The U.S. Air Force component of Central Command–Air Forces Central (AFCENT)–has created Detachment 99 (DET 99) to spur innovation in the detection and countering of small drones, including those of Iran. “One of the gaps that I worry about is the detection gap,” Air Force Lt. ...

The National Reconnaissance Office’s (NRO) NROL-91 mission lofted into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heacy rocket on Sept. 24–the fifth and final Delta IV Heavy launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., since 2011. ULA is a partnership between Lockheed ...

The Pentagon Inspector General (IG) said last week that it plans to begin an audit of how the program for the Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 has maintained a real-time inventory in the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) of F-35s, aircraft parts in the global spares pool, support equipment ...