navigation-background arrow-down-circle Reply Icon Show More Heart Delete Icon wiki-circle wiki-square wiki arrow-up-circle add-circle add-square add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up calendar-circle chat-bubble-2 chat-bubble check-circle check close contact-us credit-card drag menu email embed facebook-circle snapchat-circle facebook-square facebook faq-circle faq film gear google-circle google-square googleplus history home instagram-circle instagram-square instagram linkedin-circle linkedin-square linkedin load monitor Video Player Play Icon person pinterest-circle pinterest-square pinterest play readlist remove-circle remove-square remove search share share2 sign-out star trailer trash twitter-circle twitter-square twitter youtube-circle youtube-square youtube

Missile submarine joining US naval 'armada' bound for Korean Peninsula

It may not be “far more powerful than the aircraft carrier” — as President Trump said in a recent in…

In surprise, F-35s reportedly visiting Estonia

U.S. Air Force F-35s will reputedly arrive in Estonia on Tuesday, according to an Estonian media rep…

Shutdown showdown centers on border wall

With a partial government shutdown looming, White House and congressional Democrats are staring each…

Sign up to get the top defense industry news from our Daily News Roundup:

Don't Miss

Digital Show Daily

Live from Space Symposium

Digital Show Daily

Live from Navy League Sea-Air-Space

Unmanned Unleashed

From RPAs to UUVs, and everything in between.

E-Book: Missiles & Munitions

Free E-Book download.

Training & Simulation

From the sponsor: Money Minute

Personal finance expert Jeanette Mack explains the difference between APR and APY.

Air

More

In surprise, F-35s reportedly visiting Estonia

U.S. Air Force F-35s will reputedly arrive in Estonia on Tuesday, according to an Estonian media rep…

GAO urges caution on economic order quantity buy for F-35 jet

A report released today by the Government Accountability Office warns lawmakers against authorizing…

Going it alone: Turkey staunch in efforts for self-sufficient defense capabilities

The country is aiming to achieve near-full self-sufficiency in line with its regional and global amb…

Boeing hits back on F-15C retirement proposal

F-15 manufacturer Boeing says the service has already put the jets on a path that will keep them in…

Space

More

Could underresourced British satellite program catch a break?

A requirement for an acquisition partner would be a sizeable prize likely to attract a range of bidd…

Airbus D&S could lose out on satellite deal if UK seeks competition

By itself, a one-satellite requirement is no big deal, but where the contract ends up could have imp…

US nuclear modernization programs put at risk by yearlong continuing resolution

The U.S. Air Force’s nuclear programs will face delays if Congress doesn’t pass a budget this year.

The Nuclear Posture Review is underway. Here's what to look for.

The Trump administration's new nuclear weapons review has begun.

Land

More

Lockheed expanding counterfire radar to meet US Army's capability gaps

Lockheed Martin’s AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar’s versatility is expanding to meet the U.S. Army’s mos…

Indian Army's tank modification proposals could delay induction by 7 years

The Indian Army is seeking major structural and design changes in the homegrown Arjun Mk-2, but the…

Going it alone: Turkey staunch in efforts for self-sufficient defense capabilities

The country is aiming to achieve near-full self-sufficiency in line with its regional and global amb…

DoD watchdog targets red tape for Iraqi training

There are warehouses full of weapons and equipment to train Iraqi counter-terror troops fighting the…

Naval

More

Missile submarine joining US naval 'armada' bound for Korean Peninsula

It may not be “far more powerful than the aircraft carrier” — as President Trump said in a recent in…

DCNS, Thales jointly secure $4B French frigate deal

The deal grants DCNS and Thales the status of joint prime contractors on the warship, sharing the re…

China set to launch second aircraft carrier

Its formal launch appears imminent, even as the country continues development work on other aspects…

Cyber

More

Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

Taiwan's "digital minister" Audrey Tang says she's a "civic hacker" who like a locksmith uses specia…

US Coast Guard floats, fights and navigates in cyberspace [Commentary]

Like the other military services, the Coast Guard is transforming itself now to prepare for the futu…

Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

Thursday was the 90-day mark and no plan has been presented.

‘Liberty Eclipse’ shows just how bad a power grid cyberattack could be

A cyber incident occurs, resulting in power outages across eight states in the Mid-Atlantic and New…

Reports: US prosecutors weighing charges against WikiLeaks

Media reports say U.S. prosecutors are preparing or closely considering charges against the anti-sec…

Policy

More

Before drones sold to Jordan and UAE, safeguards needed [Commentary]

Members of Congress are pushing for drone sales to Jordan and the UAE.

Italy's promises on defense spending look 'flat'

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni must have known the question about defense spending was comin…

DoD watchdog targets red tape for Iraqi training

There are warehouses full of weapons and equipment to train Iraqi counter-terror troops fighting the…

Israeli intel official urges 'coalition of principles' for 'day after' ISIS defeat

The 27-year veteran of Israel’s Mossad wants a coalition of principles guiding nations in their resp…

Congress

More

GAO urges caution on economic order quantity buy for F-35 jet

A report released today by the Government Accountability Office warns lawmakers against authorizing…

Shutdown showdown centers on border wall

With a partial government shutdown looming, White House and congressional Democrats are staring each…

Interview: Mike Rounds, chairman of Senate Armed Services cyber subcommittee

Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., is the chairman of a newly created Senate Armed Services subcommittee.

Regions

More

In surprise, F-35s reportedly visiting Estonia

U.S. Air Force F-35s will reputedly arrive in Estonia on Tuesday, according to an Estonian media rep…

Before drones sold to Jordan and UAE, safeguards needed [Commentary]

Members of Congress are pushing for drone sales to Jordan and the UAE.

South Korea develops artillery-locating radar

If the North fires cannons and rockets toward the South, the new radar will be able to detect the ar…

DCNS, Thales jointly secure $4B French frigate deal

The deal grants DCNS and Thales the status of joint prime contractors on the warship, sharing the re…

TV

More

Modernizing the military

As the Pentagon hands off innovation requirements to the private sector, what is the effect on the d…

75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

Get an historical look of the Doolittle Raid mission over Tokyo and the wreath-laying ceremony marki…

Cloud computing and the military

For the military, adoption of cloud computing has been a slow and measured process. Defense News Exe…

Escape the Wolf provides risk mitigation advice

Bad guys want to infiltrate your office, and it may be all too simple. Escape the Wolf founder Clint…

Featured Photos

More Photos