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Carter: DOD’s fiscal 2017 budget request takes long view

The fiscal year 2017 Defense Department budget request must, of necessity, take the long view, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the Senate Appropriations defense...

Air Force awards GPS III launch services contract

Air Force photographA SpaceX Falcon 9 stands ready for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Air Force awarded a contract...

AH-64D Apaches arrive on Oahu

Army photograph by Sgt. Daniel Kyle JohnsonAn AH-64D Apache from 2-6 Cavalry Squadron, 25th Combat Aviation brigade, flies through downtown Honolulu en route...

Demonstration showcases AIM-9X joint-service venture

Army photographA Navy and Air Force AIM-9X Sidewinder Air Intercept Missile launches from the Army’s Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) during a recent Indirect Fire...

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

Air Force photograph by A1C Ridge ShanAn F-35A Lightning II taxis from the runway onto the flight line after successfully completing a sortie,...

Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be...

Army testing air defense system integration

Army photograph by John Andrew HamiltonThe IFPC Inc 2-I Multi Mission Launcher launches a Longbow Hellfire missile against a UAS representative target on...

Armed Services chief lays out risky strategy for budget hike

Seeking to halt an erosion of the U.S. military's combat readiness, a senior House Republican unveiled legislation April 25 that would boost the defense...

Pentagon spokesman: Up to 250 more U.S. forces to deploy to...

Up to 250 additional U.S. personnel are being deployed to Syria to support local forces on the ground and build on successes of U.S....

A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over bases

The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should allow a new round of military base closings. The case goes like...