Defense One

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:24
From mast-mounted radar to drone-jamming guns, the U.S. military’s anti-IED office is rushing to keep up.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:10
The White House’s recent decision to allow the sale of F-15 fighter jets to Qatar helped to seal the $18.6 billion purchase of 100 Boeing jetliners announced Friday by Qatar Airways, according to people with knowledge of the deal.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:35
Pakistani envoys on a diplomatic mission to Washington this week gave a stern warning to President Obama: ignoring the conflict in Kashmir will hurt U.S.-Pakistani counterterrorism efforts against the Taliban.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:27
The Pentagon is buying bombs for allies to drop on Islamic State militants, essentially fronting the cash to speed up weapons deliveries, top military officials said.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 07:37
A top U.S. admiral revealed the new detail about Saudi Arabia, already criticized for how they’re using their arsenal of Western-supplied arms against Yemen.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:36
The U.S. State Department and Pentagon Tuesday OKed a $1.2 billion sale of 153 Abrams tanks to Saudi Arabia Tuesday. But that’s not the real news. Turns out: 20 of those tanks, made in America by General Dynamics Land Systems, are “battle damage replacements” for Saudi tanks lost in combat.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:34
Few observers seem to doubt U.S. forces can push ISIS out of those cities, but already Iraq watchers worry whether political leaders in Baghdad and Washington are prepared to protect those gains so that in this war, at least, the blood shed by Americans and locals will not be squandered.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The American-led airstrike campaign against the Islamic State group and the global demand for missile defenses have Raytheon positioned for solid growth in 2016, the firm’s top executive said. Raytheon is projecting a revenue increase of 3 to 5 percent, or as much as a $1.1 billion, from its $23.3 billion in sales last year.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Riyadh is killing civilians with American help, and it’s jeopardizing the international credibility of the United States.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In order to usher in stability, the United States needs a region-by-region approach to Syria that builds from the bottom up and leaves Syria with a weak central government but strong regionally-based power centers backed by local populations.

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