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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang July 5, 2017.

Trump’s new missile defense plan could prep the US for a decapitation strike on North Korea

Trump has directed the US to research using the F-35 and possibly a laser drone to take out missile launches, which only make sense over North Korea.
The teaser for "Space Force."

Steve Carell and the creator of ‘The Office’ are producing a new Netflix comedy mocking Trump’s Space Force

The show will follow "the story of the men and women who have to figure" out Trump's quixotic demand for a military branch dedicated to outer space.
An F-35 Lightning II flies over as part of the Heritage Flight, also comprising of the P-51 Mustang, A-10 Thunderbolt, and F-22 Raptor, during Luke Days at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 18, 2018.

The F-35 was once trounced by F-16s in dogfights, but it just proved it can out-turn older jets

New videos leaked from the US Air Force's F-35 demo or stunt flying team show the jet making head-spinning turns that older jets could never hit.
An Israeli F-16I.

Russia’s air defenses can’t stop Israel from stomping on Iran in Syria with airstrikes

Russia has exported some of its best air defense systems to Syria, but Israeli jets keep beating them and it's making Russia look bad.
Former US Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton shares a laugh with a Marine veterans in Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 13, 2012.

White House’s shock request for strike options on Iran suggests an extremely dangerous possibility

The Pentagon's shock after a failed mortar attack in Iraq likely came from an extreme request from Bolton: Airstrikes.

China revealed the J-20 stealth fighter’s mission — and even the F-15 could likely wreck it

China's new J-20 stealth fighter would get wrecked by decades-old US or European fighters in an air battle, but China wants to take them on anyway.

Here’s what legendary Marine General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis is really like, from people who served with him

We spoke with a number of people who served with Mattis to understand what the former four-star general is really like when he's in charge.
F/A-18 Hornets demonstrate air power over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Russia and China’s new missiles could scare the US president away from deploying aircraft carriers

If a US enemy sank an aircraft carrier, it would devastate America, but "the wrath of god will come down on them."
Russian sailors at a farewell ceremony for the departure of the nuclear-powered cruiser "Peter the Great" to at-sea military exercises, in the town of Severomorsk, March 30, 2010.

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world in 2018

A new report ranked the military power of 136 countries, taking into account 55 facets of conventional power. These are the 25 most powerful.
A U.S. Marine with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7, secures concertina wire onto the California-Mexico border at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in California, Nov. 18, 2018.

Trump administration reportedly authorizes US troops to use lethal force at the border as migrant caravan approaches

The White House has reportedly sent a memo to the Pentagon authorizing troops at the border to defend Customs and Border Protection officials from violence.