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Air Force General Defends Plans for Mixed F-35, F-15 Fleet

Top Air Force generals are expected to discuss the service’s future fighter force in upcoming meetings.

Selling F-35s to the Middle East was Never Going to be Easy

To do it, and preserve Israel’s advantage, Trump must reinvigorate the consultative arms sales process with Congress.

Lockheed-Boeing Battle Heats Up as USAF Looks to Buy F-15EX

The F-35 maker is fighting to keep its monopoly on the Air Force’s fighter-jet shopping list.

Pentagon Awards JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft, Again

The decision follows a months-long legal challenge filed by Amazon Web Services.

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CIA’s In-Q-Tel Among Backers of German Satellite-Thruster Startup

Morpheus Space’s small and simple electric thrusters could upend the satellite industry.

Meet the 'Mayflower:' Sailing Into a New World, All Over Again

Our autonomous ship will attempt to cross the Atlantic from Plymouth to Plymouth. Here's how — and what we hope the Navy can learn from her.

Here’s What Might Not Survive COVID Budget Cuts

Like baby antelope at the watering hole, military weapons and vehicles still in early development might be the first to go.  

Let Japan’s Companies Help

To stay ahead of China, the Pentagon should reach out to allies who have more advanced capabilities than the U.S. Japan is top of the list.

Boeing’s Coronavirus Losses Now Bleeding Into Its Defense Accounts

More layoffs, production slowdowns and factory closures are being considered, executives said.

Raytheon CEO Projects Three-Year Coronavirus Downturn

It’s ‘a hell of a lot worse than what we originally projected,’ says the head of the new company formed by the United Technologies-Raytheon merger earlier this year.