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Army, Air Force Fielding Drone-Hunting System That Can Fit on a Pickup Truck
SRC's Silent Archer counter-UAS technology began to deploy to undisclosed locations overseas with the Army earlier this year.
Precision Ship-Landing System Could Be Game-Changer at Bare Airfields
JPALS could help take the guesswork out of landings at austere airfields with little infrastructure and in bad conditions.
Air Force Greenlights T-6 Trainer as Safe to Fly After Recent Crash
The Air Force has cleared its trainer aircraft to resume ops after a "brief pause" following a recent crash of a T-6.
More Than a Decade Later, the Air Force Finally Picks a Huey Replacement
The U.S. Air Force has picked Boeing to build the replacement for its UH-1N Huey at a cost of approximately $2.38 billion.
Troops' New Marksmanship Simulator Will Feature a Mock JLTV
Soldiers and Marines will soon have the chance to train to take and return simulated fire from a model JLTV.
Special Ops Troops May Get Their Own Tactical Electric Scooter
The DS EZ Raider can travel at up to 43 miles per hour on any kind of terrain and is light enough to take on a tandem jump.
Thousands of Marines Participating in Robotic Target Study
Humanoid robot targets can move at speeds of up to 11 mph, charge the shooter, and run maneuvers with other robots.
Marines Show Off Augmented Reality Goggles at Modern Day Marine
The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab just finished a rapid capability assessment of a pair of Microsoft goggles.
These Hooded Nets Can Conceal Marines from Drones Overhead
Troops have been testing a new camouflage net they can throw over their heads to conceal themselves from enemy drones.
Marines to Ramp Up Tests on Hearing Protection Troops Might Actually Wear
The devices meant to protect Marines' hearing can sometimes dull their senses, leaving some to ditch the gear altogether.
More F-35 Joint Strike Fighters May Soon Be Headed to Eglin Air Force Base
The U.S. Air Force is weighing the addition of another F-35 Joint Strike Fighter squadron at Eglin Air Force Base.
New 'Navy Sustainment System' Aims to Improve Aircraft Readiness
The U.S. Navy has a new initiative to increase the reliability of its aging aircraft while improving its readiness level.
B-2 Bombers Train With F-22s, Complete First Deployment to Hawaii
The training gave pilots a sense of how the stealth aircraft will pair in a high-threat environment.
Army Begins Field Testing Remotely Operated Weapon Station on Strykers
The Army has begun field testing the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station-Javelin atop its Stryker vehicles in Europe.
Soldiers to Get Advanced Virtual Training Tools Next Year, Army Says
The U.S. Army is gearing up to launch the first iterations of its new virtual reality simulators.
Army Wants Bradley Replacement to Vastly Outgun the Enemy
The Army hopes to field its first Next-Generation Combat Vehicle in 2025.
Army Moves Closer to 70-Kilometer Artillery with New Rocket-Assisted Round
The service is inching closer to the its short-term goal of developing a 155-millimeter cannon that will shoot out to 70kms.
Army Wants Portable Device for Deactivating Enemy Weapons Systems
It wants a non-lethal weapon to knock out remote weapon stations on enemy vehicles without endangering nearby civilians.
Army Wants to Use Robots to Help Conduct Precision Strikes on the Enemy
Army officials are hoping that experts in non-military robotics can find new ways for combat units to defeat the enemy.
No Move to Speed Up New Nuclear Cruise Missile Development
The LRSO will replace the AGM-86B Air Launched Cruise Missile according to a top executive who oversees part of the program.
Air Force Ends Purchase of Pricey Coffee Cups After Senator Complains
Officials said that leaders have instructed units they've entered a "do not order until further notice" on hot cups.
Could Pulling Out of Nuke Treaty Create Opportunities for the Army?
Army officials are confident they can add more range to the Precision Strike Missile if the U.S. pulls out of the INF treaty.
Marines Want Crowd-Control Laser That Can Yell at People 1,000 Yards Away
The Marine Corps wants small business owners' help in developing a new non-lethal laser system.
FAA Tightens Drone Restrictions Near High-Security Navy Submarine Bases
The Federal Aviation Administration is warning amateur drone pilots that flying their aircraft near sub bases is a no-go.
Coast Guard May Want In on Future Vertical Lift Program
The U.S. Coast Guard is watching how the Pentagon handles its Future Vertical Lift helicopter program over the next decade.
Pentagon Nuclear Recap Programs May Slow with Democrats in House
The Democrats' takeover of the lower chamber may create aggressive oversight of nuclear programs in development.
All F-22s Have Now Left Tyndall, Air Force Secretary Says
All the F-22 Raptors that were left behind at Tyndall Air Force Base during Hurricane Michael have moved.
Report Blames F-22 Belly Skid on Human Error
Investigators attributed the accident largely to human error with a number of factors at play.
No Grounding for T-38 Fleet After 5th Crash in 12 Months, Air Force Says
The U.S. Air Force has not paused flights for its T-38 Talon trainer fleet despite a series of crashes in the last 12 months.
BRRRT with Surround Sound: A-10 May Get New 3D Audio System
The U.S. Air Force may soon finalize how many surround-sound audio systems it will retrofit into the A-10 Thunderbolt II.
Army Tests Handheld Device for Detecting Liquid Chemical Agents
U.S. Army research officials have developed a new, handheld chemical agent detector that can "taste" suspicious liquids.
Lawmakers Question Pentagon's Strategy Focusing on Russia, China
Senators voiced concern that the Pentagon's new defense strategy could hurt the counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan.
SecNav Voices Support for Space Agency, Offensive Cyber Ops
Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer pledged his support Thursday for an organization dedicated to space operations.
Coast Guard Commandant Boosts Plan to Outfit Cutters with ScanEagle Drones
Sea trials have proven the worth of having ScanEagle aircraft aboard Coast Guard cutters.
Sikorsky-Boeing Defiant Helicopter Won't Fly This Year: Officials
The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter program will miss its first scheduled tests due to "minor technical issues."
Navy: Maintenance Backlogs Improving Despite Long Waits for Submarines
Navy officials sought to reassure lawmakers that the service's backlog for ship and submarine maintenance is improving.
Laser Weapons Are Future for Missile Defense, Space, Expert Says
The Pentagon has just a few years to decide whether it wants to invest heavily in the new technology.
Navy Pushes Hypersonic Weapon Plan as Putin Boasts He Already Has Them
John Richardson listed the Navy's intention to "develop and field an offensive hypersonic weapon by 2025" as a top priority.
New Army Tech Connects Commanders with Deployed Units
The Army is developing tactical software that will allow commanders to communicate effectively with forward-deployed units.
Google Artificial Intelligence Specialists May Help Military Pilots Breathe Better
A team of experts recently held a day-long event to trade ideas on how best to curb hypoxia-like events.
Navy's F-35C on Track to Be Combat Ready Next Month
The U.S. Navy is on track to reach critical milestones and declare its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters ready for combat next month.
US Advise-and-Assist Missions Erode Leadership Skills, Army General Says
Gen. Stephen Townsend, TRADOC commander, said he is "troubled" that many young leaders don't believe in Army Mission Command.
Army Asks Industry to Build Muzzle Brakes for New Long-Range Artillery
The service wants its extended-reach cannon to have lighter muzzle brakes.
Army Looking at AI-Controlled Weapons to Counter Enemy Fire
Until now, the military has required a human to be in the decision-making process for when to use deadly force.
Air Force Sends B-2 Stealth Bombers to Hawaii for Exercises
Three B-2 Spirit stealth bombers and more than 200 airmen landed this week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Navy First Service to Test Smartphone Access to Personnel Records
The app eventually will allow sailors to read records and put in orders and leave requests.
Marine Corps Awards Contract for LAV Fleet Upgrade
The Jan. 4 contract procured 60 hardware kits for the Light Armored Vehicle Reset Program.
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