Congress

Lawmakers Ask Industry Groups to Offer Defense Procurement Recommendations

Senate and House armed services committee leaders have enlisted nine trade groups to review the Pentagon’s weapons acquisition system and make recommendations to streamline the ...
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Report: Afghan Military Spending Grew 557% Over 9 Years

A new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute indicates that 23 countries have doubled their military spending over the last 10 years, Defense One reported ...
Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Faces Fiscal, Security Challenges Amid Budget Cuts

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has told a Senate hearing the service is struggling with fiscal and security challenges posed by budget cuts, American Forces ...
Pentagon

Pentagon Unveils Strategic Force Structure

The Defense Department has introduced a strategic force structure that will serve as guidelines for meeting treaty requirements, American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. A total ...
ChinaUSFlags

Chuck Hagel Tours China’s First Aircraft Carrier

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel kicked off his three-day visit to China on Monday with a tour of the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning, Reuters reports. Phil Stewart writes a U.S. official ...
computer-technology

Pentagon Updates Electronic Warfare Policies for Military Ops

The Defense Department has moved to integrate electronic warfare into its joint military operations for defense components to share tactics and technologies, Defense Systems reported ...
drone

FAA, Pentagon Set Limits on Drone Testing Sites

The Defense Department and the Federal Aviation Administration have moved to limit usage of military airspace for testing unmanned aerial vehicles, Inside GNSS reported Monday. Dee ...
army vehicle

Military Eyes Camp Shelby for Logistics Center; Craig Sumrall Comments

Military officials are looking to convert Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center into a logistics hub under an agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Marine Times reported ...
Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh: Budget Reductions Hit Combatant Commands

Gen. Mark Welsh Gen. Mark Welsh, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, has told a House defense subcommittee that he believes budget cuts are harming the combatant commanders’ future capabilities, ...
cloud

Frederick Henry: New DISA Cloud Service Built for Core Data Center Level

The Defense Information Systems Agency has launched a cloud computing service for U.S. military and civilian agencies to manage virtual infrastructures, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Henry ...

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