U.S. Congress moves to boost Biden’s record defense budget

An F/A-18 Super Hornet lands on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed a proposal to increase Defense Department spending … Read more

Taser maker halts drone project; most of its ethics panel resigns

The headquarters of Axon Enterprise Inc, formerly Taser International, is seen in Scottsdale, Aizona, U.S., May 17, 2017. Picture taken May 17, 2017. To match Special Report USA-TASER/EXPERTS REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 5 (Reuters) – Taser maker Axon Enterprise Inc (AXON.O) said on Sunday it was halting … Read more

U.S. investigates Chinese companies over export sanction issues

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., February 1, 2022. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Tuesday the Biden administration was actively considering adding new Chinese companies to the government’s economic … Read more

Australia wins U.S. approval to buy rocket launchers

The Pentagon building is seen in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. October 9, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of mobile rocket launchers to Australia as the country seeks to bolster its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region. … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russian invasion spurs European demand for U.S. drones, missiles

WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) – European governments have approached the US government and defense contractors with a shopping list of arms including drones, missiles and missile defenses as the Russian invasion of Ukraine drives renewed demand for US weaponry. Germany, which is nearing a deal for 35 Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) F-35 jet fighters, has … Read more