Thursday, May 13, 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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Huntington Ingalls begins fabrication of new Legend-class national security cutter

America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division started fabrication of Legend-class national security cutter Friedman (NSC 11). The start of fabrication...

U.S. Navy commissions its newest Expeditionary Sea Base ship

On Saturday, the U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base ship USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5), May 8, at Naval Air Station North...

U.S. Air Force’s new F-15EX fighters join Alaska training exercise

The U.S. Air Force’s latest fighter jet, the Boeing F-15EX Eagle II, participating in a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces,...

U.S. Air Force’s MQ-9 Reapers gets bolstered capabilities

The U.S. Air Force announced on Thursday that the 174th Attack Wing has partnered with multiple Department of Defense contractors and academia to lead...

Lockheed Martin receives $51M support of the French Air Force C-130 aircraft

The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that Lockheed Martin won a $51 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in support of the French Air Force for...

Lockheed Martin makes a major breakthrough in future communications for joint warfighting

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. announced that its legendary Skunk Works division with Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Air Force has...

F-16’s pilots receive unprecedented level of situational awareness

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. said in a statement that its LITENING advanced targeting pod has been fielded for the first time with full-color, digital video...

U.S. largest patrol cutter conducts port visit in Batumi, Sakartvelo

The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) pulls into Batumi, Sakartvelo (the official name of Georgia), after completing interoperability exercises and drills...

Boeing shares fascinating video of T-7A aircrew ejection seat test

Aerospace giant Boeing has released fascinating footage showing a test of ejection seat system for the U.S. Air Force's newest T-7A Red Hawk trainer...

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