The U.S. Army and other services will soon begin fielding the first new type of parachute in decades, the service said.
The product is known as the Military Free Fall Advanced Ram-Air Parachute System, or RA-1. In coming months, it… Full Story
Two men who were subjected to extraordinary rendition and torture by US intelligence services in Poland a decade ago have accused Poland of being complicit in the abuse. Abd Al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad Al Nashiri, a Saudi Arabian national of… Full Story
The software behind the film “Minority Report” — where Tom Cruise speeds through video on a large screen using only hand gestures — is making its way into the real world.
The interface developed by scientist John Underkoffler has been… Full Story
Iraqis expressed joy at the news that US forces had completed their withdrawal on Sunday, but voiced doubts their politicians could come together to rebuild the violence-wracked country.
“I am proud — all Iraqis should be proud, like all those… Full Story
After a series of failed or foiled terror attempts against Israeli targets this year, Iran and Hezbollah finally staged a “successful” attack. The suicide bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian citizen, and wounded some 30 Israelis.… Full Story
The armed Syrian opposition has got their hands on chemical weapons, the report by DamPress claims the opposition group in possession of the weapons is being trained in its use inside Turkey. No further detail on the alleged conspiracy is… Full Story
“Lord Louis Mountbatten, a heroic World War II commander and ‘Uncle Dickie’ to Britain’s royal family, was killed Monday in an explosion that demolished his yacht off the coast of Ireland. IRA terrorists asserted responsibility for the ‘execution’ and police… Full Story
In May 1918, an estimated 1.4 million deployed troops wrote letters to their mothers. They were put on the fastest ships and sent to New York. All had “Mother’s Letter” written in place of a stamp.
The deluge of Mother’s… Full Story
First Lt. Laverne A. Lallathin, 22, vanished with six crew members of a B-25 in the South Pacific during World War II. DNA testing of his niece and nephew prove the remains are his. The remains are to be buried… Full Story