Monday, November 9, 2020

Sam Bocetta

Independent journalist. Naval defense analyst. Pro civil rights. Pro free market.
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US Marines get new body armor and plate carriers

The US Army and Marine Corps have recently teamed up to produce lighter, better fitting body armor for their soldiers. This was told military expert...

A new rifle for the US Army?

The M4A1 carbine is currently the standard rifle issued to US Army combat troops worldwide. It is a direct descendant of the legendary M16...

US Army finds a new use for old missiles – sinking ships

It used to be the case that the US took its air and sea supremacy for granted, able to both defend itself against any...

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Russia moves its most powerful electronic warfare system close to border with Finland

Russia is moving its one of the most powerful electronic warfare (EW) systems, called the Murmansk-BN, to military bases in Arctic territory near the...

U.S. Marines finally receives first replacements for its aging fleet of assault vehicles

A Marine Corps has finally received the first Amphibious Combat Vehicles, according to a press release issued by the 1st Marine Division. On 4 November,...

U.S. Army to add 30mm gun and missile launcher to its new AMPV vehicles

The U.S. Army is planning to add an unmanned turret with 30mm cannon and Javelin missile launcher for its new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV). The...

Pentagon reportedly awards contract to Ukrainian company for new radar system

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Ukrainian Iskra company, part of the UkrOboronProm, to supply the new radar system. In a recent interview with...

Pershing II medium-range ballistic missile returns to CCAFS after renovations

The United States Space Force has announced that after nearly nine months of extreme restoration, one of only seven Pershing II surface to surface...

Armenia claims it shot down Azerbaijani Bayraktar TB2 combat drone

On 8 November, the spokesperson for Armenia's Defense Ministry, Shushan Stepanyan, has reported that its rockets shot down an Azerbaijani Bayraktar TB2 combat drone. At...

U.S. Army celebrated field artillery milestone with 500th HIMARS

The U.S. Army celebrated a field artillery milestone in October 2020, when the 500th High Mobility Artillery Rocket System rocket launcher powered out of...

U.S. Air Force receives first HH-60W Jolly Green II helicopters

The U.S. Air Force received the first two HH-60W Jolly Green II  Combat Rescue helicopters, according to a recent service news release. The 23d Wing...