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Air Force Ospreys in Japan Remain Grounded After Deadly Crash, Even as Marines Return to the Air -- The Air Force is still not flying Osprey aircraft in Japan despite getting the green light to lift a monthslong flight hold...

26 days ago

Top General in Mideast Calls for Microwave Weapons for 'Layered' Defense Against Drone Swarms -- The top general responsible for U.S. troops in the Middle East wants to see a surge of directed-energy weapons in the region...

1 month ago

A Moment of Truth for the Army's Chief Laser Weapon -- Four prototypes reportedly arrived in the U.S. Central Command area of operations in early February, with the Army...

1 month ago

New Navy Robotics Job Aimed at Getting Specialized Sailors to Work on Drones -- The new rating is called robotics warfare specialist and "will accelerate development of deep expertise in rapidly advancing...

1 month ago

Marines Field New Technology that Can Measure Bullet Trajectory, Simulated Wounds in California Exercise -- In its largest annual war game, the Marine Corps outfitted thousands of Marines with new technology meant to measure just how...

2 months ago

Lighter, More Protection: Army Next-Gen Helmet Now Fielded to 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers -- The Next-Generation Integrated Head Protection System will purportedly protect soldiers from small-arms fire in a 40% lighter...

2 months ago

Despite Deadly Attack, US Military Still Grappling with How to Handle Enemy Drones -- Defense officials and experts have spent the last decade warning against the oncoming threats of drones in future warfare...

2 months ago

Air Force Has 'Strong Desire' to Fly Osprey Again Following Deadly Crash, But Questions Remain -- Air Force Special Operations Command officials want to get their fleet of Ospreys back in the air for missions, but are...

2 months ago

Chinese Technology Company Lashes Back at US Claims It Has Ties to Military -- A Nasdaq-listed Chinese technology company that makes parts for self-driving vehicles is threatening to sue the U.S...

2 months ago

As the Marine Corps Says Goodbye to Decades-Old Jet, Its Maintainers Hit the Fleet for the Last Time -- The final class of Marines who will repair and maintain the Harrier's monster F402 jet engine is another casualty of the...

2 months ago

NASA Eyes Billion-Dollar Space Vehicle to Avert International Space Station's Uncontrolled Reentry -- Companies have until March 4 to propose their plans for what NASA is calling the United States Deorbit Vehicle to try to...

3 months ago

Marine Units Rotating to Indo-Pacific Don't Have Their Own Counter-Drone Capabilities, Commanders Say -- Some Marine units rotating to the Pacific to bolster security in the region against Chinese influence do not have organic...

3 months ago

Air Force Issues Smartwatches and Rings to 1,000 First Sergeants to Manage Their Health -- The Air Force's use of the smart devices comes as the Space Force continues its research into the equipment to possibly...

4 months ago

New Apps to Help with Military Family Moves Further Delayed as Private Contractor Takes Over Household Shipments -- Technical issues have further delayed the transition to a new process for overseeing the Defense Department's household goods...

4 months ago

US Military Grounds Entire Fleet of Osprey Aircraft Following a Deadly Crash off the Coast of Japan -- The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps took the extraordinary step of grounding hundreds of aircraft after a preliminary...

4 months ago

As Laser Pointer Incidents Spike, Airmen Are Getting Updated Eyewear That Provides Better Protection -- The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Human Systems Division is starting to field new, upgraded eyewear that can...

4 months ago

Pentagon Artificial Intelligence Chief Speaks on Network-Centric Warfare, Generative AI Challenges -- The Pentagon's chief digital and artificial intelligence officer is alarmed by the potential for generative artificial...

5 months ago

The Marines Are Marching into the Metaverse. Here's What That Could Look Like. -- Last month, Marines with the Marine Corps Platform Integration Center, or MCPIC, successfully fielded a "real-time pilot set...

5 months ago

The Air Force's Newest, and Highly Classified, Stealth Bomber Makes Its First Flight -- Images and videos of a B-21 taxiing on the runway of the Air Force's Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, and later taking to...

5 months ago

Marine Corps Wants Lighter .50 Caliber Ammunition to Reduce the Burden of Weight on the Battlefield -- The desire to reduce the .50 caliber ammo's weight is part of the Corps' continuing effort to lighten its infantry and...

5 months ago

Troubled USS Boxer Returns Home 10 Days into Deployment Due to Maintenance Issue -- The maintenance-embattled USS Boxer is heading back to San Diego just 10 days after deploying due to an engineering issue, as...

7 days ago

On Newly Quiet Stretch of US-Mexico Border, Louisiana Soldiers Sit Around, Watch and Wait -- The Louisiana soldiers are spaced in groups of two or three over the 1.5 mile, 400-yard-wide strip of land.

7 days ago

How the Army Made a Deal with UFL Football and The Rock Despite Doubts over the Sponsorship's Worth -- The roughly $11 million deal set the service up to be the premier partner for the league's inaugural season, which started...

7 days ago

Unsupervised: Military Child Care Centers Slow to Report Abuse with Little Oversight -- A Military.com investigation into military day care centers revealed that service branch rules generally prioritize...

11 days ago

'Restore Real Value': House Panel Wants to Give Junior Enlisted Troops 15% Pay Raise -- The recommendation on boosting paychecks is part of the final report from the House Armed Services Committee's military...

7 days ago