The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).
Pentagon announced that it had transferred $1.5 billion from other sources within the department to fund the US-Mexico border wall construction.
US President Donald Trump signed a directive on Tuesday that directs the Pentagon to draft legislation on creating a US Space Force.
The Pentagon is deploying 3,750 more active-duty troops to the US-Mexico border.
Trump picks Deputy Secretary of Defense Shanahan as the acting Pentagon chief.
US Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday at the Pentagon that the US intends to create a sixth branch of the US military by 2020 known as the Space Force.
Boeing Co (BA.N) has received a $3.9 billion contract to build two 747-8 aircraft.
The Pentagon is increasingly concerned about the rapid proliferation of Chinese and Russian anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile systems.
US Defence Secretary saw Indonesian troops walk on fire, drink snake blood, break bricks with their heads and more.
The US wants to open a military arms maintenance centre in Thailand.
The Myanmar military is invited as an observer in a major multinational military exercise led by the US and Thailand.
Close-in surveillance of US military around China’s coastal areas a major problem between China and US.