Senators Urge Pentagon to Expand Scrutiny of Fitness Apps that Can Reveal Sensitive Military Sites

Google Holds Press Event Announcing New Products

Two members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday urged the Pentagon to expand its investigation into the use of wireless devices at military installations after reports emerged that fitness apps can unwittingly reveal the locations and movements of U.S. troops.

Russia Steadily Cultivating Electronic Warfare While U.S., NATO Lag Behind

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia has steadily improved its electronic warfare capabilities to prepare for potential conflict with the West, while the United States and its NATO partners have suffered a lapse in training for battle against regional powers amid ongoing counterterrorism operations, according to a leading analyst of Moscow’s military developments.

Trump Calls for End to ‘Dangerous’ Budget Caps on Defense Spending

President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan look on

President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged lawmakers to repeal congressionally-mandated budget caps on defense spending, calling the law “dangerous” to the U.S. military.

In his first State of the Union address to Congress, Trump demanded a long-term budget deal to ensure the United States maintains its military edge over adversaries, which he said must include the maintenance and modernization of the country’s nuclear arsenal.