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Pakistan refutes Utah gun maker’s claim on rifles contract

Pakistan refutes Utah gun maker’s claim on rifles contract

Pakistan has refuted a claim made by a Utah gun maker, Desert Tech last week that the company had turned down a $15 million deal to sell precision rifles to Pakistan. In response to media queries regarding the Associated Press’s […]


Personal drones launch in your skies

Personal drones launch in your skies

It’s not a bird, not a plane. But it could be someone’s personal drone coming to the skies near you. Some of the flying objects being shown at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas include items that are […]


Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed nine initial flight tests of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS), marking the half-way point in a process called envelope expansion. During envelope expansion, the test team validates the aircraft’s ability to […]


First Combat Deployable F-22s Arrive At Tyndall Air Force Base

First Combat Deployable F-22s Arrive At Tyndall Air Force Base

Tyndall Air Force Base received the first five-of-24 F-22 Raptors scheduled to transfer from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 6 as part of their new combat mission. The aircraft are now a part of the 95th Fighter Squadron, which […]


US Army Develops Anti-UAV Weapons

US Army Develops Anti-UAV Weapons

As the military use of unmanned aircraft systems has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists at Picatinny Arsenal are part of the effort to counter potential threats to U.S. armed forces […]


US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes, but Payoff Unclear: Study

US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes, but Payoff Unclear: Study

The United States plans to spend $1 trillion on upgrading and maintaining its nuclear arsenal over the next 30 years, but delays in replacing current systems threaten to weaken US nuclear deterrence, according to a new independent study. “The new […]


Shelton discusses importance of space defense

Shelton discusses importance of space defense

Space is fundamental to the economy, the military and the way of life in the United States and officials must continue to guard against challenges in the domain from adversaries, the commander of Air Force Space Command said today. Gen. […]


Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan has received the first shipment of anti-ship missiles which it ordered from the United States for its submarines, strengthening their attack capability, a senior official was Wednesday quoted as saying. Taiwan ordered the Harpoon missiles in 2008 as part […]


B-52 upgrade to increase smart-weapons capacity

B-52 upgrade to increase smart-weapons capacity

Tinker AFB Airmen will update ground maintenance and mission planning software in support of a new Air Force contract that will increase the B-52 Stratofortress’s “smart-weapons” capacity by 50 percent. The $24.6 million agreement stipulates that Boeing will develop a […]


 
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