The Department of Defense's Joint Acquisition Task Force, in support of the Department of Health and Human Services' Strategic National Stockpile, awarded $104 million in contracts to procure syringes and safety needles, enabling the nationwide administration of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved COVID-19 vaccine, once one is available.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Defense Department announced an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to demonstrate large-scale manufacturing and delivery of the company's COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper spoke with his Indonesian counterpart, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto about U.S. and Indonesian military cooperation in the age of COVID-19.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper issued a statement on the loss of the nine service members off the coast of San Clemente Island.
The United States and Poland have completed negotiations on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement.
The Defense Department awarded a $42 million contract to Curative Inc. to provide 250,000 Curative Inc. oral fluid swab test kits to military treatment facilities.
Today the Department is announcing a Defense Production Act Title III action to help sustain and strengthen essential domestic industrial base capabilities and defense-critical workforce in the shipbuilding industry. These actions will help to retain critical workforce capabilities throughout the disruption caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The Department remains closely
Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper spoke with his Timor-Leste counterpart about COVID-19 response efforts and bilateral defense priorities.
The Defense Department, in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services, awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed ceiling of $51.15 million to Puritan Medical Products Company LLC, to expand industrial production capacity of flock tip testing swabs.
As part of an ongoing collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense, the two departments awarded a contract for $24.3 million to Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) to establish and expand domestic production of SARS-CoV-2 rapid point-of-care tests.
Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. James Anderson and Israel’s Director of Policy and Political Military Affairs Zohar Palti hosted the annual U.S./Israel Defense Policy Advisory Group.
Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made a nomination.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper announced that the president has made general officer nominations.
Today the Secretary of Defense announced an update to the status of our U.S. European Command Force Posture review as a part of the department's continued efforts to implement the National Defense Strategy.
State Secretary Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper hosted Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne and Defense Minister Linda Reynolds for the 30th Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations.
As part of an ongoing collaboration between the Defense Department and the Department of Health & Human Services, a contract has been awarded to expand domestic production of custom sample collection and processing consumables for COVID-19 testing.
The Defense Department, in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services, signed a $2.75 million contract award with NPS to increase domestic production of meltblown fiber.
The Defense Department announced three Defense Production Act Title III actions to help sustain and strengthen essential domestic industrial base capabilities and defense-critical workforce in the aviation, rare earth materials, and electronics industries.
The Defense Department awarded Pall Corporation a contract to increase the domestic industrial base capacity for ventilator filters.
The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.