Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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US Navy amphibious assault ship arrives in Finland

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, (LHD 3), flagship of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Helsinki, Finland for a scheduled port visit, August 5, 2022. The...

US Air Force F-22 stealth fighters arrive in Poland

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs announced on Thursday that U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors arrived at the 32nd Tactical Air Base, Łask, Poland. Raptors assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron, 3rd...

Unnamed NATO customer orders Rheinmetall’s 155mm artillery ammunition

German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall announced just this week that a NATO customer has just placed an order with the Group’s South African subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition to supply 155mm ammunition from its tried-and-tested Assegai product line. According to...

US Army experiments with stratospheric drone

The U.S. Army is conducting high-altitude experimentation with a stratospheric unmanned air system (UAS). According to a press release from Army Futures Command, the Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing/Space (APNT/Space) Cross-Functional Team (CFT) is conducting stratospheric experimentation that...

US Special Operations Command to get new precision strike aircraft

L3Harris Technologies has announced that U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has selected AT-802U Sky Warded strike aircraft for its Armed Overwatch program.  The company said in a release that the award of the Indefinite Quantity, Indefinite Delivery contract...

For the first time, US Army conduct Bradley gunnery in Finland

Finnish and U.S. Soldiers train on the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles at Niinisalo, Finland, for the first time.  According to a press release from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat...

US Navy commissions newest Amphibious Transport Dock ship

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Amphibious Transport Dock ship over the weekend, officials said. According to a press release from the Navy, it commissioned its newest Amphibious Transport Dock ship USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) July 30,...

NATO conducts air forces exercises over Romania

The Western military alliance NATO announced that fighter jets and surveillance aircraft from seven alliance countries held air-to-ground warfare drills over Romania on 28 July. According to a press release from NATO, seven Air Forces from across the...

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