Monday, July 4, 2022

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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Rheinmetall develops bridgelayer version of Boxer combat vehicle

German weapons maker Rheinmetall has developed a bridgelayer version of Boxer based on an idea of the Royal Netherlands Army Engineer Regiment. The Boxer Cobra...

US Navy awards contract to Rheinmetall to develop new airburst munition

Rheinmetall said last week that the Group’s subsidiary American Rheinmetall Munitions, Inc. based in Stafford, VA has been awarded a $14.3 million (€13.5 million)...

Sikorsky unveils prototype of its promising scout-attack helicopter

U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky has shared on social media a photo of the first prototype of a new scout-attack helicopter. The famed aircraft maker has...

US Army taps Raytheon to build a prototype for the TITAN program

U.S. defense contractor Raytheon said on Wednesday it was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army a competitive contract to build a prototype for...

Sweden awards contract to Saab for two GlobalEye spy planes

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab said on Wednesday that it was awarded a contract from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the...

US Air Force B-52s to get new beyond line-of-sight communication

On Sunday, the U.S. Air Force press release said that the service has moved one step closer to equipping B-52s with a new beyond...

US Air Force showcases future aircrew helmet

The U.S. Air Force is revealing details about its next-generation helmet for Air Force fixed-wing aircrew.  The Air Force said in a release that it...

First Navy littoral combat ship operates in Middle East

USS Sioux City (LCS 11) arrived to Bahrain for a scheduled port visit, June 25, marking the completion of a 10,000-mile journey while becoming...

Cyprus signs deal for modern H145M helicopter

Airbus announced that Cyprus signed a deal to purchase six H145M attack helicopters with an option for another six as it seeks to shed...

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