The Defense Department has formally adopted five principles for the ethical development of artificial intelligence capabilities — being responsible, equitable, traceable, reliable and governable.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper is reviewing the combatant commands' force posture to ensure the forces meet the National Defense Strategy's priorities, a senior defense official said.
American forces continue to work with their NATO allies and partners in Europe as great-power competition with Russia and China becomes a larger threat to global security.
The Defense Department's aerial refueling and sealift capability are under stress, the U.S. Transportation Command commander told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Though the U.S.-South Korea alliance remains strong, South Korea must bear a more proportional share of the cost of maintaining its security, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said.
Traumatic brain injuries can't be quickly diagnosed — as was the case with the Iranian missile attack on Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Jan. 8, the Joint Staff surgeon said.
The Defense Department is working with state governments to make it easier for military spouses to get their professional licenses accepted when service members are transferred to another state.
The nation's top military leaders discussed challenges to getting hypersonic weapons from blueprint to production during a question-and-answer session at a Washington think tank.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper visited U.S. Strategic Command in Nebraska for meetings with leaders and a tour of Stratcom's new command and control facility.
The fiscal year 2021 defense budget request places a high priority on modernizing the nation's nuclear triad, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper emphasized at Minot Air Force Base, N.D.
Convincing more people to choose engineering as their career is one of the nation's most critical tasks, the Defense Department's chief technology officer said.
The Military Health System is implementing significant reforms aimed at building a more integrated and effective system of readiness and health, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said.
Everyone who wears the uniform is committed to maintaining great-power peace, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at an event marking the 75th anniversary of the start of the battle of Iwo Jima.
Some U.S. forces stationed in Europe are preparing to head north where they will take part in Cold Response 2020, an exercise aimed at sharpening the military capabilities of U.S. and NATO troops in a rugged Arctic environment.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper warned Europe of China's increasingly malign influence during his remarks at the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
The Defense Department is seeking ways to use data better in decision-making on the battlefield and in its business practices, Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist said.
The U.S. must invest in hypersonic weapons and research, and modernization of the nuclear triad is essential for maintaining strategic deterrence, defense leaders told a Senate panel.
The United States and the Taliban have agreed to a proposal for a reduction in violence in Afghanistan and the Defense Department is seeking increased NATO commitment in the region, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said.
China, Russia, North Korea, Iran and violent extremist organizations have, or are pursuing, WMD capabilities that could threaten the United States or U.S. interests, a Defense Department official said.
Senior officials from the Army, Navy and Air Force assured lawmakers that military readiness and environmental concerns can coexist.