Oct 21, 2020
Pentagon Estimates Cost of New Nuclear Missiles at $95.8B
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 arsenal that has...
Sep 28, 2020
Military Suicides Up As Much as 20% in COVID Era
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as...
Jul 27, 2020
In a Future Bomber Force, Old and Ugly Beats New and Snazzy
This undated artist rending provided by the U.S. Air Force shows a U.S. Air Force graphic of the Long Range Strike Bomber, designated the B-21. The Air Force expects to spend at...
May 21, 2020
Quest for 'Super-Duper' Missiles Pits U.S. Against Key Rivals
WASHINGTON — They fly at speeds of a mile a second or faster and maneuver in ways that make them extra difficult to detect and destroy in flight. President Donald Trump calls...
May 16, 2020
U.S. on Track to Pull Troops from Afghanistan Despite Turmoil
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is on track to meet its commitment to the Taliban to withdraw several thousand troops from Afghanistan by summer, even as violence flares,...
May 13, 2020
Bulging Deficits May Threaten Prized Pentagon Arms Projects
The government's $3 trillion effort to rescue the economy from the coronavirus crisis is stirring worry at the Pentagon. Bulging federal deficits may force a reversal of years of big...
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