Thursday, April 18, 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

Russia backs Iran’s attack on Israel

Russia has thrown its support behind Iran's recent onslaught against Israel on April 13, drawing condemnation from international observers and exacerbating tensions in the region. Russian officials have sought to justify Iran's large-scale strikes on Israeli targets, citing...

Russia hits one of Ukraine’s largest power plants amid shortage of missile defenses

Last week, Russian forces targeted and destroyed one of Ukraine's largest power plants, the Trypilska plant, exacerbating an already dire situation exacerbated by a shortage of missile defenses. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy revealed the extent of the attack...

Israel’s Arrow defense system proves effective amidst Iran’s attack

Israel recently announced the successful interception of a majority of surface-to-surface missiles targeting its territory, thanks to the Arrow aerial defense system, in conjunction with allied support. According to Israeli authorities, the Arrow Defense System, alongside numerous Israeli...

Israel’s F-35I fighters defend national airspace amid Iran attack

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) recently showcased the operational prowess of its newest F-35I Adir stealth fighter jets, revealing how these advanced aircraft are pivotal in safeguarding the country's airspace. Amidst a direct drone and missile attack posed...

Austria buys GRF vehicles for its special operations forces

Austria's Ministry of Defense signed the contract with Netherlands-based Defenture for the delivery of a batch of GRF (Ground force) vehicles. According to a press release, the new vehicles were acquired to replace the aging PUCH G 290/LP...

Russian military create Frankenstein rocket launcher

A recent video circulating on Telegram showcases Russia's "innovative" adaptation of naval weaponry to land-based use, presenting the "Frankenstein" rocket launcher—a combination of the RBU-6000 naval rocket launcher mounted on an MT-LB multipurpose tracked armored vehicle chassis. The...

Russia uses secret stealth missiles in devastating strike on Ukraine

In a devastating blow to Ukraine's critical infrastructure, Russia targeted and destroyed the largest power-generating plant in the Kyiv region in a missile attack on Thursday. According to Defense Express, Russian forces have used a new Kh-69 stealth...

Ukrainian troops intercept and destroy russian convoy

Ukrainian defense forces have successfully intercepted and destroyed Russian armored convoys heading towards the town of Chasiv Yar, according to reports from the 67th Brigade's press center. Approximately 20 units of enemy combat vehicles were destroyed in the...