Friday, September 18, 2020

Topic: Afghanistan

U.S. Army awards contract to Leidos to support Mi-17 and PC-12 aircraft for Afghanistan Air Force

The U.S. Army has awarded Leidos Inc. a modification to contract to support the Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) and Special Mission Wing (SMW) helicopter...

U.S. National Guard deploys CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Afghanistan

Oregon National Guard soldiers and six CH-47 Chinook helicopters assigned to BRAVO 1-168 Aviation left Pendleton Wednesday en route to Fort Hood, Texas -...

Colt, FN America tapped for M16A4 production for foreign military sales

FN America and Colt's Manufacturing have been tapped for M16A4 rifle production for foreign military sales customers. In a statement Wednesday, the Department of Defense...

U.S. approves plan to provide CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Afghanistan

The United States has approved a plan to provide Ch-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the Special Mission Wing of the Afghan National Defense and...

U.S. Air Force E-11A aircraft crashed in Afghanistan

A mystery plane crashed Monday in Taliban-held territory in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, south of the capital, Afghan officials said. It was not immediately clear...

MD Helicopters completes delivery of first 30 enhanced MD 530Fs for Afghan Air Force

Famed U.S. rotorcraft maker MD Helicopters, Inc. announced that it has completed delivery of first 30 enhanced MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters for Afghan...

MD Helicopters awarded $50 million for support of Afghan MD-530F helicopter fleet

U.S. defense contractor MD Helicopters said on Tuesday it had awarded a $50.4 million contract modification for logistics support of the MD 530F Cayuse...

U.S. paratroopers use Black Hornet personal-reconnaissance drones in Afghanistan

U.S. Army paratroopers use 21st-century personal-reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial System, called the Black Hornet, during a patrol in Afghanistan. Photos released Saturday by 3rd Brigade Combat Team,...

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Russian T-90 main battle tank accidentally ‘hit by missile’ during military drill

A Russian Army T-90A main battle tank accidentally 'hit by anti-tank missile' during a training exercise. The training incident was first reported by Topwar.ru. According to...

U.S. Army deploys long-range artillery systems to Alaska

The U.S. Army has moved its High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Alaska on September 12th, in support of Defender Pacific 2020. "‘Thunderbolts’ with the...

U.S. Special Forces spotted in Ukraine

A unit of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command has been spotted inside Ukraine after photographs were posted online on Twitter. A two CV-22...

German Navy to receive new anti-ship missiles

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab has announced that it has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the RBS15 anti-ship...

Russia aims to intimidate NATO with its Cold War-era bombers

Russian forces have this week conducted a series of military exercises involved Tu-160 and Tu-22M3 bombers. The Russian Defense Ministry said on September 17 that...