Monday, February 26, 2024

Executive Editor

Dylan

Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, accredited defense adviser and consultant.

Born in Arequipa, Peru and educated in Kyiv, Ukraine, he graduated in business management and worked at leading European defense companies before becoming a military journalist.

As a journalist and volunteer, he was awarded the "For Assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine" medal. The order of award was signed by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Oleksiy Reznikov, on January 19, 2023.

Ukrainians raised funds to buy new drone boats in record time

Ukrainians have raised a record sum of 297.5 million hryvnias (approximately $7.7 million) in just two days to procure Sea Baby drone boats. This fundraising effort, conducted in collaboration with the platform "UNITED24," monobank, and...

Ukrainian Army loses ground due to severe gap in ammunition

The Ukrainian military is facing dire challenges on the battlefield as a result of a critical gap in Western artillery ammunition needed to withstand Russian attacks. Russian forces have capitalized on this vulnerability, exploiting the...

Russian troops executed unarmed Ukrainian prisoners

New video footage obtained by Ukrainian authorities reveals a shocking incident on the Bachmut frontline, where seven unarmed Ukrainian prisoners of war were executed by Russian troops. The Ukrainian Office of the Prosecutor General disclosed...

Hezbollah shot down Israeli spy drone

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) announced on Monday morning that it successfully intercepted a surface-to-air missile aimed at an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in Lebanese airspace. According to reports, the 'David’s Sling' Aerial Defense...

Russian soldiers surprised by Humvee’s armor protection level

Russian soldiers recently conducted field testing on the armor protection level of the High Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), commonly known as the Humvee. Soldiers subjected an American-made Humvee, previously in service with the Ukrainian Armed...