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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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Israel is reportedly in talks to buy 12 V-22 Osprey tiltrotors

Source Israeli Defense ministry said that the government returns to negotiations to buy U.S.-made V-22 Osprey tiltrotors. Israeli Defense Ministry has expressed an interest in...

U.S. Army awards contract to ATK for Stryker’s 30 cannons

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) to supply the 30mm XM813 Bushmaster cannons to the U.S. Army. The contract, from...

U.S. Air Force teased Russia with B-52H bombers

On Wednesday, several U.S. Air Force nuclear-capable bombers teased again Russian troops over the Black Sea.  Ukraine’s Air Force reported that U.S. B-52H strategic bombers,...

Rheinmetall releases new video of Lynx KF41 fighting vehicle

On Thursday, German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has released its new official video showing a Lynx KF41 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) during her test at NATO...

U.S. Air Force CV-22s conducts low-altitude flight over Kyiv

On 23 September, a two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, conducted a low-altitude flight over Kyiv, Ukraine. For the...

U.S. Air Force conducts live-fire tests of new combat rescue helicopter

The U.S. Air Force announced last week that a new HH-60W Jolly Green II combat rescue helicopter begins live-fire testing. Live fire testing began for...

U.S. Army awards $78M contract to FN America for M249 light machine guns

The U.S. Department of Defense said Tuesday that FN America won a $78,7 million for a contract to deliver additional M249 light machine guns. The...

Russia launches large-scale military exercise

Russia has launched the Kavkaz-2020 strategic drills on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry informed, noting that in total, over 80,000 people are involved in...

Russian Su-30 fighter jet crashed in Tver region

A Russian Su-30 fighter jet has crashed near the village of Dornikovo in the Tver region, 40 kilometers from Vyshny Volochok, on 22 September. At the...

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Rheinmetall releases new video of Lynx KF41 fighting vehicle

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Israel is reportedly in talks to buy 12 V-22 Osprey tiltrotors

Source Israeli Defense ministry said that the government returns to negotiations to buy U.S.-made V-22 Osprey tiltrotors. Israeli Defense Ministry has expressed an interest in...

U.S. Air Force teased Russia with B-52H bombers

On Wednesday, several U.S. Air Force nuclear-capable bombers teased again Russian troops over the Black Sea.  Ukraine’s Air Force reported that U.S. B-52H strategic bombers,...

U.S. Army awards contract to ATK for Stryker’s 30 cannons

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) to supply the 30mm XM813 Bushmaster cannons to the U.S. Army. The contract, from...

Boeing gets $2,2 billion contract for small diameter bombs

Aerospace giant Boeing was awarded a $2,2 billion contract by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on 24 September to manufacture and...

Pakistan’s VT4 main battle tank acquisition confirmed

Pakistan’s acquisition of the Chinese new VT4 main battle tank was confirmed when the Pakistani Press Agency released a photograph showing new tanks during...

U.S. tells Congress of plans to sell PAC-3 missiles to Netherlands

The U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale to the Netherlands of more than $241 million worth of PAC-3 missiles. The Defense Security Cooperation...