An Ohio congressman who chairs a defense panel is keeping close tabs on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to allow civil unmanned aircraft in a select few areas of the country. Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) visited the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) conference ...

The Army is looking to enhance the commonality, interoperability, and modularity of its unmanned weapon systems as it tries to keep their costs in check, a senior official said Tuesday. Army Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. James Barclay said Pentagon officials “have to be honest with ourselves ...

President Barack Obama announced on Monday that a new group will review how federal intelligence agencies are monitoring people’s electronic and voice communications. Obama directs Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to establish a Review Group on Intelligence and Communications ...

Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) said he is working on a plan to close tax loopholes to reduce sequestration budget cuts. Levin told members of the Reserve Officers Association at a conference in Washington that they do not have to accept the continuation of ...

The Pentagon is reducing the number of furlough days civilian employees must take, thanks to savings in other areas of its budget and permission it received from Congress to reprogram funds in its coffers. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signed a memo Tuesday reducing the number of unpaid leave days ...