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U.S. Marines from 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, conduct the first amphibious landing in an Assault Breacher Vehicle with a Modified Full Width Mine Plow prototype during Exercise Steel Knight on the West Coast.

This monstrous new 80-ton robotic battlefield bulldozer will keep US troops out of the ‘most dangerous place on the planet’

The breach is the last place you want troops to be, and this monstrous new unmanned vehicle is the key to keeping them out of harms way.

33 of the best photos from around the US military

These are the best photos from around the US military in honor of Armed Forces Day, celebrated in the US on May 18 this year.
A southern black racer snake slithers across the rifle barrel held by junior Army National Guard sniper Pfc. William Snyder as he practices woodland stalking in a camouflaged ghillie suit at Eglin Air Force Base, April 7, 2018.

US Army is working on new camouflage to hide soldiers from one of their greatest threats

A US Army soldier may be well hidden from the watchful eyes of the enemy but light up like a Christmas tree on an advanced thermal imaging device.

Palantir has won an $800 million contract with the US Army to build a system that helps soldiers fighting in remote areas

Palantir competed with Raytheon and won a contract with the U.S. Army to build a battlefield intelligence system. This is a defense program of record.
Test Snipers engage targets in depth at ranges varying from 300 to 1,000 meters from a standing supported position during the Compact, Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle (CSASS) operational test at Fort Carson, Colorado.

Army snipers went head-to-head in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, putting their new rifle to the test

In freezing temperatures, snipers put a total of 8,000 rounds downrange before battling it out in force-on-force exercises.

THEN AND NOW: How women’s roles have changed in the US military

During the Revolutionary War, American women had to disguise themselves as men in order to fight on the front lines. Today, the army is 16.9% female.
Six High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) of Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery conduct a battery fire during a July 21 live fire exercise as part of pre-deployment training at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

US soldiers and Marines want to punch holes in ships, and that’s bad news for China

The US Marine Corps and the Army are investing in anti-ship weapons to devastate enemy navies from shore. That's the last thing China wants.
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US Army soldiers will soon be armed with these game-changing drones that fit in the palm of your hand

Here's why tiny reconnaissance drones will soon be a total game changer for US soldiers in the field.
Melvin Morris, Jose Rodela, and Santiago Erevia received their Medals of Honor from President Obama in March 2014.

These American war heroes were overlooked for decades due to race discrimination. Here are their remarkable Medal of Honor stories.

The Army veterans had been overlooked for the nation's highest honor due to racial discrimination. Here are their unbelievable war stories.