Defense

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.

Read more December 13, 2017 Leave a comment Sgt. Nathan Franco/U.S. Army

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.”

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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.

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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.

More Than 200 U.S. Diplomats, Civil Servants and Servicewomen Say They’ve Been Harassed At Work

Including ambassadors and employees of the Department of Defense, the Department of State, and the Department of Homeland Security.

North Korea Is Boasting On TV That Its Missiles Can Hit Anywhere In the U.S.

The announcement follows its third test of an intercontinental ballistic missile early Wednesday.

North Korean soldiers keep watch where a North Korean defector crossed the border on November 13, at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone, in South Korea, on November 27.

North Korea Ends Its Pause in Missile Tests

Along with speculation it was signaling a desire for talks

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