U.S. surveillance planes have flown almost daily missions right on the edge of Russian controlled airspace, the head of the Russian Air Force told reporters on Tuesday. Read More
The following is the Congressional Budget Office’s Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2015 Shipbuilding Plan, released on Dec. 15, 2014. Read More
Barack Obama nominated former deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to lead the Pentagon, during a Friday nomination ceremony in the White House. Read More
This post has been amended from a previous version to include additional information from U.S. Central Command.
Iran is denying it has flown airstrikes in Iraq targeting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) despite Pentagon claims at least some Iranian strikes in Iraq have occurred. Read More
The following is the recently released CNO’s Position Report 2014, based on CNO Sailing Directions: Warfighting First, Operate Forward, Be Ready. Read More
The following is Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Nov. 24, 2014 message to Department of Defense employees following the announcement of his resignation on Monday. Read More
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will be stepping down from his position as the civilian in charge of the Pentagon over concerns of his leadership in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to several Monday morning press reports. Read More
The following is the recently released Congressional Budget Office report, Growth in DoD’s Budget From 2000 to 2014. Read More
The U.S. Defense Department is projecting a future where the United States will no longer hold an insurmountable advantage over its adversaries. As such, the Pentagon is launching an initiative to spur technological innovation in an attempt to maintain America’s military edge. Read More
The following is a Nov. 15, 2014 memo from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on a new Pentagon effort to preserve the U.S. technological military edge called called the Defense Innovation Initiative.