Thursday, February 22, 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

US Army to redeploy M-SHORAD systems from NATO’s eastern flank

The U.S. Army has announced that Alpha Battery, 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, stationed in Ansbach, Germany, is gearing up to host a redeployment ceremony on February 26, 2024, at 11 a.m. The unit, a vital...

Ukraine unveils upgraded Bogdana artillery system

Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Oleksandr Pavlyuk, has unveiled the latest generation of the domestically developed self-propelled 155mm artillery system, the 2S22 "Bogdana," in a recent announcement. "Bogdana stands as...

Turkish stealth fighter prototype made its first flight

The prototype of the Türkiye's next-generation fighter jet, KAAN, successfully completed its maiden flight. Developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the KAAN represents Türkiye's most ambitious technological endeavor, aimed at bolstering the country's defense capabilities and enhancing its...

US Army led fires in Türkiye

U.S. Army soldiers, alongside European allies and partner nations, have come together to integrate joint fires and test interoperability during the high-stakes exercise Dynamic Front 24, held at Polatlı Training Area, Türkiye. Dynamic Front 24, directed by U.S....

Ukrainian troops blow up rare Russian air defense system

Ukrainian armed forces have successfully destroyed a rare Russian mobile air defense system known as "Gibka-S" on the Avdiivka front, according to Militarnyi. Video footage captured the moment a Gibka-S air defense missile turret, mounted on a "Tigr-M"...

British-made Banshee drone found near Russian position

British-made MQM-185B drone, based on the Banshee Jet 80+, was found near a Russian position in the occupied Luhansk region in the East of Ukraine. Russian sources claim it was a suicide drone downed by their air defense...

US Air Force uses VR headsets for airmen training

Virtual reality (VR) maintenance training has officially arrived and is poised to revolutionize the way airmen are trained on the intricacies of maintaining the MC-130J Commando II aircraft. "Right now, it's mostly avionics and crew chief tasks," stated...

Russia launches volley of North Korean missiles on Ukraine

Ukraine's Attorney General, Andriy Kostin, has revealed that Russian Armed Forces used at least 24 North Korean-made ballistic missiles during missile strikes on Ukrainian territory. Kostin said in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine that these missiles, suspected to be...