For the first time, a female sailor has passed the grueling 37-week training course to become a Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman.
With close military encounters on opposite sides of the world, Russia is sending a message to the West
The incidents and exercises were messages about Russia's military capabilities and what it could do with them, experts told Insider.
It took some enormous bribes and liquor, plus years of delays, for China to get its hands on what would become the aircraft carrier Liaoning.
A number of the detained Colombians received US military training while they were in the Colombian military, the Pentagon told The Washington Post.
The new fighter only exists on paper at this point, but the outlook could improve if foreign buyers show interest.
South Korea's navy would have an edge in a conventional conflict, but North Korea's navy, especially its subs, would still pose a threat.
Top military officials feared Trump was planning a coup and discussed resigning en masse to avoid carrying out illegal orders, book says
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley feared that Trump was stirring unrest to bring troops into the streets and cling to power.
Top US general said Trump spread 'gospel of the Führer' and threatened US democracy with 2020 election lies: new book
Gen. Mark Milley reportedly compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and said his supporters were like "Brownshirts," according to an upcoming book.
The AK-47 has become the most prolific infantry assault rifle on the planet. What many may not known is the AK-47 had a sequel of sorts in the AK-74.
There have been about 100 cases of COVID-19 on HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is currently on a world tour, according to the BBC.
Biden administration announces it will start evacuation flights for Afghans who helped the US military
"Operation Allies Refuge" flights for Afghans who helped the US military are set to start at the end of July.
George W. Bush says the consequences of Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal will be 'unbelievably bad' and it 'breaks my heart'
Bush warned the pullout endangered women, girls, and people who worked with foreign troops. "They're just going to be left behind to be slaughtered."
The Chinese J-7 fighter jets used during an "island encirclement exercise" last month date to the 1960s and can be used as unmanned aerial vehicles.
The exercise was a High Altitude Low Opening, or HALO, jump, which are usually associated with special-operations units.
The Swedish sub HSMS Gotland didn't actually sink the USS Ronald Reagan, but it showed that it could be done.
Viral video of Taliban executing 22 Afghan commandos as they surrendered ignites more criticism of Biden's withdrawal
"This is horrible—yet it's the reality of announcing the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan," tweeted Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who served in Afghanistan.
"The South Atlantic winter was a big surprise for us," a retired SAS officer who served in the Falklands told Insider.
Several of the men arrested in the Haitian president's assassination had ties to US law enforcement: reports
The US Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed to Insider that one of the men arrested by Haitian authorities had worked as an informant.
Joint military exercises aren't inherently bad, but US participation in them should align with US strategic national security interests.
The 2020s will be a crucial decade for China as it readjusts to being richer, older, and more resource-deprived.
The US invasion of Grenada was conducted by highly capable units, but they were plagued by some very basic problems.
China is working overtime to build a modern military. Here's how its armed forces compare to the US's
The US military still ahead in several important areas, but the Chinese military has its own advantages and is only getting better.
Mass mobilization and far-flung battles during World War II introduced more Americans to sharks than any other event in US history.
Gen. Austin S. Miller is stepping down, marking a symbolic end to the longest war in US history, but the Taliban is making gains across Afghanistan.
The AC-130 gunship has been backing up special operators for 55 years, and it's still popping up in new countries
"The sheer number of weapons options it brought to the battlefield was wild," a former Air Force combat controller said of the AC-130W.
The US is 'analyzing' the Haitian government's request to send troops after its president was assassinated
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said a team comprised of officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI were traveling to Haiti.
China's recent measures to curb its companies from going public in the US are a sign that its aggressive nationalism has come to financial markets.
US intelligence agency's amateurish Photoshop of a wheelchair user and a blind man onto its diversity report cover backfires
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) added images of a disabled woman and blind man to the stock image, The New York Post said.
Israel is seizing cryptocurrency wallets from the Palestinian militant group Hamas, which has been using them to raise funds from donors worldwide
Israel's national bureau of counterterrorism issued a seizure order against cryptocurrency addresses believed to be controlled by Hamas.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reshuffled his senior leadership after blaming officials for creating an unexplained 'great crisis'
Changes follow Kim's expression of frustration with senior officials who he accused of irresponsibility, negligence, and incompetence.
Biden called the US withdrawal from Afghanistan 'secure and orderly' — when in reality it didn't tell allies, abandoned prisoners, and left interpreters fearing for their lives
Biden said on Thursday that US military activities in Afghanistan would cease on August 31, well ahead of his previous September 11 deadline.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apparently been shedding weight, and now we have an idea of just how much.
Blackwater founder Erik Prince had plans to create a $10 billion private army in Ukraine, Time reports
Prince's ambitious efforts stalled after former President Donald Trump left office, according to a Time investigation.
Promotion for "Top Gun: Maverick" is starting to pick up as the November 2021 release date approaches.
The Air Force's latest rendering shows the new B-21 Raider stealth bomber at Edwards Air Force Base.
China's strategic airlift fleet is the fastest-growing in the world, and its expansion reflects Beijing's broader military ambitions.
Assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moïse's time in power was marred by waves of protests and demands for his resignation
Mired in corruption scandals, Moïse saw waves of anti-government protests during his presidency. He was assassinated in his home on Wednesday.
As the US, Russia, and China rush to modernize their nuclear arsenals, the world is witnessing a new, dangerous nuclear arms race.
In the next five years, the Army and US Special Operations Command will have decide if the Little Bird has any life left.
PHOTOS: US troops left behind everything from energy drinks to armored vehicles when they abandoned a key base in Afghanistan in the dead of night
US forces left the base at 3 a.m. and shut off the power on the way out. The new base commander didn't even know they were gone until hours later.
The Pentagon has called off the $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing contract Microsoft and Amazon were arguing over
The Pentagon canceled the contract due to "evolving requirements, increased cloud conversancy, and industry advances."
A Lebanese general recently warned that the the country's financial crisis could "lead to the collapse of all state institutions," including the army.
4 years before the Navy started blasting its new aircraft carrier, this team started planning to protect nearby animals
A team of scientists and other specialists spent years working to minimize the impact of the Ford's shock trials on nearby marine animals.
Recent changes to ocean temperatures will affect the waters of the Kuroshio Current, which could be a key battlefield if China tries to invade Taiwan.
Soviet Gen. Georgy Zhukov couldn't get Coca-Cola behind the Iron Curtain. So he asked the US to come up with something else.
US troops left their key Afghanistan base at 3 a.m. without telling their allies, leaving 5,000 Taliban prisoners in their cells, reports say
US forces had been using Bagram Airfield as their main base in Afghanistan since 2001. They departed last week.
As the US continues withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan, the Taliban is gaining ground in places and forcing some Afghan troops to retreat.
Russian warplanes have been practicing bombing enemy ships in the Black Sea, where the US and Ukraine are leading a large military exercise
The training follows two recent incidents in the Black Sea involving UK and Dutch warships and the Russian military.
The interpreters who say they have been left for dead in Afghanistan as U.S. and U.K. troops pull out after 20-year war
Interpreters who assisted the United States and its partners during the Afghan war say they are being left behind at the end of the 20-year.
The US Marine Corps' first F-35C squadron is now fully ready to fight from the Navy's aircraft carriers
The squadron, known as the "Black Knights," is expected to deploy with a carrier strike group next year.