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Lawmakers Want B-52 Re-Engining Details Worked Out Before Granting Funding
The U.S. Air Force wants to get new engines for its heavy B-52 Stratofortress bombers as quickly as possible.
Air Force Will Use Older F-35s to Simulate Enemy Fighters
Military pilots who head to Nellis Air Force Base will find out what it's like to go up against an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Army Leaders Turn to New Tech to Fix 'Atrophied' Supply System
U.S. Army leaders discussed how using cell phone apps and 3D printing may help the service's sustainment machine keep up.
USS Preble to Be First Destroyer Equipped with Laser Defense System
The USS Preble will be the first destroyer to be equipped with a high-energy laser to counter surface craft and drones.
'Crazy Electric Catapult' Won't Be Used on New Aircraft Carriers, Trump Says
President Donald Trump is no fan of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, known as EMALS.
Army Taps Five Firms to Study How to Mount 30mm Cannons on Strykers
The U.S. Army recently selected five defense firms to participate in a design study for mounting a 30mm cannon on a Stryker.
Senate Panel Green-Lights More Money for Army Helos, New Auto Rifle
The SASAC approved defense spending bill provides dollars for Army helicopters and a weapon to replace the M249.
Norway Worries Melting Arctic Ice Will Incite Drone Ops and Conflict
The drones could be programmed to "follow strategic assets," including Norwegian or ally submarines.
FN's Fire Control System May Offer Glimpse at Army's Next-Gen Weapon Tech
The FN Mk3 Fire Control Unit is designed to give operators a sighting and aiming solution for 40mm grenade launchers.
Army Fields Tiny Pocket Drones to Paratroopers at Fort Bragg
Equipment officials recently fielded the Army's first pocket-sized drones to units of the 82nd Airborne Division.
Sailors Get a Firsthand Look at the Navy's New SPY-6 Radar System
Sailors and other spectators got an up-close look at the new air- and missile-defense radar being added to Navy ships.
Canadian Admiral: Kids Won't Join the Navy if Ships Don't Have Wi-Fi
The Royal Canadian Navy only recently lifted its ban on Wi-Fi at sea.
Navy's Futuristic Mega-Destroyer Tests New Weapons
Weapons testing is now in full swing for the Navy's new Zumwalt class of giant guided-missile destroyers.
Navy Test-Fires Ship Variant of Army's Excalibur Precision Artillery Shell
The Navy conducted a ground test of a precision-guided projectile the Army fires from cannons, manufacturer Raytheon said.
Navy’s Unmanned Boat Now Features 50-Caliber Machine Gun
The small unmanned surface vessel is designed to revolutionize sea warfare.
Soldiers Test Improved Features for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division had the chance to test some improved features the Army has designed for the JTLV.
Army Works to Slim Down Powerful New Laser Defense System
The powerful new High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator is currently too big to deploy.
Raytheon Directed-Energy Weapons Down Drones in Air Force Demonstration
The release noted the HPM and HEL systems engaged and defeated "dozens of unmanned aerial system targets."
Army Testing Compact, Disposable Blowtorch for Soldier Breaching Ops
Army explosive experts have ginned up a smaller version of the thermite grenade that works like a tiny blowtorch.
Army Studies Electrical Brain Zaps for Enhancing Soldier Performance
U.S. Army scientists are studying how running electrical current through the brain could enhance soldier performance.