Defense News is a global newsweekly on politics, business and technology of defense. Defense News serves an audience of senior military, government and industry decision-makers throughout the world. 
Defense News is published by the Defense News Media Group, a unit of Sightline Media Group, which was once a part of Gannett Company. Sightline Media Group was sold to Los Angeles based private equity firm Regent Companies in 2016 by TEGNA. . 
Defense News and Washington D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA 9 created a weekly TV program called This Week in Defense News with Vago Muradian, which first aired on March 2, 2008. The show centers on international defense and military issues.