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Image about New Senate Plan Boosts Defense Spending by Nearly 10 Percent

New Senate Plan Boosts Defense Spending by Nearly 10 Percent

Late in the final week of July, Senate Democrats introduced a new defense spending package that could significantly expedite the White House’s military spending plans across fiscal 2023. The new plan is worth about $792 billion. It... More of this article »
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USAF Grounds Most F-35 Fighter Jets Over Ejection Seat Issue

In April, inspectors with the United States Armed Forces discovered a problem with the ejection seats outfitted on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets that could affect the entire fleet.  Officials said they originally suspected the... More of this article »
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Northrop Wins US Homeland Missile Defense System Contract Worth $3 Billion

In Washington, last week, the Missile Defense Agency awarded a contract worth as much as $3 billion to Northrop Grumman intended for the integration and management of weapon systems associated with the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ... More of this article »
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Army Looks to Advance Communications and Other Tech at NetModX

The research team and science and technology community at the US Army just finished up nine weeks of experiments that involve new communications technology with the potential for use on high-profile next-generation helicopters.  They... More of this article »
Image about Military Officials Look To Evolve Loitering Munitions

Military Officials Look To Evolve Loitering Munitions

With the conflict in Ukraine persisting, modern weapon makers have watched the Ukraine military demonstrate just how lethal and effective loitering munitions can be.  Thus, these manufacturers are now looking to respond to rising... More of this article »
Image about Raytheon Technologies Celebrates Second Successful Scramjet Missile Test Flight

Raytheon Technologies Celebrates Second Successful Scramjet Missile Test Flight

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced this week the success of a second test flight for Raytheon Technologies’ new Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapons Concept. Also known as HAWC missiles, the Hypersonic... More of this article »
Image about US Coast Guard Requests Icebreaker Fleet Additions To Support Arctic Competition

US Coast Guard Requests Icebreaker Fleet Additions To Support Arctic Competition

If the United States wants to counteract Russian and Chinese movements in the Arctic region, they are going to grow the ice-breaking capabilities of the US Coast Guard.  According to a statement made by the service’s commander,... More of this article »
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FCC Commissioner Advises TikTok Use by Troops Could Pose National Security Risk

A US regulator recently warned lawmakers that military troops and their family members who use the video-sharing app TikTok could actually be jeopardizing national security. Although the military services, overall, have banned the... More of this article »
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Lockheed Martin Snags $59 Million Contract to Furnish Electronic Warfare Suite Prototypes

Global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin secured a contract worth nearly $59 million to design prototypes for a new Terrestrial Layer System-Brigadej Combat Team program (TLS-BCT).  The outfit is intended to provide soldiers... More of this article »
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Swedish Air Force Devising New Combat Aircraft Strategy

A Swedish Air Force chief has revealed that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has motivated Sweden to develop a brand new strategy for their next-generation of combat aircraft. Now a member of NATO, the Swedish government has chosen... More of this article »
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Officials Say the Pentagon’s JADC2 Plan is Evolving to Address More Potential International Threats

Over the past couple years, the US Air Force has been working on an initiative to overhaul military communications and data-sharing. Since 2020, the classified Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), signed by Deputy Secretary... More of this article »
Image about US Aims To Send Additional HIMARS Rocket Systems to Support Ukraine

US Aims To Send Additional HIMARS Rocket Systems to Support Ukraine

The US government is ramping up to send Ukraine as much as $400 million in additional military equipment and other supplies to help the embattled nation repel Russian forces currently attempting to advance on the Donbas region. The... More of this article »
Image about Stryker Combat Vehicles Test Reveals Issue with US Army Network Gear

Stryker Combat Vehicles Test Reveals Issue with US Army Network Gear

The United States Army recently announced they have identified a power issue that is associated with new communications and network tools as well as Stryker combat vehicles.  They discovered the issue in the middle of a live-fire... More of this article »
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Army Says New Aircraft Engine Has Passed Initial Tests

The first round of testing in the US Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program has completed, helping to identify whether or not the new engines will be able to successfully power the existing fleet of AH-64 Apache attack helicopters... More of this article »
Image about Navy Officials Advise RIMPAC Is Not Aimed at China, but Defending Taiwan Should Be A Priority

Navy Officials Advise RIMPAC Is Not Aimed at China, but Defending Taiwan Should Be A Priority

China has recently let it be known, publicly, its intentions to develop military capabilities that will allow them to take Taiwan—by force if necessary—as soon as 2027.  This has put strain on US military operations as Ukraine... More of this article »