Defense Giant Lockheed Martin has purchased helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft for a reported price of $9 billion, company officials announced July 20.
Sen. John McCain renewed his call for the U.S. to supply Ukrainian forces with the Javelin anti-tank missile in their fight against pro-Russian separatists.
The Navy will increase its global carrier presence next year despite numerous reports it will experience a Middle East carrier-gap as soon as this Fall,
The chairmen of the two most powerful defense Congressional committees have much different personalities. How will it affect their legislation?
The new U.S. military strategy focused on the growing threat from “revisionist states” such as Russia and China along with the militant group in Iraq and Syria.
Start-up rocket-maker SpaceX is still certified to launch military satellites despite the recent explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket on a NASA mission to the International Space Station.
The Navy plans to spend $25 million per year beginning in 2017 as a way to invest in techniques of lowering the cost of building the services’ new Ford-class aircraft carriers.
The Navy’s third Littoral Combat Ship is launching a new expeditionary maintenance capability while on deployment in the Pacific theater.
The U.S. Defense Department will send hundreds of Abrams tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and Paladin howitzers to Eastern Europe.
The former highest-ranking woman at the U.S. Defense Department who turned down the Pentagon’s top job said there probably won’t be a deal in Congress anytime soon to undo defense spending caps.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Pentagon and Congressional budget cutters should look at eliminating extra bureaucracy before slashing funds for sailors and ships.
The governor will press his case for stopping construction of a new airfield and eventually getting many of the Marines and their MV-22 Ospreys off the island.
The U.S. Air Force has certified SpaceX to launch military satellites, ending a Lockheed Martin Corp.-Boeing Co. joint venture’s decade-long monopoly on the business.
The service branches on Thursday showed off advances in technology for the future battlefield – from better blast protection to longer-lasting pizza.
The Navy is ramping up production of its Standard Missile-6 as part of a broader effort to acquire up to 1,800 of the surface-to-air launched supersonic missiles, Raytheon officials said.
Sen. John McCain has released a list of federally funded programs and contacts that he has labeled “America’s Most Wasted.”
President Obama plans to overhaul the Joint Chiefs of Staff this year as he seeks to replace a handful of longtime members whose terms are coming to a close.
President Obama’s nomination of Air Force Gen. Paul Selva as vice chairman marks the first time in ten years an airman has been nominated to one of the leadership positions of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
President Obama was expected to nominate Marine Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The White House was expected to make an announcement soon on a successor to the retiring Army Gen. Martin Dempsey.