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United States Tests Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

The United States on Tuesday successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a launch directed from…

One Marine Dead, 8 Missing After Accident off California

At least one Marine has died and eight others remained missing Friday after an accident involving an amphibious assault vehicle…

China Conducts Military Drills in South China Sea

Beijing recently conducted "high-intensity" naval exercises in the South China Sea, China's defense ministry said Thursday, as tensions grow over…

Iran Military Exercise in Gulf ‘Irresponsible and Reckless:’ US Navy

The US Navy criticized Iran as "irresponsible and reckless" for conducting an exercise involving firing a missile at a replica…

Russia’s Putin Orders Massive Snap Military Drills

President Vladimir Putin ordered snap military drills involving aircraft and naval vessels to ensure security in Russia's southwest.

US Navy Carries Out Second ‘Freedom of Navigation’ Op off Venezuela Coast

The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney challenged Venezuela's excessive maritime claim in the Caribbean Sea.

US to Start Cyprus Military Training, Defying Turkey

The United States plans to conduct military training with Cyprus for the first time, defying NATO ally Turkey, which warned…

US F-16 Pilot Dies in South Carolina Crash

A US Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft has crashed during a training mission in South Carolina, killing its pilot, the…

AFRICOM cancels North Africa multinational training exercise Phoenix Express over COVID-19 concerns

US Africa Command cancelled the Phoenix Express joint naval security exercise as a precaution to limit the spread of COVID-19

Here’s how the US military is preparing for COVID-19

The US military is adopting broader measures to protect personnel from the global coronavirus pandemic. Here are the latest updates.