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Pentagon’s Esper: Russia, China Want to Disrupt International Order

Warning that Chinese economic power and Russian aggression pose threats to global security, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper urged European allies to commit...

Hypersonics Remain Top Priority for Pentagon

A hypersonic weapon moving at five times the speed of sound can travel across the Pacific Ocean in just over 100 minutes. U.S. adversaries...

FY19 Defense Authorization Bill Passes Congress in Record Speed

The Defense Department applauds the passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act at the swiftest pace in 20 years, Pentagon officials...

Senior DoD Official Discusses Future of Directed Energy Weapons

As stated in the National Defense Strategy, the United States needs to invest and accelerate the modernization of key capabilities to build a more...

US DoD embracing innovation to fuel military overmatch against adversaries

Defense Department innovation leaders on Wednesday described some of the most advanced capabilities fueling U.S. military technical dominance of today and the future during...

Panel to explore ending ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today established a Defense Department panel to prepare the military for the potential elimination of the "Don't Ask,...

Lynn: New Threats Require New Capabilities

LONDON: Developing new capabilities to deal with new and future threats requires defense cooperation and collaboration, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said...

Deputy Secretary Visits UK to Promote Defense Cooperation

LONDON: U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III is slated to address attendees at the European Security and Defense Conference and members of...

Lynn says fight against IEDs remains priority

WASHINGTON: Defeating the terrorists' weapon of choice is and will remain a priority for the Defense Department, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III...

US Senate approves 2010 military budget

Washington: The US Congress on Saturday sent US President Barack Obama a massive annual military spending bill that funds current operations in Afghanistan and...