Topic: Loren Thompson
Hagel emerged last week as the front-runner for the Pentagon's top job, four years after leaving behind a Senate career in which he carved out a reputation as an independent thinker and blunt speaker.
The RQ-170 Sentinel drone lost over Iran is one of America's most valuable intelligence assets. It's unclear what brought it down - hostile fire or malfunction. Iran claims to have shot it down but has provided no photographs.
12/07/2011 04:49 pm
The Pentagon's embrace of drones in Iraq and Afghanistan has created demand for them among commanders on the ground, changing the face of situational awareness.
03/02/2010 08:07 pm
To cut the costly F-22 Raptor, he had to fire two top Air Force officials in his way.
09/28/2009 01:00 am
The vehicle saved soldiers in Iraq. Now it's getting a $2 billion makeover for Afghanistan.
06/25/2009 01:00 am
William Lynn's lobbyist experience may help him navigate the industry better, say some.
02/04/2009 12:00 am
The Pentagon wants to send more F-16 fighters. Critics say the jets could threaten India.
10/17/2008 01:00 am
Defense Secretary Robert Gates calls the aircraft procurement effort too flawed to continue.
09/12/2008 01:00 am
The 'jeep of the future' is expected to be safer for troops and more fuel efficient.
05/06/2008 01:00 am
Bush announced Thursday that Army tours will be cut to 12 months.
04/11/2008 01:00 am
A big Air Force contract that involves a foreign entity passes muster on the merits.
03/10/2008 01:00 am
House panel study, expected this week, may lead to Air Force, Navy getting smaller portion of defense spending.
02/26/2008 12:00 am
The Army's multibillion-dollar modernization program, the Future Combat System, faces serious challenge this year.
02/11/2008 12:00 am