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U.S. Air Force partners Hermeus to develop hypersonic military aircraft

On Thursday, aerospace company Hermeus has announced that it partnered with the U.S. Air Force and the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate to work toward hypersonic travel for the Department of Defense. Hermeus has awarded an $1.5 million contract to evaluate potential hypersonic military transports for a 9-19-seat...

South Korea unveils new fighter jet radar designed for air dominance

A prototype of the Active Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) radar locally developed in South Korea for the country’s upcoming future fighter jet was unveiled at a joint ceremony held by Agency for Defense Development, Hanwha Systems, and Defense Acquisition Program Administration. A new radar is the core gadget...

Russia deploys tanks to Belarus’ border amid unprecedented escalation of tensions

Russia has deployed additional armed vehicles and soldiers to its border with Belarus amid an unprecedented escalation of tensions between Moscow and neighboring Minsk. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has reported that over 3,000 troops and more than 800 items of armament and...

Ukrainian scrapped S-125 missile systems return to service

A retired Cold War S-125 surface-to-air missile system is being returned to active duty of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to a press release from Ukraine Air Force released on Thursday. The details were given in a 6 August media release, to announce that the Soviet-designed S-125...

China tested reportedly tested its copy of the US’s Hellfire missile

China has conducted a new test of its copy of the U.S.-made Hellfire air-to-surface missile on a Z-10 attack helicopter at an undisclosed location. Chinese social media has released images showing the Z-10 attack helicopter equipped with new Blue Arrow 21 air-to-surface missiles. A new air-to-surface missile is...

U.S. Army develops next generation tank

For the replacement of the Abrams main battle tank, the U.S. Army began its search for a new combat platform that will ensure the decisive superiority, more lethal to deploy, fight, and win future wars. The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) already begins...
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