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Continuing Irresolution: Congress Faces Government Shutdown Deadline

Lawmakers must act before fiscal 2016 ends on Sept. 30

NATO to Deploy E-3 AWACS to Middle East as Early as October

The NATO AWACS aircraft will help conduct surveillance for the US-led coalition.

US Needs More Resiliency in Space, General Says

U.S. space capabilities in 2030 need to look very different than they do in 2016 if the military wan…

India Inks Deal With France for 36 Rafale Fighter Jets

India has signed a contract for 36 Rafale fighter jets, manufacturer Dassault Aviation said.

France Nears Decision on Frigate Designs

The French defense minister is due to be briefed in a few weeks about number of designs for the plan…

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Dunford: US Air Force Should Incentivize Foreign Training Mission

The mission is a "core" one for the service, Dunford said.

NATO to Deploy E-3 AWACS to Middle East as Early as October

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F-35A Catches Fire at Mountain Home Air Force Base

Air Force officials confirmed an incident involving an F-35A.

Air Force Grounds Four JSTARS Over Maintenance Concerns

It is unclear how long the four impacted jets will be down.

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Bell Unveils Pilotless Tiltrotor Aircraft Model

Bell Helicopter is taking its legacy developing tiltrotor technology into the unmanned world with a…

US, India Said to be Nearing Javelin Co-Production Agreement

Negotiations are "nearly completed" for the United States and India to jointly produce the Javelin a…

Oshkosh To Roll First JLTVs Off The Line This Month

Over the life of the program, the contract could amount to $30 billion, said the company's JLTV prog…

Bell Helicopter Sees Quicker Path For Future Vertical Lift

Both teams competing to fly future vertical lift demonstrators are deep in the throes of building th…

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France Nears Decision on Frigate Designs

The French defense minister is due to be briefed in a few weeks about number of designs for the plan…

Italian Navy's Taranto Base Hit by Second Kickback Scandal

An elaborate police surveillance operation led to the arrest on Sept. 14 of Giovanni Di Guardo, an o…

Interview With Vice Adm. Ram Rothberg, Israeli Navy Commander

In his five years as chief naval officer, Ram Rothberg has worked with other military branches of th…

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STRATCOM Nominee Favors Boosting Cyber Command, Nuke Modernization

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for US Air Force Gen. John Hyten.

US Air Force Sees Multidomain Command and Control As Critical

Multidomain command and control will be a critical factor in the way the Air Force operates in the f…

McCain Vows to Block Potential NSA-Cyber Command Split

Senate Armed Services Committee chair "troubled" by reports administration will divide organization…

DARPA Challenges Industry To Make Adaptive Radios With Artificial Intelligence

In DARPA's latest challenge, competitors will have to create a radio that uses artificial intelligen…

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NATO to Deploy E-3 AWACS to Middle East as Early as October

The NATO AWACS aircraft will help conduct surveillance for the US-led coalition.

US Senate Rejects Bar on $1.15B Arms Sale to Riyadh

The US Senate scuttled a measure to block the $1.15 billion sale of US tanks to Saudi Arabia, though…

Commentary: The US Army Should Rethink Its Approach to DCGS

The Army and the rest of government should take note of the fact that the military acquisition syste…

Syria: Picking Up the Pieces

Two airstrikes seem to have shattered the prospects for a cessation of hostilities and joint America…

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Continuing Irresolution: Congress Faces Government Shutdown Deadline

Lawmakers must act before fiscal 2016 ends on Sept. 30

Carter: Budget Instability Jeopardizes US Interests

Defense secretary urges Congress to "come together" and pass a budget

US Senate Rejects Bar on $1.15B Arms Sale to Riyadh

The US Senate scuttled a measure to block the $1.15 billion sale of US tanks to Saudi Arabia, though…

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Dunford: US Air Force Should Incentivize Foreign Training Mission

The mission is a "core" one for the service, Dunford said.

NATO to Deploy E-3 AWACS to Middle East as Early as October

The NATO AWACS aircraft will help conduct surveillance for the US-led coalition.

India Inks Deal With France for 36 Rafale Fighter Jets

India has signed a contract for 36 Rafale fighter jets, manufacturer Dassault Aviation said.

France Nears Decision on Frigate Designs

The French defense minister is due to be briefed in a few weeks about number of designs for the plan…

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Social Networking for Military Families

Sam Meeks, CEO of Sandboxx, discusses how his company’s technology is allowing military families to…

Improving Battlefield Techniques

Amber Corrin, managing editor of C4ISRNET, discusses her recent trip to Fort Polk, Louisiana, for a…

Market Shifts: What to Expect in Defense Spending

Leidos CEO Roger Krone discusses the modest decline in military sales in recent years and what to ex…

Making Sense of the Leidos-Lockheed IT Merger

Leidos CEO Roger Krone discusses his company’s recent merger with Lockheed Martin’s IT division and…

Restoring World War I Memorials

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