Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Russia has deployed additional armed vehicles and soldiers to its border with Belarus amid an unprecedented escalation of tensions between Moscow and neighboring Minsk. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has reported that over 3,000 troops and more than 800 items of armament and...

Chinese Navy’s newest amphibious warfare ship is at sea...

The Type 075 LHD (Landing Helicopter Dock), China's first domestically built amphibious warfare ship, has been conducting sea trials, according to Chinese state media. The...

Thales to handle all of in-service support for new...

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U.S. Navy new Expeditionary Fast Transport ship completes acceptance...

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British Army receives first Ares armoured vehicles

The British Army received the first Ares armoured vehicles from General Dynamics Land Systems–UK. Last week, the first six vehicles were delivered to the Household Cavalry...

C-130 Hercules performs assault landing at Camp Guernsey

The U.S. Air National Guard has released incredible video footage shows a C-130 Hercules cargo and troop transports landing on a tactical dirt strip...

Russian fighter intercept U.S. patrol aircraft on spying mission

The Russian National Defense Control Center claimed that Su-27 fighter jets of the Southern Military District’s air defense quick reaction alert forces intercepted a U.S....

U.S. Army soldiers injured in armored vehicle accident in Syria

Several U.S. Army Soldiers were injured in an overturned armored vehicle accident in northeastern Syria. According to local sources,  M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle driven by...

Bell releases incredible video of its prototype rotorcraft

Bell Textron Inc., part of American conglomerate Textron, has released new video footage shows the Bell 360 Invictus prototype submission as part of the...

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Russian T-72 tank catches fire during exercise

A T-72 main battle tank belonging to 205th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade caught fire during large-scale tactical drills running in Russia’s south. A video of...

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