Friday, November 27, 2020

Dylan Malyasov

U.S. defense journalist and commentator. Formerly at the Military Informant and Jane's Defence Weekly. Aviation photographer. Dylan leads Defence Blog's coverage of global military news, focusing on engineering and technology across the U.S. defense industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense. Born in Arequipa, Peru and educated in Kyiv, Ukraine, he graduated in business management and worked at leading European defense companies before becoming a military journalist. E-mail: [email protected]
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Lockheed Martin delivers next three F-35B aircraft to the U.K.’s Royal Air Force

The next three F-35B Lightning II short take-off and vertical landing aircraft departed the Lockheed Martin production facility recently to the United Kingdom. In a release...

Ukrainian Army receives new batch of upgraded BTR-80 personnel carriers

Ukrainian state-owned defense industrial group UkrOboronProm on 27 November announced that its owned subsidiary SE "Mykolayiv Armoured Plant" handed over the next batch of...

Russia plans to complete S-500 missile system development in 2021

Russia plans to complete the development of its latest S-500 mobile air defense and anti-ballistic missile system in 2021, the Krasnaya Zvezda news agency...

U.S. Army evaluates new ATAX airdrop system

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Soldier Center recently conducted an evaluation airdrop of the new ATAX system. IrvinGQ (formally Airborne Systems Europe)...

ESG Aerosystems contracted for German Navy P-3C support

ESG Aerosystems has reported that it was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for support of the German Navy P-3C fleet. "ESG Aerosystems is...

UkrOboronProm unveils upgraded multi-purpose recovery vehicle

 Ukrainian state-owned defense industrial group UkrOboronProm has unveiled an upgraded BTS-4 multi-purpose recovery vehicle on Thursday. The BTS-4 is an advanced version of the Soviet armored...

U.S. Air Force to upgrade its land-attack cruise missiles

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the multi-million dollar contract to upgrade its long-range, precision standoff missiles. Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp was...

Boeing receives new contract for ‘doomsday plane’ support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the American plane-maker Boeing a contract to support its E-4B Advanced Airborne Command Post, commonly known as ‘doomsday...

Northrop Grumman nabs $4.8 billion for Global Hawk development

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for Global Hawk development, modernization, retrofit and sustainment activities for all Air Force...

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Rheinmetall to develop a key component of future Bundeswehr laser gun

German weapons maker Rheinmetall was awarded a contract from the German procurement authorities to develop a key future laser weapon system component. The details...

U.S. Air Force to upgrade its land-attack cruise missiles

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the multi-million dollar contract to upgrade its long-range, precision standoff missiles. Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp was...

Northrop Grumman nabs $4.8 billion for Global Hawk development

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for Global Hawk development, modernization, retrofit and sustainment activities for all Air Force...

Russia completes acceptance tests of new air-droppable self-propelled gun

Russian aerospace group Rostec has announced on Wednesday that the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of...

U.S. Air Force shows B-1B’s external weapons carriage capabilities

The U.S. Air Force has revealed that the B-1B Lancer’s expanded carriage capabilities comes one step closer to fruition following an external captive carry...

Ukrainian Special Forces integrate with U.S. Forces during exercise in Germany

U.S. Special Operations Command Europe has announced that Ukrainian special forces have integrated with U.S. Army 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team at the Joint...

Boeing receives new contract for ‘doomsday plane’ support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the American plane-maker Boeing a contract to support its E-4B Advanced Airborne Command Post, commonly known as ‘doomsday...

U.S. Army conducts operational testing of new air defense system

The U.S. Army has announced that Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment out of Ansbach, Germany are on White Sands...