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Dylan Malyasov

Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

Yemen’s rebels claim downing of Reaper drone

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for shooting down an American MQ-9 Reaper drone. The incident was confirmed hours after footage surfaced online showing what appeared to be the wreckage of the modern combat drone. Houthi-led media later released...

Ukrainian strikes destroy Russian MiG-31s in Crimea

New satellite imagery confirms the loss of two Russian Aerospace Force MiG-31 interceptors and other significant damage at Belbek airfield following recent Ukrainian strikes. High-quality images from commercial provider Maxar have revealed the extent of the damage, including...

French army awards Arquus contract for next-gen tankers

The French Procurement Agency (DGA) has officially awarded Arquus a contract to develop and produce a new generation of tankers, known as CCNG (Camion-Citerne Nouvelle Génération). This contract reinforces Arquus’ role as a key player in the design...

Senator MRAP saves Ukrainian Soldiers from mine blast

The Ukrainian military has reported a remarkable incident in which a Canadian-made Senator vehicle, in its Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) configuration, saved the lives of several soldiers after striking an anti-tank mine. Three days ago, a Roshel Senator...

New European combat drone is a step closer to taking flight

The Eurodrone program has successfully completed its Preliminary Design Review (PDR), a critical milestone in its development. Led by Airbus Defence and Space as the prime contractor, this achievement was reached in collaboration with the Organisation for Joint...

BAE to develop new countermeasure system for US Navy jets

BAE Systems has been selected by the U.S. Navy to develop the Dual Band Decoy (DBD), one of the most advanced radio frequency (RF) countermeasures available. As noted by the company, the DBD is a cutting-edge RF self-protection...

Russia intensifies use of new Su-57 jets for strikes on Ukraine

Russia has increasingly deployed its advanced Su-57 combat aircraft for missile strikes against Ukraine. The Russian Armed Forces began using these state-of-the-art jets more actively in late February 2024, and the frequency of these strikes has continued to...

North Korea reveals dozens of new ballistic missiles

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a new array of “tactical missile weapon systems” for the Korean People’s Army (KPA), according to state media reports on Wednesday. Kim highlighted that this military “breakthrough” is tied to...