The powers-that-be must soon make a decision on how to cut military spending before sequestration returns in 2016.
Retired Air Force Brigadier Gen. Chuck Yeager could have thought of a few other things he’d rather be doing Feb. 4, but there he was in a Sacramento courtroom defending himself in a lawsuit that’s gone to trial.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has sustained Motorola Solutions Inc.’s protest of a $2.5 million contract for a land mobile radio system for the Detroit Arsenal that had been awarded to Harris Corp., according to documents made public Feb. 5.
Aerospace firms will finalise billions of dollars of deals at next week’s Singapore Airshow, hoping to ride out a storm in emerging markets whose prosperity is vital to their plans to keep producing record numbers of jets.
Nexter Munitions, part of France’s Nexter group, has placed its first order with Rheinmetall Nitrochemie under a new long-term supply agreement for ammunition components.
A fund administered by the Turkish government has put the troubled armored vehicles maker BMC up for sale.
The Defense Department remains skeptical of mergers involving its major contractors, a Pentagon official said Feb. 5
Army officials will begin a public push for a new round of base closures that could take place as early as 2017, according to an Army spokesperson.
For three days, the family of Capt. Lucas Gruenther waited while rescuers searched for the F-16 pilot in the Adriatic Sea.
The Defense Department plans to ask Congress for $4.5 billion in extra missile defense funding over the next five years as part of the fiscal 2015 budget request, say congressional sources and an expert.
A hawkish GOP lawmaker wants the Pentagon to resuscitate annual wish lists of weapon systems and other items it cannot afford, a practice stifled by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
On the battlefield, Washington is racing to equip its soldiers on the front lines with the most high-tech weapons and warplanes. But at home, the U.S. military’s system to care for veterans is only slowly emerging from the era of print files and paper clips.
The federal government will fall well short of meeting veterans’ health care and benefits needs in the coming years, several leading veterans service organizations said this week, and tens of billions of dollars in additional spending will be needed to adequately address the issue.
NASA’s Curiosity rover has been looking back at its home planet – and even send a picture back. The amazing image reveals the Earth and the moon in the far distance.
It will be the most powerful laser ever created, and could give researchers incredible new insights into how the cosmos was created. Called the High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS), it will emit 100,000 times more power than all the power stations in the world – for a tiny fraction of a second.
The Defense Department is attempting to develop a new unmanned spacecraft that could enter low Earth orbit faster and with more frequency than ever before.
India and Israel will jointly build an integrated anti-missile system to be deployed against Chinese nuclear and conventional missiles.
India’s much-awaited purchase of 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft for the Indian air force from French firm Dassault Aviation will be further delayed as negotiations to calculate the life-cycle cost haven’t been settled and there is no money for any new buys, Defense Minister A. K. Antony says.
India’s Ministry of Defence has asked the federal government to fast-track the purchase of helicopters for VIP transport duties. The request follows its 1 January termination of the contract for 12 AgustaWestland AW101s that were intended for the role.
Arms exporter Rosoboronexport has signed a contract for the sale of 24 Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainers to Bangladesh’s Ministry of Defense, according to a late January 2014 report from Anatoly Isaikin, director general of Rosoboronexport.