Watch the Navy's cutting-edge X-47B complete its first mid-air refueling

The Navy's X-47B unmanned fighter has hit yet another milestone, successfully refueling in mid-air over the waters off Maryland and Virginia.

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Despite opposition from the Pentagon and Government Accountability Office, the House Armed Services Committee will order more F-35 fighters.

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The Big Stick is headed for Yemen, as the US Navy is repositioning the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Gulf of Aden to intercept Iranian aid to Yemeni rebels.

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A DARPA test back in March has successfully launched two different rear-facing weapons from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor cargo plane.

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A US Air Force feasibility stud has found that the sensors and cameras from the U-2 spy plane can be adapted to work on the RQ-4 Global Hawk drone.

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The Navy could be planning to transition to a sci-fi future, after the Secretary of the Navy said the F-35's replacement could be a drone.

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As the USS Ranger is towed to its final resting place, where it will be scrapped, drone footage of the carrier's journey has emerged. It's eerie.

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With the help of a persistent cadet, Motor Trend took some time after the New York Auto Show to visit the mechanical engineering students at West Point.

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The US Army has commissioned a tech company to develop a new type of crash-test dummy that will better measure the forces exerted on soldiers by IEDs.

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A nuclear-powered Oscar II sub caught fire at its dock while undergoing a refit in a northern Russian shipyard.

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Russian and American aircraft continue to meet in the skies, as the former pushes the latter in the east, west, south and most recently, the north. The far north.

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The British Royal Navy has confirmed that one of its subs was damaged after hitting ice while on patrol, although that may not be the whole story.

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The Air Force successfully took out a vessel at sea using an MQ-9 Reaper, marking the first time the service has took out a target at sea using a drone.

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The external drop tanks that are so integral to an aircraft carrier's power projection might not be an option for aircraft on the Navy's newest flattop.

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Air forces in both eastern and western countries have been forced to intercept and shadow fighters and bombers from Russia over the past few days.

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The Bloodhound SSC is still preparing to reach 1,000 miles per hour. To make sure the vehicle is safe, the team shoots a hunk of metal at 2,300 miles per hour into its ballistic safety panel to see what happens.

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Force fields may be getting ready to move out of the realm of science fiction, as Boeing has patented a system that attempts to mitigate shockwaves.

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The US Air Force has apparently crossed Chuck Norris in its quest to retire the A-10 Warthog. And as we know, nobody crosses Chuck Norris.

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The Department of Defense has trimmed its estimates for the cost of acquiring, as well as operating/servicing 2,500 F-35s, by $7.5B and $57.8B, respectively.

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While the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is still being investigated, leaked reports are pointing fingers at Russia.

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Syrian media is claiming the MQ-1 Predator drone was shot down yesterday, although the Air Force isn't commenting on the UAV's actual fate.

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