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Shipbuilder Named to Build Coast Guard’s New Icebreaker
A vessel built by VT Halter Marine will be first new heavy icebreaker in 41 years.
Coast Guard: US Must Work to Prevent a Fight in the Arctic
The service aims to work with partners to promote visibility and ensure stability in the region.
Air Force Planning Shorter, More Frequent Strategic Bomber Rotations
The U.S. Air Force is planning more shorter strategic bomber rotations in order to test its agility.
Army's Brand-New Combat Vehicle Was Designed for the Last War, Esper Says
The secretary of the Army said the service could not rule out cuts to the service's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program.
Air Force's F-35A Deploys to Middle East for First Time
F-35 fifth-generation fighters from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base have deployed to UAE.
General: Marines Need Family of Next-Gen Ship-to-Shore Connectors
The days of building up combat power in secure areas of a theater are over.
Next Milestone for Future B-21 Bomber? First Flight
Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch told lawmakers the program has met all developmental checkpoints and is on schedule.
SOCOM Commander: Special Ops Needs Light Attack Aircraft
The new commander of SOCOM wants light attack aircraft to back his forces on the ground.
Air Force Gearing Up for Next A-10 Re-Winging Contract
The next contract for the "A-10-Thunderbolt II Advanced-Wing Continuation Kit is going through source selection.
US Halts Shipment of F-35 Equipment to Turkey
The U.S. has halted shipments after the NATO ally refused to back down from its intent to purchase the Russian-made S-400.
RC-135 Reconnaissance Aircraft Return to Offutt as Flood Recovery Continues
Floodwaters submerged part of the base earlier this month.
Air Force May Ground Some Bombers, Cut Flight Hours to Fund Base Repairs
The Air Force has already deferred 61 projects in the U.S. and overseas to find repair money.
Navy to Congress: You Need to Let Us Retire Carrier Truman
Lawmakers grilled Navy leaders about a plan to send an aircraft carrier into retirement decades early.
Textron Delivers Prototype for Army Next-Gen Squad Weapon
The firm delivered the first AR prototype to the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Armaments Center.
Sikorsky-Boeing's Futuristic Defiant Rotorcraft Completes First Flight
After just over a year of delays, the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter has completed its first test flight.
Sale of F-35s to Turkey in Trouble, Dunford Confirms
Dunford said he's worked hard to improve relations with NATO-allied Turkey, but the S-400s could be a deal-breaker.
Cost, Manning of Space Force May Grow, Shanahan Says
Shanahan said he envisions "15,000 to 20,000" individuals defending and protecting U.S. interests in the domain.
Navy's F-35 Is Nowhere Near Combat-Ready, Watchdog Group Says
A government watchdog organization says that the Navy's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter isn't ready for combat.
Here's Why the Navy Is Deploying with a Bunch of Louisville Sluggers
It's not often sailors get permission to take a baseball bat to a multimillion-dollar aircraft carrier.
R2-D2 in the Cockpit? Air Force Testing 'Skyborg' AI Program
In the near future, an Air Force pilot's wingman could be flown by artificial intelligence.