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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 Air Force makes progress on first hypersonic weapon amid challenges

The U.S. Air Force has reported that Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) takes the next steps in making Air Force’s first hypersonic weapon. The...

US Navy fast-attack submarine arrives in Australia

The U.S. Navy has announced that the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived at Royal Australian Navy HMAS Stirling Naval Base, Australia,...

US Air Force begins withdrawal of F-15 fighters from Japan

The U.S. Air Force said in a release that the F-15C/D Eagle aircraft withdrawal from Japan is getting underway. The details were given in a 1st...

US Air Force to increase firepower of HH-60G helicopters

U.S. Air Force to equip its HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters with additional M240 machine guns for combat rescue. According to a press release from 920th...

US Air Force shows its firepower in Japan

The U.S. Air Force has performed “Elephant Walk” drill at Kadena Air Base, Japan. “Elephant walk” is a unique term that grew out of World...

US military recommends Israeli Drone Dome for Combatant Commands

Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems reported that the U.S. Army Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office (JCO) has named and recommended its Drone Dome counter...

Finland to buy more heavy howitzers amid Russia threat

The Finish Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen has approved the proposal by the Finnish Defence Forces to acquire additional K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers from...

US, South Korea conduct joint air drill involving strategic bombers after N. Korea’s ICBM launch

Two U.S. B-1B Lancer strategic bombers entered the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) and joined a South Korea-U.S. joint air drill Saturday, one...

US Marines evaluate capabilities of newest tactical watercraft

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that Marine Forces Reserve, Defense Innovation Unit and the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory hosted and evaluated four separate...

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