Reactions in the U.K. to Prince Andrew being stripped of his military titles and what is next for him.
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- CBS News
The fighter jet crashed off the side of an aircraft carrier Monday, the Navy said.
- In The Know by Yahoo
TikTok is freaking out over a 'military sleep hack' for falling asleep in just 2 minutes: 'It definitely works'
The method was proven in one study to help 96 percent of flight pilots fall asleep within just two minutes.
- Popular Mechanics
We took apart the HK G11 to figure out what makes this Cold War weapon one of the weirdest rifles ever made.
- Kitsap Sun
In addition to the administrative home of the West Coast ballistic-missile subs, Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is now tasked with tactical operations as well.
The $100m jet is fair game, in international waters. "It's the Hunt for Red October meets the Abyss."
- Business Insider
Before there were 'Night Stalkers,' these daredevil pilots got US special operators to their missions deep behind enemy lines
Air Force, Navy, and Army pilots and crews flew high-risk missions deep into enemy territory to support US special operators during the Vietnam War.
- USA TODAY
Ukraine's military is stronger than when Russia invaded Crimea in 2014 but still won't be able to hold off another Russian attack, experts say.
- BuzzFeed News
Lt. Gen. Oleksandr Pavliuk said he sent a request to the US for additional defensive weaponry after being asked what his troops need. Weeks later, he is still waiting for a response.View Entire Post ›
- BuzzFeed News
NATO Won’t Put Troops In Ukraine, But Western Foreigners Are Volunteering To Join The Fight Against Russia
Fighters from the US and the European Union are signing up to fight in Ukraine against Russia. “Ukrainians are fighting for what America was fighting for — freedom.”View Entire Post ›
A consensus is beginning to form that a new war in Ukraine has become inevitable. In large measure this is due to the escalation in both rhetoric and military preparedness coming from Moscow. Combined, they create a situation where the costs of retreating for Russia might now be too high.
- The Leaf-Chronicle
101st Airborne Air Assault ordered by Pentagon at increased readiness for deployment
Top US general says Russia has enough troops and weapons in place to invade Ukraine with 'very little warning'
Gen. Mark Milley said the Russian force posture near Ukraine "feels different" and "larger in scale and scope" than anything seen in recent memory.
- The Fayetteville Observer
Fort Bragg troops from 82nd Airborne Division, 18th Airborne Corps on heightened alert due to possible invasion of Ukraine
Units in Fort Bragg’s 82nd Airborne Division and 18th Airborne Corps are on a heightened alert status because Russia might invade Ukraine.
Russia moves blood and medical supplies near Ukraine, possibly in preparation for a major military operation: report
"We are starting to see key indicators of Russian preparations for a large-scale military operation, expecting casualties," one Russia expert said.
The United States plans to reroute $67 million of military assistance for Lebanon's armed forces to support members of the military as the country grapples with financial meltdown. According to a notification sent to Congress, the State Department intends to change the content of previously appropriated foreign military funding for Lebanon to include "livelihood support" for members of the Lebanese military, citing economic turmoil as well as social unrest. "Livelihood support for (armed forces) members will strengthen their operational readiness, mitigate absenteeism, and thus enable LAF members to continue fulfilling key security functions needed to stave off a further decline in stability," said the notification to Congress, seen by Reuters.
Guardians have taken to social media to complain about how civilians seem befuddled by the concept of the new branch.
- The Hill
Panetta on Russia-Ukraine situation: There's 'no question' that American lives are 'going to be at stake' if conflict breaks out
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said there is “no question” that American lives are “going to be at stake” if conflict breaks out between Russia and Ukraine amid escalating tensions between the two countries.
- Defense News
A former Australian prime minister said Friday he thinks China could “soon” invade Taiwan or otherwise escalate and that the West should now be planning its military and economic response.
Russia has amassed tens of thousands of troops near the Ukrainian border while demanding a redrawing of post-Cold War security arrangements in Europe. "We are talking about possibilities to expand, increase the German and the Enhanced Forward Presence forces in Lithuania, as we need to strengthen the eastern flank of NATO in light of the current events", Nauseda said at the Siauliai air base.
SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea conducted tests of an upgraded long-range cruise missile and a warhead of a tactical guided missile this week, as leader Kim Jong Un visited a munitions factory producing a "major weapon system," state media KCNA said on Friday. Tension has been simmering over North Korea's series of six weapons tests in 2022, among the largest number of missile launches it has made in a month. The launches have triggered international condemnation and a new sanctions push from the United States.