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Defense Secretary Mattis intervened to increase munition buy in FY18 budget request

The fight against ISIS needs more weapons, according to the Pentagon.

Stayin’ alive: No retirement in sight for the A-10 and U-2

The U-2 and A-10's retirement are prolonged indefinitely.

Air Force ups R&D in FY18 budget request, but no big surprises

President Donald Trump’s military buildup hasn’t hit the Air Force yet, with the fiscal year 2018 bu…

Airbus appoints independent compliance panel after bribery probe

Airbus has set up a high-level team of three experts to boost its compliance to anti-corruption rule…

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Top US Air Force general opposes formation of separate 'Space Corps'

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein says the service should focus on improving space o…

Satellite image shows Chinese deployment of new aircraft to South China Sea

China has deployed its latest airborne early warning and control aircraft to an air base on the frin…

Satellite images reveal Chinese expansion in South China Sea

Imagery captured Monday from an ImageSat International Eros B satellite indicates Chinese preparatio…

Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

U.S. military officials say an unmanned aircraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida…

Land

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Ahead of Ballistic Missile Defense Review, MDA’s FY18 plans show flexibility

The Ballistic Missile Defense Review ordered this month by Defense Secretary James Mattis won’t wrap…

Army’s $166B budget boosts global operations

The U.S. Army is stretched across the globe conducting missions to include destroying the Islamic St…

Denmark cuts $45M deal with Nexter for Caesar truck-mounted artillery

The sale was to a NATO ally, seen as significant.

North Korea says it's ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to…

Naval

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Dual hatted: Navy crew train up on manned and unmanned helos

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter continues to cut its teeth while operating…

US Navy's FY18 budget: Steady as she goes

Judging by the number of ships, aircraft and weapons the Pentagon wants to buy in 2018, there are no…

French officials probe bribery allegations in Brazil Scorpene sale

French legal authorities are conducting an inquiry into alleged corruption tied to the 2008 sale of…

Cyber

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Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are certain, but one thing is a lot less clear: wh…

Romania foreign ministry target of 'surgical' cyberattack

A Romanian cyber intelligence official has confirmed the foreign ministry had been the target of a "…

US, Philippine militaries share cyber expertise

The U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) engaged in a cybersecurity exchange…

Should spies use secret software vulnerabilities? [Commentary]

It’s a choice of how best to protect the public: Exploit software vulnerabilities to collect intelli…

After WannaCry, senators want policy on vulnerability disclosures

The Patch Act is a bipartisan bill to address issues of cybersecurity transparency and accountabilit…

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Ahead of Ballistic Missile Defense Review, MDA’s FY18 plans show flexibility

The Ballistic Missile Defense Review ordered this month by Defense Secretary James Mattis won’t wrap…

Stayin’ alive: No retirement in sight for the A-10 and U-2

The U-2 and A-10's retirement are prolonged indefinitely.

In Israel, Trump flags Iranian threat, remains mum on Mideast peace plan

During his speeches at Ben Gurion Airport and the Israel Museum on Monday and Tuesday respectively,…

FY18 budget request cuts $1B from State's Foreign Military Financing

Allied nations will have less money to spend on U.S. goods.

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Trump budget proposal kills Obama's counterterrorism partnerships fund

President Trump’s budget also proposes an end to President Obama’s signature counterterrorism traini…

Thornberry warns against 'low expectations' for defense budget

A day before the Trump White House is set to announce a 2018 federal budget proposal with $603 billi…

New defense budget poised to meet lower expectations

Hawkish U.S. lawmakers believe the Pentagon needs a major boost above President Trump's budget, but…

Regions

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Defense Secretary Mattis intervened to increase munition buy in FY18 budget request

The fight against ISIS needs more weapons, according to the Pentagon.

Trump budget proposal kills Obama's counterterrorism partnerships fund

President Trump’s budget also proposes an end to President Obama’s signature counterterrorism traini…

In Israel, Trump flags Iranian threat, remains mum on Mideast peace plan

During his speeches at Ben Gurion Airport and the Israel Museum on Monday and Tuesday respectively,…

FY18 budget request cuts $1B from State's Foreign Military Financing

Allied nations will have less money to spend on U.S. goods.

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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…

Transforming the DoD; Flags of Valor

The Defense Entrepreneurs Forum is a group of current and former military officers who seek to trans…

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