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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 ability to fly with wing ice accumulation on Jan. 25 at Patuxent River. This...

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 totaling $24.25 million. The contractors will provide three prototypes of each variant for the...

Ukraine awards contract to German company for hundred drones

The Germany-based Quantum-Systems company has announced that the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has placed a second batch order of Vector systems, following an earlier order of 33 UAS of the same model in August 2022. As noted...

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 MP missile has been fired from the BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 infantry combat vehicle...

Lockheed Martin rolls out German’s first KC-130J aerial refueler

Lockheed Martin rolled out the first KC-130J tanker and transport aircraft for the German Air Force, or Luftwaffe. The first aircraft for Germany was rolled out of Lockheed Martin's Marietta production facility in Georgia on 26 January. The new...

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 company, the F-16 Block 70 took to the skies for its inaugural flight...

Rare Russian combat vehicle spotted in Ukraine

An ultra-rare Russian combat vehicle was spotted in the Donbas region, Ukraine. The 50-ton class armored mine clearance combat vehicle was reportedly spotted in the easternmost part of Ukraine. A mysterious new vehicle called BMR-3MA Vepr was developed by...

Ukraine to get PT-91 tanks from Poland

Ukraine is set to receive PT-91 Twardy main battle tanks from Poland to help the country repel Russia's attack. Poland will deliver 60 tanks, including PT-91 Twardy, to Ukraine, according to the head of the Ukrainian presidential Office...

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