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Already a year delayed, KC-46 program at risk of further schedule slips

Auditors say Boeing will deliver the first 18 aircraft and refueling pods 14 months late.

Poland mulls F-35, F-16A/B fighters acquisition

The Polish Ministry of Defence is considering the purchase of new F-35 Lightning II fighters or a ne…

After delay, Trump's Air Force secretary pick to get Senate hearing

President Trump’s nominee for Air Force secretary is headed to the Senate for a hearing in the Senat…

Could 'America First' policy upend Lockheed’s F-16 plans in India?

Lockheed wants to build F-16s in India. Will the Trump administration allow it?

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Pentagon kicks off satellite communications study

The Pentagon is rethinking the way it purchases wideband satellite communications and is looking to…

EU extends satellite support to Ukraine monitors

The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflic…

North Korea tests 'new type' of rocket engine

Kim called the test "a great event of historic significance" for the country's indigenous rocket ind…

Air Force looks to contractors to fly satellites

The Air Force is finalizing proposals to allow contractors to conduct day-to-day operations for sate…

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Boeing, US Army make multibillion, multiyear AH-64E deal official

The U.S. Army and Boeing signed on the dotted line for the first multiyear AH-64E Apache attack heli…

Singapore picks vendor for new armored fighting vehicle

Singapore’s defense ministry has announced that it has awarded a contract to Singapore Technologies…

Rapid Capabilities Office: More funding needed to accelerate efforts

The Rapid Capabilities Office is doing what it was designed to do and has already kicked off major e…

North Korea's latest missile test fails, say US and South Korea

North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supers…

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French Navy's intermediate frigates cleared for development

The defense minister has approved administrative steps to launch a €3.8 billion ($4 billion) program…

Taiwan announces plan to build own submarines

Taiwan will build its own submarines to get around Beijing's efforts to prevent it from purchasing s…

EU navies find training Libyan coast guard no easy task

Reports emerging from Libya point to widespread collusion between coast guard units already in opera…

Cyber

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Surprise: Cyber presents serious environmental consequences [Commentary]

Too often cyber talk overlooks the potential for devastating, cascading effects.

US Labor Department database breach exposes info

A hacker that exploited a misconfiguration in the application code of a multistate Department of Lab…

3 solutions for the federal cybersecurity challenge [Commentary]

Despite what the headlines might suggest, there are many reasons for the U.S. to be optimistic for t…

Israel police arrest hacker for threats on US Jewish targets

Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a str…

Man indicted for using GIF as 'deadly weapon'

A Texas grand jury this week indicted a man for using an animated GIF to cause Newsweek journalist K…

Policy

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EUCOM commander: US needs stronger response to Russian disinformation

The U.S. has not done enough to reinforce NATO’s nascent efforts to fight Russia’s prolific propagan…

Scottish independence might hurt defense industry more than Brexit

While the timing of any new referendum remains uncertain, and it’s possible it may never take place…

Indian leadership change may lead to Strategic Partners policy delay

Defense projects worth more than $35 billion hinge on the Strategic Partners policy, which has been…

Key congressional Republicans grow frustrated with Defense Secretary Mattis

Many members of Congress from both parties saw the calm, calculated retired general as a solid pick…

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U.S. Senate to vote on Montenegro NATO membership next week

The U.S. Senate is set to vote next week on the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of N…

Senators want Sinai Peninsula reclassified as a war zone

The designation would allow hundreds of U.S. troops stationed there to get a break on payroll taxes.…

Justice Department investigates Rep. Duncan Hunter

The Justice Department is investigating California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campai…

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Senators want Sinai Peninsula reclassified as a war zone

The designation would allow hundreds of U.S. troops stationed there to get a break on payroll taxes.…

DoD concerned with Chinese investments in US high-tech startups

A report commissioned by the Pentagon was circulated among senior Trump administration officials thi…

France would reach NATO budget target under top military officer's plan

The funding proposed by Army Gen. Pierre de Villiers would help France reach NATO's budget target of…

Pentagon kicks off satellite communications study

The Pentagon is rethinking the way it purchases wideband satellite communications and is looking to…

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USO honors actor Gary Sinise

The USO of Washington-Baltimore honored actor Gary Sinise with its Legacy of Hope award for his work…

What’s behind Trump's Navy buildup?

Defense News Naval Warfare Reporter Chris Cavas and Navy Times Reporter David Larter explore what is…

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Military Times Executive Editor Tony Lombardo offers a peek at some of the high-tech toys on display…

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