Raytheon Co. may have to pay millions of dollars to cover part of a 28 percent cost overrun on development of the most sophisticated smart bomb planned for the new F-35 jet and 11 other U.S. military aircraft.
A week after the Air Force declared its version of Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 jet ready for limited combat operations, the Pentagon's top tester warned that the U.S. military's costliest weapons program is still riddled with deficiencies.
The U.S. Air Force's program to develop and field a new intercontinental ballistic missile to replace aging Minuteman III weapons is stalled over Pentagon concerns the service underestimated the cost by billions of dollars, according to a defense official familiar with the program.
The Air Force won permission from Pentagon officials to sign two production contracts with Boeing Co. for the first 19 KC-46 tankers, deals valued at a combined $2.8 billion. The approval came after a meeting of the Pentagon's Defense Acquisition Board headed by Frank Kendall, the Defense Department's top weapons buyer.
Plans to publish a letter by 50 former Republican national security officials criticizing Donald Trump were accelerated after a series of comments by the candidate in July sent alarm through much of the party's foreign policy establishment. Former State Department legal adviser John Bellinger III, who served under President George W.
Iran has gradually improved its offensive cyber abilities and developed more advanced ballistic missiles since signing an accord last year to curb its nuclear program, the U.S. Defense Department said. The Islamic Republic now has a "substantial inventory of missiles capable of reaching targets throughout the region, including U.S.
As negotiations drag on over Lockheed Martin Corp.'s biggest U.S. contracts yet to build F-35 jets, one potential impediment hasn't attracted public attention: a congressional requirement that the Air Force secretary certify the fighter will be in top shape within two years.
Singapore has put on hold a decision to buy as many as 12 of Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 jets, according to information from the Pentagon's program office. The island nation's permanent secretary of defense development informed the U.S.
The Obama administration released a redacted version of its 2013 policy guidance that spells out the interagency review process for determining whether a suspected terrorist should be targeted in an overseas drone strike. The guidance described a process for directing a strike against a "high value target" only if there was "near-certainty" of the target's identity and no civilians would be killed.
The U.S. withheld $300 million of military aid to Pakistan after Defense Secretary Ash Carter found he couldn't certify that enough action had been taken against the Haqqani Network insurgent group, the latest dispute straining relations between the two nations.
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