Army NewsFebruary 26, 2024
The Army’s 11th Airborne division, its newest division based in Alaska, just completed a joint, multinational training exercise that spanned the state and 80-degree temperature swings, and the service determined that not all its equipment and tactics are ready for Arctic warfare.
BudgetFebruary 16, 2024
In a Thursday evening news dump Feb. 8, the service announced it was killing the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program after investing $2.4 billion in the latest effort to develop a new scout helicopter.
Air Force NewsFebruary 14, 2024
The Air Force’s contribution to the Defense Department’s Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control effort has expanded over the last two years and it is now fielding capabilities, service leaders said.
Air Force NewsFebruary 13, 2024
The Air Force is not organized and equipped to deter China, which is why the service announced a package of 24 changes to its organizations to improve readiness and modernization. But unless Congress and industry step up, the reforms won’t be enough to get ahead of the China threat, the service secretary said.
Special OperationsFebruary 09, 2024
WASHINGTON, D.C. — While U.S. Special Operations Command has long been viewed as the “counterterrorism command,” it’s primary mission today is integrated deterrence, which is why the command is studying the conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza to bolster its capabilities to deter adversaries in the Indo-Pacific, Europe and elsewhere.
BudgetFebruary 09, 2024
The March 11 date for the Biden Administration to submit its fiscal year 2025 budget request to Congress is fast approaching, yet Congress has yet to pass a 2024 budget, and that could devastate the Air Force’s 2025 modernization plans, the service’s secretary said.
Army NewsFebruary 08, 2024
BudgetJanuary 29, 2024
The Surface Navy Association recently held its 36th annual symposium, and keynotes and panels focused on the need to “get more players on the field” — an odd turn of phrase for a Navy conference — by improving readiness, adopting new technologies, getting ships in and out of maintenance faster and of course building and launching new ships. However, it wasn’t until the last panel on the conference’s final day that anyone discussed the costs of carrying out the Navy’s current shipbuilding plan.