U.S. Department of Defense

The Air Force has designed, built, and flown a prototype for a new fighter jet in less than one year. Is the defense business in for a massive shift?
Northrop Grumman has received a $13.3 billion Air Force contract to begin engineering and manufacturing development to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons force.
The U.S. Air Force's top acquisitions official has suggested that the Defense Department may have to nationalize some parts of the supply chain in order to overcome a shrinking defense industrial...
Northrop Grumman investors are concerned that the federal government will slow spending on some defense programs to pay the expected high costs to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the United States.
Serious problems with the Lockheed F-35 fighter jet and the Boeing KC-46 refueling tanker continue to cause delivery delays and acceptance by the Air Force.
The U.S. Defense Department is ramping up spending on programs to develop missiles capable of speeds greater than 15,000 mph.
Defense stocks had a very good 2019, and military gear makers are expecting 2020 to be another solid year. Heightened tensions in the Middle East aren't hurting either.
2019 was a very good year for the top U.S. defense firms. Most posted double-digit share price gains and a wave of consolidation could push more gains in the year ahead.
The U.S. Army is seeking proposals to build a pilot plant in the United States to refine rare earth elements used in many weapons systems.
The fight over the Pentagon’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) pact is going to continue for quite some time.
It's one thing to have won the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract from the Department of Defense, but it's more important to consider how Microsoft might be able to use this over Amazon and AWS as the...
Boeing successfully completed the first test flight of its unmanned refueling tanker for the U.S. Navy and continues to work on both major and minor issues on its much-delayed KC-46 Air Force tanker.
U.S. Air Force Secretary Matthew Donovan today announced the new name of the services new training jet: the T-71 Red Hawk, a name with a history dating back to World War II.
The fiscal year 2020 Department of Defense budget request includes a more detailed accounting of the costs for the new Air Force One presidential aircraft program that is sharply higher than Trump...
Following a brief delay due to the firing of U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, the Air Force today officially accepted delivery of Boeing's first new KC-46 tanker, about 18 months later than the...