The US military contractor Lockheed Martin has signed off on a deal to produce cruise missiles for fifth generation fighter jets F-35 in partnership with the Turkish firm Roketsan, a statement published on Lockheed Martin's website said.
US Military Supplier Northrop Grumman and its rival Raytheon will not get a resolution until next year, regarding their contract battle over the newest ground based radar system for the US Air Force, Government Accountability Office (GAO) Associate General Counsel Ralph White said Wednesday.
The US State Department spokesperson Marie Harf said Wednesday that Washington thinks the weapons airdrop mission in Syria was necessary to protect the besieged city of Kobani and thus successful, even though part of US’ arms ended up in the hands of Islamic State (IS) militants.
A single US airdrop of weapons that were intended for Kurdish fighters and most likely fell into the Islamic State (IS) hands will not give any odds to IS fighters, Pentagon Spokesperson Steve Warren said.
One of the largest US military suppliers Lockheed Martin has been contracted to provide a military-type radar system to monitor possible insurgents along the southern borderlands and coastal waterways of the United States, a statement published on the company's website Wednesday said.
The Congress of Deputies of Spain (the lower house of parliament) on Wednesday has voted in favor of sending troops to Iraq to train the country’s army to fight against the Islamic State (IS) militants, with 314 lawmakers out of 329 supporting the move.
Americans' anxiety over security threats ultimately benefits the defense industry and may come at the expense of important investments, Christopher Preble, vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, said Wednesday.