• Military June 23, 2022 4:25 pm

    San Diego Defense Contractor Sold Military Aviation Info to China: FBI

    A civilian defense contractor living in San Diego pleaded guilty to federal charges Thursday for accepting money from Chinese government representatives in exchange for providing aviation-related information from his American defense contractor employers.

  • NBC News November 22, 2019 11:43 pm

    Navy Veteran Found in His Apartment Had Been Dead for 3 Years

    The mother of a Navy veteran is seeking answers after her son’s body was discovered in his Texas apartment where officials said he had been dead for three years. The remains of Ronald Wayne White, 54, were recovered Nov. 12, from the DeSoto Town Center Apartments in suburban Dallas. White had been dead “for an extended period of time, up...

  • Southern California October 18, 2019 9:41 pm

    Northrop Grumman Will Ship Some Secret Cargo Out of Redondo Beach This Weekend

    Defense contractor Northrop Grumman will be moving secret cargo through a Southern California marina this weekend.

  • Donald Trump October 3, 2019 12:59 pm

    Trump Administration Shifting to Privatize Migrant Child Detention

    On a recent day in a remodeled brick church in the Rio Grande Valley, a caregiver tried to soothe a toddler, offering him a sippy cup. The adult knew next to nothing about the little 3-year-old whose few baby words appeared to be Portuguese. Shelter staff had tried desperately to find his family, calling the Brazilian consulate and searching Facebook....

  • Donald Trump June 21, 2019 8:06 pm

    A Perilous Time to Have Temps Running the Pentagon

    It’s a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon. President Donald Trump’s brinkmanship with Iran is on the boil, spilling beyond diplomacy to a planned air attack on Iran that Trump said he ordered, then pulled back at least for now. This, as the U.S. undertakes an unusual troop deployment to the Mexican border, tends its nearly two-decade-old war...

  • Donald Trump June 21, 2019 11:06 pm

    A Perilous Time to Have Temps Running the Pentagon

    It’s a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon. President Donald Trump’s brinkmanship with Iran is on the boil, spilling beyond diplomacy to a planned air attack on Iran that Trump said he ordered, then pulled back at least for now. This, as the U.S. undertakes an unusual troop deployment to the Mexican border, tends its nearly two-decade-old war...

  • Mexico June 21, 2019 3:06 am

    Pentagon Is Without a Chief as US Faces Many Global Threats

    It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unusual and controversial deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the nearly two-decade-old war in Afghanistan and stalled talks with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. Amid all that, and more, acting...

  • Donald Trump June 18, 2019 5:54 pm

    Trump's Pentagon Pick Is Army Veteran, Defense Lobbyist

    President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secretary, would lead the Defense Department on an acting basis.

  • Donald Trump June 18, 2019 8:54 pm

    Trump's Pentagon Pick Is Army Veteran, Defense Lobbyist

    President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secretary, would lead the Defense Department on an acting basis.

  • Honolulu December 14, 2018 12:11 am

    Video Captures Pilot's Rescue From Crashed Jet During Military Exercise

    Video and photos captured the rescue of a 47-year-old civilian pilot, whose jet crashed shortly after take-off during a military exercise.

  • Honolulu December 13, 2018 10:54 am

    Pilot Seriously Injured After Military Jet Crash Off Hawaii

    A Hawaii Air National Guard civilian contractor was in serious condition Wednesday after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu during a military exercise, authorities said. The pilot of the Hawker Hunter jet ejected safely from the plane, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam said in a statement. He was initially rescued by a private sailboat and then transferred to the...

  • Afghanistan June 14, 2018 8:47 pm

    Ex-US Navy Man Sentenced for Keeping Classified National Defense Information

    A former member of the U.S. Navy has been sentenced to prison for illegally keeping classified national defense information, including that of some U.S. nuclear operations. The Justice Department says 43-year-old Weldon Marshall of Sherman, Texas, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison.

  • Texas June 14, 2018 11:47 pm

    Ex-US Navy Man Sentenced for Keeping Classified National Defense Information

    A former member of the U.S. Navy has been sentenced to prison for illegally keeping classified national defense information, including that of some U.S. nuclear operations. The Justice Department says 43-year-old Weldon Marshall of Sherman, Texas, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison.

  • Massachusetts March 29, 2018 5:20 pm

    US Plant that Destroys Chemical Weapons Plagued by Troubles

    A highly automated, multibillion-dollar plant in Colorado that destroys U.S. chemical weapons is over budget, behind schedule and bedeviled by troubles that could worsen the danger to workers. But when the Army said this month it wants to spend millions extra installing more traditional technology to help the beleaguered plant and reduce worker risk, public reaction was more resignation than...

  • Los Angeles November 25, 2017 1:00 pm

    Does NYPD's Cellphone-Sweeping ‘StingRay' Technology Go Too Far?

    New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas are among scores of police departments across the country quietly using a highly secretive technology developed for the military that can track the whereabouts of suspects by using the signals constantly emitted by their cellphones.

  • Donald Trump October 20, 2017 7:22 am

    Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

    The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

  • The Associated Press October 4, 2017 12:55 am

    Vegas Gunman Meticulously Planned Attack; Police Release Body Camera Footage of Search

    The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said Tuesday. Meanwhile, investigators are taking a harder look at the...

  • Los Angeles September 18, 2017 11:44 am

    California Man Sentenced in Russian Spy Case

    A Culver City man who worked for a defense contractor was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for his guilty plea to economic espionage and violating the Arms Export Control Act by selling sensitive satellite information to a person he believed to be a Russian spy.

  • Donald Trump June 10, 2017 8:33 pm

    What's Next for Comey? Maybe Law, Corporate Work, Politics

    So what’s next for James Comey?...
    The former FBI director boldly challenged the president who fired him, accused the Trump administration of lying and supplied material that could be used to build a case against President Donald Trump....
    But after stepping away from the Capitol Hill spotlight, where he’s always seemed comfortable, the 56-year-old veteran lawman now confronts the same question long...

  • Connecticut April 19, 2017 6:41 am

    US Navy Redesigning Its Submarines to Accommodate Women

    Every submarine in the U.S. fleet was designed with the height, reach and strength of men in mind, from the way valves are placed to how display screens are angled. That’s going to change. With women now serving aboard submarines, defense contractor Electric Boat is designing what will be the first Navy subs built specifically to accommodate female crew members....

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