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Defense against small drones has become an increasing priority for the Pentagon in recent years.
The Army has come up with an list of the best counter drone technologies to destroy quadcopters and other unmanned systems.
The Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter just wrapped up its sea trials and will tackle hot-weather training next.
The test is just one example of how the service is gunning to change the character of warfare, top officials say.
The Army tested prototypes from several vendors early last year by putting them into the hands of soldiers.
The U.S. Air Force is asking companies to submit ideas for a next-generation hunter-killer drone to replace the MQ-9 Reaper
The Army announced its plans to purchase Iron Dome in February 2019 to comply with the fiscal 2019 NDAA.
Social-distancing restrictions have interrupted testing of the Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System.
The Portland was equipped with the Solid State Laser Weapons System Demonstrator for the at-sea test.
It will be like R2-D2 from "Star Wars" in an aircraft, an official says.
The fourth-generation AC-130 is slated to replace the AC-130H/U/W models, with delivery of the final J-variant in 2021.
PEO Rotary Wing officials are working with the Army on special operations-specific requirements for the FLRAA.
U.S. Special Operations Command wants to equip small teams of with smart-soldier gear to stay connected with intel assets.
Avoiding fratricide is still a challenge for U.S. ground forces in particular.
Officials will study SpaceX's launch methods at its headquarters in California, and at Vandenberg and Cape Canaveral.
Using a smartphone app, an instructor can cause the visor to appear cloudy and partially or fully obscure the pilot's vision.
U.S. Army medical officials want the defense industry to create wearable monitors to detect symptoms of coronavirus.
The drone is 38 feet long and can fly more than 2,000 nautical miles.
The Air Force's new F-15s are supposed to complement the F-35, not compete with its mission.