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Pentagon stops accepting F-35 jets from Lockheed over repair cost dispute

Last year the Pentagon stopped accepting F-35s for 30 days after discovering corrosion where the carbon fibre exterior panels of the planes were fastened to the airframe.

Apr 12, 2018, 07:11 AM IST

US House passes $700 billion annual defence bill

But the measure faces more hurdles before it can become law, notably because it would increase military spending beyond last year's $619 billion bill, which is barred by the 2011 Budget Control Act's caps on government spending.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:16 PM IST

Boeing to supply 22 harpoon missiles system to India

The contract is expected to be completed in June 2018.

Sep 24, 2016, 22:55 PM IST

66 laboratories received active anthrax due to US mistake

Up to 66 laboratories received samples of active anthrax by mistake and are located in 19 different US states, the District of Columbia, Australia, South Korea and Canada, according to the Pentagon.

Jun 09, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

66 laboratories received active anthrax due to US mistake

 Up to 66 laboratories received samples of active anthrax by mistake and are located in 19 different US states, the District of Columbia, Australia, South Korea and Canada, according to the Pentagon.

Jun 09, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

A bullet that changes direction in mid-air

 The US Department of Defense is testing a bullet that could change direction in mid-air.

Dec 21, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp to produce Ebola treatment for US Dept of Defense

The U.S. Department of Defense has exercised an option with Canada`s Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp for the company to make 500 courses of its experimental treatment for Ebola, Tekmira said on Thursday.

Nov 07, 2014, 03:50 AM IST

US Defense Department, NSA did not get Tor user data

The US Department of Defense did not receive personal data on users of Internet privacy service Tor through a government-funded project to detect vulnerabilities, a Defense spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday.

Aug 06, 2014, 11:21 AM IST