July 20, 2024

US Military Weapons Sales on the Uptick

Military Arms Sales

US military weapons sales to other countries saw a major increase in 2022, up nearly $51.9 billion.

Ejection Seat Issue Grounds Some Navy Aircraft

Naval Air Systems Command grounded an undisclosed number of planes last week following the discovery of a problem with a component involved in the pilot ejection process.

Future Unclear on Littoral Combat Ships

Littoral Combat Ships

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said he will offer an amendment to save five US Navy littoral combat ships from an early retirement. Three separate congressional committees have approved defense budget plans that would block the Navy from scrapping five vessels from the problem-plagued ship class.