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U.S. Army Testing Light Recon Vehicles

The Weasel Light Reconnaissance Vehicle showed up at Modern Day Marine 2015, but its German maker is hoping the U.S. Army will adopt it for…






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Pentagon: F-35 Gun Will Fire in 2017

The fifth-generation stealth fighter’s GAU-22 gun and Electro-Optical Targeting System will be operational with the installation of the Block 3F software update in fiscal 2017.


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DoD Buzz’s Top 10 Stories of 2014

Battles over funding for military equipment, a war of words between a senator and the Pentagon press secretary, and what may come of trucks left over from Iraq and Afghanistan.



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Congress Likely to Back War Chest to Fight ISIS

Congress will likely pass the White House’s separate war-funding request to battle Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria despite some lawmakers’ concerns over strategy










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Militants Using Humvees from Iraq in Syria

The al Qaeda-splinter group, Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant, has bragged about its capture of Iraqi army equipment, including Humvees, blast-resistant trucks and tanks.


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SecAF Defends A-10 Retirement Strategy

The U.S. Air Force’s top civilian defended the strategy to retire the A-10 aircraft, as House lawmakers gear up for a key vote that may determine the fate of the gunship.