Top U.S. and European Union officials are readying a new channel for dialog on defense and security issues, as both sides of the Atlantic stare down similar challenges, a senior EU military official said.
While the Air Force has a new trainer designed to teach new pilots how to fly in 5th generation fighter aircraft, the T-7A Red Hawk, Air Combat Command has started exploring the possibility of another Advanced Tactical Trainer.
With hope of a normal legislative process almost gone, lawmakers are dusting off a nearly decade-old congressional playbook in the hopes of finding a way to get the annual defense authorization bill to the president’s desk before the end of December.
The Navy and Marine Corps want a Peloton-like training system that lets individual service members see their physical and occupational history, strive to demonstrate improvements -- and be able to log in from anywhere in the globe as they move from assignment to assignment.
During French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Croatia, Defence Minister Mario Banožić and his French counterpart Florence Parly signed a deal under which the Croatian Air Force will acquire 12 second-hand Rafale F3-R fighter jets.
This critical industrial base is now being tested in a way not experienced in our lifetime — not from an adversary, but from a virus. The industrial base is becoming our own worst adversary by delaying the research and production of systems vital to our national security due to employees delaying or objecting to protecting themselves and their fellow workers from COVID-19, an enemy that has already claimed more than 775,000 American lives.