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Missiles are displayed in a parade to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing on October 1, 2009.

The US and China are gearing up for a missile fight — and the US is at a huge disadvantage

The US is doomed to lose an increasingly hot missile race with China because of severe geographic, political, and military constraints.

MFA advises all Singaporeans to defer non-essential travel to Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan

The Pulwama attack on Feb 14 has led to escalating tensions between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan just shot down 2 Indian jets and carried out air strikes in Kashmir, but says it doesn’t want a war

A video released shows a soldier, whose face is bloodied and blindfolded. He gives his name and service number, before saying: "I'm sorry sir, that's all I'm supposed to tell you."
GWALIOR AIR FORCE STATION, India -- An Indian air force Mirage 2000 taxis into position following a Cope India 2004 sortie

Pakistan hints at nuking India after cross-border airstrikes roil the white-hot feud

The effectiveness of India's strike is disputed, but Pakistan's military spokesman issued a veiled nuclear threat to its rival afterward.

Russia threatened to vaporize US cities — here are the areas in the US most likely to be hit in a nuclear attack

"It's exceedingly unlikely that such an attack would be fully successful," said Stephen Schwartz, the author of "Atomic Audit."
Boeing's F-15X concept.

Senators are urging Trump to stick with F-35s as the US eyes buying new souped-up F-15 fighter jets

The senators cited a price of $100 million per new F-15, but that figure may be off.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

US Navy admits failure on $760 million weapon to protect its aircraft carriers from an age-old threat

The US Navy has shed light on a previously secret project to protect aircraft carriers from the grave threat of torpedoes, and it's a massive failure.
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.