Monday, November 29, 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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US Navy’s Stingray drone is getting ready for its first carrier demonstration

The U.S. Navy has announced that its Carrier-Based MQ-25 Stingray Tanker Drone program is getting ready for its first carrier demonstration. According to a recent...

Croatia buys French Rafale fighters to replace MiG-21

French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation reported that Croatia has placed an order for 12 Rafale fighter aircraft to replace the Soviet-era MiG-21 Fishbed. As noted by...

US Navy guided-missile destroyer en route to Black Sea

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) began its northbound international strait transit en route to the Black Sea, according to...

US Navy’s new amphibious landing craft completes builder’s trials

The Naval Sea Systems Command news release states that the U.S. Navy’s new Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) completed builder’s trials. According to a recent...

Indonesia orders two Airbus A400M military airlifters

The European plane-maker Airbus announced that the Indonesia Ministry of Defense has placed an order for two Airbus A400M aircraft in multirole tanker and...

US Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer transiting to new home

The U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) visited Lihue, Kauai en route to its Pearl Harbor homeport. According to...

Warthogs still ready for anything: A-10s put on impressive “Elephant Walk”

The 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard that Warfield Air National Guard Base has executed a massive readiness drill that included an 'elephant walk'...

Russia’s Navy might get two new nuclear submarines in 2022

A Russian biggest shipbuilder is planning to hand over two nuclear-powered submarines to the Russian Navy next year. A source close to the Russian defense...

Kongsberg secures $167M contract for Naval Strike Missiles for Norwegian Navy

Famed missile maker Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS signed two contracts, valued at MNOK 1,426 ($167 million), with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (FMA). According...

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