism in the ranks jumped to more than one-third in 2019
Troops polled by Military Times?saw white nationalists as a greater threat than domestic terrorism with a connection to Islam or immigration.
Raytheon added a semi-active laser seeker to its new Excalibur S round in order to target moving targets on land and water.
Russia has violated de-confliction agreements in Syria, and the encounters are raising concerns about sparking a broader war.
"The mud was a big obstacle, but luckily we didn't throw or break a track," one tank driver after the exercise.
US warships have been sending China a message in the South China Sea, and 2019 was their busiest year yet.
There are certain days in a military career that will always be shrouded mystery and confusion.
Over the past decade, the criminal groups driving bloodshed in Mexico have changed in form and power. Here's what the next year could bring for them.
Woman arrested after asking to speak with 'Agent Penis' at CIA headquarters was arrested after going to the CIA again
There were no new charges filed this time, but she did get a written warning to stay away from CIA property.
The unarmed Minuteman II missile flew 4,200 miles across the Pacific, reach Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
A multinational coalition defeated ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but the terrorist group is not gone — in fact, its influence has spread.
Residents are ground-zero for the coronavirus outbreak are trying to get on with life amid a virtual lockdown.
Air Force officials are working on a relatively simple concept: connect multi-platform weapons into a large comprehensive network using shared data.