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US army


US Army grounds its entire fleet of Chinook helicopters: Report

August 31, 2022 10:41 am

India received the first batch of Chinook helicopters in February 2019. Boeing completed the delivery of 15 Chinook helicopters to the Indian Air Force in 2020.

Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine gamble pivots to a very different battlefield

April 17, 2022 10:37 am

With few natural barriers, the armies can try to flank and surround each other, firing fierce barrages of artillery from a distance to soften enemy positions.

Ukraine war bares US Army delay in creating new ‘Monuments Officers’

February 26, 2022 9:24 am

This is the kind of job envisioned for a cadre of U.S. Army specialists being hired to succeed the storied Monuments Men of World War II, who recovered millions of European treasures looted by the Nazis.

Watch: Indo-US military exercise in Alaska kicks off with kabaddi, snowball fight

October 17, 2021 12:22 pm

The Indian contingent at the 15-days-long exercise comprises 350 personnel of an infantry battalion group of the Indian Army.

White House: Taliban agree to allow civilian "safe passage"

August 18, 2021 8:07 am

Jake Sullivan acknowledged reports that some civilians were encountering resistance, "being turned away or pushed back or even beaten", as they tried to reach the Kabul international airport.

US left Afghan airfield at night, didn't tell new commander

July 06, 2021 6:30 pm

US military spokesman Col. Sonny Leggett did not address the specific complaints of many Afghan soldiers who inherited the abandoned airfield, instead referring to a statement last week.

Indian-American becomes US Army's first CIO

January 07, 2021 6:03 pm

Equivalent in rank to a three-star General, Iyer will supervise an annual budget of USD 16 billion for the US Army's IT operations. Over 15,000 civilians and military personnel posted across 100 countries work under him.

Geopolitical imperatives make it difficult for US to withdraw forces from Afghanistan

September 24, 2020 8:46 am

Unlike in Iraq and Syria, the US has no bases in Central Asia or South Asia. With China in Gwadar and a hostile Iran, a credible presence is needed to secure much more than the safety of the Embassy.

Explained: Why is everyone typing 'war crimes' in US Army's video game Twitch stream?

August 16, 2020 5:26 pm

Amid growing criticism, the US Army took a break from streaming on Twitch on July 9. The controversy, however, raged on and reached the US House of Representatives late July.

Explained | US Army bans TikTok: Understanding American fears about the Chinese video-sharing app

January 01, 2020 6:35 pm, which was the first to report the change in the US Army’s policy, said that the Army started advising soldiers to stop using TikTok on government-owned phones from mid-December onward.