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Virginia Lawmakers Urge Air Force Secretary to Move F-22s to Langley-Eustis
The move would give more missions to the Virginia base, which is currently "underutilized," they said.
F-35Bs Conduct Strikes in 'Beast Mode' for First Time in Pacific Region
The F-35B achieved another first on an at-sea deployment after conducting training strikes with an external ordnance load.
The Air Force Has Fixed Its Active-Duty Maintainer Shortage, SecAF Says
In 2016, the Air Force said it was short about 4,000 maintainers across its ranks.
The Marines' Amphibious Combat Vehicle May Get a 30mm Cannon
Three variants of the amphibious combat vehicle may ultimately be developed.
Small Motor Adds Powerful Punch to Coast Guard's Next Offshore Cutter
Leonardo DRS is building hybrid electric drives for the new ship.
Air Force Light Attack Effort Stalls After Experiments
The Air Force was supposed to publish a final RFP in December for a light attack aircraft, but it never happened.
Navy Reassessing Plan for 355-Ship Fleet in New Study, Top Officer Says
The U.S. Navy is revisiting whether its 355-ship plan is sustainable, and whether an even larger naval presence is needed.
Could Air Force Win Big in 2020 Defense Budget? Analysts Weigh In
Funding could include the border wall and homeland security, think tank number-crunchers say.
The Marines Just 3D-Printed an Entire Bridge in California
A team of logistic Marines has printed a functional concrete footbridge without having to mix gravel at the build site.
Shorter Contracts, Hefty Bonuses Available for Air Force Pilots
Air mobility and spec ops pilots will see a big increase if they choose to take advantage of this year's bonus program.
'Just Noise:' Shanahan Denies Showing Favoritism Toward Former Employer Boeing
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday downplayed reports that he has shown favoritism toward Boeing Co.
US Didn't Fly in Recent UAE-Led Exercise
The U.S. military is not planning to participate in a recent United Arab Emirates-led exercise with Middle East partners.
Proposed Army 1,000-Mile Supergun Could Be Ultimate Standoff Weapon
The extended-range artillery cannon could help eliminate threats for ground troops and other military assets, Esper said.
Navy Prepares to Add New Ship-Killer Missile to LCS
The service is moving ahead with placing the Naval Strike Missile on the LCS.
Navy Finally Has One Weapons Elevator Working on Its Newest Carrier
The bigger and faster electromagnetic weapons elevator on the new aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is finally ready for use.
Trump's Missile Defense Review Calls for Space Sensors, Drone Lasers
President Donald Trump called for the best cutting-edge missile defense weapons and systems at the Pentagon on Thursday.
Navy Brass Optimistic as Littoral Combat Ship Readies to Deploy After Hiatus
The head of Naval Surface Forces says commanders are clamoring for the near-shore security vessels.
Russia Claims US Violating Treaty Over 'Unverified' B-52 Bombers, Missiles
Russia says it can't verify the conversion of B-52H Stratofortresses that were slated to be changed to conventional-only.
Acquisition Czar: Army Closer to Fielding New Approach to Air Defense
The Army has crafted a new approach to protecting ground forces from enemy air attack, acquisition czar Bruce Jette said.
Air Force to Accept KC-46 Tanker Deliveries Despite Lingering Problems
The U.S. Air Force will begin accepting its newest refueling tankers from Boeing Co. this month despite continuing problems.