Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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

Northrop Grumman partners with NVIDIA to accelerate AI innovation

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced on 16 May an agreement to access and use NVIDIA AI software to accelerate the development of advanced systems. This agreement, facilitated by Future Tech Enterprise, grants Northrop Grumman access to NVIDIA’s extensive portfolio...

US Army awards $451M contract to upgrade M270 launchers

Earlier this month, the U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $451 million contract to recapitalize additional M270 rocket launcher systems, expanding its domestic fleet of launchers and providing upgrades for global partners. This award follows an initial agreement...

US Navy takes step closer to future helicopter

The U.S. Navy’s Future Vertical Lift (Maritime Strike) (FVL (MS)) program has recently completed its Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), culminating in a Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities (N9) “Gate 2” Resources...

NVIDIA technology found in Russian military drones

Hacktivists from the Cyber Resistance group have provided new data revealing a connection between American graphics processor manufacturer NVIDIA and the Russian drone manufacturer "Albatros." InformNapalm, an investigative organization, analyzed the documents, exposing that Russia is using NVIDIA's...

US Army awards new contract to Lockheed Martin for HIMARS

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin an Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA) with an initial obligation of $410 million, potentially reaching up to $861 million, to expedite the production of High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers. According...

US Army showcases autonomous unmanned rocket launcher

Approximately one month earlier, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Aviation & Missile Center, in collaboration with the DEVCOM Ground Vehicle Systems Center and the Tennessee National Guard's 1st Battalion, 181st Field Artillery Regiment, successfully...

US Army awards contract to Lockheed Martin for hypersonic weapon system

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $756 million contract to deliver additional capability for the Long Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) system, a ground-based hypersonic weapon that represents a new class of ultrafast and maneuverable long-range...

Ukraine modifies Cold War-Era air defense systems to fire new missiles

Ukrainian forces have reportedly adapted Cold War-era 9K33 Osa (SA-8 Gecko) short-range air defense systems to launch R-73 (NATO reporting name AA-11 Archer) air-to-air missiles from their existing stocks. This development demonstrates Ukraine's innovative approach to enhancing its...