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Trump national security adviser will face Senate vote

The president’s national security adviser doesn’t need Senate confirmation, but for President Trump’…

Pentagon refutes reports Trump's Navy secretary pick is about to withdraw

Philip Bilden "remains fully committed," a spokesman for Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.

Experts: Military readiness depends on better firepower

Analysts say upgrades and new research on munitions is needed to give U.S. forces the edge over pote…

Air Force official cautions against increasing F-35 buy rate

A sharp hike in the number of F-35As purchased in the near term could increase the overall price of…

Mattis is 'alone' in plans to boost defense budget, says House Armed Services Committee chairman

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry worries the young Trump administration’s slow pace fill…

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Trump national security adviser will face Senate vote

The president’s national security adviser doesn’t need Senate confirmation, but for President Trump’…

Pentagon refutes reports Trump's Navy secretary pick is about to withdraw

Philip Bilden "remains fully committed," a spokesman for Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.

Experts: Military readiness depends on better firepower

Analysts say upgrades and new research on munitions is needed to give U.S. forces the edge over pote…

Air Force official cautions against increasing F-35 buy rate

A sharp hike in the number of F-35As purchased in the near term could increase the overall price of…

Mattis is 'alone' in plans to boost defense budget, says House Armed Services Committee chairman

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry worries the young Trump administration’s slow pace fill…

US Senate confirms fiscal hawk Mulvaney for budget director

The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick for budget director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, bucking…

Democrats demand independent probe of White House-Russia ties

With questions still swirling about the sudden resignation of national security adviser Michael Flyn…

Interview: Rep. Rob Wittman, the latest in a line of influential chairmen

Speaking with Defense News about the upcoming deliberative session, Virginia Republican Rob Wittman…

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday nigh…

US defense budget boost: Congressional hawks face the clock

President Trump may be signing executive orders at a furious pace, but for defense spending, the Whi…

Trump’s fights with McCain threaten to divide Republicans

Sen. John McCain insists he’s a supporter of President Donald Trump, even as he has once again emerg…

Military chiefs warn of force-readiness struggles

The US military’s uniformed No. 2s on Tuesday warned that readiness starved by years of budget insta…

Thornberry primes 2018 Pentagon reform agenda

The Pentagon reform agenda of House Armed Services Chair Mac Thornberry, R-Tex., is not waiting for…

With Viola out, new service secretaries could take months

Even before President Trump’s nominee to lead the Army abruptly withdrew his name from consideration…

Grounded: Nearly two-thirds of US Navy’s strike fighters can’t fly

Overall, more than half the Navy’s aircraft are grounded, most because there isn’t enough money to f…

Lawmakers want the hiring freeze thawed for defense-acquisition workers

A handful of House lawmakers are calling on President Trump to exempt the Defense Department’s acqui…