Newly released documents reveal the timing, depth and risks posed by the Pentagon’s broad hypersonic weapons plan.
The commander-in-chief’s attacks put the USS Gerald R. Ford’s subsystem in the spotlight.
Russia’s new ground-based satellite-zapping system; Indonesia buys Bell, Airbus helos; India’s Tejas edges closer to full operations; Staff changes at Pentagon.
If the U.S. is to retain leadership in hypersonics, a sustained increase in university research programs is critical.
Perhaps the most significant change to Japanese military policy will be breaking the iron ratios by which the armed forces share the defense budget.
If the defense budget wins enough support to pass, it would represent an increase of only about 2% over the Obama baseline.
Thirteen improvised systems, each carrying 10 small bombs, were launched against the Khmeimim Air Base. Russian units took control of six and shot down seven.
Japan moves ahead with potential purchase of SM-3 Block 2A, U.S. Army takes first step to buying new Airbus Lakota helos, new questions about Indonesia’s AW101 purchase and Mexico considers U.S. weapons for its ships.
After doubling production last year, Kratos' target drone business is set for another expansion after capturing the Army’s MQM-107 replacement program.
The U.S. Air Force is looking at leveraging virtual reality and artificial intelligence to transform pilot training.