| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Thousands of young Iraqi Shiite Muslims volunteered for military service Saturday and an American aircraft carrier headed toward the Persian Gulf in efforts to counter the blitz attack by Sunni militants sweeping through Iraq's northern provinces.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles.
It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.
The Army says the aerostats ...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The nation’s trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead launched from the Marshall Islands.
Word of the successful...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:52 AM
North Korea fired three short-range projectiles off of its east coast on Thursday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
The South Korean military said the projectiles were launched at around 5 p.m. local time and landed in international...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:59 PM
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into seas east off its coast on Sunday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, in a breach of U.N. resolutions against the use of ballistic missile technology by the isolated country.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North.
Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:44 AM
An Iranian national has been sentenced here to 51 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to his efforts to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran, prosecutors said today.
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A submarine under construction will be named the USS Illinois, the Secretary of the Navy announced today.
One of five Virginia-class attack submarines being built in Newport News, Va., the USS Illinois would be the second ship named after the state,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Alvin Ralph Eaton, a pioneer in modern guided missile systems and the longest-serving employee at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, died of cancer Oct. 20. He was 91 and lived in Clarksville.
Mr. Eaton's 66-year career coincided with —...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...