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Sep 20, 2022
A new security strategy prompted by the conflict in Ukraine could redefine the role of the military in Germany and how it views defense exports.
Sep 20, 2022
Unveiling the first MQ-4C Triton highlights a decade-old vision of continuous maritime patrol from high altitude over the Indo-Pacific.
Sep 19, 2022
The need for speed is emerging as more important than the need for range for air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.
Sep 16, 2022
Global military spending growth and deglobalization will reshape defense markets in the 2020s.
Sep 14, 2022
After years of dither and delay, Poland has selected the Apache attack helicopter, but strategies for other acquisitions remain clouded.

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Sep 27, 2022
All of the fatal civilian casualties caused by U.S. airstrikes in 2021 occurred in the waning days of the war in Afghanistan, according to a new report, as the Pentagon promises a new mitigation plan will further lessen the number of innocents harmed.
Sep 27, 2022
NASA's probe slammed into a targeted asteroid on Sept. 26 to demonstrate a kinetic impact strategy as a potential means of shielding the Earth from a disastrous collision in future.
Sep 26, 2022
UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has said funding pledges by new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss—to raise defense spending to 3% of gross domestic product—will be realized.
Sep 21, 2022
Personnel at the Russian defense conglomerate are working overtime to meet demand. 
Sep 20, 2022
A Swiss campaign group established to derail the country’s procurement of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter by referendum has halted its work.
Sep 20, 2022
When U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall came into office in mid-2021, one of his first steps was to review the Advanced Battle Management System program and broader command and control modernization efforts.
Sep 19, 2022
France is studying basing options in the Indo-Pacific for its air force assets in anticipation of exercises in 2024.
Sep 19, 2022
Although Russia remains a key and committed partner in the International Space Station program, the country is absent from the International Astronautical Congress.