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China appears to have rushed its J-20 stealth fighter into service with an embarrassing flaw

Chinese J-20 stealth jet fighters are combat-ready, Beijing says

2019 DOD budget plan headed for receptive audience on Capitol Hill

New planes for Joint-STARS radar surveillance system killed in proposed DOD budget

Marine Corps needs more Navy attack submarines to fight their way through to attack beaches


Rugged computers for mobile missions

Deployed forces rely on rugged computers with the latest processing and data storage to bring impressive capabilities to missions on the move.

Air Force MRO experts pick Field Aerospace to replace avionics suites in T-1A Jayhawk jet trainer

U.S. Air Force maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) experts needed a company to replace the avionics suite in the Air Force fleet of 178 T-1A Jayhawk jet trainer aircraft. They found their solution from Field Aerospace in Oklahoma City.

Sikorsky prepares to build seven new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters and avionics for the Marine Corps

Engineers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Stratford, Conn., are preparing to build seven new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters and integrated avionics systems for the U.S. Marine Corps under terms of a $126.5 million order announced Tuesday.


2019 DOD budget proposes $686.1 billion in military spending: largest Pentagon budget ever?

Leaders of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) are seeking an overall increase of more than 7 percent to military spending next year. The proposed fiscal 2019 DOD budget, submitted to Congress Monday, is for $686.1 billion, which represents a 7.4 percent increase over this year's request of $639.1 billion, and is reported to be the largest-ever DOD topline budget request.


Lockheed Martin to provide more upgrades for submarine sonar signal processing in $33.8 million deal

Sonar experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide the U.S. Navy with more advanced sonar systems and sonar signal processing technology for submarine-based anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and surveillance under terms of a $33.8 million order announced last week.

2019 DOD budget would bring U.S. military spending up to levels we've rarely seen before

There's no doubt that the fiscal 2019 budget request for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), submitted to Congress on Monday, is one of the biggest DOD budget documents we've ever seen. It calls for military spending of $686.1 billion on the U.S. military next year.

DARPA eyes phased-array sonar for active sonar, acoustic surveillance, and underwater communications

U.S. military researchers are working with two technology companies to develop underwater phased-array sonar that could operate covertly on unmanned submersibles or surface vessels as small, lightweight, and affordable ocean-surveillance systems.

Harris to provide sophisticated electronic warfare (EW) jamming systems for combat aircraft

Electronic warfare (EW) experts at Harris Corp. will provide the U.S. Navy and Australian air force with 86 sophisticated EW jamming systems designed to protect combat aircraft from incoming radar-guided missiles.

Army orders 416 new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) systems in $106.3 million deal

Armored combat vehicles designers at Oshkosh Defense LLC in Oshkosh, Wis., are building 416 new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) systems under terms of a $106.3 million order.

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