Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Defense & Security

U.S. troops in Japan receives first COVID-19 vaccines

The U.S. Air Force has announced on Saturday that the first boxes with Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered to Yokota Air Base, Japan. The details were given in a 26 December media release, to announce that after...

Russia accuses scientist of treason for passing hypersonic aircraft secrets

Russia's FSB state security service has arrested a Russian scientist Anatoly Gubanov suspected of handing over secret aviation development data. Multiple news outlets reported that Moscow’s Lefortovo District Court ruled to arrest Gubanov until February 2, 2021, suspected...

Russia deploying disinformation to discredit Ukrainian defense industry

Russia has deployed a significant disinformation campaign against the Ukrainian defense industry to drive out the independent competitor. The Russian disinformation campaign has pushed fake news online in Egypt, Algeria, India, Peru, Nigeria, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Bangladesh and...

SNC receives $47 million for two additional Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft

U.S. Customs & Border Protection awarded Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) a second $47M contract to expand the Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) fleet, bringing total MEA aircraft orders to four in 2020. SNC was awarded a second $46,997,170 contract...

Trump administration wants to bring China into the nuclear arms control fold

Trump administration signaled that it wants to bring China into the destructive nuclear arsenals control fold. “President Donald Trump has made clear that we need improved verification and transparency that covers all nuclear warheads. DOE and our...

Belarus puts military on high alert for the first time

Belarus' Armed Forces have been put on full combat alert by the decision of President Alexander Lukashenko, the press service of Ministry of Defense of the Republic reported on Saturday. For the firs time, the country puts its...

Belarus deploys troops to border with Russia over invasion concerns

The Belarus military is deploying additional troops to the border with Russia over invasion concerns. The Novaya Gazeta newspaper has shared a short video showing a convoy of military trucks and armored vehicles moving towards the Russian border. Official...

U.S. Army to bring Artificial Intelligence to its combat vehicles

The U.S. Army wants its combat vehicles will drive itself, autonomously select and prioritize targets to ease Soldier burdens in multi-domain operations. To achieve this, Army researchers plan to augment combat vehicles with Artificial Intelligence, or AI. New...

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A Chinese company has developed the new multiple rocket launcher with cruise missiles and unitary rockets that hide in a container. The new container missile system will display at the...

Russian Navy deploys stealth patrol vessel to Syria

The Russian Navy had deployed its latest patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev to the naval base at Tartus on the north Syrian coast. The Project...

Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

Czech defense contractor EXCALIBUR ARMY officially unveiled its new 155mm 8x8 wheeled self-propelled howitzer called the DITA. "What you see in the picture is a...

Ukraine’s Motor Sich awarded $800 million contract to support Chinese JL-10 trainer fleet

Ukrainian manufacturer of jet engines Motor Sich has agreed to a record $800 million contract with People's Liberation Army for turbofan AI-322 engine production, according...