UK Ministry of Defense
This week, for the first time in eight years, an aircraft landed on a British aircraft carrier.
The plane was an F-35B, the Marine Corps' variant of the Joint Strike Fighter that is capable of vertical take offs and landings, and the ship was the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's largest warship.
Neither is entirely new — the UK got its first F-35 six years ago, and the carrier took to sea in 2017 — but bringing them together has been touted as a new era for British military...
The aircraft struck Taliban targets in Afghanistan.
US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps
Japanese troops are in the Philippines for an exercise with Filipino and US troops.
They brought armored vehicles with them, marking the first time Japanese armor has landed on foreign soil since World War II.
The US stressed that the exercise is not directed at anyone, but it comes amid heightened tensions with China.
A small contingent of Japanese troops and armored vehicles engaged in military exercises with the US and the Philippines in the...