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Military activity is picking up in the quiet waters between the US and Russia
"The Northwest Passage and the Northern Passage all link through one strategic waterway in the West, and that's through the Bering Strait."
The Navy is training to meet a new kind of challenge from Russia in the Atlantic
With increasingly sophisticated Russian submarines prowling the Atlantic, the U.S. Navy is working harder to keep track of what's happening off the U.S. coast
Illegal fishing is a national security threat, Coast Guard commandant says
Fishing fleets that haul in huge catches, sometimes illegally, from around the world are a security challenge that has already caused armed encounters, senior U.S. military officials said this month
Air Force special operators are learning new tricks to fight in the tough Arctic environment
As military activity in the Arctic increases, the U.S. Air Force expects to play major role, and its special operators are already adapting to the region's challenging conditions
What to know about Trump’s promise to end the ‘endless wars’
"There's still a lot more that we need to talk about what it means to actually end the war."
B-52 bombers are ‘competing every day’ over Europe to send a message to Russia, top Air Force officers say
A flurry of U.S. Air Force activity over Europe in recent weeks is meant to reassure allies and signal to Russia that it won't interfere with those relationships, the head...
Preparing for future wars means getting ready for World War II-level losses, the Air Force’s top officer says
The superiority the U.S. Air Force has enjoyed in skies around the world for the past three decades is coming to an end, the service's new top officer said in...
As Trump shakes up America’s military footprint in Europe, the US and Russia are making moves in the high north
United States military activity around Norway this month reflects the continuing strategic value of NATO's northernmost member, even as the Trump administration changes the U.S. footprint there and across Europe
Hundreds of Chinese fishing boats lurking off South America add to fears about a future war for fish
More than 300 vessels have been fishing off the Galapagos for the last month.
The Marine Corps’ big force restructuring means changes to what it stashes in secret caves in Norway
A major Marine Corps force redesign is bringing big changes that could soon filter down to a secretive cave complex in Norway that the Corps has used since the Cold...
The US and NATO are boosting their presence in a hotspot for military activity near Russia
U.S. European Command will "now be able to rotate units in perpetuity in multiple locations," including the Black Sea, which "dramatically improves our operational capability," Gen. Tod Wolters said
The Navy is putting ‘the proper equipment’ back on its ships to operate in harsh Arctic conditions
After decades focused on other regions, the Navy has been increasing its presence in the Arctic as it grows more accessible to economic activity and, in turn, to broader strategic...
The US is looking away from the Middle East, but it’s keeping a wary eye on what China is doing there
After decades of fighting insurgencies in the Middle East, the U.S. is shifting toward "long-term, strategic competition" with "revisionist powers" — Russian and China — even as U.S. troops remain...
India’s deadly showdown with China could lead to rising tensions at sea
The recent showdown could contribute to 'a tectonic shift in India's security calculus.'"
77 years ago, the Allies took the fight to the Axis in ‘the soft underbelly of Europe’
On July 10, 1943, the Allies invaded of Sicily and a thrust into what British Prime Minister Winston Churchill called "the soft underbelly of Europe"
Navy submarines ventured back into the Arctic for training as Russia kept watch
This year's Ice Exercise was nothing new of the Seawolf-class fast-attack sub USS Connecticut, which also participated in the 2018 version of the biennial Arctic exercise
A Navy submariner explains the fine art of smashing through Arctic ice
"Due to under-ice operations, you can't be moving forward. You have to go up at zero speed and straight to the ice."
The B-1B bomber’s days may be numbered, but the Air Force is still keeping it busy
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. If the Air Force gets its way, the B-1B Lancer will … Continued
Here’s how the Air Force plans on keeping the U-2 spy plane high above the battlefield for decades to come
The Dragon Lady isn't going anywhere anytime soon
The Air Force is re-doing its search for Space Command headquarters — here’s what it takes to get picked
The Air Force is still looking for a permanent home for U.S. Space Command and the 1,400 personnel who will work there.
Here’s how the Navy is keeping operations going in Europe amid the COVID-19 pandemic
"In my 30 years in the Navy, I have never seen a [guided-missile destroyer] deliver fresh milk to a combat logistics force ship"
The Navy just picked a builder for its new frigate, but there may already be a problem ahead
The Navy awarded the long-awaited contract for its future guided-missile frigate, the FFG(X) class, at the end of April, but analysis of the service's projections for the ships' building cost...
The Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane is headed back into orbit. Here’s what it’ll be doing up there
The U.S. military's X-37B space plane is heading back into space in mid-May, and while the Air Force doesn't often say much about the mysterious aircraft, the service's top civilian...
What it was like in the room when Nazi Germany surrendered to end WWII in Europe
When German and Allied military officials gathered again in Berlin near midnight on May 8 to sign surrender documents, the atmosphere in the room was laden with emotional and political...
The Navy just sent surface ships deep into the Arctic for the first time in 30 years in a message to Russia
The U.S. and British navies sailed into the Barents Sea to conduct maritime security operations in the Arctic Ocean, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa said in a release Monday