US, Japan, South Korea vow unified response to North Korea threat
President Joe Biden said the three-way partnership is “even more important than it’s ever been” when North Korea is stepping up its provocations.
US to buy South Korean howitzer rounds to send to Ukraine
A U.S. official says the U.S. will buy 100,000 rounds of howitzer artillery rounds from South Korean manufacturers to provide to Ukraine.
Ukraine is crowdfunding a naval drone fleet to repeat its Black Sea success
Kyiv wants to buy 100 of the kayak-like uncrewed surface vehicles to wreak havoc on Russia’s navy.
US intelligence report says key gulf ally meddled in American politics
The United Arab Emirates steered U.S. foreign policy in its favor through legal and illegal exploits, according to an unprecedented intelligence report.
Uncrewed, solar-powered US space plane back after 908 days in orbit
An uncrewed U.S. military space plane landed Nov. 12 after spending a record 908 days in orbit for its sixth mission and conducting science experiments.
Meet the man trying to change the culture of Boeing Defense
CEO Ted Colbert says reducing groupthink is part of the path to a nimbler, networked weapons company.
With a new patrol vessel and a new deal, Abu Dhabi Ship Building makes waves in Indonesia
The unveiling of the new vessel in Jakarta was evidence of the Gulf firm’s interest in the Indo-Pacific market, a company official said.
Army announces next three brigades deploying to Europe
The Army announced fresh deployments for three brigades and a division headquarters Nov. 9 afternoon, revealing which units will take up positions in Europe as part of the long-running Atlantic Resolve deterrence mission.
Air Force still struggling to launch working performance review system
Technology glitches and delays continue to plague the Air Force’s attempt to launch new performance evaluation software, after almost a year of struggling to get the program up and running.
The end of Army radios?
In an effort to gain more secure communications, the Army may have to reduce the number of radios in the force. Hear about the new plan.
Special ops airmen get fewer new gunships than promised
The Pentagon has quietly cut procurement of its new AC-130J Ghostrider special operations gunships, downsizing the fleet from 37 to 30.
Only tiny fraction of US military aircraft met mission capable rate goals in FY21
Only two U.S. military aircraft types met their mission capable goal in fiscal 2021, the Government Accountability Office found in a new report that evaluated the availability of 49 aircraft.
VA secretary looks for progress on veterans suicide, homelessness soon
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he expects to see significant progress soon in efforts to reduce homelessness and suicide among veterans, despite the complexity and long-term challenges of both issues.
Black vets earn more than civilian peers, but not as much as whites
Black veterans typically have higher incomes than peers who never served in the military, but the advantage still isn’t enough to help them catch up financially with white Americans, according to a new analysis from the Rand Corp. released Nov. 9.
Veteran homelessness made harder by climate change
Extreme weather can make daily life effectively impossible for those living without guaranteed shelter ó and can delay access to needed resources.
Korean War soldier’s remains identified after more than seven decades
Cpl. Tommie Hanks went missing in 1950 and was declared dead three years later.