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Pentagon to form new group to investigate UFOs

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The United States Department of Defense late on Tuesday said it will establish a new group to investigate reports on the presence of UFOs in restricted...

Pentagon picks Northrop, Lockheed, Raytheon to develop hypersonic defense

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The Pentagon on Friday said it selected Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon to research and develop a missile system that would be able...

Pentagon chief tells French counterpart US supports Sahel mission

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France has Washington's continued support for counterterrorism efforts in Africa's Sahel region, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told his French counterpart in a phone...

US successfully flight tests Raytheon hypersonic weapon – Pentagon

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The United States has tested an air-breathing hypersonic weapon capable of speeds faster than five times the speed of sound, marking the first successful...

Pentagon bracing for more attacks after troops killed at Kabul airport

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American forces in Kabul were bracing for more Islamic State attacks while winding up their evacuation mission, US officials said, as the number of...

Pentagon warns Taliban on failure to meet commitments on violence, terrorism

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The Biden administration believes it is hard to see a way forward for a negotiated settlement with the Taliban unless the militant group meets...

Pentagon report on civilian killings

US military operations killed 130 civilians and injured 91 in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, according to a Pentagon report seen by...

Pentagon eyes rare earth supplies in Africa in push away from...

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The U.S. Department of Defense has held talks with Malawi’s Mkango Resources Ltd and other rare earth miners across the globe about their supplies...

Pentagon restriction on geolocation features

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The US military is prohibiting deployed personnel from using geolocation features on smartphones, fitness trackers and other devices because they could create...

Pentagon reviewing security after fitness apps show locations

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has ordered a review of security protocols, officials say, after fitness tracking devices broadcast patterns of movement...

Pentagon buried study that found $125 billion in wasteful spending

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A Defense Department study that proposed cutting $125 billion (98 billion pounds) in administrative waste from the Pentagon budget was buried amid...

2016 aerospace and defence industry trends

Defence contractors can pick from three strategic options in their battle against technology firms, tight budgets and uncertain military needs.The aerospace and defence (A&D)...

2016 aerospace and defence industry trends

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The aerospace and defence (A&D) industry finds itself in an increasingly challenging predicament. In recent years, military spending globally has been under immense pressure;...

U.S. Air Force declares first squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready

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The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35A fighter jets ready for combat, marking a...

U.S. military restricts travel to West Africa, notes recent attacks

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The Pentagon on Wednesday restricted U.S. service members' travel to five West African countries, citing recent militant attacks in the region, U.S....

Pentagon says captured Islamic State chemical weapons chief in February

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The Pentagon said on Thursday it captured the Islamic State's chemical weapons chief in Iraq during an operation in February. The capture of...

Pentagon to deploy 400 troops to train Syrian rebels

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The U.S. military is planning to deploy more than 400 troops to help train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State, along...

U.S.-led air strikes have hit 3,222 Islamic State targets – Pentagon

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U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria have damaged or destroyed 3,222 targets since August, including 58 tanks,...

Technology gap closing, top us military acquisitions official warns

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The technological dominance enjoyed by the U.S. military force that fought the first Gulf War a quarter century ago is threatened today,...

U.S. military specialists in Liberia to conduct Ebola testing – general

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About two dozen U.S. military specialists in Liberia might test laboratory samples for Ebola, but most of the Pentagon's personnel deployed there...

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