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Boeing beats out competitors to build hypersonic space plane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected Boeing to design its Experimental Spaceplane,…

Air Force official: Next-gen GPS program 'not out of the woods'

The ground control segment of the US Air Force’s next-generation GPS system is heading toward a key…

Nuclear weapons agency gets 11 percent funding increase in FY18 budget request

NNSA gets a cash boost, which will help keep weapons programs on track.

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…

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Boeing beats out competitors to build hypersonic space plane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected Boeing to design its Experimental Spaceplane,…

Air Force official: Next-gen GPS program 'not out of the woods'

The ground control segment of the US Air Force’s next-generation GPS system is heading toward a key…

Nuclear weapons agency gets 11 percent funding increase in FY18 budget request

NNSA gets a cash boost, which will help keep weapons programs on track.

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…

GSA to offer new way to buy satellite tech

The agency plans to expand IT Schedule 70 with a new SIN exclusively devoted to Earth Observation So…

SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government

This was the fourth SpaceX booster landing at Cape Canaveral; even more have landed on ocean platfor…

Nuclear warhead modernization needs funding increase, GAO finds

The National Nuclear Security Administration may be underestimating its funding requirements, the GA…

Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in California

An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Ba…

Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars durin…

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.