Wednesday, August 17, 2022

PRESS RELEASES

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...

US Army orders more M109A7 self-propelled howitzers

BAE Systems said on Wednesday it had got a $299 million order for delivering additional M109A7 self-propelled howitzers and ammunition carriers to the U.S. Army. According to a press release from the company, BAE Systems has received a...

US Abrams tanks begin to arrive in Europe amid Russia-Ukraine war

The U.S. Army has confirmed that dozens of M1 Abrams main battle tanks and equipment began arriving at the port in Antwerp-Bruges, Belgium amid the ongoing war in Russia's war in Ukraine. According to a press release from 21st Theater Sustainment Command,...

Czech Republic selects BAE’s CV90 as next fighting vehicle

Czech Republic has chosen the CV90 MkIV Infantry Fighting Vehicle built by BAE Systems Hägglunds to replace the Soviet-era BMP-2, according to the Czech Ministry of Defense. According to a press release from the Ministry of Defense, the...

The US tested a mystery hypersonic missile in July

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced on Tuesday that its Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC), a missile program conducted in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, completed another successful free flight in early July. Photos...

Northrop Grumman completes design review of new laser weapon system

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman announced on Monday that it recently completed the preliminary design review for a high-energy laser prototype. As noted by the company, the new 300-kilowatt-class laser weapon system will feature an architecture scalable to...

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