Hyten Lays Out Priorities as Pentagon’s No. 2 Officer

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Hyten, now two months into the job of second-highest ranking Pentagon officer, said Jan. 17 he will tackle three main priorities: giving sound military advice to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and President Donald Trump, revamping ...

Space Force is Here

Now comes the hard part. The idea of a new military space organization had barely entered public consciousness when Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” arrived in South Carolina to ask about the Space Force. President Donald J. Trump was touting the prospect ...

NNSA Chief Details Uphill Slog to Nuclear Modernization

Extending the service life of the Air Force’s B-61-12 nuclear gravity bomb remains on schedule a year after officials acknowledged life-cycle testing of a commercial-grade replacement part would delay the program by 16 to 18 months. As of now, the first extended-life B-61-12 will be ...