Thursday, May 23, 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.

Sweden taps BAE Systems for new CV90 combat vehicles

BAE Systems has announced a new contract with Sweden for the delivery of advanced CV9035 MkIIIC combat vehicles, a move that will enhance Sweden's military capabilities. The agreement includes the latest version of the CV90...

Poland buys giant aerostats for airspace defense

On May 22, 2024, Poland signed a significant agreement to enhance its airspace surveillance capabilities through the acquisition of the "Barbara" aerostat system. This advanced radar system, capable of detecting a wide range of threats...

Northrop Grumman joins US-Japan hypersonic defense effort

U.S. Defense giant Northrop Grumman announced its participation in a US-Japan cooperative development agreement aimed at enhancing defense capabilities against hypersonic missiles. As noted by the company, this partnership is intended to strengthen overall...

France tests nuclear air-launched cruise missile

France successfully conducted the first evaluation test of the upgraded medium-range air-to-surface cruise missile, ASMPA-R, on May 22, 2024. The announcement was made by Sébastien Lecornu, France's Minister of the Armed Forces, who expressed his...

Taiwan deploys forces to monitor Chinese drills

The Ministry of National Defense (MND) of Taiwan announced on Thursday, May 23, that it is dispatching forces to monitor the People's Liberation Army (PLA) exercises around the island. The MND also released a video...