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New Pentagon chief an ex-soldier who moved to the defense industry

Washington: Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, who was chosen by President Donald Trump to be the new acting Pentagon chief, is a former...

Pentagon expects China to add international military bases

The US Defence Department expects China to add military bases around the world to protect its investments in its ambitious One Belt One Road...

Pentagon to send 320 more troops to US-Mexico border

The US Defense Department announced Monday it would deploy around 320 additional troops to the southern border with Mexico to support immigration officials. The troops,...

Pentagon refuses Boeing tanker deliveries over quality issues

More bad news for US aviation giant Boeing: the US Air Force said Tuesday it had halted for a second time the acceptance of...

Pentagon expects Turkey to buy US missile system

US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday he was confident that Turkey would drop its plan to purchase the Russian S-400 missile defense...

Pentagon Intel Official Pleads Guilty In Chinese Spying Case

A former US Defense Intelligence Agency official will be jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty Friday to charges of attempting to sell classified...

US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said Sunday, as President Donald Trump doubled down...

Pentagon prolongs US troop deployment at Mexico border

The Pentagon said on Monday (Jan 14) it would extend until Sept 30 the deployment of active-duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the...

China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems -- and in some cases already has surpassed its...

Pentagon Conducts Latest Successful Test of US-Japan Interceptor

The U.S. military on Tuesday successfully conducted a test of a new ballistic-missile interceptor system, which is being co-developed with Japan. The launch marks the...