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What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon

Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon

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Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon's response to Turkey accepting delivery of an a...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Turkey Gets Shipment of Russian Missile System, Defying U.S. The purchase of the sophisticated S-400 antiaircraft equipment was fiercely opposed by NATO and by Washington, which is expected to respond with sanc...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Pentagon removing Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian missile defense The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Erdogan’s country to ...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential f...
23:16, 07/12/2019

Turkey awaits ninth delivery for Russian S-400 missile defense system Deliveries of Russia's S-400 defense system to Turkey -- which started Friday and continued Monday -- could cause a permanent rift between the United...
20:16, 07/15/2019

Turkey proceeds with deal for Russian missile system despite US and NATO warnings The delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as the F-35, Amer...
00:16, 07/09/2019

The U.S. Just Revoked Turkey’s Access to F-35 Fighters After It Took Delivery of a Russian Missile System (WASHINGTON) — The White House says Turkey can no longer be part of the American F-35 fighter jet program. In a written statement, the White Ho...
23:16, 07/17/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days - media Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, Turkish media r...
09:16, 07/01/2019

Russian Missile Defense System Begins Arriving in Turkey Despite Warnings From Washington (ANKARA, Turkey) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, movi...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Trump boots Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian-made missile system The White House said the Russian-made S-400 system could be used to collect sensitive data on the F-35 program, making Turkey's continued partic...
06:16, 07/18/2019

Turkey prepares to receive Russian missile system, as questions swirl over potential US punishment The shipment of Russia’s highly-anticipated S-400 air defense missile system to Turkey is expected to roll out any day now, roiling the indignation o...
02:16, 07/10/2019

How President Trump Is Undercutting Pompeo in a Dispute Over Turkey’s Purchase of a Russian Missile System During his two and a half years in the Trump Administration, Mike Pompeo has mostly managed to stay on President Donald Trump’s good side, even...
23:32, 08/02/2019

Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missi...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Turkey has definitely bought Russian S-400 defense system Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednes...
21:48, 06/12/2019

S-400 missile system: What is it and why does Turkey want it? Turkey is set to become the first and so far the only NATO member to use Russia's advanced S-400 missile system. What is so special about this weapon...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter ...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Turkey to produce new S-500 missile system with Russia The Turkish president has described plans to help Russia build its next generation missile defense system. The move is likely to further strain Turke...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting t...
02:32, 06/08/2019

Russia delivers missile system to Turkey in challenge to NATO Russia began delivery of an advanced missile defense system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and dr...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ank...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Russia starts delivery of S-400 missile system to Turkey, setting up standoff with US The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system has landed in Ankara, in a move that sets up a potential showdown between Tur...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Pentagon says US can defend against Russian and Chinese missile threats — if it's willing to invest The Pentagon's chief of research and engineering says the military is capable of defending against missile attacks from China and Russia — should the...
02:48, 08/14/2019

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statemen...
03:16, 07/14/2019

Turkey to take delivery of Russian missile systems in July Turkey’s president says the country expects to take delivery of Russia’s S-400 missile defense systems in the first half of July, despite U.S. object...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, af...
20:48, 06/29/2019

US issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchase BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. envoy to NATO says Turkey will be axed from the advance high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to bu...
14:48, 06/25/2019

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO allian...
04:48, 07/18/2019

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the tw...
23:32, 06/07/2019

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara b...
09:48, 07/18/2019

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington con...
12:48, 06/08/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian ...
19:16, 06/04/2019

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence syste...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Tur...
13:48, 06/29/2019

Trump Seeks Resolution With Turkey Over Russian Missile Dispute President Trump said he is considering ways to resolve a problematic situation borne out of Turkey’s decision to purchase advanced Russian air-defens...
13:32, 06/29/2019

First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey: ministry The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defense ministry said, a develo...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage ...
13:16, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, af...
13:48, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara b...
00:48, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara b...
04:16, 07/18/2019

US Sets July 31 Deadline For Turkey To Give Up Russian Missile Deal Turkey's purchase of a major Russian missile defence system is "a problem", US President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart in a meeting on th...
13:32, 06/29/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to strike a joint working gro...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sa...
23:32, 06/19/2019

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO object...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Trump says he does not blame Turkey for buying Russian air defense system U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he does not blame Turkey for buying a Russian missile defense system, which prompted his administration to...
22:32, 07/26/2019

US warns Turkey it faces sanctions if it buys Russian system Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making it clear to Turkey that it will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Ru...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian mis...
03:48, 07/17/2019

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for ...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air...
01:48, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for ...
02:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a Wh...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Pentagon: US moving Patriot missile battery to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. will move a Patriot missile battery into the Middle East region to counter threats from Iran. The depart...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Lockheed Martin Gets $1.48 Billion Saudi Missile Contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defence system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal...
10:00, 07/20/2019

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it...
08:32, 07/03/2019

Pentagon Calls China’s South Sea Missile Test ‘Truly Disturbing’ The U.S. denounced as “coercive acts” Chinese anti-ship missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, underscoring continued strategic t...
17:32, 07/03/2019

Pentagon chief says U.S. will not 'overreact' to North Korea missile launches U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the United States will not overreact to a series of missiles launches by North Korea in recent...
13:32, 08/06/2019

Turkey receives first S-400 missile delivery from Russia First components of Russian-made S-400 missile system have arrived in Ankara, Turkish officials said. The US had threatened sanctions, sparking a row...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it bu...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal...
01:48, 07/20/2019

Pentagon calls missile test in South China Sea ‘disturbing,’ report says The Pentagon on Tuesday said China’s decision to test-fire missiles in the South China Sea was “disturbing” and a U.S. official told Reuters that mul...
08:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed awarded $1.48 bln Saudi missile defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal...
03:32, 07/20/2019

Boeing's exit from missile competition may force Pentagon to overhaul $85B project Boeing's decision to drop out of the bidding for a next-generation missile contract it believes is weighted in a rival's favor may force the Pentagon...
10:16, 07/28/2019

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasin...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's n...
20:16, 06/12/2019

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter pr...
22:32, 06/07/2019

Erdogan says S-400 missile system delivery will be completed next year Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the S-400 missile system delivery from Russia to Turkey will be completed by April 2020, according to Tur...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Turkey denies scrapping Russia missile deal after US pressure Turkey has been under pressure from the United States to walk away from a deal with Russia to buy its S-400 air defense system. The US fears that the...
18:00, 05/11/2019

Turkey won't be deterred by U.S. sanctions on missile purchase, vice president says Turkey will follow through on its agreement to purchase the S-400 missile defense system from Russia despite U.S. opposition, Turkish Vice President ...
22:32, 05/05/2019

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey: RIA Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation confirmed on Friday it had started delivering S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey and...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 sur...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with R...
01:48, 06/13/2019

Raytheon, Northrop Grumman partner on hypersonic missile system Northrop Grumman will develop, produce and integrate scramjet combustors made entirely of 3D-printed parts to power Raytheon's air-breathing hyperson...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Kim Jong Un celebrates test of North Korea’s new missile system Kim Jong Un was all smiles after North Korea test-fired a new weapon. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency said Kim expressed “great satisfaction” ...
01:48, 08/18/2019

N Korea says missile launch was test of 'multiple rocket system' North Korea has said it test fired a new multiple rocket launcher system this week, contradicting claims by the South that it had launched two short-...
11:32, 08/01/2019

Boeing drops out of massive Pentagon nuclear missile program, citing unfair competition The Chicago-based aerospace giant said Thursday it will not bid on the Pentagon's Ground-based Strategic Deterrent program, citing procurement concer...
17:16, 07/25/2019

Pentagon responds to Iran by sending additional ship, Patriot missile battery to Gulf The USS Arlington and a Patriot missile defense battery will join the carrier strike group and bomber task force deployed to the Persian Gulf earlier...
07:16, 05/11/2019

Turkey's Russia missile deal raises difficult questions: Germany The German government on Wednesday said Turkey's decision to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems raised difficult questions for ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Tur...
13:48, 06/29/2019

Donald Trump Refuses To Criticise Turkey Over Russia Missile Deal US President Donald Trump declined Tuesday to criticize Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the Pentagon and NATO, making no...
10:32, 07/17/2019

Russia to start delivering S-400 missile systems to Turkey in two months: Ifax The head of Russian state conglomerate Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said the country would start delivering S-400 missile systems to Turkey in two months...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Russia, Turkey are in talks on joint production of S-400 missile parts: TASS Russia and Turkey are in talks about the possibility of jointly manufacturing some components of Russia's S-400 missile defense system in Turkey, the...
12:16, 07/22/2019

Russia, Turkey Plan Joint Production Of S-400 Missile Parts: Report Russia and Turkey are in talks about the possibility of jointly manufacturing some components of Russia's S-400 missile defence system in Turkey, the...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Turkey To Begin Using Russia's S-400 Defence System By 2020 Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that it planned to start using the Russian S-400 missile defence system -- a bone of contention w...
16:48, 07/26/2019

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanction...
13:16, 07/12/2019

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disa...
23:16, 07/16/2019

Russia deploys anti-ship missile system near Norway border A Russian coastal missile anti-ship missile system was moved to a new location on the Sredny Peninsula late Wednesday, a short distance from its bord...
13:00, 08/08/2019

Israel says Arrow-3 anti-missile system passed live test in U.S. Israel's U.S.-backed Arrow-3 air defense system, billed as a bullwark against the ballistic missiles fielded by Iran and Syria, has passed a live int...
10:48, 07/28/2019

Trump wants Turkey missile plans resolved without harming ties: Turkish presidency U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that he wanted the issue over Ankara's procurement of air defense systems to ...
11:00, 06/29/2019

Bahrain signs agreement for Patriot missile system, U.S. negotiating details of deal Bahrain signed a contract to purchase the Patriot missile defense system, Raytheon announced, marking the start of contract negotiations with the U.S...
20:32, 08/14/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
23:32, 05/10/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Exp...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official sai...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink o...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Five killed during Russian missile test, says nuclear agency Five workers were killed in an accident during a missile test at a military site in northern Russia, the country's state nuclear agency Rosatom has c...
21:32, 08/10/2019

Russian radiation spike after missile explosion kills two A RUSSIAN missile test that killed two and injured six others after a horror explosion resulted in a spike in radiation, according to its defence min...
14:32, 08/08/2019

Trump: US has better weapons than the 'failed' Russian 'Skyfall' missile President Trump weighed in on a suspected failed missile explosion in northern Russia, noting U.S. technology is far superior to the "failed" weapon....
04:32, 08/13/2019

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missile, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet moun...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wed...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Turkey kicked out of F-35 club over Russian SAM purchase Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. ...
22:16, 07/17/2019

Turkey denies delaying Russian S-400 deal Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has denied that Turkey is delaying the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia amid tensions ...
15:32, 05/15/2019

How U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system, leaving its already soft currency and...
11:48, 05/30/2019

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minist...
10:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara ...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Pentagon eager to resolve JEDI contract as China races to develop military cloud computing system "We don't want to waste any more time moving forward because we know our potential adversaries are doing it at their own speed," U.S. Air Force ...
23:32, 08/14/2019

Donald Trump Says US Learning "Much" From Russian Missile Test Blast President Donald Trump said Monday that the United States is learning "much" from a deadly blast during a Russian missile test that caused elevated r...
10:00, 08/13/2019

NATO weighs options to deter new Russian missile threat NATO defense ministers considered on Wednesday how to deter Russia from launching a missile attack at short notice on Europe if a landmark treaty aga...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between t...
07:16, 05/24/2019

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and hold...
14:32, 06/12/2019

Russian S-400 Missile Deal May "Seriously Affect" Indo-US Ties: Report India's decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defense system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administrat...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Explosion at Russian missile test site kills 2 people The deadly explosion is the second within a week at a Russian military site. There are conflicting reports about a short-term spike in radiation arou...
15:32, 08/08/2019

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
01:32, 07/02/2019

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal....
23:00, 06/20/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Turkey continues receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts Turkey has continued receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system for a second day, despite Washington’s warnings that it will impose sa...
11:48, 07/13/2019

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the countr...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Turkey rejects ultimatums, says will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems and rejects any ultimatums on the issue, Foreign Minister Me...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turk...
23:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister ...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Russian village near site of suspected missile accident to be evacuated, report says Residents of a Russian village near the site of a suspected explosion of a nuclear-powered missile have been told to evacuate, Russian state news age...
20:16, 08/13/2019

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radi...
11:01, 08/11/2019

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate ...
04:16, 08/14/2019

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state ne...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Radiation leak during explosion 'triggered by Russian 6,000mph hypersonic missile' A RADIATION leak during a military accident may have been triggered by a launcher test for Vladimir Putin’s lethal 6,000mph Zircon hypersonic missile...
03:00, 08/10/2019

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital duri...
13:16, 07/02/2019

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with ...
02:32, 06/08/2019

No sign of progress at NATO in U.S.-Turkey dispute over Russian defenses The United States and Turkey appeared to make no progress during talks at NATO headquarters on Wednesday toward resolving a major dispute over Ankara...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry sai...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on ...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Turkey offers Trump joint review of Russian S-400 threat Officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed with U.S. President Donald Trump a Turkish proposal to establish a joint committee over Tu...
18:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusio...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Turkey's Foreign Minister on Saturday and expressed disappointment over the country's acquisition of t...
19:48, 07/20/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally a...
00:16, 07/13/2019

US seeks to preserve alliance with Turkey, despite rift over Russian missiles CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED? The Pentagon is trying to salvage what’s left of a relationship torn asunder by Turkey’s defiance of U.S. warnings that a...
14:00, 07/18/2019

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections ...
22:00, 06/14/2019

China tests anti-ship missile in South China Sea, Pentagon says China has test-fired at least one anti-ship missile in recent days in the area around the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Unite...
12:32, 07/03/2019

U.S. believes Russian explosion was connected with cruise missile program: senior official The United States believes last week's deadly explosion in Russia was associated with the Kremlin's hypersonic cruise missile program, a senior Trump...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile blows up, creating “mini-Chernobyl” Enlarge / Russian President Vladimir Putin said on August 5, 2019 that Russia would be "forced" to develop new missiles if the US does the same, afte...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Pentagon says China missile test in South China Sea 'disturbing' The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would no...
02:32, 07/03/2019

Russian Hack of Elections System Was Far-Reaching, Report Finds The Senate Intelligence Committee said all 50 states were targeted by Russia in 2016. But its report was so heavily redacted that key lessons for 202...
00:16, 07/26/2019

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitio...
17:16, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congre...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an Americ...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
08:32, 07/15/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Russian S-400s will be fully deployed by April 2020 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defence system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the ...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeat...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadc...
09:32, 06/16/2019

Huawei is reportedly testing a Russian operating system to replace Android Google, as you already know, has cut ties with Huawei due to the placement of the latter on the Commerce Department's Entity List. Being on the list ...
00:48, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey warns United States against harmful steps over Russian S-400s Turkey called on the United States on Wednesday to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the U.S. State Department spokeswoman reiterated ...
12:32, 07/10/2019

NATO Ally Turkey Gets Long-Range Russian S-400 Missiles Amid US Warning Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, despite repeated warnings from its NAT...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cit...
23:48, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ...
05:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July - NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defence systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadc...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Five Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
12:32, 08/10/2019

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed as...
22:32, 05/25/2019

'Kimono is not underwear': Kardashian shapewear irks Japan Japanese took to social media on Thursday to protest against a new line of underwear developed by U.S. celebrity Kim Kardashian named "Kimono", with ...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israel and Palestinian flags dur...
02:16, 05/19/2019

Joe Biden’s awkward ‘gay waiter’ remark irks crowd at LGBT event Joe Biden made an awkward reference to a “gay waiter” while speaking at an event hosted by an LGBT rights advocate in Seattle, a report s...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Viral Pic Of Women Cleaning TV Studio Before Election Debate Irks Twitter The cutaway shot from Monday evening's televised debate shows women cleaning around the TV studio as the all-male line-up of politicians prepares for...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group has 'predatory approach' - Pentagon official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group which was admonished on Wednesday during a house hearing on its billing practices was ...
19:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Barrick's buyout offer for Acacia unit irks minority shareholders Barrick Gold Corp's proposal to take full control of its Acacia Mining Plc unit to resolve a long-standing tax dispute with Tanzania has drawn the ir...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Brazil plan to revamp Amazon Fund irks Norway, Germany: sources Brazil's right-wing government has run into resistance from key donors Norway and Germany over its plans to change management of the billion-dollar A...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Dropbox irks Mac users with annoying Dock icon, offers clueless support Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) This is a story I never had any intention of writing. Dropbox updated its file-sync application for Mac las...
22:16, 07/23/2019

U.S. Conducts Missile Test Just 10 Minutes After North Korea's Latest Missile Launch North Korea conducted a new weapons test overnight, firing two missiles into the sea between North Korea and Japan, according to reports from the Sou...
14:32, 05/09/2019

US Exits Soviet-Era Nuclear Missile Accord, To Accelerate Missile Program The United States vowed to upgrade its cruise and ballistic missile capability as the collapse Friday of a Cold War nuclear pact with Russia triggere...
11:00, 08/03/2019

Mini golf installation at historic English church irks critics: 'Don’t you dare pretend it’s still a cathedral' The second-oldest cathedral in England installed a miniature golf course inside as an "innovative" way to attract more visitors — and it's not being ...
23:32, 08/06/2019

North Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat: Russian embassy North Korea has released a Russian fishing boat held after being accused of violating entry regulations, the Russian embassy in North Korea said on S...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral wate...
14:00, 08/14/2019

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they woul...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentago...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned...
00:48, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recomme...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. pro...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security...
20:48, 06/07/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 mln for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a...
22:16, 05/24/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this...
13:48, 07/24/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of...
18:16, 05/11/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been ...
04:00, 05/23/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily c...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and a...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject th...
00:48, 07/10/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a...
23:16, 05/24/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours after being confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote...
01:48, 07/24/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon...
03:48, 07/10/2019

Boeing Drops Out of Giant Pentagon Program Boeing said it wouldn’t bid on a program to replace the nation’s land-based nuclear missiles, a potential opportunity valued at more than $60 billion...
15:32, 07/25/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milit...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses aga...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration anno...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Ma...
01:32, 07/24/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking a...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put ...
00:48, 04/30/2019

Raytheon wins $663 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co was awarded a $663 million contract on Monday to provide Troposcatter battlefield communications equipment, systems engineering and suppo...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as...
20:16, 06/19/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to pro...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollo...
08:16, 06/12/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
23:48, 05/31/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is gra...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Marine killed in action in Iraq is ID’d by Pentagon The Marine who died Saturday in Iraq’s Nineveh province while assisting the country’s security forces was identified as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenh...
10:01, 08/12/2019

Trump leaves Pentagon power vacuum The large number of acting officials has slowed decisions, handicapped the department in policy disputes, and unduly empowered the White House, forme...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US Exclusive: the high-altitude balloons promise a cheap monitoring platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periodsThe US milita...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Pentagon releases IDs of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province ...
18:16, 06/27/2019

Missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
09:32, 07/02/2019

Add This to Things You Can’t Take on a Plane: Missile Launcher The weapon was found in a man’s checked luggage in Baltimore. He said he was a military service member and wanted to take it home as a souvenir from ...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. se...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.15 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a $1.15 billion contract for services related to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentago...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday app...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week dur...
09:48, 06/25/2019

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place ins...
04:32, 06/22/2019

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Pentagon chief The Senate confirmed Mark Esper to be secretary of defense Tuesday, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly se...
00:32, 07/24/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is tryi...
05:00, 05/11/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oi...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presi...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Raytheon wins $419 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Tuesday it awarded Raytheon Co a $419 million contract for missiles, accompanying equipment and materials in supp...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trum...
09:32, 05/11/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help ...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, t...
01:00, 06/15/2019

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait,...
20:48, 06/28/2019

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory econo...
13:00, 08/04/2019

U.S. says China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: Pentagon chief The United States says China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory eco...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after offici...
14:48, 06/02/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
00:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 bln Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defe...
00:32, 07/19/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara'...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mountin...
21:16, 07/07/2019

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting De...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after ...
02:16, 08/01/2019

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as ten...
23:48, 06/20/2019

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office repo...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple...
17:32, 05/06/2019

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where position...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
02:16, 07/03/2019

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defe...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Ama...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has ...
03:48, 06/23/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korea...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the lat...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarine...
02:16, 05/03/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as act...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take ove...
16:16, 07/10/2019

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libya...
23:16, 07/07/2019

Australia's 'Missile' Magnussen hangs up the goggles Three-times world champion James Magnussen has retired from competitive swimming after years of battling shoulder injuries, the Australian said on We...
03:32, 06/05/2019

The CIA Has a Flying Knife Missile That Is as Awful as It Sounds The U.S. government has a new, unusual tool in its toolbox of death: a missile designed to kill people not with high explosives but with large, sword...
04:48, 05/17/2019

New U.S. deployment includes more Patriot missile defenses The latest deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, which was announced on Monday, will include a Patriot missile battalion, manned ...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories Lebanon Hezbollah leader says he rejects U.S. conditioning of its mediation over demarcating a Lebanese-Israeli land and maritime borders on his grou...
01:16, 06/01/2019

| NKorea's Kim won't 'disappoint me', despite missile tests: Trump President Donald Trump has underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent m...
12:00, 08/03/2019

US Man Caught With Missile Launcher At Airport, Says It Was A "Souvenir" US transport security officers confiscated a missile launcher from a checked bag at a Washington-area airport on Monday, with a Texas man saying it w...
05:48, 07/30/2019

T.S.A. Finds Missile Launcher in Man’s Bag at Baltimore Airport The agency said that the weapon was “inert” and that the man, who said he was active member of the military, was trying to take it home as a souvenir...
04:48, 07/30/2019

Syria says air defenses foil missile strike Syrian air defenses identified a missile that was fired toward the city of Masyaf near Hama late on Thursday and destroyed it before it hit its targe...
07:32, 08/16/2019

U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces ...
04:32, 08/03/2019

Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with J...
11:00, 05/27/2019

China warns US against Asia missile deployment Beijing "will be forced to take countermeasures," if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the region. A senior official also called on neigh...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Putin Says Russia Will Spy on U.S. to Match Missile Development President Vladimir Putin ordered an increase in Russian spying on U.S. development of short- and intermediate-range missiles and said Russia would ma...
23:00, 08/05/2019

GenDyn awarded $269.2M for missile tubes for U.S., U.K. subs General Dynamics' Electric Boat has been awarded a $269.2 million contract to provide 42 missile tubes and outfitting material for U.S. and British n...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Pentagon calls Iran’s shoot-down of drone an ‘unprovoked attack’ The US military on Thursday said Iran carried out an “unprovoked attack” on a surveillance drone that was flying in international airspac...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his fami...
04:48, 06/19/2019

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said h...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Amazon's $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Being Closely Looked At: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defe...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon offi...
01:48, 07/21/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 ...
01:48, 06/11/2019

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’...
14:48, 07/19/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. The ...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named f...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldi...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has expe...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Th...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for ...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Blue Origin challenges Pentagon’s plan on satellite launches Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Jeff Bezos, on Monday challenged a Pentagon program that would award just two companies contracts worth hun...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the ...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Pak Is China's "Vassal", Imran Khan Xi's "Jester": Ex-Pentagon Official An ex-Pentagon official, Michael Rubin, warned the United States against falling prey to Pakistan's latest bid to revive relations, stating that the ...
13:32, 07/23/2019

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented ra...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-t...
20:16, 05/11/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects ...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Trump’s Pentagon nominee denies allegations of sexual misconduct With his wife of 32 years sitting behind him and his accuser looking on from a short distance away, Air Force Gen. John Hyten told senators that “all...
05:48, 07/31/2019

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executi...
06:16, 05/25/2019

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination eve...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Sena...
22:48, 06/18/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming gree...
04:32, 06/13/2019

Pentagon to send more troops to Mexico border, some in contact with migrants The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violen...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Hundreds more troops heading to Southwest border, Pentagon announces Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a Department of Homeland Security request to send approximately 320 troops to provide addition...
03:16, 04/30/2019

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battlin...
23:48, 07/09/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Supreme court allows Trump to use $2.5bn in Pentagon funds for border wall Move allows administration to redirect money despite lawmakers’ refusal to provide fundingThe US supreme court cleared the way for Donald Trump to us...
06:00, 07/27/2019

Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation President Trump on Wednesday issued a memo directing the Pentagon to allow athletes at military academies to play professional sports directly after ...
03:32, 06/27/2019

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud com...
03:32, 08/06/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its ...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Any Turkish incursion into Syria 'unacceptable,' will prevent it: Pentagon chief U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday any Turkish operation into northern Syria would be "unacceptable" and the United States would preve...
13:32, 08/06/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making...
17:48, 05/03/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mo...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to...
17:48, 06/02/2019

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in...
20:48, 07/12/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict wi...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court allows Trump to tap $2.5B in Pentagon funds for border wall The Supreme Court late Friday cleared the way for the Trump administration to use Defense Department counter-drug money to build a portion of the pla...
02:16, 07/28/2019

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a s...
12:32, 06/30/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ar...
19:48, 05/25/2019

‘Talking lasers’ that beam messages to our ears in the works: Pentagon Hold on to your tinfoil hats, because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing...
09:00, 08/01/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sid...
02:16, 07/10/2019

F-35 fighter jet program 'plagued' by troubles, U.S. senator tells Pentagon U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley asked newly confirmed Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday about cost overruns and technical issues that have "plague...
02:32, 08/02/2019

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defence...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stup...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into m...
00:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President...
02:00, 08/03/2019

Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President...
02:32, 08/03/2019

In Pentagon Contract Fight, Amazon Has Foes in High Places The decision to delay a $10 billion computing contract for which Amazon was the favorite reflected both opposition from President Trump and an aggres...
10:32, 08/03/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects ...
15:00, 05/03/2019

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain durin...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with ...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems fo...
00:48, 07/16/2019

With an eye on Russia, China and a horse, Pentagon chief visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation as the Pentagon seek...
22:00, 08/08/2019

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.R...
01:00, 07/16/2019

The Navy Created the Pentagon's First Climate Task Force—Now It’s Dead In a move that fails to surprise anyone, the U.S. Navy has killed its Task Force Climate Change. This happened back in March but remained mostly a ru...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Siemens unit wins $829 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Siemens Government Technologies Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded an $829 million contract for energy savings and performance measures at t...
23:48, 07/25/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emira...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a ...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Siemens unit wins $829 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Siemens Government Technologies Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded an $829 million contract for energy savings and performance measures at t...
23:48, 07/25/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and o...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if t...
00:16, 07/13/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $562 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland Chi...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the sur...
08:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday...
01:32, 06/11/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems fo...
23:32, 07/15/2019

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on e...
00:32, 06/23/2019

Can Turkey be trusted with U.S. nukes? The decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to choose Russia’s S-400 air defense system over America’s best weapons, including the vaunted...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds ...
22:16, 07/18/2019

Turkey, Cyprus and gas deposits: What you need to know A storm may be brewing off the coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea: Turkey has sent two drilling ships to waters claimed by Cyprus and the EU ha...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Turkey: Babies behind bars Hundreds of children are locked up in Turkish prisons alongside their mothers. Authorities have said they now want to create more family-friendly liv...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems, Vice President Fuat Okta...
14:32, 05/05/2019

The Latest: US official says Iranian missile downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times lo...
08:32, 06/20/2019

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mi...
09:16, 06/01/2019

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected t...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Italy police seized an air-to-air missile and Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons," including an air-to-air missile, and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former pol...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus i...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking w...
18:16, 05/25/2019

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiatio...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries con...
14:32, 05/28/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confront...
19:32, 05/22/2019

Air Force set for new nuclear-armed cruise missile for 2030 Should major global powers be immersed in a high-stakes, dangerous escalation of tension, raising the possibility of a nuclear confrontation, could t...
17:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehr...
12:32, 06/06/2019

US puts rush order on long-range air-to-air missile The US is developing a new very-long-range air-to-air missile to counter Chinese and Russian weapons (transcript here). (video link) It has been more...
21:32, 07/11/2019

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the re...
19:48, 07/01/2019

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures against Russia should it ...
14:48, 06/25/2019

New Navy air-to-ground missile destroys air defenses from 120 miles The Navy is fast-tracking a new air-to-ground missile engineered to destroy enemy air defenses from farther distances than existing weapons and succe...
16:16, 07/11/2019

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated India's Narendra Modi on Thursday for a triumphant victory that returned him to power in New Delhi ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A sta...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Kim Jong Un: Missile launch a 'warning; to U.S., South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called his country's fourth set of missile launches in less than two weeks a "warning" to South Korea and the United ...
14:32, 08/07/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confront...
02:00, 05/18/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed ...
13:00, 05/04/2019

No sign radiation from a missile explosion has spread beyond Russia An explosion at a Russian missile testing range led to local spikes in radiation, but it doesn’t seem to have spread to Europe as it did during the C...
05:32, 08/13/2019

Trump Confirms Missile Exploded During Testing in Russia President Trump on Monday appeared to confirm reports that an advanced nuclear cruise missile had exploded during testing in Russia, saying on Monday...
04:00, 08/13/2019

North Korea’s Kim: missile test ‘adequate warning’ North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles he said would send an “ade...
01:00, 08/07/2019

The Only Full Scale Test of a Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,”...
10:16, 05/09/2019

| WATCH | Russia missile test blast kills five Russia's nuclear agency said Saturday an explosion during missile testing in the Arctic left five of its staff dead and involved radioactive isotopes...
07:32, 08/11/2019

U.S. Ends Cold War Missile Treaty, With Aim of Countering China Trump administration officials say that the treaty tied their hands on China and that Russia was not complying with it, but its demise raised fears o...
03:32, 08/02/2019

Navy to christen guided missile destroyer LBJ on Saturday The U.S. Navy plans to christen the USS Lyndon B. Johnson, a Zumalt-class destroyer, on Saturday at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Pompeo offers to travel to Iran after 'missile launch' The US secretary of state has said he is willing to travel to Iran for talks as reports emerged on Friday that the Iranian regime had test-fired a me...
14:00, 07/26/2019

North Korea Changes Up Its Game to Bypass U.S. Missile Defenses North Korea has conducted a round of long range rocket tests designed to kick down the door and destroy ballistic missile defenses protecting South K...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Boeing drops out of nuclear missile development program Boeing has dropped out of a program to develop a new nuclear missile for the Air Force over concerns with the bidding process, leaving Northrop Grumm...
02:00, 07/26/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

After INF treaty's demise, U.S. seeks funds for missile tests The United States is no longer prohibited from having ground-launched intermediate-range missiles after pulling out of an arms control treaty with Ru...
17:00, 08/02/2019

US Withdraws From Nuclear Missile Treaty, Says Russia 'Responsible' The United States on Friday formally abandoned the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a statement from Secretary of State Mi...
17:32, 08/02/2019

U.S. withdraws from Soviet-era nuclear missile accord with Russia The United States formally withdrew from a landmark 1987 nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was violating the t...
03:00, 08/03/2019

North Korea's Kim Won't "Disappoint Me", Despite Missile Tests: Trump President Donald Trump on Friday underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's re...
11:00, 08/03/2019

Israel tests US-backed missile shield over Alaska Israel and the United States say they have successfully tested the Arrow 3 missile defense system. Israel intends to use the jointly developed interc...
19:48, 07/28/2019

TSA confiscates missile launcher from Baltimore passenger's luggage Transportation Security Administration officers found a missile launcher in a passenger's checked luggage Monday at the Baltimore airport, the agency...
21:16, 07/29/2019

Lockheed awarded $405.7M contract for Army's hypersonic missile Lockheed Martin Space received a $405.7 million contract for the U.S. Army's hypersonic Conventional Prompt Strike missile, the Defense Department sa...
19:00, 08/07/2019

North Korea tests new missile — and Trump’s resolve North Korea’s test of what appears to be short-range ballistic missile wasn’t a direct threat to the United States, but experts warn it could be an o...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Kim's 'great satisfaction' over sixth missile test in three weeks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" over the "amazing success" of his country's missile programme after another test o...
21:48, 08/17/2019

Kim Jong Un: Missile launches were warning to US, South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic mis...
10:32, 08/07/2019

North Korea apologizes for missile tests: Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered “a small apology” for the ongoing missile tests — and said they were in retaliation for the joint military ex...
20:32, 08/10/2019

Trump says 'nobody's happy' about North Korea missile launches US president reacts after Pyongyang carries out second weapons test in five daysDonald Trump has said he does not think North Korea is “ready to nego...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Missile attack, suicide bombings kill at least 40 in Yemen ADEN, Yemen — A rebel missile struck a military parade in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden as coordinated suicide bombings targeted a police ...
12:32, 08/01/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense m...
02:48, 06/20/2019

High-level Pentagon meeting on Venezuela includes discussion of US intervention President Trump’s top national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday to discuss military options in response to the political crisis in Venez...
12:16, 05/04/2019

Pentagon disputes Biden's assessment of China, says country is a 'strategic competitor' A top Pentagon official on Friday disagreed with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s claim on the campaign trail that China isn’t really a ...
23:32, 05/03/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all as...
01:32, 05/21/2019

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they nee...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Trump's border wall: Pentagon shifts $1.5bn to fund construction – live Acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, confirms funds ‘were drawn from a variety of sources’ for construction of 80 miles of wall Sign up to the...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Military sexual assaults rise by 44% among females in ranks: Pentagon report Military sexual assaults reported by its female members rose by 44 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to a new Pentagon report released Thursda...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Pentagon Has Redirected Money to Build 256 Miles of Border Barriers, Shanahan Says Patrick M. Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, said 63 miles of barriers could be built over six months, as immigration officials reported a surg...
03:16, 05/09/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “c...
19:16, 07/16/2019

Islamic State making territorial gains in Afghanistan, Pentagon reports The Islamic State-Khorasan Province has gained control of territory in Afghanistan over the last six months, according to the latest Pentagon report ...
19:16, 07/16/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the militar...
19:16, 07/11/2019

China is stealing tech to rapidly modernize its military, Pentagon warns China is continuing to modernize its armed forces in order to transform its military into a major global power and using espionage to steal cutting e...
15:00, 05/03/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran an...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Pentagon suspends efforts to recover troop remains from North Korea The Pentagon has suspended talks with North Korea about recovering more remains of missing American soldiers from the  Korean War — one of the key pl...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump's July 4 Celebration Cost Military $1.2 Million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of US Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washing...
03:00, 07/10/2019

The Pentagon says it only spent $1.2 million on Trump's July 4th blowout, but it's not clear where that number came from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Cotter/ The Pentagon says the cost of military support for President Donald Trump's J...
03:48, 07/10/2019

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon offic...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least $1.2 million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of U.S. Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washi...
04:32, 07/10/2019

Gen. John Hyten, nominee for No. 2 Pentagon post, denies sex assault accusation Air Force Gen. John Hyten denied accusations Tuesday he forcibly kissed a female colonel and pressed himself against her, charges that have drawn con...
10:48, 07/31/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because o...
01:00, 05/07/2019

'We've got to stick up for ourselves': Obama's Pentagon chief agrees with Trump on Huawei blacklist Ash Carter, defense secretary under President Barack Obama, praised the Trump administration's blacklist of certain products from Chinese telecommuni...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Trump nominee for Pentagon post denies sexual assault accusations U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the second-highest ranking U.S. military officer categorically denied sexual assault allegations agai...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will pre...
03:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evi...
11:00, 08/01/2019

Supreme Court Says President Trump Can Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a...
12:48, 07/28/2019

Supreme Court lifts freeze on Pentagon funds for border wall WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Me...
02:49, 07/27/2019

Boeing Drops Out Of Giant Pentagon Programme to Replace Nuclear Missiles Boeing says it will withdraw from a massive Pentagon program to replace America's ground-based nuclear missiles, citing concerns with how the Pentago...
04:48, 07/26/2019

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentag...
23:32, 07/12/2019

Pentagon puts $10 billion contract on hold after Trump criticizes Amazon The Pentagon has temporarily halted its $10 billion cloud-computing competition after President Trump suggested that the bid might be rigged in favor...
12:32, 08/02/2019

Pentagon reviewing 'war cloud' contract after Trump claims Amazon favoritism Trump has criticized bid process for the cloud-computing contract as potentially biased toward AmazonThe US department of defense says the defense se...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided thr...
06:32, 07/04/2019

Supreme Court clears way for Trump to use Pentagon funds for border wall WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico....
07:00, 07/27/2019

Trump can use $2.5B from Pentagon funds to build border wall: Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his pro...
09:00, 07/27/2019

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentag...
10:48, 07/31/2019

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America w...
04:48, 06/19/2019

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacem...
01:32, 06/11/2019

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. m...
14:32, 07/17/2019