Of a potential fleet of 3,000 or more F-35s for the U.S. and international customers, 720 already have been delivered. Those may need to be retrofitted based on findings from the tests.
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The Situation Room is a technology throwback, with some equipment that hasn’t been updated in 15 years. Now the Pentagon has proposed about $56.2 million for upgrades.
The chaotic withdrawal concluded two decades of American involvement touched off by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The new missile is being developed jointly with Japan. Congress in 2019 cleared the sale to Japan of as many as 73 of the new version in a potential $3.2 billion sale.
The USS Gerald R. Ford’s new systems are crucial to justifying the expense of what’s now a four-vessel program intended to replace the current Nimitz class of aircraft carriers.
The State Department has signaled its approval for a potential $2.4 billion sale of anti-ship missiles to Taiwan, a move certain to anger Beijing and raise tensions further between the U.S. and China days before the American election. The Trump administration said in a statement ...
Lockheed Martin and the U.S. military have eliminated all of the deficiencies believed to endanger pilots.
President Barack Obama's order for U.S. commandos to target an Islamic State commander in Syria was part of an evolving strategy to disrupt the militant group, which has proven resilient to airstrikes intended to break its grip on parts of the Middle East. The raid ...