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U.S. eases firearms export rules, officials say

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. firearms makers will be able within days to export as much as 20% more guns, including assault rifles and ammunition, under rules the Trump administration announced on Friday.

U.S. eases firearms export rules, officials say

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 U.S. firearms makers will be able within days to export as much as 20% more guns, including assault rifles and ammunition, under rules the Trump administration announced on Friday.

U.S. Army vehicle competition halts after lone entry falls short: official

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Army will go back to the drawing board after an effort to replace the Bradley fighting vehicle proved too challenging for industry, a Pentagon official said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-U.S. Army vehicle competition halts after lone entry falls short -official

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 The U.S. Army will go back to the drawing board after an effort to replace the Bradley fighting vehicle proved too challenging for industry, a Pentagon official said on Thursday.

F-35 logistics system to be reinvented and renamed, official says

15 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The computer-based logistics system of the F-35 stealth fighter jet made by Lockheed Martin , which has been plagued by delays, will be replaced by another network made by the same company, a Pentagon official said on Tuesday.

U.S. poised to give federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON More than 2 million federal workers will get paid parental leave for the first time, for 12 weeks, following a birth or adoption, under U.S. legislation poised to pass the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

Amazon CEO says wants to work more with Pentagon

08 Dec 2019

(This December 7 story corrects to say country, not company, in fifth paragraph)

Pentagon discovers $81 million of U.S. Navy gear during audit

20 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The Pentagon found $81 million of military equipment at a U.S. Navy facility that had not been inventoried, a top Pentagon official said on Wednesday as he described the Department of Defense second straight failed audit.

Pentagon gets failing grade in its second audit

16 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The Pentagon has failed a comprehensive audit for a second year, though an official said it has made progress toward fixing accounting discrepancies that could still take years to resolve.

U.S. Congress panel leader reports slow progress negotiating 2020 Pentagon budget

13 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. legislators are making slow progress negotiating the bill that will set spending policy for the Department of Defense in 2020, the head of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Wednesday.

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