The former commander of U.S. Central Command will be announced as Biden's choice for Secretary of Defense as early as Tuesday.
Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The House plans to vote Dec. 9 on a one-week continuing resolution to temporarily avert a shutdown of the federal government until lawmakers can agree on a final spending deal.
Transition meetings with the National Reconnaissance Office, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, and Defense Intelligence Agency were planned for Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, a defense official told reporters.
But that would depend on both Congress and the Gulf state.
Amid renewed tension between the U.S. and Iran, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a warning to be vigilant for activity from Iranian hackers.
The new SpaceWERX innovation hub, based at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., will cement the service’s effort to bring startups and cutting-edge commercial tech into the Space Force’s industrial base, Air Force acquisition head Will Roper says.
Joint all-domain command and control is driving change throughout the Air and Space Forces. Check out our latest on the quest for greater interconnectedness across the battlefield.
The U.S. Air Force plans to change the names of two Florida military bases heavily involved in Space Force operations during a Dec. 9 ceremony with a guest list including Vice President Mike Pence, Defense One has learned.
Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts is getting a new hangar where the massive C-5M Super Galaxy planes at the base can be serviced entirely indoors. Westover officials are in the process of seeking bids from contractors to construct the new $43 million hangar and officials hope to break ground on the project in the spring, an aide for U.S. Rep. Richard Neal tells Masslive.com.
A Woman Will Take Command of a Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier for the First Time in US Navy History
Naval Air Forces confirmed Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt’s historic selection on Monday, though it’s not known at this point which of the Navy’s 11 nuclear-powered carriers Bauernschmidt will command. This isn’t the first time Bauernschmidt has made history. In 2016, she became the first female executive officer of a nuclear aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln. As such, she was second-in-command of a crew of about 5,000 people.
The board of directors of the Paris Air Show and the board of directors of French aerospace industry association GIFAS made the decision unanimously, describing it as inevitable in a statement Dec. 7. “This reasonable decision was agreed upon unanimously by the Paris Air Show board members in the context of a crisis that has had an unprecedented impact on the aerospace industry,” they said in a joint statement.
The criminals removed a hatch and made off with radio equipment from the strategic airborne command post.