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Multinational soldiers sit on top of military vehicles and equipment to watch culmination training exercise of Saber Strike 18 at the Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland on June 15, 2018.

Check out these photos of the US military drills in Europe that have Russia spooked

Saber Strike 2018 is an annual NATO exercise in eastern Europe and the Baltics, near Russia's western border, that this year featured A-10 Thunderbolts, paratroopers, infantry assaults, Apache helicopters, mortars and much more. All that firepower definitely caught Russia's attention.
US Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit fire an M777 howitzer during a fire mission in northern Syria as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 24, 2017.

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there’s a clear winner

There are a number of ways to gauge an individual military's assets and capabilities, but making head-to-head comparisons is a bit tougher.
US soldiers heat frozen pizzas on their truck at Patrol Base Wilson in Afghanistan on April 25, 2008.

The US Army is finally getting combat-ready pizza after years of waiting — but toppings will be limited

The US Army is finally getting pizza for troops in the field after roughly three decades of requests from soldiers for one of the most popular foods in America, though toppings will initially be quite limited.

75 years ago, US troops threw the Japanese off North American soil in a frigid, ‘forgotten’ World War II battle

The fighting on frigid and windswept Attu Island was the only battle in North American during World War II, and even though the brutal fighting has faded from memory, the US troops who were there remember it all too vividly.
US Marines explain use of mine clearance robots to Afghan National Army soldiers as part of a training in Helmand, Afghanistan July 5, 2017.

The Pentagon is spending $1 billion to infuse the Army with robots

The Pentagon is investing roughly $1 billion over the next several years for the development of robots to be used in an array of roles alongside combat troops, Bloomberg reports.
A U.S. Army soldier with the 101st Airborne Division returns fire with a M249 light machine gun during combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

Here’s every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal, so we compiled a list of all these standard issue weapons operable by individual soldiers.
US army special forces soldier in Afghanistan in 2002.

A US soldier who worships the Norse thunder god Thor just got permission to keep his beard

It's part of the military's effort to be more religiously accommodating.
Troopers with Delta Tank Company, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, fire a main gun round at a target during unit gunnery, at Fort Stewart, Georgia, March 29, 2018.

The Army is adding more armor to counter Russia, and soldiers are already testing their new tanks out

The Army wants more tanks to deploy to Europe, where tensions with Russia are running high.

The US Army is looking to put a massive 40mm cannon on its Bradleys and Strykers

The 40mm Cased Telescoped Cannon is up to four times more powerful than a 30mm cannon.

Russia’s defenses could shut out the US Air Force in a war — here’s how the US plans to win anyway

Russia has more tanks, aircraft, better air defenses, and more long range weapons systems than the US and NATO have in eastern Europe.