The U.S. Air Force wants to partner with rocket makers in developing a new propulsion system that could replace Russian-made technology used on existing boosters, officials said.
The general in charge of Air Force Space Command warned that failures may disrupt how the service buys rocket launches from competitive providers.
Adm. Paul F. Zukunft said the U.S. is practically a bystander in the region while Russia operates 27 icebreakers.
A Lockheed Martin Corp.-Boeing Co. joint venture has unveiled a new rocket called the Vulcan designed in part to end the firm’s dependence on Russian engines.
The U.S. Air Force general who warned subordinates that praising the A-10 aircraft to lawmakers amounts to “treason” has been fired, the service said.
The Defense Department’s top weapons buyer said future systems must take advantage of rapidly evolving commercial technology.
The Navy and Marine Corps are preparing their amphibious assault ships for the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter’s first ever deployment slated for 2018.
Organizers of the nation’s biggest space conference have banned reporters and other members of the press from attending any of the event’s panels on cybersecurity.
U.S. Army generals suggested the M113 will remain in the inventory — and inside the wire — for another decade until the Vietnam-era tracked vehicle is retired.
The U.S. Army is working to glean intelligence on Russian military technology from the conflict between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces.
The U.S. Army’s advanced technology czar said that the service must focus on accelerating the innovation of attainable technologies.
The Navy plans to put a new ship radar system on both next-generation carriers and amphibious assault ships as a way to reduce costs and increase commonality.
U.S. military leadership has known the Pentagon is falling quickly behind the technological curve and opening itself to new and developing threats.
The House of Representatives has voted in favor of a fiscal 2016 budget that includes almost $100 billion in war funding for the Defense Department. That would be the highest level in years.
Senator says Navy carrier-launched drone needs to be stealthier and more lethal or the program will be at risk.