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Science | Military

Explore the weapons and combat systems used by the armed services. A broad range of topics in the Military Channel includes tanks, aircraft, biological warfare and stealth technologies.

Aircraft

Aircraft

This section covers the workings of military aircraft, including fighter jets and attack helicopters. Learn how these aircraft work and how they are used in military operations. See more »

Army Careers

Army Careers

Army careers offer security, experience and discipline. Plus, Army careers span a wide range of fields. In this section we'll examine lots of different Army careers. See more »

Biological Warfare

Biological Warfare

Biological warfare is the tactic of using poisonous substances to subdue or kill mass amounts of soldiers or civilians. Learn about various types of bio-weapons and the precautions being taken to minimize their impact. See more »

Branches

Branches

Learn about the various branches of the U.S. Military. Find out how they were formed, their role in the nation's defense, and what it's like to be a soldier in one of these branches. See more »

Explosives

Explosives

Get the science behind the inner workings of bombs, missiles and handheld weapons, including grenades. Learn how they work and how they are used to inflict maximum damage. See more »

Firearms

Firearms

Firearms are one of the oldest and most evolved weapon systems. From flintlocks to automatic weapons and flamethrowers, learn how firearms have been used to wage wars and save lives. See more »

Future Military

Future Military

What will the military of the future look like? Get a glimpse of upcoming technologies and how they might be utilized, including combat wear, future space wars and high-tech military robots. See more »

Navy

Navy

Navies around the world engage in surface and sub-surface military operations at sea. Learn how aircraft carriers, carrier battle groups and next generation destroyers work. See more »

Personal Finance in the Military

Personal Finance in the Military

There are many benefits to joining the military, such as special personal finance management options. These articles will help explain personal finance in the military. See more »

Soldiers

Soldiers

Ever wondered what it's like to be a soldier? This section defines the people, technology and science used to equip soldiers. Articles here range from the technology of war and military snipers to gas masks and body armor. See more »

Stealth Technologies

Stealth Technologies

Explore the technologies used by the military to covertly acquire intelligence and infiltrate enemy lines. Learn how sophisticated listening devices and invisible aircraft enable military forces to get right up to the enemy's doorstep. See more »

Tanks & Fighting Vehicles

Tanks & Fighting Vehicles

In this section you can learn all about armored transports like tanks and Humvees. Find out what makes them so tough and how they are used in combat situations. See more »