Two Predator drones and 70 personnel from the Texas Air National Guard have deployed to Latvia in an ongoing buildup of equipment and troops in Eastern Europe.
The government of Saudi Arabia has requested several hundred Lockheed Martin Corp.-made Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles as part of a $5.4 billion deal.
The head of U.S. Southern Command said the vessels are needed to intercept the flow of cocaine and other illegal drugs from South America.
South America and Latin America to stem the flow of cocaine and other illegal drugs into the U.S.,
A U.S. Navy warship has recovered a dozen bodies from the AirAsia flight that crashed off the coast of Indonesia, the service said.
U.S. Pacific Command has authorized the Navy’s USS Fort Worth Littoral Combat Ship and P-8 Poseidon aircraft to help with recovery operations for AirAsia Flight QZ8501.
The U.S. is bolstering its ability to intercept ballistic missiles fired from North Korea with the deployment of another missile-defense radar in central Japan.
Kentucky BioProcessing is the only entity approved by the U.S. government to produce a drug cocktail of antibodies to fight the Ebola virus.
The Corps needs 38 amphibious assault ships for crisis-response missions around the world but the sea service will likely have to settle for 33.
While the Lockheed-Boeing joint venture said it wasn’t aware of any restrictions on sales of the RD-180, it put fault for the fiasco squarely on SpaceX.
The visit comes a month before the start of the annual Rim of the Pacific naval exercises off Hawaii, in which China plans to participate for the first time.
The international market for upgrading the twin-engine jets won’t be as large as that of the single-engine F-16 Fighting Falcon.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency recently issued six notifications with a combined value of $1.71 billion for weapons and equipment, from F/A-18 fighter jet upgrades to anti-tank missiles for Saudi Arabia.
The State Department has decided to cut aid and withhold the deliver of military systems from Egypt.
Following the British vote against support of the U.S. in a Syrian attack, the French step forward.
The U.S. since 2005 has offered Iraq some $35 billion in weapons and services, though only about $8 billion of that involves deals that have been approved by the U.S. government.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he wouldn’t be surprised if the Russians or the Chinese already obtained information from Edward Snowden on classified surveillance programs.
Former U.S. Central Command leaders spoke of a need to re-engage in peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
Sea service leaders work to pivot their forces to the Pacific as they balance sequestration cuts and and offer military options on Syria and North Korea.
Marine Corps leaders are preparing for more sea basing as the U.S. defense strategy pivots to the Pacific.
China for the first time listed a headcount for the People’s Liberation Army by service.