Aerospace and Defense Summit 2009

As President Obama sends more troops to Afghanistan, and the Pentagon is expected to increase orders of armored trucks, helicopters, ammunition and other weaponry, Reuters journalists are talking to some of the biggest names in the aerospace and defense industries.

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U.S. says won't unleash 'shock and awe' air campaign in Syria

WASHINGTON - The United States is not preparing to unleash a "shock and awe" campaign of overwhelming airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters and instead envisions a more modest, longer-term campaign, Pentagon officials told Congress on Tuesday.