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The New Special Operations Commander Wants to Predict the Future

With so many elite troops fighting ‘an extremist phenomenon that’s gone rabid’ in failed states, Gen. Tony Thomas wants to get his operators ahead of the curve.

The Nightmare Stealth Bike from LSA Autonomy

The Military’s New Stealth Motorbikes Are Coming

These motorcycles of the future are turning heads at special operations conference in Florida.

U.S. and Vietnamese flags fly in unison as the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sits on station in the Gulf of Tonkin, July 13, 2012.

Defense Secretary: Wider U.S.-Vietnam Military Relations Not ‘Directed’ at China

Lifting the arms embargo continues years of Obama’s efforts to link American and Vietnamese militaries, Carter said, as president visits country.

Contractors See Some Goodies in Big Defense Bill

Industry cheers curbs on lowest-price awards, small business reforms.

An MQ-9 Reaper sits on the flight line at Hurlburt Field, Fla., in 2014.

Targeting the Taliban's Leader

A U.S. drone strike may have killed Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour in Pakistan on Saturday night.

John Crane, ending years of anonymous complaints, is challenging the Pentagon's handling of whistleblowers.

Fired Pentagon Whistleblower Goes Public in Attack on IG’s Office

John Crane says senior Pentagon officials destroyed records, altered audits and retaliated against whistleblowers.

A burst of fire erupts from the muzzle of a 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team in a training exercise in 2014.

How the Defense Department is Preparing for a Tank War With Russia

Reactive armor and cross-domain fire capabilities are just some of the items on the Army’s must-have list.

United States Ends Arms Embargo on Vietnam

President Obama, who is on a visit to Hanoi, said the decades-old prohibition on the sales of weapons to a onetime enemy would be lifted.

Mexico Approves El Chapo’s Extradition to the United States

Joaquin Guzmán still has the right to appeal the decision.

Republicans Try to Rein in the National Security Council

As the NSC swells to more than 400 staffers, a congressional proposal offers the White House a choice: Cut it down to size, or subject it to more oversight.