Thursday, January 21, 2021

Colton Jones

Colton Jones is technology editor for Defenсe Blog. He has written about emerging technology in military magazines and elsewhere.
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U.S. Army paratroopers hold emergency deployment readiness exercise in Germany

On Jan. 21, the U.S. Army announced that U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade performed Airborne Operations...

Pentagon: Boeing gets $2,1 billion for additional KC-46 refueling tankers

The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that Boeing has been awarded a $2,1 modification to a previous contract for Lot 7 production KC-46...

Tigershark unmanned aircraft tested at U.S. Army’s premier test center

The latest edition of the Outpost newspaper has announced that Tigershark unmanned aircraft tested at Yuma Proving Ground, the U.S. Army's premier test center. The...

Serbian Armed Forces receives new Milos armoured combat vehicles

Serbian Armed Forces have received the first ten BOV M16 Milosh 4×4 armoured multi-purpose combat vehicles, according to a press release issued Monday by...

U.S. Navy to award contract for new electromagnetic aircraft catapult

General Atomics, a defense contractor that manufactures electromagnetic aircraft launch and recovery systems, will receive a contract for the procurement of supplies and services...

Pentagon sends B-52 bombers to Middle East in show of power

The U.S. military flew a pair of B-52 Stratofortress long-range bombers to the Middle East Sunday for a deterrence mission against Iran. A KC-10 Extender...

U.S. Marines conduct UTV training in Japan

The U.S. Marine Corps announced on Friday that Marines with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, have conducted the Utility-Terrain Vehicle Driver’s Course on...

U.S. Air Force conducts military operations over Black Sea

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th...

Pentagon awards contract to General Electric for CH-53K’s engines

General Electric Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, has been awarded a contract worth more than $101 million for the procurement of 21 T408-GE-400...

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