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F-15 retirement likely not a possibility until 2020s, Air Force officials say

The F-15's age and growing threat environment could influence its retirement date.

China to open a drone factory in Saudi Arabia

China has reached a deal with Saudi Arabia to build a new drone manufacturing facility in the Middle…

Putin to approve weapons delivery to Balkans, says Serbian defense minister

Serbia is also interested in buying a Russian air defense system as well as opening a repair center…

F-35 program chief Bogdan to retire; deputy director to be his successor

Navy Rear. Adm. Mat Winter joined the F-35 office in 2016, after serving as the chief of Naval Resea…

Space

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Satellite images may show North Korea readying for nuke test

U.S. researchers who monitor North Korea say satellite imagery shows possible preparations for an un…

Nuclear arms ban talks begin at U.N., but U.S., others boycott

U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and o…

US Air Force secretary nominee discloses financial details

U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for Air Force secretary will have to divest stock from 16 defense…

Russian ICBM capable of wiping out Texas is delayed

Russia’s RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, also known as “Satan 2,” can carry up to 1…

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General warns of yearlong CR impact to US Army aviation

The Army’s aviation director at the Pentagon explained to a House subcommittee what could happen to…

Next-gen combat vehicle prototype efforts emerge

The Army’s efforts to prototype capabilities for a possible next-generation combat vehicle are takin…

Turk tank prototype passes tests, moves to serial production

The prototype of the Altay, an indigenous Turkish new-generation tank in the making, has successfull…

Putin to approve weapons delivery to Balkans, says Serbian defense minister

Serbia is also interested in buying a Russian air defense system as well as opening a repair center…

Naval

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Poland eyes frigates from Australia, submarines

Poland is seeking to upgrade its naval capabilities.

Next-gen underwater drone boosts naval capabilities

"It will have the autonomy to be able to find its way to do a naval mission without reporting home c…

Britain, France tap MBDA for study toward future cruise, anti-ship missiles

That defense agreement with Paris was announced just ahead of London’s announcement expected on Wedn…

Cyber

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90 percent of U.S. cyber budget used for offensive ops

Across the U.S. government, about 90 percent of all spending on cyber programs is dedicated to offen…

Cyber criminals sharing millions of .edu emails, passwords on dark web

The Digital Citizens Alliance teams with cybersecurity researchers to find which schools' account cr…

Russian man pleads guilty in global computer fraud case

A Russian man has pleaded guilty in Minnesota in connection with a global computer fraud case.

DHS, GAO: Federal networks are safer today but long way left to go

The federal government has made “significant progress” in its efforts to shore up cybersecurity at c…

Microsoft exec nabs DHS cyber post

Christopher Krebs, a cybersecurity policy executive and vice chair of the National Cyber Security Al…

Policy

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CENTCOM chief: 'Vital US interests at stake' in Yemen

As the White House is reportedly weighing deeper military involvement in the Yemeni civil war alongs…

Brexit countdown leaves British defense industry uneasy

The two-year countdown to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union has been officially triggered…

Ash Carter to lead Harvard's Belfer Center

Former defense secretary will return to Harvard, where he previously taught.

Montenegro's bid to join NATO clears U.S. Senate hurdle

Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member after ratification of the tiny Balkan na…

Congress

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CENTCOM chief: 'Vital US interests at stake' in Yemen

As the White House is reportedly weighing deeper military involvement in the Yemeni civil war alongs…

Montenegro welcomes US Senate NATO approval

Montenegro officials on Wednesday welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to ratify its entry into NATO,…

Lead senators upbeat Congress will avoid shutdown, CR, but DoD taking no chances

Senate leaders say they are advancing long-overdue spending legislation for 2017 to avert both a gov…

Regions

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Dealing with cyber vulnerabilities of US weapons systems [Commentary]

While the Trump administration should be lauded for tackling our broken-down weapons platforms, no f…

CENTCOM chief: 'Vital US interests at stake' in Yemen

As the White House is reportedly weighing deeper military involvement in the Yemeni civil war alongs…

Poland eyes frigates from Australia, submarines

Poland is seeking to upgrade its naval capabilities.

Montenegro welcomes US Senate NATO approval

Montenegro officials on Wednesday welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to ratify its entry into NATO,…

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Trump’s skinny budget

Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute offers analysis on U.S. President Donald Trump…

Defense funding hurdles

Reps. Adam Smith, D-Wash., and Michael Turner, R-Ohio, offer points of view from opposite sides of t…

Hacking your computer

Fifth Domain reporter Mark Pomerleau demonstrates just how easy it is to hack into a computer.

Testing war fighters' culinary skills

Soldiers of all stripes put their culinary skills to the test competitively.

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