An offer for Turkey to buy Patriot missile defense batteries has officially expired following the delivery of Russian-made S-400 air-to-air defense systems in July, one government official confirmed Aug. 22. The Defense and State Departments had hoped for Ankara to procure the Raytheon [RTN]-made ...

The Defense Department and the intelligence community have found a solution for an ongoing discussion of how to better incorporate their respective space offices, and plan to merge the National Reconnaissance Office and the forthcoming U.S. Space Command into a new national space defense center, ...

The White House and the Defense Department plan to formally stand up the newest unified combatant command dedicated to space by the end of this month, officials said Aug. 20. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, confirmed at the National Space Council ...

The Defense Department on Sunday conducted the first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile with a range greater than 500 km after the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Treaty (INF) expired earlier this month. On Aug. 18 at 2:30pm at San Nicolas Island, Calif. the Pentagon launched a ...

The Pentagon is placing a contract award for its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud competition on hold while newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper reviews the controversial program. “Secretary Esper is committed to ensuring our warfighters have the best capabilities, including ...