Secretary of Defense James Mattis clarified his political affiliation Monday amid speculation that he might be a Democrat and would leave the Trump administration soon.
Trump recently praised Riyadh's ambitions to buy $110 billion worth of U.S.-made arms, a figure that has yet to manifest in State Department or Defense Security Cooperation Agency announcements.
Russia is currently unable to find a source for the critical carbon fiber components needed for one of its hypersonic weapons, according to people with direct knowledge of a U.S. intelligence report.
The fleet-wide suspension was spurred by a crash last month in Beaufort, South Carolina, in which a then-unknown fault in one of Lockheed Martin's F-35B jets forced its pilot to eject from the cockpit.
President Donald Trump criticized Seoul on Tuesday for failing to finance the U.S. deployment of a missile defense system —Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) — on the Korean Peninsula.
The U.S. Air Force selected Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance on Wednesday to each develop a domestic launch system prototype. SpaceX, despite winning an initial development award in 2016, was absent from the deal.
The U.S. sold more than $54 billion in military equipment to foreign governments in the last fiscal year, according to the Pentagon's top financial officer.
In the month of September alone, Boeing was awarded more than 20 contracts with a cumulative value of $13.7 billion. Here's a look at some of the big-ticket items the Pentagon bought.
The Pentagon official in charge of financing America's current and future wars downplayed concerns that trade disputes were spilling into the industrial base.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan on Wednesday downplayed concerns about Russian and Chinese efforts to develop hypersonic arsenals. "We are going to fly sooner and more often than people have ever expected," Shanahan told reporters.