Two U.S. Senate committees are holding up $7 million in new monies for the missile that has been America’s munition of choice against al Qaeda.
Boeing has won an initial contract worth $296 million to buy parts needed for production of 12 more P-8A spy planes, including eight for the U.S. Navy and four for the government of Australia, the Pentagon announced Aug. 14.
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has won a U.S. Army contract for Tactical Transportable Troposcatter systems.
The U.S. Army plans to hold a competition in fiscal 2016 to develop the next phase of its controversial battlefield intelligence system.
“Big data” is big business nowadays. Defense contractor Lockheed Martin, for example, boasts their analytical tools have successfully predicted everything from Arab Spring uprisings to the onset of sepsis in hospital patients.
The Mexican Air Force has issued a follow-up contract for a fourth batch of Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II armed trainers, according to a Mexican Ministry of the Treasury document published Aug. 8.
Russia will pay France in full under the contract for the construction of Mistral-class helicopter carriers only after the delivery of the second ship, the head of the Russian state-run arms trader Rosoboronexport said Aug. 12.
Czech defense manufacturer Excalibur Army has developed a modernized infantry fighting vehicle, together with Israel’s Rafael, based on the Russian-designed BMP-2.
Russia will launch a comprehensive import substitution program in October focused on replacing Western components used in its defense industry, access to which was cut off last month by expanded U.S. and European sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, a senior defense industry official said Aug. 14.
The Defense Department’s spokesman Aug. 14 said military leaders remain committed to carrying out President Obama’s pivot to Asia, despite ongoing unrest in other parts of the world.
Approximately 75 airmen and two C-130J Super Hercules from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived Aug. 14 at Powidz Air Base, Poland, for exercises with Poland and neighboring Baltic States.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter test fleet will be able to fly six hours between engine inspections for weapon test and refueling missions, as restrictions on the fifth-generation fighter continue to ease.
Veterans waiting for a primary care appointment at a VA medical facility may now be able to get one at a private physician under a program that allows veterans to seek medical treatment outside the Veterans Affairs Department.
Seven specks of star dust from outside the solar system have been brought back to Earth for the first time. These tiny grains, some of which are a millionth of a millionth of a gram, could help scientists help explain how solar systems form.
A NASA spacecraft hurtling toward a 2015 rendezvous with Pluto has captured amazing video of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon.
Yi So-yeon, South Korea’s first and only astronaut, just quit her job. The 36-year-old engineer cited personal reasons in her resignation letter to the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, according to media reports in Korea.
Scientists in Germany have placed together a stunning mosaic image on the Martian surface. The global “atlas” was painstakingly constructed form pictures sent back by a camera instrument on Europe’s Mars Express aircraft, which is in orbit around the Red Planet.
A week after arriving at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Europe’s Rosetta probe is busy acquiring the data needed to select a landing site.
The U.S. Air Force wants humans and machines to work together for ISR analysis.