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German Armed Forces Cut By One-Fifth In New Shake-Up

Germany's defense minister has announced plans for sweeping changes to how the country's armed forces operate. The plan includes a reduction of troop numbers...

UK MoD Promises More Defense Cash

Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has said today that the long-term vision for Britain's defence depends upon a sound economic base that enables sustainable...

Gates to troops: US must sustain force excellence

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates spoke with Marines and Soldiers and watched them train today at two East Coast military installations, thanking them for...

Fresh Wave of Defence Cuts On Way

The armed forces face a further wave of cuts in the next financial year as the Ministry of Defence seeks to make more savings....

US Must Preserve Its Defense Industrial Base, says Lynn

Competition, a global defense market and targeted research and development spending will be critical in preserving the nation’s defense industrial base during the slowdown...

‘Total Force 21’ paper offers new force mix, DOD savings

Air Force Reserve officials recently announced new guidelines that may help combat planners better access reservists, make the Air Force more efficient and save...

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

In releasing his version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee today cautioned...

Security Requires Balanced Spending, Flournoy Says

The federal government needs to strike a better balance between funding the Defense Department and civilian agencies for long-term national security, the undersecretary of...

Mullen: DOD Must Help Solve Federal Debt Crisis

The Defense Department has to be part of the solution for the country’s debt crisis, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said...

Network would link defense functions, people

To optimize U.S. cybersecurity using a new information-sharing enterprise network in a reduced-budget era, a top Defense Department official gave industry leaders a challenge:...