Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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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US Navy conducts anti-ice test of MQ-4C Triton

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has announced that the MQ-4C Triton test team conducted the first flight to assess the unmanned aircraft system’s...

U.S. Army awards contracts for next-gen heavy truck

The U.S. Army has announced four Other Transaction Authority agreements to Mack Defense, Navistar Defense, Oshkosh Defense, and the American Rheinmetall Vehicles/GM Defense team...

BAE Systems successfully integrates Akeron missile into CV90

BAE Systems with pan-European missile maker MBDA successfully integrated a fifth-generation tactical combat missile into the CV90 fighting vehicle. As noted by the MBDA, the Akeron...

Latest version of F-16 fighter jet conducts first flight

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin has announced that the latest version of the F-16 aircraft successfully carried out the first flight.  As noted by the...

France orders AT4 light anti-armor weapon

Swedish defense group Saab announced Thursday that it received an order in mid-December 2022 for the anti-armor weapon AT4 from the French Armament General...

Austrian Army to receive more AW169M helicopters

Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo announced that the Austrian Armed Forces have procured additional AW169M helicopters. According to the company, the 304 million EUR Contract...

Finland buys RBS 70 ground-based air defense systems

Defense and aerospace group Saab has announced it has received an order from Finland regarding missiles for the RBS 70 ground-based air defense system.  The order value...

Lockheed Martin’s game-changing laser gun achieves significant milestone

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. announced on Monday that it achieved the first light from the Directed Energy Interceptor for Maneuver Short-Range...

US military evaluates new miniature strike munition for drone

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced that its Hatchet miniature strike munition underwent multiple live fire exercises.   According to a press release from...

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