While visiting India last week, the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) said the U.S. must work with allies and partners to counter China’s growing military capabilities because it cannot outspend China. In response to an Indian media conference call asking about how the U.S. will address China ...

The commanding general of the U.S. Army Pacific on Tuesday argued for the importance of his service and command in the Indo-Pacific theater. Referring to China, Gen. Charles Flynn called the Indo-Pacific the most consequential region where the U.S. is aligned against the most consequential ...

The State Department approved a potential $985 million Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for 12 Sikorsky Seahawk MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters this week. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of the possible sale on Oct. 8. The sale includes the 12 helicopters as well as 30 ...

The Navy awarded Raytheon Technologies [RTX] a $358 million contract Sept. 29 in support of the fiscal year 2021-2023 Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 full-rate production requirements. The ESSM is an international cooperative medium-range ship-launched self-defense missile. It is an ...

The Greek Minister of Defence, CEO of Naval Group, and CEO of MBDA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sept. 28 to start negotiations to provide Greece’s Hellenic Navy with three Defence and Intervention Frigates (FDI HN). The deal is set to cost about $3.5 billion. Under the framework ...

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday on Thursday said the effort to design, build, support and properly oversee Australia’s fleet of nuclear-powered attack submarines under a new deal may take decades. Last week, the U.S., U.K. and Australia announced the new AUKUS partnership to help ...