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The Pentagon is officially moving ahead with renaming bases that honor Confederate leaders
"It is extremely early in the process."
Trump threatens to veto defense budget over removing Confederate names from military bases
President Donald Trump threatened to sink an annual defense policy bill that would give the Pentagon one year to identify and start renaming U.S. military bases bearing the names of...
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pentagon is cutting its chemical and biological defense programs
The Defense Department wants to spend less in fiscal 2021 on chemical and biological defense programs, budget documents show, in the middle of a pandemic and despite its own officials’...
Family of murdered ROTC graduate will likely receive death benefits thanks to new legislation
The amendment allows the family of Lt. Richard Collins III to be able to receive the death benefits after he was killed just days after he was commissioned into the...
This is the US military’s next sniper rifle of choice
The U.S. military appears to have fallen in love with a relatively new sniper system: The Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) bolt-action sniper rifle from Barrett Firearms
DoD: We’re retiring 44 A-10s. Arizona lawmakers: fight me
Sen. McSally said she told Air Force leaders she "would not allow their plan to mothball 44 A-10s starting in October to happen."
The Air Force wants to get rid of some of its most well-known aircraft. Here’s what’s on the chopping block
The $207.2 billion total spending in the Air Force's 2021 budget request would part with a number of noteworthy aircraft, including 17 B-1B Lancer bombers and 44 A-10 Thunderbolt ground-attack...
Proposed defense budget would slow production of Army’s Armored Multipurpose Vehicle
"This was probably an easy kill for them ... This will push some of the production out to 2022."
Here’s why the Marine Corps is getting Tomahawk cruise missiles
The Navy is stocking up on Tomahawks, and the Marine Corps is too for some reason
The Air Force plans on retiring the vaunted U-2 spy plane starting in 2025
After nearly 70 years of service, the U.S. Air Force plans to begin divesting its fleet of U-2 Dragon Lady spy planes starting in fiscal year 2025, budget documents show
The Marine Corps plans on cutting thousands of personnel and culling its fleets of MRAPs and AAVs
The Marine Corps' end strength will drop by thousands for the first time since it ended a years-long post-war drawdown as the service moves forward with a plan to slash...
The Navy is officially sending 4 ‘little crappy ships’ to an early retirement
The Navy plans on decommissioning its first four littoral combat ships in fiscal year 2021, the Navy announced on Monday, all of which have at least a decade of planned...
The Pentagon wants to slash funding to Stars and Stripes
'We essentially decided that – kind of coming into the modern age – that newspapers are probably not the best way that we communicate any longer,"' said the Pentagon's acting...
Soldiers could see a 3% pay raise if Army gets the budget it wants
Though the Army's new budget is slightly smaller than last year's, the $178 billion ask is still zeroed in on … Continued
The Pentagon’s defense spending request contains its largest R&D budget in 70 years to counter Russia and China
The defense spending request contains the Pentagon's largest research and development budget in 70 years, a senior defense official said, as the military aims to build next generation capabilities to...
Bye-bye to BRRRT: the Air Force wants to retire 44 A-10 Warthogs
Despite multiple efforts to push the iconic A-10 Warthog's retirement date further into the future, the U.S. Air Force is now slated to shelve dozens of the Cold War-era ground-attack...
The Army wants $111 million to finally field its next-generation squad weapon by 2023
The Defense Department is asking Congress for $111.2 million to field the service's Next Generation Squad Weapon and its related 6.8mm ammunition some time in fiscal year 2021
The Pentagon is asking for a $705 billion budget. Here is what it wants to spend that money on
As the Pentagon unveils its latest wish list, listen and you can hear the entire defense industry singing, 'Hey big spender, spend a little time with me.'