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Pentagon Logistics Agency Sold Sensitive Military Surplus to GAO Sleeper Purchasers

Fictional law enforcement agency successfully bought items ranging from night vision goggles to small arms.

DIUx Wins Support — and More Cash — from Trump’s Pentagon

The vice chair of the Joint Chiefs touted an effort to track North Korean missile launcher, while the military’s new weapons buyer called it a good model for developing and acquiring capabilities.

The Army Seeks Internet-of-Battlefield-Things, Distributed Bot Swarms

After nearly two decades of war against technologically unsophisticated foes, the Army Research Lab is reorienting to counter China and Russia.

Army Looking to Integrate Network Soldiers with Tactical Units

Brigades are working out various ideas at training centers, says the head of the service’s Cyber Command.

Mislabeled Weapons Raise Risk of Accidental Explosions in South Korea

Pentagon IG says the Air Force incorrectly recorded weights of explosives at military storage facilities.

Pentagon Watchdog Compiles Recommendations That Could Save $34 Billion

The Defense Department is processing more than 1,200 open IG remedies.

U.S. Won’t Launch a Military Space Corps—For Now

Russian and Chinese anti-satellite weapons testing has raised the profile of space conflict in recent years.

DOD Officials: Use AI-Fueled Systems to Inform Policy-Makers, Not To Kill

Artificial intelligence is taking on a growing role in intelligence analysis in North Korea.

How Will The Pentagon Create Its AIs? The Algorithmic-Warfare Team Is Charting a Path

Over the next 36 months, an algorithmic-warfare team will draw up a model for splitting the work between government and industry.

The US Must Rethink How It Uses Special Operators, Says Incoming SOLIC Secretary

Strained by war, the military’s elite units can’t grow any faster nor deploy slower. Something in their mission set must give.

White House Objects to Ban on New BRAC in Defense Bill

No veto threatened, but Trump team seeks savings in base closures.

Ceasefire or No, U.S. and Russia Remain ‘A Second or Two Away’ from Accidental War Over Syria

The head of Air Combat Command says one mistake by a pilot in an advanced warplane could mean an unintended escalation in Syria.

Russia Threatens to Expel 30 U.S. Diplomats

Moscow is angry about the Trump administration’s refusal to return two diplomatic compounds seized last year by the Obama administration.

16 Dead in Military Plane Crash in Mississippi

The majority of passengers are believed to be marines.

As Trump and Putin Met, US and UK Defense Chiefs Discussed Ways to Deter Russia

While one part of Trump’s executive branch looks to improve relations with Moscow, another prepares for the worst.

Spooked by North Korea, Lawmakers Resurrect an Old Missile-Defense Idea

Technical experts say space-based interceptors haven’t gotten any more practical since the Reagan era, but House lawmakers still want the Pentagon to plan for them.

Trump Weighs a ‘Pretty Severe’ Response to North Korea’s ICBM Test

The president said “something will have to be done about” the Kim Jong Un regime’s actions.

Why Trump Should Embrace America’s Immigrant Soldiers

Immigrants have been part of the armed forces since the Revolutionary War. The administration is considering ending a program that grants some of them citizenship in exchange for their service.

Why Trump Should Embrace America’s Immigrant Soldiers

Immigrants have been part of the armed forces since the Revolutionary War. The administration is considering ending a program that grants some of them citizenship in exchange for their service.

North Korea Crisis: U.S. and South Korea Respond

The two allies conducted a ballistic-missile drill in the Sea of Japan in response to Pyongyang’s test of an ICBM.

Former Pentagon Money Man to Oversee Defense of NATO Computer Networks

Kevin Scheid returns to the alliance as members eye spending increases to pay for cyber projects and traditional weapons.

A ‘Serious Political and Military Provocation’ in the South China Sea

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within 12 miles of a disputed island for the Trump administration’s second “freedom-of-navigation operation."

Departing Air Force Undersecretary Warns of Budget Uncertainty

Lisa Disbrow says the Air Force needs stable funding to better connect its planes, protect its satellites and buy more aircraft.

Lawmakers Call for Space Force, Boost to Military Drills in Europe

The House and Senate Armed Services committees want the Pentagon to better prepare for war in space, but there’s disagreement on how to do it.

Civilian Deaths Likely in U.S.-Led Coalition Strike

An independent war monitor claims that 57 civilians were killed in a Monday attack in al-Mayadeen.

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