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Downsizing US Army: When We’ll Need An Army, You Can Bet We’ll Need It...

Twice in just the past 15 years the U.S. government has made the decision to shrink the size of the Army. Under the Bush...

Pentagon proposes to shrink US Army to pre-WWII level

The Pentagon plans to scale back the US Army by more than an eighth to its lowest level since before World War II, signaling...

EADS to cut 5,800 jobs in Europe in restructuring

European aerospace giant EADS, the maker of Airbus aircraft, announced plans Monday to cut 5,800 jobs in its defence and space division over three...

Spending Cuts Would Cause Chaos, Carter Says

Deep, across-the-board spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1 would cause chaos for the Defense Department, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said...

NATO Chief Calls for Defence Cuts Halt

The NATO Secretary General has put out his clearest statement yet that he wants defence cuts to stop before they put populations at risk....

Obama to propose deep nuclear arms cuts: report

US President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address on Tuesday to call for dramatic cuts in nuclear arsenals around the...

Army freezes hiring, cuts base ops, reduces training

In advance of possible extreme budget cuts that could arrive in March, Army leadership has called for an immediate hiring freeze and spelled out...

EADS announces up to 850 job cuts in defence arm

European aerospace group EADS, which controls Airbus, said on Friday that it would shed up to 850 jobs through voluntary departures in a restructuring...

Official Describes Sequestration’s ‘Devastating’ Impact

A senior Pentagon official today reflected on his past service in a hollow military as a precautionary tale to lawmakers to prevent sequestration from...

Senior Staff Cuts to Make MOD Less Top-Heavy

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced today that the new structure, which will be introduced from April 2013, will ensure that the MOD is...