A new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is undergoing trials and testing, according to news reports and Chinese military websites.The aircraft, believed to be designated Z-18F, has been developed from the Changhe Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG) Z-8, itself a derivative of the long-serving French SA-321 Super Frelon. link.
Almost 200 members of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force are joining forces with personnel from across the region in a major humanitarian relief exercise in the South Pacific,
NOW it is official. Thailand’s military dictator is now also Thailand’s prime minister. At 10.39am on August 25th Mr Prayuth Chan-ocha received the royal command in a ceremony held at the army’s headquarters in the capital, Bangkok. Dressed in a white army uniform, sword at his side, he knelt down before a larger-than-life oil painting of the king. Show More Summary
(Photo via Afflictor) Camels existed in the Americas until about 10,000 years ago, when they were most likely hunted to extinction. The New World was then camel-less until 1856, when the US Army imported dromedary (one-humped) camels from Egypt. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) While our government dithers, ISIL is rampaging around the Middle East. In northern Syria, the terrorists routed a Syrian army detachment and captured an air base in Tabqa. Reportedly, the base yielded surface to air...Show More Summary
Ret. U.S. Army Gen. Paul Vallely predicted that the United States will be hit with a terrorist attack worse than Sept. 11, 2001 “within the next six months” on Monday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” Vallely said the prediction was based on his...Show More Summary
Soldier had barricaded herself inside building, briefly prompting lockdown
The Fort Lee, Virginia Army base shooting Monday morning ended with the soldier shooting herself in the head. Nobody else was wounded, according to Reuters. The woman’s identity and condition still had not been released as of late Monday afternoon, but she was likely being treated at Virginia Commonwealth Medical Center. Before the shooting on
A rocket fired from Lebanon crashed into northern Israel on Monday night, the army said, without any immediate reports of injuries. "At least one rocket fired from Lebanon hit the Upper Galilee," a message on the military's official Twitter feed said. Show More Summary
The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, at Fort Lee in Virginia.
The American Family Association's reigning king of nonsense Bryan Fischer took to the airwaves with a new batch of offensive vitriol last week. Citing Sodom and Gommorah, "pagan armies," Israelites, and other Old Testament buzz words, Fischer worked to convince...
Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer are spotted alongside director Guy Ritchie on 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' set. [...]
> We wrote last year about Sergeant First Class Gregory McQueen who was charged with being a pimp at Fort Hood, Texas. Hondo sends us a link from the Associated Press by way of the Army Times which reports that they’re finally getting around to putting him in front of a court martial; The attorney […]
A rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded early Monday after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska, the Department of Defense said.
"All clear" announced following incident involving wounded female shooter at Fort Lee, headquarters of CASCOM
Walter is from the Augustine Kingdom. Looks down on Fray, as anyone with REAL talent should join their nation’s army! pic.twitter.com/YPalLjqvbo — Natsume Inc. (@Natsume_Inc) August 25, 2014
A female US soldier shot and injured herself at a US Army command post in Virginia on Monday, prompting a temporary lockdown of the base, officials said. The soldier turned the gun on herself at the Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters...Show More Summary
An "active shooter" alert this morning at Fort Lee in Virginia was issued during an incident in which a female officer shot herself at a headquarters building, an Army official says. That official's statement, via The Wire: Fort LeeShow More Summary
Boko Haram, the militant Islamic group that has been kidnapping women, girls, and boys and capturing territory in northern Nigeria, has declared an Islamic caliphate. The Nigerian army already rejected the claim as "empty," noting that the "sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Nigerian state is still intact." Read more...
A triple amputee veteran was the victim of a burglary which may have cost him more then a few valuables. Having the device that controls his prosthetic hand taken, it may have cost him some dignity. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ben Eberle, 27, had an iPod Touch with the app i-limb, which was specifically used