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What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon

Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon

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Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential fo...
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Turkey proceeds with deal for Russian missile system despite US and NATO warnings The delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as the F-35, Ameri...
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Turkey awaits ninth delivery for Russian S-400 missile defense system Deliveries of Russia's S-400 defense system to Turkey -- which started Friday and continued Monday -- could cause a permanent rift between the United ...
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The U.S. Just Revoked Turkey’s Access to F-35 Fighters After It Took Delivery of a Russian Missile System (WASHINGTON) — The White House says Turkey can no longer be part of the American F-35 fighter jet program. In a written statement, the White Hou...
22:16, 07/17/2019

Russian Missile Defense System Begins Arriving in Turkey Despite Warnings From Washington (ANKARA, Turkey) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, movin...
11:32, 07/12/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days: media Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said Russian S-400 defenses would begin arriving within 10 days, Turkish media reported, setting the clock ticking o...
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Trump boots Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian-made missile system The White House said the Russian-made S-400 system could be used to collect sensitive data on the F-35 program, making Turkey's continued partici...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Turkey prepares to receive Russian missile system, as questions swirl over potential US punishment The shipment of Russia’s highly-anticipated S-400 air defense missile system to Turkey is expected to roll out any day now, roiling the indignation of...
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Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missil...
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Turkey's Erdogan says Turkey has definitely bought Russian S-400 defense system Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesd...
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Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter j...
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Turkey to produce new S-500 missile system with Russia The Turkish president has described plans to help Russia build its next generation missile defense system. The move is likely to further strain Turkey...
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Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Turk...
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Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Anka...
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Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting th...
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US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO allianc...
10:00, 07/18/2019

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, aft...
21:16, 06/29/2019

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statement...
14:32, 07/14/2019

US issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchase BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. envoy to NATO says Turkey will be axed from the advance high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy...
16:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected a...
00:16, 07/18/2019

Trump Seeks Resolution With Turkey Over Russian Missile Dispute President Trump said he is considering ways to resolve a problematic situation borne out of Turkey’s decision to purchase advanced Russian air-defense...
14:16, 06/29/2019

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington cons...
08:32, 06/08/2019

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the two...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turk...
13:00, 06/29/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian m...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence system...
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Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to strike a joint working grou...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage f...
20:00, 07/12/2019

US Sets July 31 Deadline For Turkey To Give Up Russian Missile Deal Turkey's purchase of a major Russian missile defence system is "a problem", US President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart in a meeting on the...
14:00, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara be...
03:16, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, aft...
16:32, 06/29/2019

First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey: ministry The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defense ministry said, a develop...
12:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for p...
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Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian miss...
22:32, 07/16/2019

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00:00, 06/20/2019

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22:32, 05/13/2019

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air ...
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Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country...
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Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wedn...
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Turkey denies delaying Russian S-400 deal Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has denied that Turkey is delaying the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia amid tensions w...
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17:16, 06/08/2019

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Pentagon says China missile test in South China Sea 'disturbing' The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not...
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22:00, 06/07/2019

Turkey rejects ultimatums, says will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems and rejects any ultimatums on the issue, Foreign Minister Mev...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Turkey continues receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts Turkey has continued receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system for a second day, despite Washington’s warnings that it will impose san...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country...
10:32, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wedn...
02:00, 06/13/2019

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21:48, 05/22/2019

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17:48, 06/26/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian S-400s deal - minister NATO member Turkey is not distancing itself from the military alliance by making an agreement with Russia on purchasing S-400 missile defence systems,...
11:32, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says it will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion...
15:16, 06/13/2019

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16:00, 07/12/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on F...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Turkey offers Trump joint review of Russian S-400 threat Officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed with U.S. President Donald Trump a Turkish proposal to establish a joint committee over Tur...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally an...
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20:48, 06/13/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle g...
09:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal -minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on F...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an America...
19:48, 07/13/2019

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeate...
19:32, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-No sign of progress at NATO in U.S.-Turkey dispute over Russian defenses The United States and Turkey appeared to make no progress during talks at NATO headquarters on Wednesday toward resolving a major dispute over Ankara'...
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UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congres...
07:32, 07/13/2019

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22:32, 07/15/2019

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Do you believe in UFOs? China hints at test of new missile With a cryptic message about UFOs and a picture of a missile launcher, China's military has hinted that it has carried out a test of a new missile, af...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests President Trump on Monday said he is not “personally” troubled by recent rocket launches by North Korea — a view at odds with Japanese Pri...
18:32, 05/27/2019

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to und...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader has rejected what he calls U.S. conditions for mediating a border and maritime dispute with Israel. Has...
01:32, 06/01/2019

The CIA Has a Flying Knife Missile That Is as Awful as It Sounds The U.S. government has a new, unusual tool in its toolbox of death: a missile designed to kill people not with high explosives but with large, sword-...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Australia's 'Missile' Magnussen hangs up the goggles Three-times world champion James Magnussen has retired from competitive swimming after years of battling shoulder injuries, the Australian said on Wed...
04:48, 06/05/2019

GenDyn awarded $269.2M for missile tubes for U.S., U.K. subs General Dynamics' Electric Boat has been awarded a $269.2 million contract to provide 42 missile tubes and outfitting material for U.S. and British nu...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned ...
02:32, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recommen...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N....
06:00, 05/25/2019

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries conf...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Navy to christen guided missile destroyer LBJ on Saturday The U.S. Navy plans to christen the USS Lyndon B. Johnson, a Zumalt-class destroyer, on Saturday at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath,...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking wi...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are...
02:32, 05/26/2019

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the reg...
18:16, 07/01/2019

US puts rush order on long-range air-to-air missile The US is developing a new very-long-range air-to-air missile to counter Chinese and Russian weapons (transcript here). (video link) It has been more ...
22:16, 07/11/2019

Air Force set for new nuclear-armed cruise missile for 2030 Should major global powers be immersed in a high-stakes, dangerous escalation of tension, raising the possibility of a nuclear confrontation, could th...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiation...
20:48, 06/04/2019

New Navy air-to-ground missile destroys air defenses from 120 miles The Navy is fast-tracking a new air-to-ground missile engineered to destroy enemy air defenses from farther distances than existing weapons and succee...
20:16, 07/11/2019

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mis...
10:00, 06/01/2019

North Korea tests new missile _ and Trump’s resolve TOKYO (AP) — North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile — and President Donald Trump’s resolve to keep it from doing more of t...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting...
05:16, 05/26/2019

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus in...
16:00, 07/01/2019

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures against Russia should it r...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea’s new missile TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look j...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Trump says 'nobody's happy' about North Korea missile launches US president reacts after Pyongyang carries out second weapons test in five daysDonald Trump has said he does not think North Korea is “ready to negot...
01:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehra...
14:32, 06/06/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea's new missile The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a wi...
10:32, 05/10/2019

The Only Full Scale Test of a Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they hit Saudi power station with missile Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's al-Shuqaiq city, in the southern province of Jizan, with a cruise missile, their...
10:00, 06/20/2019

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A stat...
10:16, 05/23/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with e...
17:16, 05/10/2019

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected to...
19:16, 06/20/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed t...
14:48, 05/04/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confronta...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be d...
00:32, 06/19/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of ...
16:48, 05/11/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A figh...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. prob...
04:48, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 bln F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A figh...
22:16, 06/10/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn ...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been t...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
23:00, 06/07/2019

U.S. drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace - U.S. source A U.S. military drone has been shot down in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, a U.S. official sai...
10:48, 06/20/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the futu...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Guided-missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye christened in Maine A U.S. Navy destroyer bearing the name of the late Daniel Inouye, a long-time senator from Hawaii and veteran of World War II, was christened at Gener...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna ...
06:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace: U.S. source A U.S. military drone has been shot down in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, a U.S. official sai...
10:00, 06/20/2019

Russia warns of repeat of 1962 Cuban missile crisis The U.S. deployment of land-based missile systems near Russia's borders could lead to a stand-off comparable to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, Russian...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according to...
02:32, 07/08/2019

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets ...
03:16, 07/07/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked t...
17:48, 05/15/2019

SEE IT: Russia claims to test fire new hypersonic interceptor missile Russia’s defense ministry on Tuesday said it had successfully test launched a new hypersonic interceptor missile system with a precision unmatched by ...
06:48, 06/05/2019

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are al...
11:32, 06/01/2019

Germany approved for $122M guided missile purchase through U.S., NATO The U.S. State Department approved the possible $122 million sale of 91 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and up to eight Captive Air Training M...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials sai...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Pak Says Wants To Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power after the national ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same da...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Nuclear-Capable Prithvi II Missile Successfully Test Fired India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II on Thursday night as part of a user trial by the Army from a t...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repair...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Trump on latest North Korean missile tests: 'Nobody's happy about it' "They were smaller missiles, short-range missiles," Trump told reporters at the White House. "Nobody's happy about it, but we're taking a go...
03:32, 05/10/2019

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early on Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what authorities des...
13:32, 07/01/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later ...
06:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called a series of short-range...
06:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent test...
08:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's go...
10:16, 05/10/2019

"Nobody's Happy" About North Korea Missile Launch, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that "nobody's happy" after North Korea raised the pressure over the future of their deadlocked nuclear negotiations by...
12:00, 05/10/2019

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after...
06:00, 05/27/2019

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot officials say Syrian anti-aircraft missile that missed its target and reached ethnically divided Cyprus was likely the cause of an exp...
17:16, 07/01/2019

Navy plans to shoot nuclear missile from new Columbia-class sub Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm...
22:00, 05/21/2019

US cyberattack reportedly knocked out Iran missile control systems The US may have withheld a physical military response to Iran shooting down a drone, but it might not have shown similar restraint with a digital camp...
02:48, 06/23/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend a...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Iran says minister’s missile remarks meant to challenge US The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, tweeted late on Tuesday that Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments “threw the ball into t...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two ye...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denucle...
07:48, 05/06/2019

US Says "Aware" Of North Korea Actions On Missile Launch, Will "Monitor" The United States is watching North Korea's actions after the South Korean military said Pyongyang had launched short-range missiles into the sea on S...
07:32, 05/04/2019

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been i...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a ...
03:32, 07/17/2019

North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast...
04:00, 05/04/2019

South Korea to build destroyers that can be fitted with missile interceptors South Korea said Tuesday it is closer to building destroyers and attack submarines that could respond to the "changing security environment" on the pe...
21:48, 04/30/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a ...
23:48, 05/24/2019

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at...
15:48, 06/27/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as ...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after gettin...
22:16, 07/18/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put t...
00:48, 04/30/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined ...
03:32, 05/19/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses agai...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to prov...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Trump leaves Pentagon power vacuum The large number of acting officials has slowed decisions, handicapped the department in policy disputes, and unduly empowered the White House, former...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan for top Pentagon post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. The former Boeing executive has been le...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and ad...
01:16, 05/23/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
05:32, 05/22/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomenaR...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milita...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollou...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon'...
20:32, 07/09/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grap...
18:16, 06/21/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics s...
17:16, 06/01/2019

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily co...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration annou...
22:48, 05/06/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics s...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean milita...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Iran cleric says U.S.'fleet can be destroyed with one missile', ISNA news agency A senior Iranian cleric said in a Friday prayers sermon that the United States' navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft ca...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'' Forces Air Force To Postpone BrahMos Missile Testfiring In view of the cyclone storm ''Fani'', the Indian Air Force (IAF) and BrahMos Aerospace have put on hold the testfire of the air-launched version of s...
23:00, 04/29/2019

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircr...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, official...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Israeli broadcaster blames Hamas for ‘missile strike’ hack during Eurovision Israel’s online stream of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of a missile strike in the host city of Tel Aviv, whic...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Yemeni rebel missile attack injures 26 at airport in Saudi Arabia Attack comes as Japan’s PM arrives in Tehran in effort to ease US-Iranian tensionsYemeni rebels said they fired a cruise missile at a civilian airport...
17:16, 06/12/2019

After North Korean missile launch, Trump still has confidence in deal with Kim Jong Un After North Korea fired a barrage of missiles early Saturday, President Donald Trump said he remains confident in negotiations with Kim Jong Un and th...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Russia Missile Deal Related To Sovereignty, No Backtrack: Tayyip Erdogan President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that NATO-member Turkey would take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system in July - a deal that...
19:32, 06/25/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees missile firing drills North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons, the st...
22:48, 05/05/2019

WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
09:16, 06/15/2019

Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald T...
09:16, 06/29/2019

NATO chief leaves all options open to counter Russia missile NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg refuses to rule out that the military alliance might adapt its nascent missile defense shield to counter the p...
15:48, 06/26/2019

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violati...
17:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their...
06:00, 05/25/2019

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, h...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Trump not ‘bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month...
13:32, 05/27/2019

Fortnite v9.3 Content Update Brings Air Strike for Summoning Missile Attacks The latest Fornite v9.3 content update brings a new item called Air Strike which can be used to call a missile attack for decimating enemies on a larg...
13:00, 07/10/2019

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating fr...
15:48, 05/27/2019

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforce...
22:32, 07/15/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the reg...
18:32, 05/27/2019

Debris From India's ASAT Missile Test Still in Earth's Orbit: Astronomer The debris created by India's anti-satellite missile when it shot down once of the country's own satellites in a test earlier this year is still float...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport...
02:32, 07/08/2019

Israel, Gaza reach cease-fire after weekend missile exchanges Israel and Palestinian groups in Gaza reached a cease-fire Monday after a weekend in which hundreds of missiles were fired between the two sides and m...
03:48, 05/07/2019

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesd...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Trump, Bolton appear to differ on significance of North Korea missile test President Trump on Monday said he views the recent North Korea missile tests differently than some of his close advisers and said he was not bothered ...
12:16, 05/27/2019

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” on...
09:16, 07/05/2019

North Korea Has Fired An "Unidentified Short-Range Missile", Says Seoul North Korea launched an "unidentified short-range missile" towards the East Sea -- also known as Sea of Japan -- on Saturday, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of ...
07:32, 05/04/2019

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disa...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has d...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as acti...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trump...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is tryin...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, th...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agre...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford air...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week duri...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Sexual assaults spike in U.S. military, hit new record: Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place insi...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help p...
08:16, 05/11/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official m...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tens...
01:48, 06/21/2019

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, ...
21:16, 06/28/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Raytheon wins $419 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Tuesday it awarded Raytheon Co a $419 million contract for missiles, accompanying equipment and materials in suppo...
00:00, 05/01/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
06:48, 07/19/2019

India, US Strategic Partnership Significantly Stronger: Pentagon Asserting that the strategic partnership between India and the US has strengthened significantly during the past two decades, the Pentagon on Friday t...
09:48, 06/01/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
01:16, 07/03/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple ...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico b...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over...
15:16, 07/10/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage o...
11:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 bln Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defen...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officia...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions...
08:32, 07/09/2019

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defen...
00:16, 07/19/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting...
19:16, 07/07/2019

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Amaz...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Def...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presid...
21:00, 06/02/2019

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday appr...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the late...
23:00, 07/17/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on ...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. ser...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as t...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden ...
20:16, 05/30/2019

Pentagon approves additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it had approved a request to send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border w...
20:32, 07/17/2019

S-400 Missile Deal With Russia Didn't Figure In PM Modi-Trump Meet: India India said today that its decision to purchase the advanced S-400 missile defence system from Russia did not figure during the talks between Prime Min...
11:32, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald T...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saud...
17:32, 06/12/2019

UCLA Professor Faces 219 Years in Prison for Sending U.S. Missile Chips to China An adjunct professor of electrical engineering at UCLA has been convicted of 18 federal charges in connection with illegally exporting semiconductor c...
00:16, 07/09/2019

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Tr...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolut...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Iran-Allied Houthis Expose Holes in Saudi Arabia's Missile Defense Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accelerated missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, highlighting the kingdom’s vulnerabilities in defend...
14:48, 06/25/2019

North Korea calls U.S.'s Bolton 'war fanatic' over missile test comments: KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is a "war fanatic" who was wrong to conclude that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nation...
05:48, 05/27/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Qatar says French missile found among arms seized in Italy was sold 25 years ago A French missile once owned by Qatar's military and found among a huge arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third co...
23:32, 07/16/2019

'We haven't seen Russians in Western Hemisphere this strongly since Cuban missile crisis': Rep. McCaul The spiraling political crisis in Venezuela has drawn Russia into the Western Hemisphere on a scale not seen since the Cuban missile crisis, said Rep....
20:32, 05/01/2019

Images show North Korea missile launch as Pyongyang tests Trump A new satellite image obtained by CNN shows the smoke trail of a Friday rocket launch by North Korea that is likely a short-range missile, according t...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsid...
17:32, 07/16/2019

Navy to move four modern guided-missile destroyers, add helicopter squadron in Spain The U.S. Navy plans to replace four guided-missile destroyers forward deployed to Rota, Spain, with Naval Forces-Europe with more modern ships, and ad...
20:32, 06/06/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for t...
01:48, 05/16/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and...
17:16, 06/01/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $562 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon ...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to ...
18:48, 06/02/2019

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under...
11:00, 05/17/2019

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on ev...
03:32, 06/23/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat ...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a...
03:16, 05/03/2019

Amazon's $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Being Closely Looked At: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defen...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland Chin...
03:16, 05/03/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for...
23:32, 07/15/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the surv...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to h...
12:32, 06/02/2019

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d...
19:16, 07/19/2019

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Re...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ara...
01:32, 05/26/2019

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executiv...
01:16, 05/25/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
23:48, 05/17/2019

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented rad...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the P...
01:32, 06/08/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming green...
04:48, 06/13/2019

Hundreds more troops heading to Southwest border, Pentagon announces Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a Department of Homeland Security request to send approximately 320 troops to provide additiona...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed,...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 m...
00:32, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday,...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Pentagon to send more troops to Mexico border, some in contact with migrants The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldie...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agre...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for...
05:32, 07/16/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a s...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes u...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his famil...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has exper...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senat...
21:32, 06/18/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgani...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if th...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Russia beating U.S. in race for global influence, Pentagon study says A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a su...
13:32, 07/01/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict wit...
05:16, 06/26/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its n...
16:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. will stick to diplomacy on North Korea: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that the United States would stick to diplomacy on North Korea even after Pyongyang fi...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-te...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects t...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battling...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism,...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation President Trump on Wednesday issued a memo directing the Pentagon to allow athletes at military academies to play professional sports directly after t...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, side...
22:48, 07/09/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects C...
13:00, 05/03/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mob...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into ma...
01:32, 07/12/2019

Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupi...
17:32, 07/11/2019

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hor...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Police seize missile, guns, Nazi memorabilia in sting tied to far-right extremists in Italy Police in Italy arrested three men, one of whom had ties to a far-right party, after uncovering a massive cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia. ...
19:16, 07/16/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective h...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
12:00, 06/13/2019

North Korea calls John Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment Bolton told reporters in Tokyo on Saturday that there was “no doubt” that North Korea’s recent launches violated U.N. resolutions, ...
12:48, 05/27/2019

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libyan...
21:00, 07/07/2019

All You Need TO Know About Payments System RTGS New RTGS timings: Payments system RTGS is primarily meant for transactions of Rs 2 lakh and above. RTGS enables instantaneous transfer of funds accord...
11:32, 05/29/2019

Where’s the pot? California tracking system unlikely to know LOS ANGELES — When California voters broadly legalized marijuana, they were promised that a vast computer platform would closely monitor products movi...
00:16, 05/09/2019

PCSD: 911 system now working TUCSON – Regional 911 services are now working after crashing early Tuesday morning. Regional 9-1-1 services are working! Call 9-1-1 for emerge...
18:48, 07/09/2019

The System Is Working Perfectly On Monday, a large congressional delegation visited multiple detention centers in Texas to see what the conditions for the people being kept there are...
19:48, 07/02/2019

MTA’s new ‘tap-and-go’ payment system rolls out The MTA rolled out its new “tap-and-go” fare payment system at more than a dozen stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Friday — but the new tech...
06:00, 06/01/2019

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated s...
19:00, 05/29/2019

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America wi...
08:16, 06/19/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, a...
06:16, 06/15/2019

Military sexual assaults rise by 44% among females in ranks: Pentagon report Military sexual assaults reported by its female members rose by 44 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to a new Pentagon report released Thursday...
21:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group had 'predatory approach' - official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group, admonished on Wednesday during a hearing on its billing practices, had a "predatory ap...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Ariz...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least $1.2 million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of U.S. Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washin...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentago...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren Thinks the Pentagon’s Relationship With Lobbyists Is Corrupt. Here’s Her Plan to Fix It Sen. Elizabeth Warren will announce a plan Thursday to limit the influence of lobbyists and contractors on the Department of Defense, according to sou...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they need...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (1...
06:00, 05/10/2019

High-level Pentagon meeting on Venezuela includes discussion of US intervention President Trump’s top national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday to discuss military options in response to the political crisis in Venezu...
07:32, 05/04/2019

Pentagon disputes Biden's assessment of China, says country is a 'strategic competitor' A top Pentagon official on Friday disagreed with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s claim on the campaign trail that China isn’t really a c...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all asp...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of...
03:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said ...
01:16, 05/10/2019