About Us

Founded in 1986, Defense News is the authoritative, independent, professional news source for the world's defense decision-makers. In print and online, we provide the global defense community with the latest news and analysis on programs, policy, business and technology. Our bureaus and reporters around the world set the standard for accuracy, credibility and timeliness in defense reporting.

Our weekly newspaper circulates to top leaders and decision makers around the world. The website, DefenseNews.com, provides up-to-date and essential coverage on breaking events via desktop and mobile devices. Our Early Bird Brief and other newsletters deliver focused coverage to your inbox. Defense News TV, airing weekly, is televisions all-defense news show.

Our coverage includes:
  • Defense policies, politics and legislation
  • Worldwide market developments and trends
  • New products, technologies and programs
  • Interviews with defense leaders
  • Defense industrial plans, finance and developments
  • Military budgets and the politics of defense
  • Commentary and analysis
  • Special Reports on defense technologies, regional activities and major programs
  • Military budgets and the politics of defense

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Sightline Media Group

Sightline Media Group Defense News and DefenseNews.com are produced by Sightline Media Group (Sightline), the world's leading publisher of news about military and government.

Sightline Media Group also publishes Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, Marine Corps Times, newsweeklies and web sites for the rank and file of the U.S. military that cover pay, benefits, careers, operations and lifestyles; Federal Times, the leading newsweekly for federal government managers; and C4ISR & Networks, which tells defense and government communities about technology and network innovations.