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Cyber Attack Wouldn't Merit Nuclear Strike: Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman
A cyber attack on U.S. infrastructure would not warrant a nuclear strike, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs said.
US Losing Its Advantage in Race for Hypersonic Technology: Selva
Did the U.S. military miss its window of opportunity to beat out adversaries in hypersonics development?
Army to Test First Robotic Combat Vehicle by 2021
The U.S. Army is planning on testing the first prototypes of the Robotic Combat Vehicle by 2021.
New Software Will Prevent F-35 Pilots from Flying into the Ground
The military's F-35 is about to get a new technology that will prevent pilots from flying into the ground by mistake.
Mattis: There Is No Such Thing as a 'Tactical' Nuke
Defense Secretary Mattis said new low-yield nuclear weapons would be bargaining chips for arms deals.
Mattis' About-Face: He Now Supports ICBMs as Part of Nuclear Triad
Mattis said he was once a skeptic about maintaining ICBMs in the nuclear triad, but he has changed his mind.
Military Dune Buggy Now Has an Optionally Manned Variant
The MRZR X made its debut at the AUVSI unmanned systems show near Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
Air Force Readies Competition to Re-Wing A-10s
The service is requesting that defense companies submit ideas on how best to develop new wings for the A-10 fleet,
Future Budget to Stress Lethality over Force End Strength: Mattis
The next military budget will stress lethality over the size of the force.
Future Marine Infantry Units May Have PSYOP Capabilities, More Snipers
The infantry unit of the future is sophisticated, with robust intelligence and reconnaissance capabilities.
Some T-6s Will Fly Next Week to Test Maintenance Technique: General
The Air Force is giving the green light to launch at least 24 flights of the T-6 Texan II trainer aircraft next week
Russia and China Racing to Get Satellite Jammers, Report Finds
Weapons capable of jamming or destroying U.S. satellites will reach initial operational capability in the next few years.
Marines' Self-Flying Helicopter Kit a Finalist for Top Aviation Award
The AACUS program is up for the 2017 Robert J. Collier trophy, awarded by the National Aeronautic Association.
Mattis' Pet Peeve: Calling Drones 'Unmanned Aerial Vehicles'
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis can't stand the term "unmanned aerial vehicle."
Marines at Miramar Can Soon Get Rides in a Driverless Vehicle Shuttle
Two driverless electric 15-passenger vans will be programmed to make stops at Miramar's most popular locations.
MQ-9 Reaper Getting New Multirole Missions as MQ-1 Retirement Nears
Officials are sending out the MQ-9 for a new, tailored multi-role mission to strike Taliban targets in Afghanistan.
'Drop It on Their Heads': StratCom's Launch-Phase Missile Defense Plan
The nation needs directed-energy weapons to take out enemy missiles on launch, the head of StratCom says.
Lawmakers: Military's Space Corps Could Launch Within 3 Years
The "Space Corps" debate continues, with lawmakers pushing harder than ever to convince the Air Force.
Coast Guard to Publish RFP for First Heavy Icebreaker in 40 Years
Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said the service now has the backing of Congress and the White House.
Lockheed Predicts Record-Setting Readiness Rates Soon for F-35
Jeff Babione said the reliability of the first batches of aircraft aren't as high as in lots 6 and beyond.
Marines Partner with Tech Firm to Design Unmanned Resupply Vehicles
The Marine Corps has partnered with a San Francisco-based firm to design a new unmanned cargo delivery vehicle.
Marine Leaders Don't Want New Tech to Weigh Grunts Down
Keep it small, keep it simple. It's what Marine Corps leaders industry to keep in mind when making tech for grunts.
Navy 'Fully Invested' in Futuristic Railgun, Top Officer Says
Richardson was responding to a question from Rep. Tim Ryan, who expressed concern about the railgun weapon.
Marines Release Specifications for New Mega-Drone
MUX would carry all the weapons on an F-35B, fly at 30,000 feet, and provide key command-and-control capabilities.
The Air Force's Light Attack Search Won't Yield a New A-10. Here's Why
Lawmakers have been pressing the U.S. Air Force the last few weeks about its light attack program.
Raytheon's Laser Dune Buggy Set to Fry Enemy Quadcopters
The funny-looking vehicle promises to give maneuver formations defense against drones.
Marines Developing JLTV Air-Defense System Armed with Laser Weapon
The Marine Corps is putting together a mobile air-defense weapon system that's mounted on a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
Navy Likely to Be First Service to Field Laser Weapons, Expert Says
If one service has made sufficient progress to use laser weapons in its arsenal in the next few years, it's the U.S. Navy.
Will Ongoing KC-46 Tanker Problems Affect KC-10 Retirement?
Questions surround the Air Force's aging KC-10 Extender and whether it will have to remain in service longer due to delays.
Air Force Offers Glimpse into 6th-Gen Fighters, Future Flight Suits
The Air Force Research Lab has unveiled a new video that gives a further glimpse into proposed programs.
Army Unveils Family of Future Vertical Lift Helicopters
U.S. Army aviation officials on Tuesday offered a preview of the aircraft that make up Future Vertical Lift.
Army Using Xbox, PS4 Technology to Build New Virtual Trainers
The U.S. Army wants to replace its outdated virtual simulators with the kind of realistic, first-person shooter gaming technology designed for Xbox and PS4 game systems.
Army Hopes to Start Fielding New Binocular-Style NVGs by Fall
U.S. Army infantry and other combat soldiers may start receiving binocular-style night vision goggles by this fall.
Russia Sells Turkey Missiles It Claims Can Take Out F-35s
The $2.5 billion deal for "the Growler" was made this week.
Recent Rash of Fatal Aviation Accidents Not a 'Crisis,' Pentagon Says
No pattern or linkage has been found in the initial analysis of accidents, the director of the Joint Staff said.
Pentagon Gets New Cloud Tech Chief Amid Trump's Feud With Amazon
Dana Deasy, former CIO for the J.P. Morgan investment bank, is expected to start at the Defense Department in early May.
Navy's Carbon-Fiber Stiletto Craft Tests High-Tech Gear at Sea
Stiletto serves as a principal demonstration craft to test high-tech gear and new concepts in coastal and riverine warfare.
Air Force Looks to Artificial Intelligence to Fight Future Wars
The Air Force is hoping advances in artificial intelligence mean data will be easier to access and analyze.
Navy's Push for Autonomous Boats Prompts Industry Response
The Navy has been looking at unmanned surface boats that operate autonomously.
Air Force Special Ops Short on Funding for AC-130 Gunship Laser
The Air Force is short of funding to speed development of a laser weapon for what is already one of the most lethal platforms in t
Pentagon Suspends F-35 Deliveries Over New Corrosion Issues: General
Military officials confirmed that the DoD has temporarily suspended acceptance of new F-35s over corrosion issues.
F-22 Ends Up in Belly Skid After Takeoff Mishap at Fallon
An F-22 Raptor suffered a mishap last week after it skidded on its belly following a takeoff at Naval Air Station Fallon.
US May Ramp Up Buy of the Missile That Just Made Combat Debut in Syria
The missile -- a 1,000-pound warhead, with pinpoint accuracy -- is capable of taking out moving land-based targets.
Air Force to Create Global Space Training amid Russia, China Threats
U.S. Air Force in 2019 will invite international partner applicants to train alongside airmen in space operations courses.
DoD Officials Erred About Weapons, Fighters Used in Syria Strike Mission
The F-22 Raptor did have a role in the Syria strike after all, according to statements from U.S. Air Forces Central Command.
Admiral: Don't Sanction India for Buying Russian 'F-35 Killer' Missiles
Adm. Phil Davidson, nominated to take over U.S. Pacific Command, raised concerns before a congressional committee this week.
Amazon, Oracle Battle for Pentagon Cloud Contract Worth Billions
The battle among tech giants for the Pentagon's cloud tech contract just intensified.
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.
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