The Defense Department serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect all Americans – on and off the battlefield.
Who's hacking the U.S.? It's not an easy question to answer, defense leaders told lawmakers, as determining if a malicious cyber attacker is a foreign government, a cyber criminal or a cyber criminal supported by a foreign government is never clear.
The Defense Department is finding new ways to reduce development, production and sustainment costs for the F-35, which is the "quarterback" of the joint force, said the program executive officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office.
The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
Each day that Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby briefs reporters, he has a statement about U.S. exercises around the world, such as Defender-Europe 21, an exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability among NATO allies and partners.
The nature of warfare is changing in radical ways that create an enormous challenge and also an enormous opportunity, the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said.
DOD plans to begin specific reviews of nuclear posture and policy to assess the U.S. nuclear modernization programs to ensure that they deliver on time, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for nuclear and missile defense policy said.
The Defense Department pays tribute to the contributions and dedicated service of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, past and present, in defense of the nation during May and throughout the year.
The secretary of defense has been clear that modernizing the military is a key component of how the Defense Department defends the nation, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said after spending a day at Army Futures Command in Austin, Texas.
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Marine Corps uniforms and equipment have evolved to fit the needs and mission of each Marine and every deployment, perpetually increasing warfighters' survivability, mobility and lethality.
From its introduction into the Navy in the late 1800s, baseball became a phenomenon that U.S. sailors — many of whom were Major League pros — helped to spread around the world.
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The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.