Defense

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’

Russian Embassy Tweets Meme Threatening To Shoot Down US Aircraft In Syria

Defense | Russ Read
Russian S-300 anti-missile rocket system move along a central street during a rehearsal for a military parade in Moscow in this May 4, 2009 file photo. The Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin signed a decree ending a self-imposed ban on delivering the S-300 anti-missile rocket system to Iran, removing a major irritant between the two countries after Moscow canceled a corresponding contract in 2010 under pressure from the West. REUTERS/Alexander Natruskin

‘Because you never really know what kind of assistance terrorists might get’

US Air Strike Reunites Bin Laden With His Old Frenemy

Defense | Russ Read
Osama bin Laden is shown in this file video frame grab released by the U.S. Pentagon May 7, 2011. Source: REUTERS/Pentagon/Handout/Files

A top leader in Syria’s premier terrorist organization has been droned

VA Hires Another Sex Offender To Care For Vulnerable, Elderly Vets

Defense | Luke Rosiak
VA sex offender Edwin Trinidad. Photo from Puerto Rico government's sex offender registry.

Puerto Rico VA hospital seems to be a magnet for wide variety of criminals

Clinton's Syria Policy Would Lead To A War With Russia, According To Top US General

Defense | Russ Read

‘That’s a pretty fundamental decision that certainly I’m not going to make’

Pentagon: ISIS Tried To Gas US Troops In Iraq

Defense | Russ Read
A U.N. chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abdullah

‘We assess it to be a sulfur-mustard blister agent’

Obama Administration Apologizes To Assad For Bombing Syrian Troops

Defense | Russ Read

‘Relayed our regret’