2 US soldiers dead and a dozen injured after military vehicle flips over in Alaska
The cause of the deadly incident, which unfolded in the Yukon Training Area, is still under investigation, officials said.
US and world leaders pledge support for Ukraine ‘for as long as it takes’
President Biden told his counterparts that U.S. aid would not be interrupted, despite opposition among some Republicans who blocked funding.
Defense Innovation Unit seeks modular test system to scale drone tech
As the Pentagon prepares to field thousands of autonomous systems in the coming years, its commercial innovation hub is seeking a modular test platform that it could use to validate payloads, sensors and other technology.
Air Force gives Raytheon $39 million for air defense software prototype
The Air Force awarded $39 million to Raytheon, the defense business unit of RTX, on Oct. 3 to develop a prototype software system to command and control air base defenses against aerial threats like cruise missiles and drones.†
Comtech wins $48 million US Army contract for satellite modems
The company will develop a satcom modem that can support multiple satellite communications networks.
Allvin becomes Air Force’s top officer as confirmation stalls
Gen. David Allvin will hold the top role in an unofficial capacity until he is formally confirmed by the Senate.
The US Navy’s continuing cruiser debacle
The service has spent billions over almost a decade to upgrade some of its cruisers, but has little to show for it. Now, it wants to close the book on the largest surface combatants.
F-16s deploy to Poland to bolster NATO’s eastern flank
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine grinds on, the U.S. Air Force deployed four F-16 fighters to neighboring Poland on Oct. 3, keeping up the service’s continuous presence on NATO’s eastern flank.
Army veteran volunteering in Ukraine killed during raid
Former U.S. Army infantryman Dalton J. Medlin was reportedly killed on Sept. 27 during a reconnaissance mission while serving as a volunteer fighter in Ukraine.
Operation Gothic Serpent veterans reflect on ‘Black Hawk Down’ battle
Members of Task Force Ranger overcame the challenges of fighting an entire city.