Aging Navy Destroyers Will Get Radar Upgrades to Counter Threats from China, Russia
on 28/03/2019 at 4:54 pm
The Navy is taking a big step toward keeping some of its aging destroyers in the fight.
Army Explains Spending Reduction in Modular Handgun System Program
on 25/03/2019 at 8:40 pm
The U.S. Army plans to spend $6 million on its new Modular Handgun System (MHS) in the proposed fiscal 2020 budget.
CSI USMC: Marines Get Upgraded Portable Forensics Labs
on 22/03/2019 at 5:36 pm
The Marine Corps is updating the portable forensics lab kit with new technology for identifying potential enemy suspects.
Google's Work with China Eroding US Military Advantage, Dunford Says
on 21/03/2019 at 7:57 pm
Dunford said he was concerned that the work Google was doing with China on AI was undermining the U.S military.
Army Launches New App to Help Reservists Find Each Other
on 20/03/2019 at 6:05 pm
U.S. Army Reserve Command launched its first mobile app, designed to allow users to connect with other Reserve members.
Air Force Requests Billions to Modernize Crumbling Base Infrastructure
on 19/03/2019 at 7:24 pm
Dubbed the Air Force infrastructure investment strategy, the service wil lput money toward the effort starting next year.
Army Official Previews Timelines for Next-Gen Vehicles, Aircraft
on 14/03/2019 at 1:38 pm
The U.S. Army may field the first long-range cannons in just three years, Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy said.
Upgrades Aim to Double the Service Life of Marines’ 7-Ton Trucks
on 11/03/2019 at 9:05 pm
The Marine Corps is hoping to squeeze another two decades of service out of its MTVR tactical workhorse truck.
Marine Corps Searching for New Battlefield Communication System
on 08/03/2019 at 8:43 pm
The system must be capable of providing a "high-bandwidth transmission path used for voice, video and data communications."
Air Force Conducts Flight Tests With Subsonic, Autonomous Drones
on 08/03/2019 at 2:33 pm
The Air Force is hitting new milestones with drone technology.
KC-46 Tanker Problems Could Delay Retirement of Older KC-135s
on 07/03/2019 at 2:56 pm
The U.S. Air Force is trying to extend the life of 28 of its oldest aerial refueling tankers because of mission demand.
MQ-9 Reaper Drone Operations Begin at Polish Air Base
on 06/03/2019 at 2:08 pm
The 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group Detachment 2 last week activated MQ-9 operations out of Miroslawiec Air Base.
Turkey Can't Have Both F-35s and Russian Missile System, NATO Commander Says
on 05/03/2019 at 7:38 pm
NATO's commander said Turkey shouldn't get F-35s if it also acquires a Russian missile system designed to shoot them down.
Air Force Halts Delivery of New KC-46 Tankers over Debris Inside Aircraft
on 01/03/2019 at 7:58 pm
"The Air Force takes Foreign Object Debris contamination very seriously," a spokeswoman said.
Tech Issues Being Addressed as Marines Get First JLTVs, Official Says
on 27/02/2019 at 9:27 pm
A Marine Corps official said many of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle's reliability and safety shortcomings have been fixed.
Army Refutes Microsoft Employees' Charge that New Awareness Tool is for Killing
on 27/02/2019 at 3:24 pm
Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Tuesday that the service's main mission is to deter conflict.
After Carrier Ford's Elevators Failed, the Navy Is Building a New Test Site
on 21/02/2019 at 7:51 pm
"In a perfect world -- and hindsight is 20/20 -- we would've built this back in probably 2008 and not today."
Army Taps Raytheon to Build Enhanced Radios for Black Hawks, Apaches
on 20/02/2019 at 1:46 pm
ARC-231A are "software-defined" so they can be rapidly updated without requiring the radio to be removed from the aircraft.
A Navy Ship Sailed to Hawaii and Back With No One on Board
on 15/02/2019 at 6:53 pm
When the Navy christened the Sea Hunter in 2016, officials said it could change the nature of U.S. maritime operations.
Army to Buy $39.6 Million Worth of Pocket-Sized Drones
on 14/02/2019 at 5:54 pm
Soldiers can use the onboard camera to look around corners in urban areas or recon unfamiliar terrain.
The QAnon Candidates Are Coming. Are Republicans Ready?
by Matthew Rosenberg and Jennifer Steinhauer on 14/07/2020 at 12:43 pm
The conspiracy theorists accuse Democrats and even fellow Republicans of being beholden to a cabal of bureaucrats, pedophiles and Satanists. President Trump has cheered them on.
Supreme Court Lifts Block on Federal Execution
by Hailey Fuchs on 14/07/2020 at 12:39 pm
A district court in Washington, D.C., had put the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on hold hours before it was to be carried out. The Supreme Court cleared the way in an unsigned ruling.
U.K. Bans Huawei From 5G Network, Raising Tensions With China
by Adam Satariano and Stephen Castle on 14/07/2020 at 12:34 pm
Banning the use of the Chinese tech giant’s equipment in high-speed wireless infrastructure is a major reversal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson — and a big victory for the Trump administration.
Election Poll Updates in Alabama, Maine and Texas Primary and Runoffs
by Trip Gabriel, Maggie Astor and Jeremy W. Peters on 14/07/2020 at 11:53 am
Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump’s hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face Susan Collins.
Jeff Sessions Won’t Say if He’d Back Tommy Tuberville for Senate
by Elaina Plott on 14/07/2020 at 11:32 am
Mr. Sessions, the former attorney general and current Trump adversary, and Mr. Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, face voters in a runoff in Alabama on Tuesday.
Trump’s Convention? ‘Everybody Just Assumes No One Is Going’
by Giovanni Russonello on 14/07/2020 at 11:02 am
More Republican lawmakers say they’ll skip Jacksonville: This is your morning tip sheet.
Roger Stone Denies Withholding ‘the Goods’ on Trump in Exchange for Clemency
by Peter Baker on 14/07/2020 at 3:36 am
Speaking out days after the president commuted his 40-month sentence for obstructing a congressional investigation, Mr. Stone said that “I would not lie against my friend of 40 years.”
Inside Democrats’ 2020 Plan
by Lisa Lerer on 14/07/2020 at 3:14 am
Meet the two Democratic operatives battling President Trump since before he was president.
Mary Trump's Tell-All Cleared by Judge for Publication
by Alan Feuer on 14/07/2020 at 2:02 am
In his ruling, Judge Hal B. Greenwald dismissed the argument by the Trump family that a 2001 confidentiality agreement applied to the book, which goes on sale on Tuesday.
U.S. Says Most of China’s Claims in South China Sea Are Illegal
by Edward Wong and Michael Crowley on 14/07/2020 at 1:49 am
The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo portends more American military operations to push back Chinese maritime activity and sanctions on Chinese companies.
DeVos Abandons a Lifetime of Local Advocacy to Demand Schools Reopen
by Erica L. Green on 14/07/2020 at 1:34 am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the face of the Trump administration’s demands, a stance diametrically opposite to how she has led the department.
Monthly U.S. Budget Deficit Soared to Record $864 Billion in June
by Alan Rappeport and Jim Tankersley on 14/07/2020 at 12:47 am
The shortfall was nearly as large as the entire 2019 deficit as spending on virus-related efforts outpaced revenues.
Millions Have Lost Health Insurance in Pandemic-Driven Recession
by Sheryl Gay Stolberg on 14/07/2020 at 12:44 am
A new study estimates that more than five million American workers lost their insurance this spring, a number higher than those in any full year of insurance losses.
Fauci Back at the White House, a Day After Trump Aides Tried to Undermine Him
by Michael D. Shear and Noah Weiland on 14/07/2020 at 12:13 am
The visit underscored a reality for both the president and his most prominent coronavirus adviser: They are stuck with each other.
Trump Continues Criticism of Movement to Defund the Police
by Katie Rogers on 14/07/2020 at 12:11 am
The president is embracing law enforcement, a tactic that won him support in the 2016 campaign, while ignoring calls for reform.
Cyrus Vance Jr., Beat Trump and Weinstein. Why is His Standing Still Shaky?
by Jan Ransom on 13/07/2020 at 11:59 pm
The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., has two big recent victories, but still has not said whether he is seeking re-election.
Ted Cruz Was Seen on a Flight Without a Mask. His Office Says He Followed Airline Policy.
by Christina Morales on 13/07/2020 at 11:51 pm
The senator’s office says he wears a mask when traveling and temporarily takes it off to eat or drink.
Headed to the Convention? Not I, More Republicans Are Saying
by Reid J. Epstein, Nicholas Fandos and Patricia Mazzei on 13/07/2020 at 11:23 pm
“Everybody just assumes no one is going,” said one House member wary of the virus risks. But other delegates dismissed the health threat and said it was an honor to help nominate President Trump.
George Soros’s Foundation Pours $220 Million Into Racial Equality Push
by Astead W. Herndon on 13/07/2020 at 6:14 pm
Mr. Soros’s group will invest $150 million in grants for Black-led racial justice groups, and another $70 million toward local grants for criminal justice reform and civic engagement opportunities.
Trump Aides Undercut Fauci as He Speaks Up on Virus Concerns
by Maggie Haberman on 13/07/2020 at 12:06 am
Administration officials moved to treat the nation’s top infectious disease expert as if he were a warring political rival, releasing a list of what they said were questionable statements he had made.