When you picture spec ops commandos in Afghanistan, you probably imagine them slinking around silently, quietly rappelling, or crawling through mountain passes. Not roaring around on this supercharged dirt bike. I guess they're even more badass than we thought.
The US suffered a tremendous loss Saturday in Afganistan when the downing of a Chinook helicopter took the lives of 31 special forces troops. As Danger Room reports, it may have been an entirely new Taliban weapon that did it:
The U.S. forces who killed Osama bin Laden in his Abbottabad compound were more than expert marksmen. Some of them were forensics experts as well, using sophisticated tools to ensure that they got the right man.
News updates have been flowing steadily since last night's surprise announcement that the U.S. military killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Here are the latest news blips from this afternoon:
Five years in the making, Pharad's wearable antenna is aimed at troops in covert operations, and, I guess, undercover cops and agents. Waterproof and flexible, the wearable antenna, which is made out of dielectric material, supports and is aimed to be integrated into body armor vests and helmets, and there's even a…