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British Planes Intercept Russian Bombers
LONDON — The Royal Air Force scrambled warplanes to intercept two Russian bombers off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England, the Defense Ministry said Thursday, as a government minister sounded alarms about the Kremlin’s intentions elsewhere in Europ
Canada's next-generation military smart gun unveiled
Looking every bit like a weapon from a science fiction movie, the latest integrated assault rifle prototype being developed for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is packed with some very smart weapons technology. Along with the ability to fire new lightweig
Maj.-Gen. Mike Hood next commander of Royal Canadian Air Force
Among the highlights of promotions and postings announced Wednesday: Maj.-Gen. Mike Hood is the new head of the Royal Canadian Air Force, while Maj.-Gen. Christine Whitecross takes over as chief of military personnel. Whitecross becomes Canada's first fem
Canada special forces clash with IS in Iraq
Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State fighters in Iraq in recent days, in the first confirmed ground battle between Western troops and IS, a senior officer said Monday. The Canadians came under mortar and machine gun fire while trai
Robot fish launched by U.S. navy
It looks like a fish and swims like a fish — but it's a robot, fresh from the labs of the U.S. military. Navy officials in Virginia have completed tests on a new, underwater drone that is roughly the size and shape of a tuna.
Rare account of Zulu battle sells for £15k
Assistant Commissary Officer Walter Dunne's rare handwritten letter describes how he and a vastly outnumbered group of soldiers successfully defended the outpost in South Africa.
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