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.
F-35As Put to the Test in First-ever 'Elephant Walk'
Recovered 'Lost Squadron' Plane Leads to New Mystery
How do they deice airplanes?
What does an Army combat engineer do?
Does Army experience help your civilian career?
How Army Reconnaissance Jobs Work
Why Nerve Agent Novichok Is So Deadly
How Tear Gas Works
How Agent Orange Worked
U.S. Military Dogs Usually Outrank Their Handlers
Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers Risk All to Save Lives
Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High
What Is a Vacuum Bomb and Is Russia Using Them in Ukraine?
How Israel's Iron Dome Defense System Works
Tsar Bomba: The Most Powerful Nuclear Weapon Ever Built
What Are Ghost Guns and Why Are They So Dangerous?
How Bulletproof Are Bulletproof Vests?
Half the World's Gun-related Deaths Occur in Just 6 Countries, Including the U.S.
What Are the Mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' Attacks in D.C.?
Hypersonic Missiles Fuel New Global Arms Race
What Are 'Low-yield' Nuclear Weapons?
You've Seen 'Top Gun.' But What's the Real TOPGUN Program Like?
How the Navy Ship Comfort Is Aiding Puerto Rico
Ridiculous History: The U.S. Navy Used Dirigibles as Flying Aircraft Carriers
10 Financial Tips for Preparing for Deployment
How Military Video Conferencing Works
What Does Russia's Partial Military Mobilization Mean?
Want to Fight for Ukraine? Here's What You Need to Know
How You Can Help Veterans Every Day
Does the U.S. Military Maintain Secret Underwater Bases?
10 Insane Disguises That Actually Worked
How Code Breakers Work
YOU Can Drive a Tank!
Do we still need nuclear submarines?
Type 61 Main Battle Tank
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Could a tiny creature called a tardigrade hold the key to slowing biological time, giving soldiers more opportunity to recover from life-threatening injuries?
Bombs are complicated to build so they aren't a common go-to method of madness for criminals. But would you know one if you saw one?
By John Donovan
Underwater military bases sound super-cool, but what are the odds they truly exist?
By Diana Brown
Self-defense is a hallmark of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But could self-defense insurance policies embolden a gun owner to shoot?
By John Donovan
HowStuffWorks explains two ways that gun owners are modifying their semi-automatic weapons to fire like automatic ones.
The Kim Jong Un regime continues to demonstrate its desire to threaten the U.S. and its allies with nuclear-armed ICBMs. But can any of these missiles actually reach the U.S. mainland?
The sci-fi weapon's destructive power may be closer to reality thanks to a recent test of the General Atomics Blitzer system.
In one of its more bizarre moments, the U.S. Army created voice tapes of allegedly wandering souls to depress Viet Cong morale.
By Alia Hoyt
With tens of millions of active landmines still buried around the globe, scientists are looking for efficient and safe methods to remove them.
The Air Force currently handles U.S. military activities in space. But some experts argue that the country needs a new, independent Space Corps.
Despite the phrase "going ballistic," the term "ballistic" refers to how a missile travels through the air, not its explosive capability.
Would populations boom and violence cease? Or would humans and human nature essentially remain the same?
How did it work? Is it still around? The BrainStuff team investigates.
Aloft in the 1930s, the helium-filled USS Akron and Macon were aircraft carriers that docked biplanes. Today both rest beneath the waters off California's Pacific coast.
With military combat roles opening to all, should women have the responsibility to register for the draft at 18 like men? A bill aims to catalyze the conversation.