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Pentagon’s Mad Scientists Want a Tattoo That Tracks Troops’ Vitals

In its ongoing quest to measure every aspect of U.S. troops’ physiology, the Pentagon’s esoteric research enclave wants to develop a durable, unobtrusive device that can track the body’s physical…

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Russia Fears Its Troops Will Riot if Cigarette Rations End

Russia’s new defense minister wants to extinguish one of the Russian military’s most endemic health problems and martial perks: giving free cigarettes to troops. His challenge is to prevent nicotine-deprived…

An Egyptian protester waves his national flag as he gestures towards riot police during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 28, 2013 (AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed)

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Egypt Army chief warns of ‘collapse of state’ as troops deployed to ‘protect’ Suez Canal

Egyptian Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah Sissi has warned that the failure to resolve the political crisis currently gripping Egypt could ultimately lead to the “collapse of the state.” Sissi…

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Pakistan’s nukes face threat from army insiders

The threat to Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal is from within the Pakistani army and there’s no way external powers can destroy or seize these as long as Islamabad doesn’t make the…

Russia's Ministry of Defense expressed interest in using robots in warfare. Source: ITAR-TASS

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Russian army to replace soldiers with robots

According to preliminary estimates, the implementation of new technologies for munitions disposal and the “robotization” of most life-threatening military operations will not only help save the lives of soldiers, but…

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Preparing Indian Soldiers for a 7-Dimensional war

India has built its military on borrowed ideas, doctrines and most importantly arms and technology. The country however, faces such unique security environment and threats that in the 7th decade of Independence from…

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Revealed: Army scientists secretly sprayed St Louis with ‘radioactive’ particles for YEARS to test chemical warfare technology

The United States Military conducted top secret experiments on the citizens of St. Louis, Missouri, for years, exposing them to radioactive compounds, a researcher has claimed. While it was known…

Indian soldiers patrol a sector near the India-Pakistan border in the northern Indian state of Kashmir Photograph: MANISH SWARUP/AP

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Indian officers named in report on Kashmir abuses

Report identifies 500 ‘alleged perpetrators’ of human rights abuses from low-ranking policemen to Indian army generals Hundreds of serving Indian soldiers, including senior officers, are accused of involvement in widespread…

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Hugo Chavez says Venezuela receives new military transport planes from China

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday that his air force has started receiving new Chinese-made military transport planes that his government decided to buy in response to a U.S. ban…

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10 Sci-Fi Weapons That Actually Exist

Sure, the gear may look like it came straight out of Avatar or Battlestar Galactica. But all of the laser weapons, robots, sonic blasters and puke rays pictured here are real. Some of…

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UFO Sightings In Ladakh Spook Indian Soldiers

Units of the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) have reportedUnidentified Flying Objects (UFOS) in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. An ITBP unit based in Thakung,…

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Indian armed forces mull over creation of three new joint commands

The armed forces are mulling over the creation of three new joint commands for tackling security issues in space, cyberspace and special operations. The efforts are part of increasing significance…

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Indian Army’s Congo Secret

In 2007, Indian soldiers, as part of the UN peacekeeping force, were accused of smuggling gold and drugs, selling weapons to the enemy and sexual misconduct in Congo. And the…