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Navy's Fire Scout Drone Helo May Be Sold to Allied Militaries Soon
Northrop Grumman Corp. is looking to expand sales of its MQ-8C Fire Scout abroad.
Air Force Slowly Building Up in Eastern Europe: USAFE Commander
Building up airfields so U.S. aircraft can land safely on Europe's eastern front was not a project the Air Force predicted.
In Reversal, White House Trade Director to Skip Farnborough Airshow
Does this signal a change of U.S. objectives at world's largest gathering of aerospace and defense firms?
It's Official: Austin Is Home of New Army Futures Command
Top U.S. Army leaders on Friday announced that Austin, Texas, will be the location of its new Futures Command.
Why Trump Is Sending a Key Deal-Maker to Farnborough Airshow
The U.S. will send Peter Navarro, Trump's director of trade, industrial and export policy at the White House, to Farnborough.
New Steel Tariffs Not Derailing Plans for 355-Ship Navy Yet: Admiral
The Navy has seen minor cost jumps following the president's move to place steep tariffs on steel imports.
The Next B-52 Bomb Upgrade May Be a Tough Message for China
Air Force officials are looking to upgrade the B-52's bomb load at a time when the service is preparing for near-peer rivals.
Revised Air Force Handbook: OK to Call E-8s 'Senior'
The U.S. Air Force's new enlisted personnel handbook makes it easier to address senior master sergeants.
Misplaced Depot Paperwork Led to F-15 Grounding, Officials Say
Lost documentation on longeron inspections led wing commander to ground F-15C fleet at Oregon base.
Army to Spend $450 Million on Upgrades to M1 Tanks, Strykers
The U.S. Army recently decided to spend $451 million to upgrade M1 Abrams tanks and Stryker combat vehicles.
The Air Force Needs Army's Help to Best Russia's S-400 Missile Battery
The Air Force needs the help of the Army to outsmart Russia's enhanced S-400 anti-air defense system, a top general said.
Technology Gurus to Join Army Training Exercise at Fort Benning
The Army is going to put technology innovators in the woods of Fort Benning, Georgia with small combat units.
In Tech, US Must Be Where Russia, China Are Not: Air Force Scientist
The U.S. shouldn't play catch up to Russia or China in tech development, according to the U.S. Air Force's chief scientist.
KC-10 Ground Emergency Under Investigation, Air Force Says
The U.S. Air Force is investigating why a KC-10 Extender refueling aircraft last month had an emergency on the ground,
SpaceX Gets $130 Million Air Force Rocket Launch Contract
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rockets have been given the green light to carry the U.S. Air Force's national security satellites
Marines in Afghanistan Will Get Assist From MQ-9 Reaper Drones
Reapers would allow the Marines to operate more independently rather than depending on other units for force from the air.
$10,000 Toilet Seats and Data Rights: The Air Force's New Dilemma
The U.S. Air Force never expected to fly aircraft such as the Cold War-era B-52 Stratofortress bomber for as long as it has.
BAE Systems Will Make Marines' New Wheeled Amphibious Combat Vehicle
The Marine Corps announced today that BAE Systems will make the service's brand-new amphibious combat vehicle.
Airstrikes in Afghanistan See Big Spike Following Spring Surge
Fighter, attack and remotely piloted aircraft together dropped nearly 600 weapons in the month of May.
Bell's Futuristic V-280 Valor Maneuvers in 'Impressive' Flight Demo
Officials from Bell today successfully completed the second, public flight demonstration of the firm's tiltrotor V-280 Valor.