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Senate confirms Panetta to head Pentagon

The US Senate unanimously confirmed Leon Panetta's nomination to be defense secretary on Tuesday, hailing his successes as CIA chief just as major challenges...

US-Pakistan security ties hit new low: report

The US-Pakistan security relationship has dipped to its lowest point since the September 11, 2001 attacks, threatening counterterrorism programs, The Washington Post reported Thursday. US...

US ups Yemen airstrikes with drones, fighter jets

The United States has stepped up its attacks on militant suspects in Yemen with armed drones and fighter jets, The New York Times reported. The...

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament in the...

US, Korean air forces rumble forward in Max Thunder 11-1

The South Korean and U.S. air forces hosted a joint exercise here May recently to sharpen their ability to work together in a simulated...

The Maturing Revolution in Military Affairs

In 1992, the Office of Net Assessment (ONA), Office of the Secretary of Defense, began circulating an assessment of a prospective late-twentieth-century military-technical revolution...

US, Russia nuclear arsenal data released

The United States has 30 percent more deployed long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads than former Cold War foe Russia, according to new data...

Navy helicopters exercise with USA’s newest aircraft carrier

Helicopters from 849 Naval Air Squadron have been taking part in a major maritime exercise this week with the United States aircraft carrier USS...

Russia, US sign Helicopter deal for Afghanistan

Russia has signed a contract with the US Army to deliver 21 MI-17 helicopters to Afghanistan, new agencies quoted the defence ministry's arms oversight...

US secretly helped French nuclear program

The United States secretly helped France develop advanced nuclear weapons in the 1970s as part of a bid by the Nixon administration to sow...