The U.S. Defense Department since mid-June has spent about $7.5 million a day on military operations to combat Islamic extremists in northern Iraq.
Admirals want to buy more Landing Craft Air Cushions in light of the increased global missile threat in the Pacific.
The bulk of the estimated price tag actually comes from intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, not strike sorties, according to a defense budget analyst.
A research group is calling on lawmakers to cancel the Littoral Combat Ship months after the Pentagon cut the number of vessels it plans to buy.
The Defense Department awarded 75 contracts potentially worth $6.2 billion in the week ending Aug. 22, according to a Military.com analysis.
The U.S. Defense Department may need to modify next year’s budget to pay for airstrikes targeting Islamic militants in Iraq, officials said.
Five contractors won seats on a multi-billion-dollar contract to upgrade the Navy’s ship-based computer networks against cybersecurity threats.
The U.S. Air Force’s grounding of more than half its fleet of F-16D fighter jets highlights the need for ongoing structural upgrades of the aging aircraft.
The Defense Department awarded 78 contracts potentially worth $5.6 billion in the week ending Aug. 15, according to a Military.com analysis.
Senator Levin said Congress would re-evaluate the program the Pentagon set up to pass on unwanted military gear to to local police.
The award comes as the Chicago-based aerospace giant is cutting costs from its defense segment in anticipation of a downturn in U.S. military spending.
The U.S. Army plans to hold a competition in fiscal 2016 to develop the next phase of its controversial battlefield intelligence system.
United Launch Alliance President and CEO Michael Gass, who served in the positions since the venture’s formation in 2006, has stepped down.
The service selected a Sikorsky-Boeing team and a Bell-Lockheed team to build prototypes for the first phase of the Joint Multi-Role helicopter program.
Congress added language to the 2015 defense budget requiring the Pentagon to assess and confront Chinese military expansion.