Senate confirms Biden’s Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, the first Black Pentagon chief

The Senate on Friday confirmed President Biden‘s Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in a big bipartisan vote, marking the first time an African American will lead the Pentagon in U.S. history. The…

Pelosi urges Pentagon to block ‘Trump loyalist’ from national security role before Biden’s inauguration

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling on the acting defense secretary to “immediately cease” plans to install so-called “Trump loyalist” Michael Ellis as the new general counsel for the National…

New Pentagon report seeks to counter drone swarm attacks

Swarms of attack drones, groups of weaponized mini-explosive drones and low-altitude, inexpensive, commercially built and readily available air-ground and sea unmanned systems are now fast being acquired by potential U.S.…

Pentagon pursues information ‘kill web’ at massive speeds

Information itself, when it comes to networking an attacking force to expedite sensor-to-shooter time and quicken the “kill web,” is increasingly viewed as a defining weapon of war. This premise,…

Pentagon, Lockheed somehow build 123 new F-35s in 2020 amid pandemic

It is a vast expanse … an indoor warehouse in Fort Worth, Texas, that almost resembles a small city, filled with row after row of F-35 stealth fighter components and structures at…