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The Army plans to spend most of its fiscal 2019 modernization dollars on legacy systems.
The service asked for $504M for its next-gen air dominance research, development, test and evaluation program.
The SASC approved the nomination of Kevin Fahey to become one of the top weapons buyers at the Pentagon.
The Air Force is set to award a contract for its T-X trainer, and should get a funding boost in 2019.
The plan would reach established goals for each ship class in that timeframe except for carriers.
The Air Force will not move forward with an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System replacement aircraft.
Lawmakers question how the Army's modernization reform effort will produce the next generation of combat systems.
The deal would solidify the 2.4 percent military pay raise for 2018 that President Donald Trump authorized in December.
The White House brought in Mattis to press for a budget deal that would lift caps on defense spending.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said talking to Congress was a "waste of time" without a budget.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will brief lawmakers Tuesday on the overhaul of U.S. strategies against major threats.
Congress is moving again to delay a budget deal despite pleas from the Pentagon.
The Air Force has selected two aircraft in its "light attack experiment" to undergo more demonstration fly-offs.
The Navy is finding ways to collaborate with industry better and sooner, the service's top officer said Thursday.
The Marine Corps is seeking what it calls the Squad Common Optic, usable with the M4 , the M4A1, and the M27.
Under a plan approved last August, the post of CMO will have major responsibilities in the areas of logistics and supply.
The largest non-nuclear weapon in the Air Force's arsenal recently got an upgrade from Boeing Co.
The Air Force Personnel Center will decide on 40 new airmen out of 134 applicants by next month.
The service plans to launch a new competition for the re-winging work.
The U.S. is making arrangements to send an carrier to Danang, Vietnam, in March, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.