Defense

Three Things the U.S. Military Needs to Fight in Europe

One year into rotational deployments on the continent, here’s what the Army and Marines say they need.

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Senator Intervenes to Back Intel Community Whistleblower Ombudsman

Following a disciplinary hearing, Dan Meyer risks termination for undisclosed reasons.

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Pentagon Delays Deadline For Military Suppliers to Meet Cybersecurity Rules

The goal of the new regulations is to secure sensitive data on the computers and networks at smaller companies.

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Newly Signed Defense Authorization Act Contains a Dire Warning on Climate Change

Climate change will bring more failed states and terrorist organizations, radar failures, and military bases underwater, according to the U.S. military.

Allies Are Key, Says Trump’s National Security Strategy

The document, to be unveiled next week, will be the latest administration policy position that looks beyond “America first.”

Preview of Trump's National Security Strategy Shows Gap Between President's Words and Actions

The current plan is to roll out the NSS on December 18, an administration official said. 

Undersecretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ellen Lord speaks at the 2017 Dubai Air Show.

Pentagon’s Ambitious Goal: Launch a Weapons Program in Just 12 Months

The defense acquisition undersecretary is looking to rapid capabilities offices as models for more formal programs.

Newly Revealed Experiment Shows How F-35 Could Help Intercept ICBMs

In 2014, the sensor-studded plane demonstrated an ability to track missiles, leading to a “tactically significant” improvement in targeting.

Northrop Tests Spy Drones That Deploy in a Fake Bomb

The disposable Remedy is intended to drop from a fighter jet and fly slow enough to avoid radar.

Preaching from the Choir: Conservatives, Defense Execs Beg Trump to Challenge Russia, Make Budget Deal

At the Reagan Presidential Library, the country's biggest defense spending hawks doubt Congress can deliver Trump's promised military buildup.

A Former U.S. Diplomat Is Visiting North Korea To 'Test The Waters' For Diplomacy

It will be the highest-level visit in more than six years, and takes place with the region on edge over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

The X-51A Waverider flew its fourth and final mission May 1 over the Point Mugu Naval Air Warfare Center Sea Range May 1, 2013.

Pentagon Building Wish List for New Technology Spending

The military’s top weapons buyer wants to better coordinate the Defense Department’s investments across its labs and research offices.

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