Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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U.S. Marine Corps orders more wheeled assault vehicles

BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors, announced on Monday that the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a contract modification for the second lot of full-rate production of Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs). As noted by...

Northrop Grumman delivers its 51st E-2D airborne early warning aircraft

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. successfully delivered the 51st U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye production aircraft (AA-52). NG released a news release saying that "the aircraft represents the last to be delivered under the Multi-Year Procurement (MYP) 1...

US Air Force selects March, California as preferred location for next KC-46 aircraft

The Department of the Air Force selected March Air Reserve Base, California, as the preferred location to host the next KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, according to a recent news release. The decision was made after conducting site surveys that...

U.S, Japan perform large-scale airborne exercise

A bilateral collaboration of U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members conducted a large-scale airborne exercise as part of Airborne 22. Airborne 22 demonstrates the JGSDF's capability to employ large-scale airborne insertion...

US Army’s futuristic goggles endure tropical-weather test in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Army said in a statement that its ‘mixed reality’ goggles were tested in tropical extreme weather test by 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Camp Santiago’s Joint Readiness Training Center in Puerto Rico. Soldiers tested helmet-mounted...

U.S. Air Force launches first Red Flag exercise of 2022

The U.S. Air Force reported Monday that nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022.  According to a recent service news release, aimed...

B-52 bomber arrives at Boeing facility, ready to fulfill mission

The U.S. Air Force announced on Monday that after nearly 1,500 miles and a month on the road, the B-52H Stratofortress nicknamed “Damage Inc. II” has arrived at Boeing facility in Oklahoma and is ready to start...

US troops on alert amid threat of Russian invasion in Ukraine

Pentagon confirmed on Monday briefing that it is readying up to 8,500 U.S. troops to potentially deploy to Eastern Europe amid concerns over Ukraine invasion. “The United States will act firmly in defense of its national interests in...

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