The U.S. Army's spending plan eliminates 93 programs while cutting back on others to fund science and technology efforts.
John Richardson listed the Navy's intention to "develop and field an offensive hypersonic weapon by 2025" as a top priority.
Putin said the successful test was a "great success" and an "excellent New Year's gift to the nation."
The secretary of the Army wants to accelerate research into hypersonic and other advanced weapons.
The move comes after Pentagon officials said in recent months they fear the U.S. may be lagging behind in hypersonics.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a contract to develop a prototype hypersonic cruise missile.
Gen. Mark Milley sees the Army fielding hypersonic weapons to counter similar threats from adversaries such as Russia.
The Pentagon sees hypersonic weaponry as a potential game changer.
The British defense giant BAE Systems Pls plans to team with a smaller specialty propulsion company to develop a new...
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims published a ruling in favor of a motion to dismiss the case brought by Nathan Sommers.
Those losses hastened the war's conclusion but were not solely responsible for it, two historians say.
Sara Faulkner had the "it" factor as the first woman to graduate from the Coast Guard's helicopter rescue swimmer school.
The date for the move, as well as the location in Poland, has not been announced, but it will take place in 2021.
The UH-60L took off from the St. Cloud Army Aviation Support Facility on Dec. 5 and went missing for almost two hours.