DEFENSE

Flower Mound firefighters respond to a rapidly widening wildfire in the Texas Panhandle on Feb. 27, 2024. | Flower Mound Fire Department via AP By Associated Press 02/27/2024 11:14 PM... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-28
“I don't think there was anything untoward. My view is to never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence,” Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said. | Denes Erdos/AP Senate... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-27
The U.S. Army is slashing the size of its force by about 24,000, which is nearly 5 percent. It's also restructuring it to be better able to fight the next... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-27
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has apologized for failing to disclose his cancer diagnosis and hospitalization. | Alex Wong/Getty Images The Pentagon found that senior officials had no “ill intent” in... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-26
“I will no longer be complicit in genocide,” the Air Force member said in a video posted on social media before the protest. “I am about to engage in an... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-26
A U.S. Air Force U-2 pilot looks down at a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon as it hovers over the United States on Feb. 3, 2023. | Department of Defense via... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-23
John Kirby issued a new warning to Iran that providing ballistic missiles to Russia for use against Kyiv would be met with even more sanctions and actions at the United... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
Pressure is growing on NATO members to approve Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte before a summit in Washington in July. | Michel Euler/AP President Joe Biden is supporting Dutch Prime... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
The Defense Department plans to cut F-35 fighter jets, an attack submarine, Army helicopters and drones and Air Force overhead as it seeks to stay under the spending caps. |... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
U.S. officials fear the intelligence disclosure on Russia's space weapon will push Moscow to follow through with testing its new device. | Pool photo by Grigory Sysoyev One reason U.S.... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-20