Defense

Chinese Manufacturing May Be 'Hollowing Out' US Readiness For War

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
An employee monitors molten iron being poured into a container at a steel plant in Hefei, Anhui province September 9, 2013. China's average daily crude steel output stood almost unchanged at 2.119 million tonnes between Aug. 21-31, compared with 2.118 million tonnes between Aug. 11-20, data from the China Iron & Steel Association showed on Monday. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Chinese steel poses national security risks to the United States’

Trump Transition Team Gets Ready To Set Up Shop At The Pentagon

Defense | Russ Read
Pentagon

Obama’s defense officials begin to hand the reins to Trump

You Should Read The Book Of The Guy Who Will Be Trump's National Security Advisor

Daily Dealer | Jack Kocsis
Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Michael Flynn testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee on worldwide threats in the House Visitors Center of the US Capitol on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Outlines his worldview

Defense Contractors Couldn't Be Happier With Trump's Win

Defense | Russ Read
The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), is shown in this March 2010 file photograph

Trump’s defense spending plans could mean billions for contractors

Obama Asks Congress For Last-Minute $11 Billion To Fight ISIS

Defense | Thomas Phippen
Afghan security forces take their positions at the hilltop of Dand Ghori district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

‘…to degrade and ultimately defeat the Islamic State’

Here Are Trump's National Security Goals For His First 100 Days In Office

Defense | Russ Read
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives for his election night rally at the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The president-elect has a busy schedule ahead of him

Pentagon Issues Election Transition Memo After Trump Victory

Defense | Russ Read

“Last night our fellow American citizens voted for a new President”

Five National Security Threats The Next President Will Face

Defense | Russ Read
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Whether it’s Trump of Clinton, the next president will face some serious security challenges

US Military Prepares To Shut Down Russia's Internet If It Hacks The Election

Defense | Russ Read
Hacker over a screen with binary code. [Shutterstock - adike]

Hackers are preparing for a cyber battle

China Swears It Will One-Up US Drone Technology With Stolen US Drone Technology

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
Military vehicles carrying Wing Loong, a Chinese-made medium altitude long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle, travel past Tiananmen Gate during a military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Beijing Thursday Sept. 3, 2015. REUTERS/Andy Wong/Pool

China tries to take the top spot

British Security Service Breaks 107-Year Silence To Warn About Russian Threat

Defense | Russ Read

Secrecy is not something we need for its own sake

Iraqi Soldiers Watched 'American Sniper' To Get Pumped For Mosul Assault

Defense | Russ Read

Iraqi band of brothers prepares to retake Mosul

More Than 5,000 Afghan Troops Killed This Year As Obama's War In Afghanistan Continues To Fall Apart

Defense | Russ Read

Casualty rates are already higher than last year

Army Rescues Fat Raccoon Stuck Upside-Down In Tank

Defense | Russ Read

“Got any, like, butter we can put around him?”

No One Wants To Refuel Russia's Crap Navy On Its Way To Kill More Syrian Civilians

Defense | Russ Read
Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during celebrations for Navy Day as it rains in Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 26, 2015. (REUTERS/RIA Novosti/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin)

Malta says it won’t let Russia’s naval group refuel

The Air Force Is Testing Football Players' Sweat To Help Special Forces

Defense | Thomas Phippen
SpecOps Photo: Getmilitaryphotos/Shutterstock Buckeyes Photo: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

‘We’re going to go hard just like the military does’

Pentagon Pays $7 Million To Get Hacked Repeatedly

Defense | Thomas Phippen
Hacker over a screen with binary code. [Shutterstock - adike]

Adversaries are getting more ‘sophisticated’

Trump: Obama's ISIS Policy Is Giving Iraq To Iran

Defense | Russ Read

‘Iran should write us a letter of thank you

VA Employee Who Exposed Problems Now Rolling In Cash

Defense | Luke Rosiak
Thanks VA License Plate / Provided by Brandon Coleman to TheDCNF

’69 Mustang with ‘THX VA’ tags

Russia Warns Any Strikes On Assad's Forces Will Be Considered An Attack On Russian Forces

Defense | Russ Read

‘Any illusions about ‘invisible’ jets will inevitably be crushed by disappointing reality’