House lawmakers advance bill to study marijuana as treatment option for veterans
American veterans are one step closer towards access to marijuana as a remedy for post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain
Women in the military are suing the Trump administration for being "extremely hostile"
Suit claims that the military is discriminating against women by keeping them out of combat roles
The Army's New Tank Fires 'Smart' Cannon Rounds
An unwieldy designation obscures the new fighting vehicle's technological advancements.
A woman is about to become the Marines' first-ever female infantry officer
We Need to Stop Tiny Robot Sumo-Wrestling
...Before it's too late.
Human vs. Drone Combat Is the New Normal
US human pilots have shot down two enemy drones this month alone. But according to one expert, one day soon—within the next two decades—the drones will outmatch the best human pilots.
The US Shot Down a Mysterious Enemy Drone Over Syria
America’s adversaries are gearing up for robotic battle in the skies.
China’s Military Is Taking a Powerful Turn
The People's Republic is downsizing the world's largest troop force, while scaling up its ambitions in sea, space, and internet warfare.
Why You Should Be Skeptical of the US Military's 'Successful' Missile Defense Test
The missile it intercepted was probably moving slower than one fired at the US from North Korea would be.
Flights of Fancy
Iran’s Stealth Fighter Is Still Fake and Not Convincing Anyone
Iran's military unveiled a new version of its homebuilt Qaher F313 fighter jet last weekend, but a drive down the runway revealed it's far from ready for flight.
War Is Boring
The 'Mother of All Bombs' the US Dropped on Afghanistan Is Nasty, But Mostly for Show
It's unclear how much damage the bomb caused to its intended target—an ISIS tunnel complex—but it may not matter.
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Video Game Swords Are Cooler Than Video Game Guns
Swords add a personal level to combat that guns often don't.