Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Aviation

Ukraine to upgrade its AN-26 planes to use with U.S.-made T-11 parachute system

Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has awarded the Antonov company a contract to upgrade the AN-26 military transport plane for use with U.S.-made T-11 Advanced Tactical Parachute System. Antonov...

Russia aims to intimidate NATO with its Cold War-era bombers

Russian forces have this week conducted a series of military exercises involved Tu-160 and Tu-22M3 bombers. The Russian Defense Ministry said on September 17 that...

U.S. Special Forces spotted in Ukraine

A unit of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command has been spotted inside Ukraine after photographs were posted online on Twitter. A two CV-22...

U.S. Air Force deploys KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Czech Republic

The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that it deployed its KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Pardubice Air Base, Czech Republic. KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the...

Greece to sign multi-million defense deal with France amid tension with Turkey

Last week, Greece announced its plans to acquire 18 French Rafale fighter jets to equip its air force. Greek officials reported about its plans to...

General Electric receives $37 million for T700 series engine program

General Electric was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for field service representatives in support of the T700 series engine program.  Cincinnati-based...

L3Harris awarded $53 million for B-1B countermeasure system

The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation has awarded the multi-million dollar contract to L3Harris Technologies for support of an electronic countermeasures system designed specifically...

Boeing’s mobile laser gun successfully defended convoy against drones

Boeing announced that its new mobile laser gun system, commonly known as Compact Laser Weapon System,  successfully tested at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. During...

More than 50 military aircraft train together in Point Blank 20-4 exercise

48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs has announced that more than 50 aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, the Royal Air...

U.S. Africa Command confirms crash of two MiG-29s in Libya

At least two MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jets, piloted by Wagner paramilitary contractors, crashed in Libya, according to the U.S. Africa Command. "U.S. Africa Command deputy...

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U.S. Marine Corps unit received its first set of new attack helicopters

The U.S. Marine COprs has announced that Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 received its first set of new attack helicopters earlier this year....

U.S. Marine Corps awards contract to Kongsberg for XM914 remote weapon stations

Kongsberg Protech Systems USA was awarded a contract from the United States Marine Corps for XM914 Remote Weapon Stations. Kongsberg has been awarded a contract to...

Revealed: Number of main battle tanks in Russia

Citing an open-source intelligence report from military experts, Lenta.ru reported that the Russian Army has in total 2685 main battle tanks in their active...

U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship arrives in San Diego

The U.S. Navy's newest America-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA 7) arrives at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego, the service has...