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Macron: French military only government agency to get budget boost next year

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the armed forces will be the only government ministry…

McCain diagnosed with brain tumor

Sen. John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, who fought in the Vietnam War…

Swiss firm not extending maintenance deal for India's trainer aircraft

The aircraft, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland and acquired in 2012, was under a main…

L-3 CEO Michael Strianese to retire at end of year

He will be succeeded by President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher Kubasik.

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Swiss firm not extending maintenance deal for India's PC-7 trainers

The aircraft, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland and acquired in 2012, was under a main…

AMC chief requests C-5 maintenance assessment after halt of flying ops

The head of Air Mobility Command has requested a maintenance records check of all 56 C-5s in the com…

Textron, Sierra Nevada prep for OA-X experiment at US Air Force base

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Analysts: India won't ink a single-engine fighter deal before 2019

"There isn't now even the slightest IAF interest in the F-16 Block 70 or any other variant" for the…

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Space Corps could 'disrupt' DoD capabilities, warns Selva

Creating a new military branch focused solely on space could disrupt Pentagon capabilities and exace…

Alabama city approves deal for Blue Origin rocket engine plant

Blue Origin would invest a total of $200 million.

Court dismisses Orbital ATK suit against DARPA

A Virginia court has dismissed Orbital ATK’s complaint against a government robotic satellite-servic…

Air Force cancels Air Operations Center 10.2 contract, starts new pathfinder effort

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Trump to nominate Raytheon VP, Gulf War vet as next Army secretary

Mark Esper is the third man tapped by Trump for the post this year.

Turkey invites 3 bidders to Altay tank contest

This decision effectively means the three companies will be invited to bid on the program, estimated…

Multinational live-fire exercise lights up Romanian countryside in show of force

A massive, multinational, combined-arms, live-fire exercise lit up the Romanian countryside in a sho…

Senator wants answers on Army contracting issues

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says service leaders need to develop plans for reforms in contracting…

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Israeli Navy procurement scandal prompts review of defense-industrial relationships

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday ordered a comprehensive review of the defense…

KC-10s key to refueling, long-range bomber missions for Talisman Sabre

This year’s exercise sees 33,000 personnel from the U.S and Australia taking part, along with smalle…

Turkey's naval ambitions boosting local industry

As Turkey, a peninsula in a volatile region, has in recent years thrived to push up its regional pol…

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DHS chief: States should ask feds for help to secure elections

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday that states should not be wary of asking…

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great Firewall

China is tightening control over foreign companies' internet use in a move some worry might disrupt…

Report: Cybercriminals are more threatening than ever before

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Senior US general: Hacker tried to breach my bank account

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SASC advances Selva and four other DoD nominees to Senate

The Senate Armed Services Committee has voted to send four more Pentagon nominees to the Senate floo…

Israeli Navy procurement scandal prompts review of defense-industrial relationships

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday ordered a comprehensive review of the defense…

Trump nominates Wilkie, Kurta to oversee Pentagon personnel issues

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L-3 CEO Michael Strianese to retire at end of year

He will be succeeded by President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher Kubasik.

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SASC advances Selva and four other DoD nominees to Senate

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McCain diagnosed with brain tumor

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Israeli Navy procurement scandal prompts review of defense-industrial relationships

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Macron: French military only government agency to get budget boost next year

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the armed forces will be the only government ministry…

Swiss firm not extending maintenance deal for India's PC-7 trainers

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Trump nominates Wilkie, Kurta to oversee Pentagon personnel issues

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