DARPA’s Unmanned Sub-Hunting Ship Prepares for Trials
Autonomous robo-ships will hunt for submarines sooner than anticipated. On April 7, the U.S. military christened the Sea Hunter, an experimental vessel which is part of the Pentagon’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trial Unmanned Vessel, or ACTUV, program. At 130 feet in length, the trimaran-shaped Sea Hunter has become the world’s... Read more
Women Pilots, Who Flew During World War II, Denied Rest at Arlington National Cemetery
First Lt. Elaine Danforth Harmon, a Women’s Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP, was one of many women who served their country when it needed them the most. More than 70 years after Harmon flew military aircraft, her family wants to place her ashes at Arlington National Cemetery. Harmon, a Congressional Gold... Read more
130-Year-Old War Scars Heighten Border Dispute Between Chile and Peru
Disagreement over a tiny piece of land known as the triangulo terrestre — or terrestrial triangle — has reopened historical wounds Peru and Chile have spent 132 years trying to heal. On Nov. 7, Peruvian president Ollanta Humala signed into law a bill creating the La Yarada-Los Palos district, which... Read more
Torture, Hunger and Anti-Semitism in the Falklands War
Argentine officers tortured scores of their own soldiers during the Falklands War, documents from the Argentine armed forces reveal. Starving and freezing, men sworn to fight for their nation’s territory, as they believed it to be, were physically and psychologically abused by their own superiors when they left searching... Read more
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