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Lockheed Predicts Record-Setting Readiness Rates Soon for F-35
Jeff Babione said the reliability of the first batches of aircraft aren't as high as in lots 6 and beyond.
Marines Partner with Tech Firm to Design Unmanned Resupply Vehicles
The Marine Corps has partnered with a San Francisco-based firm to design a new unmanned cargo delivery vehicle.
Marine Leaders Don't Want New Tech to Weigh Grunts Down
Keep it small, keep it simple. It's what Marine Corps leaders industry to keep in mind when making tech for grunts.
Navy 'Fully Invested' in Futuristic Railgun, Top Officer Says
Richardson was responding to a question from Rep. Tim Ryan, who expressed concern about the railgun weapon.
Marines Release Specifications for New Mega-Drone
MUX would carry all the weapons on an F-35B, fly at 30,000 feet, and provide key command-and-control capabilities.
The Air Force's Light Attack Search Won't Yield a New A-10. Here's Why
Lawmakers have been pressing the U.S. Air Force the last few weeks about its light attack program.
Raytheon's Laser Dune Buggy Set to Fry Enemy Quadcopters
The funny-looking vehicle promises to give maneuver formations defense against drones.
Marines Developing JLTV Air-Defense System Armed with Laser Weapon
The Marine Corps is putting together a mobile air-defense weapon system that's mounted on a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
Navy Likely to Be First Service to Field Laser Weapons, Expert Says
If one service has made sufficient progress to use laser weapons in its arsenal in the next few years, it's the U.S. Navy.
Will Ongoing KC-46 Tanker Problems Affect KC-10 Retirement?
Questions surround the Air Force's aging KC-10 Extender and whether it will have to remain in service longer due to delays.
Air Force Offers Glimpse into 6th-Gen Fighters, Future Flight Suits
The Air Force Research Lab has unveiled a new video that gives a further glimpse into proposed programs.
Army Unveils Family of Future Vertical Lift Helicopters
U.S. Army aviation officials on Tuesday offered a preview of the aircraft that make up Future Vertical Lift.
Army Using Xbox, PS4 Technology to Build New Virtual Trainers
The U.S. Army wants to replace its outdated virtual simulators with the kind of realistic, first-person shooter gaming technology designed for Xbox and PS4 game systems.
Army Hopes to Start Fielding New Binocular-Style NVGs by Fall
U.S. Army infantry and other combat soldiers may start receiving binocular-style night vision goggles by this fall.
Russia Sells Turkey Missiles It Claims Can Take Out F-35s
The $2.5 billion deal for "the Growler" was made this week.
Recent Rash of Fatal Aviation Accidents Not a 'Crisis,' Pentagon Says
No pattern or linkage has been found in the initial analysis of accidents, the director of the Joint Staff said.
Pentagon Gets New Cloud Tech Chief Amid Trump's Feud With Amazon
Dana Deasy, former CIO for the J.P. Morgan investment bank, is expected to start at the Defense Department in early May.
Navy's Carbon-Fiber Stiletto Craft Tests High-Tech Gear at Sea
Stiletto serves as a principal demonstration craft to test high-tech gear and new concepts in coastal and riverine warfare.
Air Force Looks to Artificial Intelligence to Fight Future Wars
The Air Force is hoping advances in artificial intelligence mean data will be easier to access and analyze.
Navy's Push for Autonomous Boats Prompts Industry Response
The Navy has been looking at unmanned surface boats that operate autonomously.
Air Force Special Ops Short on Funding for AC-130 Gunship Laser
Sen. Martin Heinrich said at the current pace of testing, a laser weapon for the AC-130 would not be operational until 2030.
Pentagon Suspends F-35 Deliveries Over New Corrosion Issues: General
Military officials confirmed that the DoD has temporarily suspended acceptance of new F-35s over corrosion issues.
F-22 Ends Up in Belly Skid After Takeoff Mishap at Fallon
An F-22 Raptor suffered a mishap last week after it skidded on its belly following a takeoff at Naval Air Station Fallon.
US May Ramp Up Buy of the Missile That Just Made Combat Debut in Syria
The missile -- a 1,000-pound warhead, with pinpoint accuracy -- is capable of taking out moving land-based targets.
Air Force to Create Global Space Training amid Russia, China Threats
U.S. Air Force in 2019 will invite international partner applicants to train alongside airmen in space operations courses.
DoD Officials Erred About Weapons, Fighters Used in Syria Strike Mission
The F-22 Raptor did have a role in the Syria strike after all, according to statements from U.S. Air Forces Central Command.
Admiral: Don't Sanction India for Buying Russian 'F-35 Killer' Missiles
Adm. Phil Davidson, nominated to take over U.S. Pacific Command, raised concerns before a congressional committee this week.
Amazon, Oracle Battle for Pentagon Cloud Contract Worth Billions
The battle among tech giants for the Pentagon's cloud tech contract just intensified.
Russia May Gift S-300 Anti-Air Missiles to Syria to Beef Up Defenses
Russia is considering giving -- not selling -- S-300 air defense missiles to Syria.
Congress Wants Air Force, Navy to Solve Pilot Physical Episodes Now
Both Navy and Air Force may be required to present solutions to episodes in which pilots experience disorientation.
Lawmakers Again Attempt to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey
For the second time in two years, lawmakers are attempting to block the sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Turkey.
New Air Force Acquisitions Chief Aims to Rid F-35 of Software Glitches
"Almost every software-intensive program is over budget and behind schedule," the Air Force's new acquisition chief said.
US Complains After Chinese Lasers Injure 2 Air Force Pilots in Africa
The U.S. charged that China aimed laser beams at U.S. pilots in Djibouti.
Cyber Command Elevated to Combatant Command
Nakasone assumed command of Cyber Command and the NSA from Navy Adm. Michael Rogers during a change-of-command ceremony .
Could Tanks Still Make an Appearance in Trump's Military Parade?
A new proposal would give SecDef Mattis the final word on what appears in the parad
DoD Begins Accepting F-35 Fighters After Corrosion Issue
The Defense Department is again accepting F-35 Joint Strike Fighters after suspending deliveries from Lockheed Martin Corp.
Advanced Data Sharing, Range Expansion on Eglin Test Wing's Agenda
The engineers and system developers with the Air Force's 96th Test Wing at Eglin AFB work on a wide range of projects.
Army Medicine Embracing Robot Surgery, Other High-Tech Procedures
Physicians far from a field hospital could soon be performing delicate, highly specialized surgery on wounded soldiers using robotics and other forms of telemedicine.
Check Out EOD's New, One-of-a-Kind Robot
Explosive ordnance disposal technicians are working with a next-generation robot that will pick apart bombs and study them.
Army to Begin Equipping Heavy Units with Active Protection by 2020
The Army has been testing Israeli-made systems such as Trophy for the M1 tank and Iron Fist for the Bradley.
Proposed Cannon Would Turn the B-1 Bomber into a Gunship
Boeing has been granted a patent for a cannon to enhance the aircraft's ability to take on more close-air support roles.
C-17 Globemaster Makes 1st Airdrop in Afghanistan in More Than a Year
The cargo airlifter, based out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, made a drop over Southern Afghanistan on May 10.
Social Media Photos Raise Questions About B-1 Emergency Landing
Photos show a missing ceiling hatch, leading to speculation an in-flight ejection was attempted.
Marines Want New Skis, Not New Ski Boots
The Marine Corps recently announced it will soon search the market for a new ski system that does not require a new ski boot.
Army May Have to Rely on Simulators to Train for Future Urban Combat
The head of Army Training and Doctrine Command said the service will have to use high-tech simulations to prepare soldiers.
Advanced Super Hornet, F-35 Face Stealth Dilemma
The Navy is expanding its F-35 and Super Hornet fleets, but the two aircraft can't communicate without compromising stealth.