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Navy: Maintenance Backlogs Improving Despite Long Waits for Submarines
Navy officials sought to reassure lawmakers that the service's backlog for ship and submarine maintenance is improving.
Sikorsky-Boeing Defiant Helicopter Won't Fly This Year: Officials
The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter program will miss its first scheduled tests due to "minor technical issues."
Coast Guard Commandant Boosts Plan to Outfit Cutters with ScanEagle Drones
Sea trials have proven the worth of having ScanEagle aircraft aboard Coast Guard cutters.
SecNav Voices Support for Space Agency, Offensive Cyber Ops
Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer pledged his support Thursday for an organization dedicated to space operations.
Lawmakers Question Pentagon's Strategy Focusing on Russia, China
Senators voiced concern that the Pentagon's new defense strategy could hurt the counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan.
Army Tests Handheld Device for Detecting Liquid Chemical Agents
U.S. Army research officials have developed a new, handheld chemical agent detector that can "taste" suspicious liquids.
BRRRT with Surround Sound: A-10 May Get New 3D Audio System
The U.S. Air Force may soon finalize how many surround-sound audio systems it will retrofit into the A-10 Thunderbolt II.
No Grounding for T-38 Fleet After 5th Crash in 12 Months, Air Force Says
The U.S. Air Force has not paused flights for its T-38 Talon trainer fleet despite a series of crashes in the last 12 months.
Report Blames F-22 Belly Skid on Human Error
Investigators attributed the accident largely to human error with a number of factors at play.
All F-22s Have Now Left Tyndall, Air Force Secretary Says
All the F-22 Raptors that were left behind at Tyndall Air Force Base during Hurricane Michael have moved.
Pentagon Nuclear Recap Programs May Slow with Democrats in House
The Democrats' takeover of the lower chamber may create aggressive oversight of nuclear programs in development.
Coast Guard May Want In on Future Vertical Lift Program
The U.S. Coast Guard is watching how the Pentagon handles its Future Vertical Lift helicopter program over the next decade.
FAA Tightens Drone Restrictions Near High-Security Navy Submarine Bases
The Federal Aviation Administration is warning amateur drone pilots that flying their aircraft near sub bases is a no-go.
Marines Want Crowd-Control Laser That Can Yell at People 1,000 Yards Away
The Marine Corps wants small business owners' help in developing a new non-lethal laser system.
Could Pulling Out of Nuke Treaty Create Opportunities for the Army?
Army officials are confident they can add more range to the Precision Strike Missile if the U.S. pulls out of the INF treaty.
Air Force Ends Purchase of Pricey Coffee Cups After Senator Complains
Officials said that leaders have instructed units they've entered a "do not order until further notice" on hot cups.
No Move to Speed Up New Nuclear Cruise Missile Development
The LRSO will replace the AGM-86B Air Launched Cruise Missile according to a top executive who oversees part of the program.
Army Wants to Use Robots to Help Conduct Precision Strikes on the Enemy
Army officials are hoping that experts in non-military robotics can find new ways for combat units to defeat the enemy.
Army Wants Portable Device for Deactivating Enemy Weapons Systems
It wants a non-lethal weapon to knock out remote weapon stations on enemy vehicles without endangering nearby civilians.
Army Moves Closer to 70-Kilometer Artillery with New Rocket-Assisted Round
The service is inching closer to the its short-term goal of developing a 155-millimeter cannon that will shoot out to 70kms.