Friday, April 16, 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 tests counter-drone interceptors at Yuma Proving Ground

The U.S. Army hosted week-long counter-sUnmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) focused on the most cutting edge drone-busting technology in...

U.S. Marine’s MQ-9A completed 10,000 flight hours in support of Central Command operations

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command reported that its first MQ-9A Unmanned Aerial System achieved 10,000 total flight hours in the Central Command area...

U.S. Navy completes effectiveness test of new radio frequency countermeasure

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command announced on 9 April that an Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 P-8A Poseidon successfully completed...

Northrop Grumman’s Firebird multi-sensor aircraft demonstrates operational flexibility

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman announced this week that its Firebird multi-sensor aircraft showcased the versatility of the optionally-manned autonomous system as it flew...

U.S. Marine Corps successfully tests new cargo drones

The U.S. Marine Corps has completed a successful test of its new cargo drone systems, U.S. Navy's  Naval Air Systems Command announced Wednesday.  The details...

DARPA awards two contracts to BAE Systems for cutting-edge electronic warfare technology

According to a press release issued Wednesday by BAE Systems, it will design mechanisms for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that...

U.S. Air Force names newest fighter jet ‘Eagle II’

U.S. Air Force named the F-15EX fighter jet ‘Eagle II’ during a naming ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, April. 7. During the ceremony, the...

U.S. Navy deploys Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group to South China Sea

The U.S. Navy is steaming a massive Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group into strategically vital areas off the South China Sea. According to a recent...

U.S. Navy beefs up its Red Sea presence

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), flagship of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), along with guided-missile cruiser...

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