Joe Gould

Joe Gould

Joe Gould is senior Pentagon reporter for Defense News, covering the intersection of national security policy, politics and the defense industry.
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Austin pledges to restock US ammo sent to Ukraine
The U.S. defense secretary assured lawmakers Tuesday he wouldn’t let stockpiles of critical munitions fall below minimum levels, as the Pentagon sends its own weapons to Ukraine’s defense against Russia.
US, Japan defense chiefs to meet on Russia crisis
Lloyd Austin will host his Japanese counterpart Wednesday for face-to-face talks about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as the war’s ripple effect creates fresh tensions between Tokyo and Moscow.
Ukraine weapon switcheroos are flushing Soviet arms out of Europe
As some Eastern European nations send their Soviet-era kit to help Ukraine defend itself against Russia’s attack, the new weapons those nations stand to get in return from the United States and its allies could shape the continent’s arsenal for years to come.
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