US DoD Details Nuke Bomb Upgrade Program

October 31, 2013 @ 03:39 PM

The US Defense Department officials testified on Capitol Hill yesterday about the program to modernize one of the oldest weapons in the U.S

Are US Sanctions Against Chinese, Russian Defence Firms Ineffective?

October 10, 2013 @ 12:57 PM

Turkeys decision to select a Chinese missile manufacturer despite US opposition have underscored Uncle Sams inability to enforce military sanctions against Chinese companies. The US went against its own sanctions law to award Rosoboronexport of Russia a contract to supply helicopters to Afghanistan

Manning Case: Why Did The Well-Equipped Apache Fire On Friendlies?

August 29, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

Bradley Manning, the 25-year old private first class from Oklahoma, who reportedly leaked over 750,000 classified Iraq and Afghanistan war logs, was found guilty of most of the charges against him including espionage, theft and fraud. Manning was detained in Iraq for suspicion of having leaked 39 minutes of classified...

Asia Pacific Defense Budget At Peak: Reports

June 25, 2013 @ 02:35 PM

Asia Pacific budgets are set to outstrip USA and Canada by 2021, fuelled by an explosion in global arms trade that threatens the competitive edge and dominance of US, UK and European defence trade according to the biggest budget and export study since the economic downturn. The study, The Balance of...

U.S. To Support Israeli Missile Programs

June 24, 2013 @ 10:37 AM

The United States is seeking participation in developing Israel's Iron Dome counter-missile system. The U

The Days Of Rambo Are Over, Says U.S General; Women To Join...

June 19, 2013 @ 10:29 AM

American women will finally be able to join the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers and other specialised combat outfits under a new plan approved by the Pentagon to open up thousands of frontline jobs that were until recently confined only to men. The Pentagon yesterday announed that it would allow women to join the elite specialised combat outfits from 2016

Over 60 Countries Sign Arms Trade Treaty

June 4, 2013 @ 09:09 AM

The United States have held back from signing the arms trade treaty, with over 60 countries believed to have signed it. “The United States welcomes the opening of the Arms Trade Treaty for signature, and we look forward to signing it as soon as the process of conforming the official translations is completed satisfactorily,” said US Secretary of State John Kerry in a statement

U.S Lawmakers Urges Cutting Military Contractors Pay

June 4, 2013 @ 08:35 AM

The U.S lawmakers have laid a provision seeking to control the amount corporate executives can make from military contracts in the fiscal 2014 defense spending bill

USAF Grounds Aircraft Operations Following Budget Cuts

April 10, 2013 @ 03:27 PM

The US Air Force today announced that it has begun curtailing operations of about one-third of the active-duty combat aircraft following recent budget cuts. “The stand down is the result of cuts to Air Combat Command's operations and maintenance account, which must be implemented in part by flying approximately 45,000 fewer training hours between now and October 1,” the Air Combat Command (ACC) said in a statement

US $2.6 Billion Overhaul for US Nuke Aircraft Carrier

April 3, 2013 @ 02:57 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) was awarded a $2.6 billion cost-plus-incentive-fee contract today for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

Northrop Grumman Wins $463M Contract for LAIRCM from US DoD

July 30, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Warner Robins Regional Support Center, Warner Robins, Ga