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Inhofe: Trump's BRAC request 'a bad idea'

The Trump administration is seeking a new military base closing round in fiscal 2021 under its new b…

Fear of DoD struggles grow, amid vacancy levels not seen for 50 years

Pro-defense lawmakers have grown frustrated at how slowly the White House is moving to fill dozens o…

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Naval officer takes over F-35 program as Bogdan retires

Leadership of the F-35 program passed from the Air Force to the Navy on Thursday, as the joint progr…

As lone DoD service secretary, Wilson seen as key advocate for the Air Force

Air Force officials are looking to Wilson to advocate for the service during a period where the pres…

US Air Force defends Compass Call replacement strategy after Boeing protest

Days after Boeing lodged a protest against the U.S. Air Force’s pick of L3 Technologies as the syste…

Trump wants capability to track, hack and destroy drones

If these new powers do come into law, we can expect a whole new range of drone-capture kit to hit th…

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US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea on mind

The Pentagon has a variety of missile defense systems, but the one designed with a potential North K…

New Zealand test rocket makes it to space, but not orbit

New Zealand officials hope regular launches could change perceptions of the South Pacific nation and…

Boeing beats out competitors to build hypersonic space plane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected Boeing to design its Experimental Spaceplane,…

Air Force official: Next-gen GPS program 'not out of the woods'

The ground control segment of the US Air Force’s next-generation GPS system is heading toward a key…

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FY18 budget request: The Army's top 10 modernization priorities

The Army outlined its top 10 modernization priorities in its fiscal year 2018 budget request with ai…

Baltic states push US on Patriot missile defense deployment

Baltic governments, motivated by unease over a more unpredictable Kremlin, want the U.S. to house th…

Pre-positioned US stock leaving South Korea to create armored brigade

The U.S. Army is planning to move pre-positioned stock stationed in South Korea back to the continen…

Congress divided on Army’s battlefield comms future

Members of Congress appear divided over the performance of the Army’s key battlefield communications…

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Russia's Putin drafts new rearmament program

Following a meeting between Putin and military leaders dedicated to drafting a rearmament agenda thr…

Taiwan holds war games simulating Chinese island attack

The drills come amid heightened tensions with China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory to be…

Lockheed Martin drops out of US Navy missile competition

Lockheed Martin is dropping out of the U.S. Navy’s over-the-horizon missile program intended to give…

Cyber

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Military branches break down how much they need to secure their systems

The military services have taken a keen interest in cyber defense and resiliency of their networks.

Quit blaming North Korea for everything [Commentary]

If there is a sophisticated and creative cyber crime occurring, law enforcement is likely to blame N…

What defense leaders (are now willing to) tell us about offensive cyber ops

The DoD as well as the individual services have slowly but surely provided details regarding their o…

CYBERCOM elevation at heart of budget increase

Cyber Command has asked for a 16 percent budget increase to fund initiatives such as the elevation t…

Cyber priorities in Trump's 2018 budget [Video]

Former DHS acting Under Secretary for Management Chris Cummiskey discusses what Trump's budget propo…

Policy

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Fear of DoD struggles grow, amid vacancy levels not seen for 50 years

Pro-defense lawmakers have grown frustrated at how slowly the White House is moving to fill dozens o…

Naval officer takes over F-35 program as Bogdan retires

Leadership of the F-35 program passed from the Air Force to the Navy on Thursday, as the joint progr…

Trump chides NATO leaders to spend more on defense

Donald Trump read the riot act to his fellow NATO alliance leaders for not being “fair” to U.S. taxp…

Senate confirms three appointees to Pentagon

Secretary Mattis' team starts to fill out.

Congress

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Fear of DoD struggles grow, amid vacancy levels not seen for 50 years

Pro-defense lawmakers have grown frustrated at how slowly the White House is moving to fill dozens o…

Inhofe: Trump's BRAC request 'a bad idea'

The Trump administration is seeking a new military base closing round in fiscal 2021 under its new b…

Three years later, lawmakers still pushing for new rules on military anti-terror ops

Current missions against ISIS and other militant groups have unsound legal authorities, lawmakers ar…

Regions

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US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea on mind

The Pentagon has a variety of missile defense systems, but the one designed with a potential North K…

Baltic states push US on Patriot missile defense deployment

Baltic governments, motivated by unease over a more unpredictable Kremlin, want the U.S. to house th…

Pre-positioned US stock leaving South Korea to create armored brigade

The U.S. Army is planning to move pre-positioned stock stationed in South Korea back to the continen…

Russia's Putin drafts new rearmament program

Following a meeting between Putin and military leaders dedicated to drafting a rearmament agenda thr…

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May 28 on Defense News TV

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Turning the tables on innovation inside the DoD

The Pentagon should not be a place where good ideas go to die. To fight slow bureaucracy, the Defens…

30 years of Rolling Thunder

Since 1987, veteran advocacy group Rolling Thunder has made its presence known with the th…

Dan Bullock: Youngest American killed in Vietnam

Defense News TV offers a preview of the untold story of Pfc. Dan Bullock, the youngest American kill…

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