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Russia dropping ‘dumb bombs’ on Ukrainian cities, says Pentagon, Amnesty

Dumb bombs are not precision-guided and thus have limited ability to accurately strike targets – leading to collateral damage.

F-16 fighter jets

US approves potential weapons sales to Mideast allies including F-16s for Jordan

There have been increased rocket and drone attacks on the United Arab Emirates in recent weeks.

By REUTERS
04/02/2022

Syrian Kurdish forces tighten siege after Islamic State prison break

The Pentagon confirmed the US-led coalition had carried out airstrikes in support of the SDF as it sought to end the prison break.

By REUTERS
23/01/2022

As diplomacy stutters, US, Israel to discuss military drills for Iran scenario

US-Israeli preparations underscore Western concern about difficult nuclear talks with Iran.

By REUTERS
09/12/2021

Pentagon to form new group to investigate UFOs

The new group which will succeed the US Navy's Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force, will work to detect, identify and attribute objects, assess and mitigate any associated threats.

By REUTERS
24/11/2021

Pentagon, State Dept. are concealing Afghanistan data, says US watchdog

Sopko said that after the Taliban seized Kabul, the State Department asked him to temporarily suspend online access to certain reports he issued to ensure the safety of US-affiliated Afghans.

By REUTERS
30/10/2021

Islamic State in Afghanistan could be able to attack US in 6 months

Kahl said it could take al Qaeda "a year or two" to regenerate the capability to carry out attacks outside of Afghanistan against the United States.

By REUTERS
26/10/2021
Artificial intelligence

China has won the AI battle against the US - Pentagon ex-software chief

Nicolas Chaillan: US cyber defenses in some government departments were at "kindergarten level."

By REUTERS
11/10/2021

US Pentagon-sized asteroid to fly close to Earth in August

The 1.37 km. 2016 AJ193 is bigger than 99% of asteroids. It's 1.5 times bigger than the Burj Khalifa, over 3 times bigger than the Empire State Building and nearly 4.5 bigger than the Eiffel Tower.

30/07/2021

Afghan forces' first job: Slow Taliban's momentum - Pentagon chief

Afghanistan's military is overhauling its war strategy against the Taliban to concentrate forces around the most critical areas like Kabul and other cities, border crossings and vital infrastructure.

By REUTERS
25/07/2021
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