Tag: U.S. Military

US Navy Drafts New Guidelines For Reporting UFO Sightings

Reports of UFO sightings from military personnel will now be subject to strict guidelines from the U.S. Navy. This is in response to a growing number of sailors allegedly witnessing unexplained aerial phenomena in American territories.

Space April 28, 2019

Google Helps Military Veterans Looking For Work After End Of Service

Google introduced a series of tools on Monday to help military veterans find a job after the end of their service. The program is part of the company's 'Grow with Google' career services program.

Google August 28, 2018

Armed And Autonomous: Remote Controlled Machine Gun-Wielding Robot Is The Military's Latest High-Tech Weapon

The U.S. Marine Corps has started testing machine gun-wielding robots called Multi-Utility Tactical Transports, which are remotely controlled with a tablet and a joystick. In the future, the Marine Corps plans to make MUTTs fully autonomous.

Robotics May 5, 2017

US Department Of Defense Warns Soldiers About Consuming Too Much Energy Drink

Health experts in the U.S. military warn servicemen about the dangers of drinking too much energy drink. This type of beverage contains high amounts of caffeine and sugar, which could cause serious damage to the body.

Public Health December 31, 2016

Coke Debuts New Patriotic Cans For Memorial Day

Coca-Cola launched limited-edition Memorial Day Coke cans to honor U.S. military service members and the 75th founding anniversary of the United Service Organizations. This is what the Coke patriotic cans look like.

Life & Style May 29, 2016

Military Suicide Attempts Often Happen Before Soldiers See Combat

U.S. soldiers are most prone to suicide attempts even when they haven't been deployed yet, with the highest risk marked at the second month of service. Learn about a new study's data on attempted suicides in the U.S. military.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 27, 2016

Improv DARPA Program Pays Techies To Turn Household Items Into Weapons

DARPA has launched a new program called Improv to seek out proposals from techies who can turn every day household items into powerful weapons. Successful proposals will be granted generous funding.

March 15, 2016

US Army Apache Attack Helicopters Now Sport Skis

The U.S. Army recently deployed ski-equipped Apache helicopters to Alaska. The skis will help the choppers to land in marshy areas and prevent skidding on snow.

FUTURE TECH March 12, 2016

Two US Military Members In South America Contracted But Recovered From Zika

Two U.S. military soldiers assigned in South America contracted Zika virus. A top official have confirmed, however, the men have already recovered and are now back in duty.

Life March 11, 2016

US Military Gears Up For Cyborg Soldiers: Other DARPA Projects With Military Applications

How soon can we have cyborg soldiers? That depends on how DARPA’s Neural Engineering System Design program turns out, which is under development to help U.S. military soliders relay and receive information more efficiently.

Animals January 24, 2016

US Military Shelves Robotic Pack Mules Because They're Too Noisy And Can Leave Them Vulnerable

The last thing the military wants is something that would give away their position to the enemy on the battlefield.

FUTURE TECH December 29, 2015

Military Deployment Linked To Increased Risk Of Child Abuse And Neglect

A new study explores the prevalence of abuse and neglect in military families. They found that toddlers of soldiers deployed once were at heightened risk of maltreatment.

Society November 17, 2015

Air Force Tests Unarmed Minuteman 3 Missile From Vandenberg AFB In California

The U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command held an operational test procedure by launching a Minuteman III Missile on Oct. 21. The launch team and participating officers called the launch a rewarding experience.

FUTURE TECH October 22, 2015

Little Girl Interrupts Soldier Homecoming Ceremony to Give Her Dad A Hug

Two-year-old girl missed her soldier dad dearly after eight months in deployment. Not even a short homecoming ceremony prevents her from finally giving him a hug

Internet Culture October 9, 2015

Tank-Like Oshkosh JLTV To Replace Humvee Fleet Of US Military

While the Humvee has been a symbol of the United States Army, the JLTV will be able to provide the nation's troops with more advanced protection and mobility in off-road terrain.

FUTURE TECH August 28, 2015

US Military To Launch Second Radar-Equipped Airship To Beef Up Missile Defense System Along East Coast

The United States military is about to launch the second radar-equipped airship in Aberdeen, Maryland. The airships are equipped with radar systems that can detect objects such as cruise missiles.

FUTURE TECH August 20, 2015

Pentagon To Increase Unmanned Drone Flights Across The Globe By 50 Percent

The Pentagon has decided to dramatically increase the number of daily drone flights over the next four years, enabling military commanders to access more intelligence and firepower. In addition to the Air Force, the Army, Special Operations Command and government contractors will handle drone flights as well.

August 18, 2015

Live Anthrax Accidentally Shipped To 9 States: Pentagon

Live anthrax samples were sent by the U.S. military to as many as 9 private laboratories around the country. What are the dangers from the often-fatal bacteria?

Life May 28, 2015

US To Exhume Unknown Pearl Harbor Dead For DNA Identification

The U.S. military will deploy DNA testing to identify the remains of the 'unknown' marines and sailors who were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Internet Culture April 16, 2015

ISIS Hacking Division Releases Hit List With Personal Information Of 100 U.S. Military Men

ISIS Hacking Division turned to social media in leaking personal information of 100 U.S. military men and urged their supporters to take action by initiating ‘lone wolf’ attacks against all those included in the list.

Internet Culture March 23, 2015

Army Helicopter Crashes In Florida: 7 Marines, 4 Soldiers Presumed Dead

An army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was reported to have crashed in Florida. Seven marines and four soldiers aboard the helicopter for a night training mission are presumed dead, one Pentagon official says.

Society March 11, 2015

UN Panel Against Torture Expresses Concerns About Police Brutality in U.S.

The UN panel against torture urged the U.S. to conduct a thorough investigation on police brutality. The panel further told the U.S. to prosecute those who are responsible in shootings where most of the victims involved were blacks and Latinos.

Society November 29, 2014

Lockheed F-35C completes first landing on aircraft carrier [Video]

The F-35C's successful landing is a significant milestone for the $399 billion program, which is the biggest weapons project ever undertaken by the Pentagon.

FUTURE TECH November 4, 2014

DoD lets few undocumented immigrants in for military program

The American military will soon accept a limited number of illegal immigrants into the armed forces through the expansion of an eight-year-old program.

Society September 27, 2014

U.S. military contractors infiltrated by Chinese-backed hackers

A senate probe discovers Chinese hackers have infiltrated the networks of U.S. military contractors. The military had no idea about it.

Internet September 19, 2014

Post 9/11: Americans feel less safe now than they did before 2001

According to a new poll, most registered voters feel less safe now than they did before the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. President Obama addressed his military plan regarding the extremists in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday night.

Internet Culture September 11, 2014

Hypersonic weapon of U.S. military explodes four seconds into test launch

Controllers detected a problem with the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon prompting the abortion of the mission over concerns of public safety. No one was hurt because of the incident.

Science August 26, 2014

DARPA develops ULTRA-Vis augmented reality HUD system for soldiers

DARPA's ULTRA-Vis HUD system overlays data over the user's natural field of vision through a holographic display.

FUTURE TECH May 26, 2014

Climate change is a national security threat: Military reports ring alarm bells

Report: Climate change has gone from "threat multiplier" to "catalyst for conflict." U.S. government and U.S. military say they'll take findings to heart.

Animals May 17, 2014

Raytheon to build advanced radar systems for US Navy in $1.6 billion deal

The US Navy has chosen Raytheon Co. over Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corp to build its new defense radar for use on Arleigh Burke destroyers in a contract valued at $1.6 billion.

FUTURE TECH October 13, 2013

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