Defense

The Air Force is Setting Up Tests to Find the Better of Two the Fighter Jets

Starting in 2018, the service will pit the A-10 against the F-35.

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Watchdog: Pentagon Should Integrate Military Services' Efforts at 'Better Buying Power'

Programs are often redundant while affordability studies get ignored due to fragmented governance, GAO finds.

As New Book Arrives, Pentagon Warns Special Operators Against Leaks

Defense secretary, SOCOM remind troops to keep secrets as new details of bin Laden raid and other missions emerge.

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Here's How JSOC Became a Manhunting Machine

A brief history of special operations, from Panama to the war on terror.

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Can US Cyber Nerve Center Hold Onto Its New Leaders?

"Churn over there within DHS has been problematic," says departed official.

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Pentagon Partners with Silicon Valley on 'Flexible Electronics'

The Defense Department plans to invest $171 million on the initiative.

  Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is given a tour of the Combat Operations Division as he visits Nellis Air Force Base Aug. 25.

Carter: After Joint Chiefs Breach, Defense Needs Stronger Network Security

Pentagon chief criticizes the military’s computer cybersecurity en route to seek help from Silicon Valley.

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Navy To Give Out New 'Innovation Award'

The Navy is accepting nominations for the 2015 SECNAV awards until Oct. 31, 2015. Winners are slated to be announced in January 2016.

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Army Looks In-House for Cyberwarriors

All Army soldiers interested in participating in a year-long cyber operations training program should submit their applications by Monday.

Oshkosh Wins Massive Army Contract to Replace Humvee

The Army awarded a $6.7 billion contract Tuesday to the Wisconsin truck-maker for an initial batch of 17,000 vehicles for the Army and Marine Corps.

Fighters of the Islamic State wave the group's flag from a damaged display of a government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria in 2014.

New York Times: Defense IG Examines if Analysis of Progress Against ISIS in Iraq Was Skewed

The newspaper is reporting that the Pentagon’s inspector general is looking into allegations that military officials made intelligence assessments seem optimistic.

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Pentagon Unveils New Rules Requiring Contractors to Disclose Data Breaches

Industry says the effort is at odds with a similar White House effort.

Paratroopers conduct airborne operations at Fort Hood in April.

The Army Will Foot Much of the Defense Department’s Bill for the OPM Hack

Agencies have begun submitting plans to shift funds around for the last-minute payments.

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