A Delta IV-Heavy rocket carrying a U.S. government spy satellite finally launched into orbit Saturday from California. Technical glitches and unfavorable weather had forced the mission to be scrubbed several times since early December. » Read More
The latest revelation comes on the heels of the Pentagon's missile defense review, which addresses anti-satellite capabilities that "could threaten U.S. space-based assets." » Read More
The summit would be the second between Trump and Kim as the U.S. pushes North Korea to dismantle its nuclear and missile programs. » Read More
The unclassified report is believed to have been delayed because of sensitivities about framing threats posed by foreign powers. » Read More
An attack in the northern Syrian town of Manbij has resulted in multiple casualties including U.S. troops, a senior Kurdish security official confirmed to NBC News.
More than 40,000 immigration court hearings have been canceled since the government shutdown began, straining the nation's immigration system, while the Pentagon is directing additional funds to militarize the U.S.-Mexico border.
The news could resurface worries of a breakdown in the historical military alliance.
President Trump threatens NATO ally Turkey while defending his decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria.
Ensuring the safety of more than 70 heads of state and government is not easy.
The White House requested options for a military strike against Iran last September, a report by the Wall Street Journal revealed, citing current and former U.S. officials.
The U.S. Air Force has accepted the first delivery of Boeing's aerial refueling tanker despite outstanding issues with the aircraft.
American defense firms are the indisputable top producers of the world's weapons. Russian companies came in second, however.
Richard Arvin Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the third-oldest man in the world, died Thursday afternoon from pneumonia. He was 112 years old.
Shanahan's ascension comes as Trump has pulled the United States back from global commitments and pushed forward on ambitious projects like the denuclearization of North Korea, unsettling allies as well as experts.
Washington's troop reduction in Afghanistan could embolden the Taliban, which could have spillover effects on Pakistan and Kashmir. That's bad news for New Delhi.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on what to watch in 2019 as battle plans to build up on defense.
Britain's defense minister has reportedly voiced "grave" concerns over the use of Huawei equipment in the U.K.'s 5G network.
Carter Copeland, Melius founding partner and defense analyst, joins "Squawk Box" to give his take on the defense sector.
The hypersonic glide vehicle, dubbed Avangard, is expected to enter Russia's arsenal by 2020, according to sources with direct knowledge of a U.S. intelligence assessment.
Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense equity analyst at Jefferies, discusses which the state of the defense sector and which companies to keep an eye on going into 2019.