Friday, January 21, 2022

Army

National Guard activated amid winter storm in South Carolina

On Sunday, the South Carolina National Guard press release said that it is staged with personnel and equipment at locations throughout the Upstate region of South Carolina and prepared to respond to requests for support from state...

Ukrainian army to receive ex-Afghan helicopters

The Ukrainian Armed Forces expects to receive new helicopters, including five Mi-17V5s and one Mi-8MTV, as part of U.S. military aid. The U.S. reportedly will provide Ukraine with six helicopters that previously belonged to the Afghan Air Force....

Russian paratroopers to receive new Kadet-100 parachute system

Russian defense manufacturer Technodinamika Group announced last week that it delivered prototypes of the new Kadet-100 parachute system for state testing. According to a press release from Technodinamika, the new parachute system was developed to replace the legacy parachute of...

Russian Iskander missile systems spotted moving closer to Ukraine

Russian high-precision, nuclear-capable Iskander ballistic missile systems were spotted moving its western border amid continuing Russian military build-up close to Ukraine's borders. According to the Conflict Intelligence Team, an open-source information analysis group, at least two Iskander missile brigades of the Eastern...

Russian-backed militants send more tanks to frontline positions of Ukrainian army

Russian-backed militants have deployed additional 275 combat vehicles, including main battle tanks and artillery systems, closer to frontline positions of the Ukrainian army on the country's war-torn east, according to the press office of the Joint Forces...

Danish army evaluates French-made robotic mule

French land weapons company Nexter Systems announced on Friday that the Danish army evaluating the company's robotic mule. Nexter says the ULTRO unmanned ground vehicle in cargo configuration is taken part in field tests held by the Danish...

French Army awards contract to SAAB for new camouflage system

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab announced on Thursday a framework contract for the supply of its Barracuda multispectral camouflage systems with the French defense procurement agency, Direction générale de l'armement (DGA). As noted by the company, the...

US Army wants to develop a Next Generation Howitzer

The U.S. Army is devoting fresh energy to developing the new 155mm mobile howitzer to address current mobility, weight and lethality deficiencies of currently tracked artillery systems. According to a U.S. government’s main contracting website notice issued earlier this...

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