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Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

Sept. 16 (UPI) — A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday. The U.S. Defense Department did not...

Lockheed nets $266.2M contract for F-35 tooling, equipment

Sept. 9 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a $266.2 million contract for special tooling and test equipment supporting the F-35 program, the Pentagon said....

KPMG nabs $24.5M in contracts for Marine Corps audit prep

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Three U.S. Navy contracts totaling $24.5 million were awarded to KPMG LLP for U.S. Marine Corps audit support services, the Pentagon announced....

Boeing awarded $45M contract for U.S. Navy, Australian P-8A upgrades

Sept. 12 (UPI) — The Boeing Company has been awarded more than $45 million for P-8A aircrew training upgrades for the U.S. Navy and government of Australia. The...

Navy’s Truman Carrier Strike Group deploys without its aircraft carrier

Sept. 13 (UPI) — With the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman sidelined with electrical problems, its surface escorts nonetheless began deployment from their East...

Thailand agrees to buy amphibious landing ship from China

Sept. 13 (UPI) — Thailand agreed to purchase an made amphibious transport dock ship from a Chinese shipbuilder. A purchase price of about $200 million was...

U.S. Navy tests unmanned underwater vehicles in Arctic exercise

Sept. 13 (UPI) — An ordnance disposal unit successfully tested its mine countermeasures capabilities in the Arctic Ocean, according to the U.S. Navy. The...

Italy joins Britain, Sweden to develop Tempest fighter plane

Sept. 13 (UPI) — BAE Systems and Italian defense contractor Leonardo agreed to work cooperatively on the next-generation Tempest fighter plane. The companies...

Report: Air Force calls diversion of funds for border wall a national security risk

Sept. 13 (UPI) — The U.S. Air Force, in a report revealed Friday, said the planned $3.6 billion diversion of military funds for a border wall is a risk of national...

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test

Sept. 12 (UPI) — Saab has delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start the initial flight test program in Sweden. The delivery was marked by a ceremony...

Morocco approved for $986M buys of F-16 ammo, TOW missiles

Sept. 12 (UPI) — The State Department has approved potential foreign military sales to Morocco worth $986M for TOW Missiles and additional F-16 ammunition. The...

Marines complete 10-day attack simulation exercise

U.S. Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, load onto a helicopter at the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, on August 14, 2019. Photo by LCpl. Kenny Nunez...