Saturday, February 27, 2021

Defense & Security

Pentagon awards first contracts for Trump’s border wall

The U.S.Department of Defense has awarded nearly $1 billion in contracts to two companies for construction related to a wall along the southern border on 9 April. According to Pentagon's statement, SLSCO Ltd. from Galveston, was awarded a...

European Union co-finance joint defense projects worth $562M

European Commission has adopted work programmes to co-finance joint defense industrial projects in 2019-2020 worth up to €500 million ($562 million). A further €25 million ($28 million) have been earmarked to support collaborative defense research projects in...

U.S. Secret Service seeks to procure ammunition for 5.56mm rifles

The U.S. Secret Service (USSS ) is looking for a contractor to procure ammunition for a 5.56mm caliber rifle platform, according to requirement release put out by federal business opportunities website. In notice said that the USSS seeks...

‘Fake news’ in the digital media to become a threat to Australia

Australian computer science researchers Kopp, Korb and Mills described the problem of "fake news" and potential measures to deal with this pandemic in the digital media. A submission to a parliamentary inquiry in Canberra claims that Australia is not...

Rheinmetall formally hands over Survivor R to Berlin Police

Rheinmetall has formally handed over a heavily protected Survivor R special operations vehicle to the Berlin Police Department. Dr Barbara Slowik, Chief of the Berlin Police Department, symbolically handed over the keys to the Operations Directorate, represented by...

Russian S-400 can hit any targets at a central part of Ukraine

Ukraine is concerned about the deployed of modern Russian long-range surface-to-air missile systems in the illegally-annexed Crimea. According to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, the Russian S-400 advanced air-defense systems in Crimea...

Roshel has started serial production of its new APC

Roshel Defence Solutions said in a press release on 18 April that it had started serial production of its recently developed and tested multi-purpose Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) – Senator. The APCs of these series are produced from start...

EUCOM commander discusses counteracting Russian disinformation

Russia is using all aspects of government power to overthrow the existing international rules-based infrastructure and especially trying to subvert NATO, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti said during a roundtable with reporters at the Pentagon Thursday. That was...

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General Atomics releases new image of its next-generation combat drone

General Atomics' Aeronautical Systems division, or GS-ASI, has released a new rendering of its stealthy, next-generation unmanned aircraft system. The GA-ASI released a new...

Israeli military selects CH-53K King Stallion as new transport helicopter

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 25 February that it has chosen Lockheed Martin's heavy-lift CH-53K King Stallion as a new Israel...

Russian Iskander missile system was completely useless, says Armenian Prime Minister

Russian-made Iskander (SS-26 Stone) ballistic missile systems are "completely useless", Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said yesterday. The Armenian Prime Minister argued that the Iskander...

U.S. Marine Corps uses its newest ACVs during exercise in Twentynine Palms

The United States Marine Corps has announced that the long-awaited Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) are being used during exercise. For the first time, the 1st...