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The USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is currently conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Released)

The Top 10 DefenseTech Posts of 2016

Here’s a look at the 10 most read stories of the year on DefenseTech: 1. Navy’s Futuristic Destroyer Is Apparently Too Stealthy When it comes…









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Army Eyes Samsung smartphones

The U.S. Army this year plans to begin buying Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphones for some infantry soldiers, pending approval from the Defense Department, according…


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Air Force May Reopen Light Attack Contest

Well, after the Air Force cancelled its award to Brazil-based Embraer for 20 Super Tucano light attack planes, the Pentagon has apparently told Brazilian officials…




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Will We Really See Future Weapons Gutted? (Updated)

Automatic, “salami slice” cuts to Pentagon budgets may be unlikely despite recent predictions of fiscal doom for the Defense Department should the Congressional supercommittee fail…


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F-35 to LCS at Risk Says Panetta

In case you haven’t heard, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta dropped some news that sent the beltwar press buzzing yesterday when he said that the F-35…


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The Marines’ New Harriers and The F-35B

We’ve all seen the news that emerged on Sunday saying that the Marines are close to buying 70 of Britain’s freshly retired Gr7/9 Harrier jump…


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Counterfeit Parts Found on P-8 Posiedons

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich) just dropped a couple of very alarming tales during a hearing about counterfeit parts making their way…


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Panorama: Boeing’s H-47F Chinook Factory

RIDLEY PARK, Pa. — Check out this panorama of Boeing’s newly renovated H-47F Chinook production line here in Ridley Park. The company brought DT up…


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Don’t Hold Your Breath for T-X

This morning, Air Force Secretary Michael Donely listed off a number of mission areas and programs that he will try to protect from budget “reductions…


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JLTV at Serious Risk?

Well, the Senate is looking to axe the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the Army and Marine Corps effort to field a survivable yet maneuverable truck that bridges…