combat

veterans

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
Alexa Liautaud
5.9.18
equality

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
Alex Lubben
12.19.17
All Fronts

The Army's New Tank Fires 'Smart' Cannon Rounds

An unwieldy designation obscures the new fighting vehicle's technological advancements.
David Axe
10.9.17
Marine Corps

A woman is about to become the Marines' first-ever female infantry officer

Alexa Liautaud
9.22.17
robots

We Need to Stop Tiny Robot Sumo-Wrestling

...Before it's too late.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.21.17
Unfriendly Skies

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.
David Axe
6.21.17
Unfriendly Skies

The US Shot Down a Mysterious Enemy Drone Over Syria

America’s adversaries are gearing up for robotic battle in the skies.
David Axe
6.10.17
seeing red

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.
David Axe
6.7.17
Rocket Science

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.
David Axe
6.2.17
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.
David Axe
4.17.17
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.
David Axe
4.14.17
hack and slash

Video Game Swords Are Cooler Than Video Game Guns

Swords add a personal level to combat that guns often don't.
Leif Johnson
3.26.17
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