US aircraft carriers are spending less time deployed for war — which could become a problem as the US Navy prepares to take on China and Russia

US Navy Photo Forced to pay the high cost of overuse of America’s carrier force during the global war on terror, backlogs at public shipyards and extended maintenance periods are seeing US carriers spending more time in port or in the shop than deployed. The deployment rate for US carriers has dropped to a 25-year […]

Undercover officers and ‘Al Capone’ tactics deployed as London crime epidemic stuns public

As London’s murder rate overtakes New York’s, with 50 deaths recorded in 2018 alone, undercover police officers and ‘Al Capone’ tactics are now being deployed to tackle the crime epidemic. The officers, who will operate alongside highly visible uniformed ones, have been trained in behavioral science to spot any suspected criminal behavior. It comes after […]

US special-operations forces are now being deployed with freeze-dried blood plasma

(AP Photo/Gerry Broome) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — All of the US military’s special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their first-aid kits: freeze-dried blood plasma. Last month, the Marines Corps’ special ops units became the last of the military branches to begin carrying freeze-dried plasma. The plasma […]

11 arrested, water canon deployed as Orthodox Jews protest military draft in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 22:18 Eleven people have been arrested as hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews took to the streets of Jerusalem to decry the detention of their young co-religionists who didn’t show for enlistment to the Israeli armed forces. Around 1,500 members of the so-called “Jerusalem faction” of the Israeli ultra-Orthodox community protested in […]

Madrid sends 20 trucks of logistics support to riot police deployed to Barcelona – media

The government in Madrid has sent logistics support to the Civil Guard and National Police deployed in Barcelona in the wake of Sunday’s Catalonia independence referendum. Hundreds were injured in Madrid’s crackdown on the vote. Read more The Spanish Defense Ministry sent aid to the Civil Guard and National Police deployed in the region on […]

Plain-clothes SAS troops deployed on London Underground with ‘shoot to kill’ orders

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 11:26 Armed SAS troops are being deployed on the London Underground with orders to “shoot to kill” terrorists following the Parsons Green attack, according to reports. Read more Members of the Special Air Service and the Special Reconnaissance Regiment have been told to target terrorists on trains, buses and planes. […]

Russia just deployed its upgraded MiG-29 to Syria for the first time

Russian Ministry of Defense The Russian Air Force has deployed some MiG-29SMT multirole combat aircraft to Hmeymim airbase, near Latakia, in western Syria, the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed on Sept. 13, 2017. It’s the first time the modernized version of the baseline Fulcrum jet is deployed to take part in the Syrian Air War. The […]

UK police deployed to British Virgin Islands to help in Hurricane Irma response

Published time: 9 Sep, 2017 21:47 A team of UK police officers are being deployed to the British Virgin Islands, to assist in policing response efforts to Hurricane Irma. The deadly storm left the islands completely devastated forcing Governor Gus Jaspert to declare a state of emergency after reports of fatalities. Jaspert made the announcement […]

Hiroshima: The moment the US deployed the most powerful weapon known to man

US Army via Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum On August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m local time, the world entered the atomic age. The Enola Gay, a B-29 Superfortress bomber, deployed the most powerful weapon then known to man over Hiroshima. The southern Japanese city was “an important army depot and port of embarkation,” but its […]

Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks

Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Maria Joner) In his final days as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama authorized a covert hacking operation to implant attack code in sensitive Russian networks. The revelation came in an 8,000-word article The Washington Post published Friday that recounted a secret struggle to punish the Kremlin for tampering […]