Friday, May 27, 2022

Aviation

For first time, US Marine Corps deploys G/ATOR radar for NATO operations

The United States Marine Corps for the first time has deployed one of its units along with an AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) to Lithuania to support NATO's enduring Air Policing mission. According to a press release from Alliance, this...

NATO fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft near Alliance airspace

NATO has nearly doubled the number of military jets on alert across Europe amid Russia's bloody war on Ukraine. The Alliance reported that allied fighter jets on NATO duty scrambled multiple times over the past four days to track...

Danish F-35 fighters reach major milestone

The Danish Armed Forces have reached an important milestone in their F-35 program. According to the Danish Defence Command (Forsvaretdk), the first four F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighters have flown 1000 hours out of Luke Airbase, USA. The...

Ukraine sank two Russian Raptor-class patrol boats in Black Sea

Two Russian Navy's Raptor high-speed patrol boats have sunk in the Black Sea, according to the commander in chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valeriy Zaluzhnyy. "Today, two Russian boats of the Raptor class were sunk at dawn...

US Air Force develops new weapon system for defeating maritime threats

The U.S. Air Force has announced the development of a new low-cost, air-delivered capability for defeating maritime threats. The Air Force said in a release that the Air Force Research Laboratory and Eglin Air Force Base’s Integrated Test...

First T-7A aircraft for US Air Force rolls off Boeing production line

The first T-7A Red Hawk aircraft that will replace T-38 Talon jet trainers for the U.S. Air Force rolled off the Boeing’s production facilities in St Louis, Missouri. The aircraft is part of a new, modern, and advanced...

Poland awards new contract for NAREW air defense system

Europian missile developer MBDA has announced that the PGZ-NAREW consortium has concluded an agreement with the company regarding the schedule and terms of delivery of the NAREW system components from the British partner. The contract will allow for...

Russia shoots down 6 Ukrainian Bayraktar TB-2 drones

Since Putin ordered his massive bloody invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, Ukrainian Armed Forces reportedly lost six Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicles— almost 20% of its estimated active fleet. Open-source-intelligence analysts from the Oryx blog reported...

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