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UK sends Ukraine Sea King helicopters, other aid in new package

The United Kingdom is sending Ukraine another aid in a new package to fight Russia, including Westland Sea King helicopters for the first time, and more ammunition for artillery, British defense secretary Ben Wallace announced on Wednesday. Three...

Russia destroys its own air defense system with kamikaze drone

Russian troops reportedly have targeted and blown up its own S-300 air defense system in Ukraine's southern Kherson region. Russian state media released on 16 November a statement saying: Russian Lancet kamikaze drone hit a Ukrainian 5N63S engagement...

France confirms Crotale NG air defense system delivery to Ukraine

France's Minister of Defense Sebastien Lecornu has confirmed the country supplied two batteries of Crotale NG air defense missile system to Ukraine. France supplies the anti-air Crotale weapon to Ukraine to support the fight against Russia, according to...

Ukrainian Soldiers survive after armored vehicle hit mine

Ukrainian Soldiers were wounded but survived after their MRAP armored vehicle ran over a landmine. Ukrainian soldiers miraculously survived after their US-supplied MaxxPro armored vehicle was hit by a landmine in southern Ukraine. The MRAP — the military's acronym...

Ukrainian airborne assault troops destroy Russian Tor-M2 SAM system

The elite Ukrainian troops claim to have struck Russian Tor-M2 (SA-15 Gauntlet) short-range surface-to-air missile system in the eastern Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine. A unit of the Ukrainian 80th Airborne Assault brigade destroyed a Russian Tor-M2 air...

Finland to buy more heavy howitzers amid Russia threat

The Finish Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen has approved the proposal by the Finnish Defence Forces to acquire additional K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers from the South Korean military surplus. The deal covers the acquisition of spare parts, related...

US, South Korea conduct joint air drill involving strategic bombers after N. Korea’s ICBM launch

Two U.S. B-1B Lancer strategic bombers entered the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) and joined a South Korea-U.S. joint air drill Saturday, one day after North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) toward the East...

US Marines evaluate capabilities of newest tactical watercraft

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that Marine Forces Reserve, Defense Innovation Unit and the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory hosted and evaluated four separate tactical watercraft during a small boat evaluation and demonstration event on Nov. 2,...

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