British Aircraft Carrier Departs on Landmark Deployment with Marine Corps F-35s Aboard

U.S. Marines from an Arizona-based fighter attack squadron have joined a British naval crew to form…

Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s Harasser Was a Known Toxic Leader, Army Report Shows

AUSTIN, Texas — The sexual harassment that Spc. Vanessa Guillen faced before her death last year from…

Pentagon Partially Reverses Trump Move to Elevate Head of Special Operations

The Pentagon is moving the civilian head of special operations back under the Office of the…

Dayton Sues Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Defense Department for Water Pollution

DAYTON, Ohio — The city of Dayton has sued the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the…

Air Force Aborts ICBM Test After Problem on the Ground

The U.S. Air Force aborted the test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile,…

Turmoil Shakes California National Guard with Firing, Suspension of Top Generals

Turmoil has gripped the leadership ranks of the California National Guard, with the firing of the…

Man Arrested for Vandalizing Home of Fort Jackson Soldier in Viral Video, Deputies Say

A man was arrested for vandalizing the home of a white Fort Jackson soldier who was…

NATO defending Europe is a pipe dream

The book excerpt published in Defense News’ April print edition, “Can NATO defend Europe? Can Europe…

German defense ministry dismisses French offer of pre-loved submarine hunters

COLOGNE, Germany – German defense officials have dismissed a French offer of four Atlantique 2 maritime…

Helmand Post Transferred to Afghan Army as Withdrawal Begins

The U.S. military has transferred an installation in Helmand province to the Afghan National Army as…

Pentagon’s Watchdog to Investigate Military’s Response to UFOs

The Defense Department’s inspector general is launching its own investigation into what the military calls “unidentified…

Military Blocks Promotion of South Dakota Attorney General Charged in Highway Death

PIERRE, S.D. — The U.S. Army Reserve has blocked the promotion of South Dakota’s attorney general…

Honeywell gets hit with $13M fine for defense export violations

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. State Department announced it reached a $13 million settlement with American defense…

General Says US Military Should Consider a Deconfliction Line for Space

A top commander at U.S. Space Command says it may be time to establish a “deconfliction…

Navy Senior Chief Is 25th US Service Member to Die from COVID-19

Senior Chief Fire Controlman (AEGIS) Michael Wilson, 45, has been identified as the 25th U.S. service…

Why These Infantry Marines Have a New Obsession with Chess

CAMP PENDLETON — It’s kind of like Fight Club. Except it’s mental, not physical, and Marines…

British military aircraft must hit net-zero carbon target by 2040, says Air Force chief

Royal Air Force Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston discusses his services’ future with Defense News. WASHINGTON…

Eliminate ambiguity over Taiwan, or risk unravelling regional credibility

Concerns over the tension across the Taiwan Strait have increased pointedly since the start of the…

Egypt bumps up its Rafale fleet by 30 new planes

PARIS – Egypt has bought 30 more Rafale aircraft from France, according to statements issued on…

Proposed Law Would Make It Easier for Vets to Get Private-Sector Care on VA’s Dime

New legislation before Congress aims to make it easier for veterans to access private-sector care and…

Army Ranger Legend to Receive Medal of Honor at 94

Seven decades ago, Army 1st Lt. Ralph Puckett knew his outnumbered Ranger Company had to defend…

Trump’s VA Secretary Joins Conservative Think Tank The Heritage Foundation

Former Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is joining the Heritage Foundation as a visiting…

Pentagon Rejects Permit Request by Veterans Group for Memorial Day Motorcycle Ride

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department rejected a request from organizers of a traditional Memorial Day weekend…

Air Force Creates LGBTQA, Indigenous Focus Groups to Address Diversity Issues

The U.S. Air Force has put together two new teams to address barriers and other issues…

With F-35 expulsion, Turkey’s top weapons buyer prioritizes TF-X work

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s top defense procurement official, Ismail Demir, said in an April 30 TV…

Turkey arrests nine more suspects in industrial espionage case

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s law enforcement authorities have widened their probe into a case involving allegations…

Top General Drops Opposition to Change in Sex Assault Policy

WASHINGTON — In a potentially significant shift in the debate over combating sexual assault in the…

Coast Guard Academy Will Get Commencement Address from Biden

President Joe Biden will deliver the address at the Coast Guard Academy’s commencement ceremony May 19,…

Finnish officials begin sifting through final HX fighter offers

COLOGNE, Germany – Finnish officials have received finals offers from five vendors for the multibillion-dollar HX…

This Change to Boot Camp Training Could Cut Recruit Injury Rates

MCRD SAN DIEGO — When the first-ever platoon of female Marine recruits landed here at the…

No Arrests Made In December Fort Bragg Slayings of Special Forces Soldier, Veteran

No arrests have been made nearly five months after a Special Forces soldier and veteran were…

Air Force PJ Earns Heroism Award for Treating 7 Teammates After Explosion in Afghanistan

Minutes before a massive explosion at a school the Taliban had been using for a headquarters…

NKorea Warns US of ‘Very Grave Situation’ over Biden Speech

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday warned the United States will face “a…

US Army Warmly Welcomed Ahead of NATO Exercises in Albania

DURRES, Albania (AP) — Albania’s main port of Durres has welcomed a huge influx of containers…

Seven Rescued by Coast Guard on Savannah River After Boat Crashes into Jetty

Seven people were rescued Friday night after their 25-foot boat ran aground into a jetty in…

SpaceX Returns 4 Astronauts to Earth; Rare Night Splashdown

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on…