Monday, June 21, 2021

Defense & Security

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...

Smart weapons and their role in the technological transformation of modern defense infrastructure

Accelerating technological advancement, especially in the digital spectrum, has asserted its impact on nearly all realms of life. Having its roots in the commercial sector, recent years have seen rapid democratization of technologies that could potentially even...

Ukraine fears Russia will use massive military exercises to invade

Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar said that Ukraine needs to be mentally prepared for the fact that Russia will not stop using its armed forces for political and economic objectives. "A significant number of military experts and...

U.S. Marine Corps is updating its tactical satellite system

The Marine Corps Systems Command has announced that service is updating its tactical satellite system that provides increased communication on the battlefield. Based on field user evaluations, the upgraded technology is performing beyond expectations. The Mobile User Objective System...

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