USAF Secretary Participates in AI-Controlled F-16 Dogfight Simulation

He reports, “That technology is not quite ready yet, but it’s making very good progress.” This month, U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall rode in an F-16 modified…

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DARPA Selects Aurora to Design Heavy Cargo Seaplane

The agency contracts with the company on its ambitious production goal. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is moving ahead with its program to develop the Liberty…

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Defense Secretary Proposes Budget to Senate Committee

Aircraft technology is being pared back to boost the number of service members. Secretary Lloyd Austin brought the proposed 2025 budget for the Department of Defense (DoD) before…

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National Guard Seeks to Strengthen Fighter Fleet Amid Cutbacks

Proposed funding addresses fighter jets cut from the 2025 budget and supports operational capacity and training initiatives. The National Guard’s budgetary proposals seek to restore the Air Force’s…

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Pentagon Lifts Osprey Flight Ban

Naval Air Systems Command grounded the aircraft three months ago after a fatal crash in Japan. The Pentagon is lifting the ban on the flight of the Osprey…

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U.S. Marine Corps Passes Full Financial Audit

The first U.S. service branch to accomplish the feat. The U.S. Marine Corps is the first U.S. Armed Service branch to pass its first full financial audit after…

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U.S. and South Korea Practice Missile Intercepts

Advanced stealth fighters fly in joint drills as North Korea continues testing. North Korea has launched six missile tests so far this year. In response, the South Korean…

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President Seeks to Cut 13 Jets from Upcoming Pentagon Order

Reducing the F-35 jet order from 83 to 70 cuts $1.6 billion in spending. President Joe Biden is looking to reduce the number of F-35 jets the Pentagon…

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Marine Corps Marks End of Harrier Era, Shifts Focus to F-35

Final graduates and pilots complete training, signaling the conclusion of the aircraft’s service. The final class of U.S. Marine Corps Harrier mechanics completed their training, coinciding with the…

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Defense Department Issues China Military Power Report 

The report states China’s navy, the largest in the world, continues to expand. The Department of Defense has released its annual “China Military Power Report,” identifying the scope…

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