Donald Trump will need to confront the continued instability and corruption in Afghanistan as well as a resilient Taliban insurgency that continues to challenge Afghan military and police forces, according to the special inspector for Afghanistan reconstruction.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program has been delayed again and will cost at least $500 million more, according to correspondence between the Pentagon and the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Pentagon officials say that the bulk of the California National Guardsmen who were erroneously awarded bonuses for their service will be allowed to keep the payments.
The Pentagon under the administration of Donald Trump will face challenges in cyber security, acquisitions management, and numerous other areas that demand continued oversight.
Russia is not listed among President-elect Donald Trump’s “defense priorities” despite senior military officials warning that Moscow ranks as the No. 1 threat to America, according to an internal Defense Department memo.
China has returned an unmanned underwater vehicle to the U.S. that its navy seized in international waters of the South China Sea last Thursday.
The Pentagon faces “significant” cyber security challenges as the U.S. military becomes reliant on electronic networks and infrastructure to conduct its operations, according to the Defense Department’s inspector general.
The Pentagon is being forced to set up a dedicated program targeting the growing threat of high-speed maneuvering missiles under development by China and Russia.
The Trump administration will need to close the gap between the defense industry and Silicon Valley to prevent the U.S. military from losing its technological edge, according to a new report released Wednesday.