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House panel takes up $658B defense spending bill

House appropriators plan to consider a proposed $658.1 billion Pentagon spending bill for 2018 made…

House lawmakers want space-based missile defense strategy

House lawmakers want the Pentagon to quickly produce a space-based missile defense strategy, accordi…

Senator calls strikes on Syrian forces 'unlawful'

“The 2001 authorization said we can take action against the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks. Nobody…

House Armed Services moving ahead with $640B top line

U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry said he plans to mark up the panel’s fis…

Key lawmaker wants US to defriend Pakistan

A key House lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to downgrade Pakistan’s status as a major U.S. ally a…

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House panel takes up $658B defense spending bill

House appropriators plan to consider a proposed $658.1 billion Pentagon spending bill for 2018 made…

House lawmakers want space-based missile defense strategy

House lawmakers want the Pentagon to quickly produce a space-based missile defense strategy, accordi…

Senator calls strikes on Syrian forces 'unlawful'

“The 2001 authorization said we can take action against the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks. Nobody…

House Armed Services moving ahead with $640B top line

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Key lawmaker wants US to defriend Pakistan

A key House lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to downgrade Pakistan’s status as a major U.S. ally a…

Republican lawmakers set to introduce legislation calling for a 355-ship Navy

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House lawmakers concerned over clarity of Army combat vehicle modernization plans

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US industrial base at risk for key rocket motor ingredient

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US lawmakers launch 'Space Corps' legislation

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US Navy might get to skip Ford shock trials ahead of first deployment

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Lawmakers want more troops, new criminal penalties in defense budget proposal

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House subpanel requests funds for cyber warfare, armed drones

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Trump sends Export-Import Bank nominees to Senate

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Lockheed grows closer to F-35 block buy deal with US, international customers

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McCain urges Trump administration for Afghanistan strategy

As the U.S. readies to send 4,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan, Senate Armed Services Committee C…

US lawmakers skeptical of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Lebanon

U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle laid bare their suspicions about U.S. arms sales to Saudi…