VICE News is covering the ongoing fight for the future of Afghanistan. Click here for more from the Enduring Freedom blog. A Taliban ambush and subsequent fighting has killed 11 soldiers in Herat Province, Western Afghanistan. According...Show More Summary
A pair of large-caliber sniper rifles has been added to the new Ratnik combat gear, which is entering service with the Russian armed forces, a representative of the advanced outfit’s designer said on Saturday.
African Americans will continue soldiering on to the pews in the wake of the Charleston massacre. But if we’re serious about preventing future tragedies, we must confront some very old demons.
Just as militaries need to have trained, experienced soldiers ready for future wars, making sure that the immune system has enough battle-ready T cells on hand is important for fast-acting, more effective vaccines, according to researchers.
Ubisoft closed a typically idiosyncratic E3 showcase with a typically spectacular finale: an extended video of a new Ghost Recon title, which dumps up the cosy, dusty locales of 2012's Future Soldier for a vast open-world setting that looks to be even more gigantic than last year's The Crew. Show More Summary
Introducing Ghost Recon: Wildlands, an open-world, cooperative shooter in development at the studio behind Future Soldier.
Russia's Prospective Research Foundation began research and brainstorming on a new future soldier gear system to succeed the new Ratnik system.
VICE News follows the Vityaz Squad as they compete against other patriotic youth clubs at the Future Warrior Contest in Donetsk.
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A dystopian future where giant monsters rule the Earth and mankind is protected by impossibly giant weapon-wielding soldiers? Hot damn I’m in. Read more...
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The Russian defense industry has completed the development of 'future soldier' gear, and the armed forces will receive first 50,000 sets in 2015 and the same number in 2016, a senior defense industry official said Tuesday.
The latest in the franchise is filled with bio-augmented soldiers and autonomous killer robots – but the developer says that it’s more science than fiction Continue reading...
Warfighters are going to be getting some serious power-ups in the near future. Self-guided bullets. AI-assisted scopes. Now, they’re getting goggles that combine night-vision and thermal imaging. This high-tech headgear is part of [...
Check out the official Call of Duty: Black Ops III reveal trailer now. Pre-order it and get access to the Black Ops III Multiplayer Beta. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is a dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between our own humanity […]
Of course, this comes as no surprise to denizens of this blog, but the USAToday reports that an Army survey that polled active duty soldiers found a majority of them were dissatisfied with the prospect of their future service in the military. I’d warn pollsters, first of all, that most soldiers are always dissatisfied with […]
They learn how to assemble an AK-47 assault rifle and how to react in an urban, house-to-house fighting situation
Explaining his decision to halt U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan until the end of this year, President Obama said it was important to keep American soldiers a bit longer in-country “so we don’t have to go back” in the future. After...Show More Summary
IN THE FUTURE, EVERYTHING LEFTIES DON’T LIKE WILL BE RAPE. OH, WAIT, WE’RE THERE: US WARMAKING IS RAPE. Amusing to see this in the Boston Globe, which ran fake photos purporting to show American soldiers raping Iraqi women that were actually from a porn site. And then muffed the apology.
On most fish, their hard, overlapping scales provide considerable protection against pokes and cuts. Because those independently-moving scales are each attached to a flexible underlying skin, however, the fish are still able to easily twist and turn their bodies. Show More Summary