The US Air Force says it will switch to an "environmentally responsible" foam used to extinguish fires, as testing shows the current foam contains contaminants associated with cancer and has soiled drinking water near military sites.
Sea-level rise, tidal flooding, and frequent storms associated with climate change will impact top US military installations along the East and Gulf Coast, according to a new report, putting them at risk for major land loss in the decades ahead.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that the alliance’s ballistic missile defense system in Europe is now operational. The system includes warships, long-range missile defense interceptors and radars placed across the territory controlled by the allied forces.
After years of delay, military pilots finally tested new F-35 warplanes with real bombs, bringing a trillion-dollar Pentagon program centered on the Lockheed Martin stealth jets one step closer to combat readiness.
Just a day after being sworn in, Officer Ashley Guindon responded to what would tragically be both her first and final police call. A domestic disturbance turned deadly for Guindon and the wife of the suspect, Army staff sergeant Ronald Hamilton.
A semi-secret Pentagon plan to convert old war planes into “flying launchpads” or “arsenal planes” to aid stealthier, less weapons-capable planes was mentioned by Defense Secretary Ash Carter in a speech outlining a $583 billion military budget for 2017.
A sonic boom felt across the tri-state area for over an hour on Thursday was reportedly caused by military tests over the Atlantic Ocean. Military officials deny any involvement, while the public has been busily exploring other possibilities.
US Air Force officials in Georgia are “deeply sorry” for distributing flyers promoting a “Martin Luther King Jr. Fun Shoot” and have removed them. The January 18 event is still listed on the airbase’s website, though it omits the civil rights leader’s name.