The chief weapons buyer touted policy changes that he said have helped curb the cost of major weapons programs, but acknowledged that some acquisition efforts remain problematic.
U.S. lawmakers again rejected the Air Force’s proposal to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft, calling the decision “misguided.”
Despite an ongoing legal challenge to its contract, truck-maker Oshkosh Corp. remains bullish on its ability to produce a Humvee replacement for the Army and Marine Corps.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter retained “full confidence” in Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead Central Command in the wake of his much-criticized testimony on ISIS.
Boeing is rejecting rocket engine-maker Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc.’s $2 billion bid to buy rocket-maker United Launch Alliance, an executive said.
The head of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program says the fifth-generation aircraft is past the “slow and steady progress” of development stage and is now all about continuing modernization of the aircraft.
Weeks after unveiling a design for a successor to the Cold War-era U-2 spy plane, Lockheed Martin Corp. is touting the benefits of the U.S. Air Force’s existing fleet of Dragon Ladies.
The Marine Corps has begun flying AV-8B Harrier jump-jets on airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq, officials announced.
Defense contractors competing for a contract to build the U.S. military’s replacement to the iconic Humvee are eagerly awaiting a decision from the Army.
Unlike some of the Pentagon’s top military and civilian leaders, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley said he welcomes a plan to boost war funding.
Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces, argues that aircraft carriers and air wings provide flexible strategic options for the U.S. military.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded contracts to three major defense contractors to finish designs on a new fleet of radar surveillance planes.
Yet none of them specified how they would pay for the proposals, including more military personnel and equipment.
The National Security Council now has 400 staffers — double what it had under the Bush administration.
The Marine Corps didn’t appropriately account for nearly $1 billion in 2012 — the year the Pentagon celebrated its first financial audit.
The service is expected to announce the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is ready to fly initial operations in the near future, a general said.
The Navy and Huntington Ingalls are nearly one-third complete with initial construction of the soon-to-be USS Tripoli, the second new America-class amphibious assault ship.
The world’s largest defense contractor won a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Army to supply PAC-3 Patriot missiles to governments in the Middle East and Asia.
The United States needs to step up its naval presence in the South China Sea, according to Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va.
Defense Giant Lockheed Martin has purchased helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft for a reported price of $9 billion, company officials announced July 20.