Dec 4, 2021
Updated B61 Nuclear Warhead Enters Production
The new B61-12, with replaced or refurbished components, will be used by the F-15, F-16 and B-2, among others.
Nov 30, 2021
Pentagon Weighing Reorganization of AI, Data Offices
The Defense Digital Service (DDS), the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) and the office of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) would all report up to a new individual, tentatively...
Oct 1, 2021
Congress Passes Continuing Resolution, Averting Shutdown
“I think the CR, the CR thing, kind of worries us,” Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, the Air Force’s top uniformed acquisition official, said earlier this month....
Sep 23, 2021
Are Changes Coming to U.S. Air Force Basing In Europe?
Last time around the U.S. announced a big change without consulting allies. This time a top Air Force official doesn't foresee "huge movement," but promised a heads up.
Sep 14, 2021
New F-35 Sustainment Deal
The cost per flight hour of the F-35A, the most common of the three F-35 variants, will drop from $33,600 to $30,000 over the contract.
Sep 2, 2021
HASC Votes to Increase Defense Budget by $23.9 Billion
WASHINGTON: Members of the House Armed Services Committee have voted for a $23.9 billion increase in the defense budget request, in a move likely to receive pushback from progressive...
Aug 26, 2021
NORTHCOM Needs Help in Space for Arctic Communications
Eliminating stovepipes that prevent sharing information about threats and responses is crucial to defense of the homeland, says Gen. Glen VanHerck, NORTHCOM head. WASHINGTON: The...
Jul 21, 2021
Biden’s First Budget Tries ‘Too Much With Too Little’
"Our analysis of the FY22 budget and the strategy that we think the Biden administration is going in, it is trying to do too much with too little," says Becca Wasser of...
Jul 14, 2021
NSSA Produces First Upgraded Warhead for Sub-Launched Nukes
The improved W88 Alt 370 warhead comes a year late and millions over budget.
Apr 26, 2021
White House Announces Slew of New National Security Nominees
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration continues to flesh out its national security team, with four new Pentagon nominees and a pair of top state nominees named Friday...
Mar 25, 2021
Portable Nuclear Reactor Project Moves Forward
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has selected two companies to move forward with developing small, portable nuclear reactors for military use in the field. BWXT Advanced...
Mar 9, 2021
Pentagon Announces Nominees for 3 Combatant Commands
WASHINGTON — The White House announced Saturday a slate of nominees to lead a trio of U.S. combatant commands — including two women whose nominations were previously...
Mar 2, 2021
U.S. Announces $125 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced Monday a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine, the first of its kind under the Biden administration. The package funded by...
Jan 9, 2021
UAE’s F-35 Contracts Expected to Be Signed
WASHINGTON — A contract for the sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to the United Arab Emirates is likely to be inked before the end of the Trump administration,...
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