Countering Unmanned Aerial System Attacks a Priority

Army Maj. Gen. Sean A. Gainey, director, of that office spoke today at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event, “Countering Small Uncrewed Aerial Systems.” Each of the military services, in partnership with industry, is conducting experiments and doing Read More …

300 More U.S. Troops Deploy to U.S. Central Command

An additional 300 U.S. troops will deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of operations from the continental United States, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said today. These troops will provide capabilities in explosive ordnance disposal, Read More …

Cluster munitions would be useful for Ukraine, Pentagon says

The United States military believes that cluster munitions would be useful for Ukraine in pushing back against Russian forces, a senior Pentagon official said on Thursday, but they had not been approved for Kyiv yet because of congressional restrictions and Read More …

US to provide depleted-uranium tank rounds to Ukraine

The United States is expected to approve the transfer of depleted-uranium anti-tank shells to help Ukraine’s fight against the Russian invasion, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move follows weeks of internal discussions on the subject between the White Read More …

Pentagon Aid Package to Ukraine Includes Decades-Old Anti-Tank Land Mines

The Pentagon’s latest weapons package for Ukraine includes relics from the Cold War to help blunt Russian advances and limit their ability to maneuver during an expected spring offensive. The weapons, M21 antitank land mines, have been in service with Read More …

U.S. DOD Official Describes How Capabilities Are Generated for Warfighters

Taking joint warfighting concepts and translating them into the capabilities that are needed for the future in a highly contested fight is a key focus, said Heidi Shyu, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, who spoke today on a Read More …

Training center’s mission impacts post-war regions around world

When the war has ended, its work has just begun. The Humanitarian Demining Training Center’s impact can be felt across continents, countries and conflicts as a post-war resource supporting the removal of explosive remnants of battle amongst other efforts to Read More …

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller participated in a capabilities display of recently-delivered U.S. sniper and counter-improvised explosive device (IED) equipment

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller met with Philippines Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodore Locsin in Manila today.  Secretary Miller underscored the importance of the alliance and the value the U.S.-Philippines Visiting Read More …

ISIS Drone Dropping Bomblet On Abrams Tank Is A Sign Of What’s To Come

One of the major tactical developments during the war against ISIS in Syria and Iraq has been the deployment of hobbyist and even homemade remote controlled aircraft—often referred to as “drones”—armed with small explosive charges. During the Battle of Mosul Read More …