BATH, Maine— The largest destroyer built for the U.S. Navy cuts an imposing figure: massive, with an angular shape, hidden weapons and antennas, and electric-drive propulsion. The Navy will soon learn how this modern take on the "tumblehome" hull holds up when the first-in-class Zumwalt heads out to sea in December for builder trials in the rough-and-tumble North...» Read More
The U.S. Air Force is calling for an end to big-ticket items like the error-ridden F-35 in order to save money. Fiscal Times reports.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.
The Senate has voted to extend a program that would cushion the blow to insurance companies in the event of a massive terrorism attack.
A federal appeals court said U.S. President Barack Obama deprived a small Chinese-owned firm of constitutional protections in a 2012 executive order.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers said the Obama administration's $3.7 billion border security request was too high.
Chinese state media branded Apple's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.
The US is developing new military tactics to deter China’s territorial advances in the South China Sea, the Financial Times reports.
The Pentagon has recorded and analyzed social media activity on sites like Twitter to better use and understand its influence.
Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea has provided a "wake up" call for NATO and drastic cuts in defence spending, need to be addressed.
Japan's departure from a pacifist constitution does not put it on a collision course with China, but relations between the two may not improve soon either.
Colorado is trying to outbid rival states like Florida and New Mexico for a bigger slice of the commercial aerospace industry pie.
This data-mining software company has landed several government contracts, transforming mounds of data into key intelligence.
President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year.
Controversy continues to swirl around the VA's oversight of hospitals dedicated to caring for America's veterans.
US technology companies will likely bear the brunt of soured ties between Beijing and Washington over Internet security.
Japan has an "innate right" to defend itself, an advisor to PM Shinzo Abe said, following its steps to move Japan away from its pacifist constitution.
The Defense Department has approved the international sale of drones with an operating system that works on other drones.