26 Apr 2019

How AI Could Change The Art Of War

At a recent US Army War College conference, defense experts discussed how the use of increasingly complex artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for national defense purposes complicates the nature of command. Because AI can think in ways that humans cannot, which is the whole point of developing it, soldiers, military commanders

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18 Apr 2019

Army Secretary Reveals Weapons Wishlist for War with China & Russia

The US is building new weapons designed for “high-intensity conflict” with China and Russia, US Army officials revealed earlier this week. US Secretary of the Army Mark Esper stated that he intends to invest more in advanced weapons and technologies that would be needed “to penetrate Russian or Chinese air

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13 Mar 2019

Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say

Afghan officials on Wednesday stated that a misunderstanding between Afghan troops and US forces in the country resulted in a firefight followed by US airstrikes that destroyed an Afghan Army base. The confrontation took place at night, after US soldiers took action in response to gunfire at the base, which

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07 Mar 2019

Hundreds of immigrant recruits risk ‘death sentence’ after Army bungles data, lawmaker says

Between July 2017 and Jan. 2018, US Army officials accidentally sent immigrant recruits a confidential list containing sensitive information on over 4,200 immigrant recruits on at least three separate occasions. According to US Congressman Tom Malinowski, who served in the State Department under President Barack Obama, the breach endangers hundreds

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26 Jun 2018

Army Is Spending Half a Billion to Train Soldiers to Fight Underground

Predictions that megacities will be the battlegrounds of the future have led to massive U.S. Army spending on training efforts for subterranean warfare. In 2017, the Army spent $572 million to train and equip 26 active combat brigades in ‘large-scale subterranean facilities that exist beneath dense urban areas around the

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08 Jun 2018

US Army releases new vision statement

The Army’s formal mission statement to “deploy, fight, and win our Nation’s wars by providing ready, prompt, and sustained land dominance by Army forces across the full spectrum of conflict as part of the Joint Force,” has not changed. What has changed is its vision statement, which has been adjusted

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