Monday, September 20, 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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Israel integrates Barak MX Interceptors on its newest corvettes

Irsaely state-owned aerospace giant Israel Aircraft Industries, better known as IAI, announced that it is integrating offensive and defensive systems, to enhance the 'Sa'ar...

Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. completes acceptance trials

The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) guided-missile destroyer successfully completed acceptance trials, according to a press release issued Friday by Huntington...

RBSL showcases game-changing main battle tank at DSEI

The Rheinmetall-BAE joint company RBSL has revealed a new iteration of the Challenger main battle tank at this year's DSEI exhibition in London. On display...

U.S. Navy aerial refueling drone refuels F-35 for the first time

The U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the service in partnership with Boeing has successfully carried out aerial refueling of F-35 fighter jet using an...

Northrop Grumman test next-gen electronic warfare suite for F-16 fighters

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced that its Next Generation Electronic Warfare (NGEW) suite for the F-16 fighter jet was successfully flight-tested alongside...

Northrop Grumman ramps up production of new G/ATOR radars

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has ramped up production of its newest AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) multi-mission...

Ukraine to receive more Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved a new $60 mln security assistance package for Ukraine that included Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles, announced during a...

Latvia orders 200 6×6 armoured vehicles from Patria

Finnish state-owned defense manufacturer Patria has signed to sell 200 6x6 armoured vehicles to Latvia. The agreement was signed by Ministers of Defense Antti Kaikkonen...

Chevrolet pickup-based Infantry Squad Vehicle undergoes tests at Ft. Bragg

A new Chevrolet Colorado ZR2-based Infantry Squad Vehicle that the U.S. Army is acquiring to provide infantry soldiers with battlefield mobility was tested during...

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