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Russia May Gift S-300 Anti-Air Missiles to Syria to Beef Up Defenses
Russia is considering giving -- not selling -- S-300 air defense missiles to Syria.
Congress Wants Air Force, Navy to Solve Pilot Physical Episodes Now
Both Navy and Air Force may be required to present solutions to episodes in which pilots experience disorientation.
Lawmakers Again Attempt to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey
For the second time in two years, lawmakers are attempting to block the sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Turkey.
New Air Force Acquisitions Chief Aims to Rid F-35 of Software Glitches
"Almost every software-intensive program is over budget and behind schedule," the Air Force's new acquisition chief said.
US Complains After Chinese Lasers Injure 2 Air Force Pilots in Africa
The U.S. charged that China aimed laser beams at U.S. pilots in Djibouti.
Cyber Command Elevated to Combatant Command
Nakasone assumed command of Cyber Command and the NSA from Navy Adm. Michael Rogers during a change-of-command ceremony .
Could Tanks Still Make an Appearance in Trump's Military Parade?
A new proposal would give SecDef Mattis the final word on what appears in the parad
DoD Begins Accepting F-35 Fighters After Corrosion Issue
The Defense Department is again accepting F-35 Joint Strike Fighters after suspending deliveries from Lockheed Martin Corp.
Advanced Data Sharing, Range Expansion on Eglin Test Wing's Agenda
The engineers and system developers with the Air Force's 96th Test Wing at Eglin AFB work on a wide range of projects.
Army Medicine Embracing Robot Surgery, Other High-Tech Procedures
Physicians far from a field hospital could soon be performing delicate, highly specialized surgery on wounded soldiers using robotics and other forms of telemedicine.
Check Out EOD's New, One-of-a-Kind Robot
Explosive ordnance disposal technicians are working with a next-generation robot that will pick apart bombs and study them.
Army to Begin Equipping Heavy Units with Active Protection by 2020
The Army has been testing Israeli-made systems such as Trophy for the M1 tank and Iron Fist for the Bradley.
Proposed Cannon Would Turn the B-1 Bomber into a Gunship
Boeing has been granted a patent for a cannon to enhance the aircraft's ability to take on more close-air support roles.
C-17 Globemaster Makes 1st Airdrop in Afghanistan in More Than a Year
The cargo airlifter, based out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, made a drop over Southern Afghanistan on May 10.
Social Media Photos Raise Questions About B-1 Emergency Landing
Photos show a missing ceiling hatch, leading to speculation an in-flight ejection was attempted.
Marines Want New Skis, Not New Ski Boots
The Marine Corps recently announced it will soon search the market for a new ski system that does not require a new ski boot.
Army May Have to Rely on Simulators to Train for Future Urban Combat
The head of Army Training and Doctrine Command said the service will have to use high-tech simulations to prepare soldiers.
Advanced Super Hornet, F-35 Face Stealth Dilemma
The Navy is expanding its F-35 and Super Hornet fleets, but the two aircraft can't communicate without compromising stealth.
Here's How the Air Force Plans to Recruit Teenage Gamers
Forget the Xbox. The U.S. Air Force wants kids to play a game to help it locate future airmen.
This Performance Bar Could Keep Recruits from Breaking Bones in Basic
Recruits with a more sedentary background have seen rising injury levels, an official said.
The Military Still Wants a Belly Gun for the V-22 Osprey
For years, officials have wanted a forward firing gun under the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey's belly.
Chunky New Armored Vehicles From Mantis Look Like Space Buggies
An Israel-based company will unveil its new line of highly mobile Mantis armored vehicles at Eurosatory 2018 in Paris.
AFSOC's U-28 Proves Its Value in ISR Mission
Officials say special operations forces flying manned intelligence-gathering planes still have a role to play.
No End in Sight for B-1 Grounding as New Emergency Landing Reported
The Air Force's fleetwide stand-down of the B-1B Lancer fleet continues, as news emerges of another emergency landing by a bomber.
Army Spends $50 Million to Build Autonomous Supply Convoys
The Army has awarded a $49.7 million contract to Robotic Research LLC for autonomous kits to be tested on supply vehicles.
This Heavy-Duty 'Milk Stool' May Save the Air Force Millions
The Air Force Research Laboratory's JFWORX is re-engineering the current milk stool into a 30-pound aluminum version
After Northrop Pullout, Raytheon Will Make F-35's See-Through Sensor
Lockheed Martin has chosen Raytheon Co. to make the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's next-generation distributed aperture system.
Tiltrotor Craft That May Replace Black Hawk Prepares for Test Flight
A team from Textron Inc. and Bell Helicopter will demonstrate the maneuverability of its experimental V-280 Valor helicopter.
Army Confirms: These 5 Cities May Host New Futures Command
Army officials have been visiting cities that represent centers of innovation to find a home for the Futures Command.
MQ-9B SkyGuardian to Highlight Endurance With Trans-Atlantic Flight
The medium-altitude MQ-9B SkyGuardian drone will make its first ever trans-Atlantic flight to the U.K. next month.
Army: Individual Soldiers Will One Day Control Swarms of Robots
Army robotics officials are trying to give soldiers the capability to control swarms of air and ground robotic systems.
Marines Go Bump In The Night: Bad Driving a Flightline Hazard
Marines have a problem in bumping into stuff while towing aircraft, particularly at night.
With Google Out of Maven, DoD Still Wants AI to Sort Surveillance Data
U.S. Air Force leaders want to use artificial intelligence systems to sift through collected data.
Pilot Concerns Bring Brief Pause to T-6 Operations at Randolph AFB
T-6 operations took a brief pause at Randolph because pilots were concerned about the aircraft's oxygen generating systems.
Pentagon Memo Grounds Air Force Special Ops Quadcopters
Like the Marine Corps, the U.S. Air Force has suspended using commercial off-the-shelf drones following a Pentagon memo.
Army Closer to Arming Trucks with High-Energy Lasers
The U.S. Army is closer to mounting lasers on vehicles for protection against enemy rocket, artillery and mortar fire.
Air Force's $1,200 Coffee Cups Could Last Longer Thanks to 3D Printing
The U.S. Air Force has spent thousands of dollars on cups that can reheat coffee and tea on air refueling tankers.
Big Red One Attacks Foes in Training with New Electronic Warfare Kit
Soldiers got the chance to attack another unit with the service's first electronic warfare (EW) prototype.
Bell's V-280 Tiltrotor Will Get Lockheed's New Long-Range Sensors
The Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor system is built to "provide 360-degree awareness around your aircraft via sensors."
Air Force No Longer Spending $10,000 on Toilet Seats, Officials Say
The U.S. Air Force is 3D printing toilet seat covers for its cargo airlift planes instead of spending $10K to replace them.
Fitness App Firm Suspends Feature After Reports Troops' Data Revealed
The company Polar USA has suspended the information sharing feature on its popular fitness app, Polar Flow.
US Still Hopes to Sway Turkey to Buy Patriot Missiles over S-400
While there is no formal deal in place, U.S. officials are still hoping to convince Turkey to buy the Patriot missile system.
Army to Buy Raytheon's Coyote Expendable UAS for Drone-Killing Mission
The U.S. Army will buy Raytheon's Coyote drone by the end of the year to take down enemy drones.
US Fighters May Carry StormBreaker Foul-Weather Bomb by Next Year
Testing for Raytheon's Stormbreaker precision-guided bomb is "going so well" it may be fielded earlier than expected.
Red Air Gets a High-Tech Upgrade With Garmin's New Tandem Cockpit
TacAir announced it has begun integrating the Garmin G3000 cockpit on Northrop Grumman's F-5E/F fighter aircraft.
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