Army Leaders Aren’t Waiting for Space Force to Invest in Low-Orbit Weapons

Army senior leaders on Wednesday mapped out the service’s plans to equip combat brigades with sophisticated space capabilities, following the Pentagon’s recent reiteration of support for establishing a U.S. Space Force. Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy said that the service has invested roughly $300 million across the next five years in “low-Earth orbit”…

Read More

Turkey’s American Patriot missile is no longer available after S-400 delivery

The Donald Trump administration automatically rescinded a $3.5 billion deal to sell Raytheon-produced Patriot missile defenses to Turkey after it received the Russian S-400 system in July. The cancellation had previously not been reported. The move denies Ankara a potential off ramp to remain aligned with NATO-compatible systems. Turkey had periodically sought Patriot batteries provided…

Read More