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U.S. Army paratroopers hold emergency deployment readiness exercise in Germany

On Jan. 21, the U.S. Army announced that U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade performed Airborne Operations from Ramstein Air Base to Bunker Drop Zone at Grafenwoehr Training Area as...

U.S. Marines conduct UTV training in Japan

The U.S. Marine Corps announced on Friday that Marines with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, have conducted the Utility-Terrain Vehicle Driver’s Course on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. According to a recent service news release, the Utility Terrain...

Russian Air Force conducts a mass launch of AN-124 heavy cargo aircraft

For the first time, the Russian Air Force has conducted a mass launch of 6 AN-124 (Nato reporting name Condor) cargo aircraft, practicing the combat capability of safely and swiftly launching a large number of heavy aircraft. Air...

U.S. Army evaluates upgraded version of Paladin howitzers

The U.S. Army is evaluating an improved version of M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzers on Camp Ripley Training Center. U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion 125th Field Artillery host a live-fire demonstration with their M109A6 Paladins to validate...

U.S. Army discloses ways to protect its aircraft from missiles

The U.S. Army revealed details on its path to developing countermeasures to protect Army aircraft from surface-to-air and air-to-air missiles. On 7 January, the Picatinny Arsenal press release said that the U.S. Army strives to increase aircraft survivability...

U.S Air Force MC-130J spec ops transport practice formation flying in Japan

The U.S. Air Force has announced that a group of its MC-130J Commando II aircraft conducted a formation flying demonstration at Kadena Air Base, Japan. According to a recent service news release,  the 353rd Special Operations Group conducted...

U.S. military convert C-17 transport aircraft into mobile vaccination clinic

The U.S. Air National Guard has converted one of its C-17 Globemaster III airlifter into mobile vaccination clinic. On Thursday, the Air National Guard press release said that the C-17 aircraft, operated by 154th Wing Airmen, was modified...

Israel delivers new batch of Iron Dome defense system to U.S. Army

On Sunday, Israel's Ministry of Defense has announced that Israel Missile Defense Organization delivered the second of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army. The details were given in a 3 January media release, to...

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