Pentagon

Former Air Force Weapons Chief Tapped as Pentagon’s Lead Arms Buyer

Bill LaPlante has spent the past six years working on military-related tech.

US Needs Indo-Pacific Force ‘Enhancements,’ Global Posture Review Finds

Few details released from classified review, which arrives amid geopolitical shifts.

The Pentagon’s New UFO Office Has a Specific Job

Defense leaders want to make sure they can spot and track “phenomena” trespassing over training ranges.

Americans Want to Defend Taiwan. The Pentagon’s Budget Should, Too

Lawmakers should take advantage and give Americans the defense budget we need to stay ahead of China.

Key Pentagon Posts Remain Vacant Amid Supply-Chain Crisis

The Biden administration has not even nominated a defense undersecretary of acquisition and sustainment.

Inflation Deepens Food Insecurity for Military Families

SecDef Austin rolls out tools for leaders, orders up plan to fix the problem.

Senators Have More Than 900 Ideas To Fix America’s Security

The proposed amendments to the NDAA include ideas on Afghanistan, China and extremism in the ranks.

No Pentagon Wrong-Doing in Jan. 6 Reaction, Inspector General Finds

“DOD officials did not delay or obstruct” Guard troops who arrived at the U.S. Capitol hours after insurrectionists stormed it.

Pentagon Scrambles to Defend ‘Juicy Targets’ After Rivals’ Space Tests

U.S. Space Force is taking Russia’s destruction of its own satellite as a warning.

As Pentagon Fails 4th Audit, Officials Have ‘No Doubt’ It Will Eventually Pass 

The inspector general and independent public accounting firms conducted this year's audit of DoD's $3.2 trillion in assets and $3 trillion in liabilities.

Rising Inflation Is Beginning to Worry Pentagon Leaders

Higher salaries and more expensive weapons looming large as the Defense Department assembles next budget proposal.

Plan to Draft Women is Uniting Unlikely Political Allies

Anti-war activists and conservative hawks both want women to stay out of the Selective Service System.

Lawmakers Push DOD to Share its Data to Help U.S. Make AI Gains

New legislation to pilot easy-access data libraries could be included in the fiscal 2022 NDAA.

China Likely to Have ‘At Least’ 1,000 Nukes by 2030, Pentagon Estimates

Beijing’s new capabilities could embolden a Taiwan attack—but that’s not likely within the next two years, Milley says.