Defense

The Physics Behind NASA’s 'Quiet' Supersonic Jet Design

Quieting the boom is all about the shape of the sound waves.

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Pentagon Expanding Behavioral Biometrics With Keystroke Tracker

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A new group signed to see if the technology can help fight insider threats.

NGA Wants Bleeding-Edge Tech and Talent—And It Will Open Up to Get Them

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The intel agency is open to sharing its data with industry. It also wants its own tour-of-duty tech team.

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U.S. Marines assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, exercise with Republic of Korea Marines during Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-14 aboard the North West Islands, Republic of Korea.

The Upcoming U.S.-South Korea Military Drills Occur Every Year—But Not Amid Tension Like This

The exercises are preceded by threats and developments unique to 2017.

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CYBERCOM Plans Industry Day in October

This will be the first industry day for the 7-year-old command.

How Trump's Transgender Ban Compromises His Military Authority

The president’s commander-in-chief powers are almost sacrosanct. But a lawsuit filed by trans service members has a shot at blocking the hastily announced order.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has cited the ongoing reorganization at the State Department as a reason for delays in appointments.

State Department Confronts North Korea With Rows of Vacant Positions

Trump has nominated candidates for only a third of key slots; envoy to South Korea is acting.

Marine Corps Rct. Rihanna N. Shihadeh, Platoon 4028, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, does a close-order drill movement during an evaluation Aug. 2, 2017, on Parris Island, S.C.

After the Marines United Scandal, ‘All Options’ Are on the Table

The Corps is considering integrating female recruits into West Coast training camps to help address subconscious biases, the assistant commandant said.

Tech Sgt. Nathaniel Jackson, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, begins a roadside bomb clearing operation during a training event June 7, 2017 at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

Here’s How the Military Wants to Counter ISIS Drones and Roadside Bombs

Predictive algorithms, deep machine learning, directed energy, and more are all on the Pentagon’s shopping list.

North Korea Answers Trump's Vague Threats With Specific Ones

The unusual detail of the Kim regime’s latest statement on Guam.

The President vs. His Own Secretary of State

How reassuring can Rex Tillerson be when his boss can undercut him with a tweet?

People walk by a TV screen showing a local news program reporting with an image of U.S. President Donald Trump at the Seoul Train Station Wednesday.

What's the Logic Behind Trump's Threat to North Korea?

The president has vowed the greatest display of military power in living memory—over threats.

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Does the U.S. Military Need a Space Corps?

A proposal in Congress would create the first new uniformed service in 70 years, but it faces opposition from the Pentagon.

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