Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Colton Jones

Colton Jones is technology editor for Defenсe Blog. He has written about emerging technology in military magazines and elsewhere.
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U.S. Marine Corps retires AH-1W “Super Cobra” helicopters

The United States Marine Corps have officially retired the Bell AH-1W “Super Cobra” from their ranks after more than 30 years of...

Textron Systems, Shield AI will integrate AI technology into unmanned systems

Textron Systems, an aerospace and defense development and manufacturing unit of the Textron conglomerate, has announced that it will cooperate with Shield AI...

MD Helicopters awarded new contracts for MD 530F support for U.S. allies

Famed U.S. rotorcraft maker MD Helicopters, Inc. has announced two independent contract awards from Army Contracting Command-Redstone to support allied operations of the...

U.S. Army tests Stryker’s network lethality capabilities

The U.S. Army has tested a recent modification pack of Stryker combat vehicles called network lethality. In a statement...

U.S. Air Force deployed F-16C Fighting Falcons to Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Air Force said in a statement that a contingent of F-16C Fighting Falcons and support personnel from the 77th Expeditionary...

Romania wants to buy American-made coastal defense missiles

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced this week that the State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the...

Spanish Air Force receives first NH90 SAR helicopter

The Spanish Air Force has received the first NH90 that will boost their search and rescue (SAR) and combat search and rescue...

U.S. Army orders more Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems

Defense and security company Saab has an order from the U.S. Army for the latest version of the Carl-Gustaf multi-role, man-portable shoulder-fired weapon. 

U.S. Navy deploys Mark VI patrol boats to Philippine Sea

The U.S Navy has announced on Monday that Mark VI patrol boats assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 3 boarded are conducting integrated littoral...

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U.S. Army seeks a new light tank for quickly deployed force

The new mobile and survivable direct-fire combat vehicle that could boost the firepower of the U.S. Army light forces will begin the...

U.S. MQ-1C Gray Eagle aircraft reportedly crashed in Iraq

The MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has reportedly crashed near Bagdad, Iraq. The U.S. military's spokesman for operations in Iraq and Syria has...

Airbus unveils concept of future light combat aircraft

The Spanish division of European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its vision of future light combat aircraft on 16 October.

Germany, France to spend €200 million on next-gen main battle tank

Germany and France plan to spend hundreds of millions of euros on the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) program in 2021 to...

General Dynamics releases a new video showcasing Stryker IM-SHORAD test

The Stryker's manufacturer, General Dynamics Land Systems, has released new video footage of Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) system test it...

Azerbaijani military turns Soviet biplane aircraft into drones

Details are emerging regarding the shot down of several Azerbaijani An-2 aircraft during the ethnic and territorial conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani...

British Army tests Lockheed Martin’s unmanned aircraft system

The British Army has revealed that it has been testing a new Lockheed Martin's unmanned aircraft system called the Indago.

U.S. Marines uses newest JLTVs during humanitarian assistance exercise

The United States Marine Corps has used recently received JLTV tactical vehicles during a humanitarian assistance exercise. On Friday,...