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Russia concerned over emergence of Turkish combat drones in Ukraine

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it dismayed over Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 drone systems in the Donbass region of Ukraine. "Obviously, there can hardly be anything to rejoice about given that Turkish drones, as the story goes,...

Russian newest radar system spotted in downtown Orenburg

A 1L125E radar system, one of the most advanced Russian radar systems capable of identifying low-flying and stealth targets, was spotted in downtown Orenburg, western Russia. A video of this modern Russian radar system in downtown Orenburg, that...

U.S. Army awards contract to Lockheed Martin for new Stinger warheads

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, to supply fuzes warheads of the Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS). The contract award from U.S. Army Contracting Command enables the...

Lockheed Martin secures $447M contract for MH-60R helicopters for South Korea

The U.S. Navy awarded a deal to Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. for 12 MH-60R SeaHawk helicopters for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) with a price tag of about $447,2 million. According to an Apr....

Meme humor helps Ukrainians cope with fears of possible Russian offensive

Ukraine has been locked in a conflict with Russian-backed separatists since 2014, and last week Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Moscow of building up troops on his country's border, near territories controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. Ukrainian officials are...

Russia deploys Iskander systems with extended-range missiles to Ukrainian border

Russian Armed Force is reportedly deploying its Iskander (NATO Reporting name: SS-26 Stone) missile systems with R-500 extended-range ground-launched cruise missiles in areas near Voronezh, which's 250 kilometers away from the border with Ukraine's Kharkiv and Luhansk...

U.S. Navy completes effectiveness test of new radio frequency countermeasure

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command announced on 9 April that an Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 P-8A Poseidon successfully completed an airworthiness test of a pod-mounted radio frequency countermeasure (RFCM) prototype at the...

Russia scrambles fighter jet against RC-135W Rivet Joint spy plane

A Russian MiG-31 (NATO reporting name: Foxhound) fighter jet intercepted a U.S. Air Force RC-135W Rivet Joint strategic reconnaissance aircraft over the Pacific Ocean in the Kamchatka region, Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported on Friday. "Russian airspace...

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