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Ukraine tests new Bogdana truck-mounted artillery

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Ukraine is conducting field tests of the new 2S22 Bogdana 155mm truck-mounted artillery, according to Armyinform. The news agency has announced that the Kramatorsk Heavy Duty Machine Tool Building Plant (KZTS) and Ukrainian military are beginning testing of new 155mm artillery system. “Today, on May 27, as part of the corresponding development work, the fire […]

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U.S. Army Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in Romania

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A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field near Pecineaga commune in Constanța, Romania on Tuesday. According to local media, the Apache was forced to make an emergency landing during one of the phases of the annual large-scale U.S. Army-led, multinational, joint exercise. “The helicopters safely landed […]

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U.S. Army awards contract to Oshkosh Defense for new heavy support vehicles

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The defense arm of U.S. truckmaker Oshkosh Corp. was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for new heavy support vehicles. The contract, announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Defense, is worth more than $26 million. The contract was awarded as part of the U.S. Army’s Foreign Military Sales program. Oshkosh Defense […]

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U.S. Army takes delivery of new Robotic Combat Vehicle prototypes

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On Wednesday, the U.S. Army has confirmed that it has taken delivery of eight Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) prototypes that will be used in a series of Soldier Touchpoints to further the Army’s Campaign of Learning. According to a recent service news release, the fourth and final RCV (Medium) prototype was delivered to the U.S. […]

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U.S. Army awards contract to General Dynamics for 105mm tank ammunition

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The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, part of General Dynamics, won a $49,3 million for a contract for procurement of 105mm tank ammunition. The contract, award from U.S. Army Contracting Command, covers the supply of 105 mm M724A2 cartridges. The M724A2 is used for crew training on […]

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Textron Systems shares new video of next-gen squad automatic weapons

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American aerospace and defense giant Textron Systems shared an impressive video on its Twitter account showing the next generation of squad automatic weapon systems. Just last week, Textron sent out the Tweet with the short video showing the Next Generation Squad Weapons in action. “When it comes to equipping the modern warfighter – less is […]

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Ukrainian military holds first round of armed ground robots demo

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The Ukrainian Armed Forces have held an industry demonstration of a variety of possible robotic combat vehicles to help Ukraine’s military evaluate unmanned vehicle integration into their ground formations. As Armyinform reported, at one of the military training grounds, Ukrainian private companies KB Robotics (Kyiv), Infocom Ltd (Zaporozhye) and the Lviv-based Roboneers showcased its new […]

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U.S. Army develops autonomous military robotic legged platforms

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U.S. Army researchers are looking to add legs patterned to robot platforms, giving them new capabilities to support soldiers on battlefields. In a recent peer-reviewed PLOSE One paper, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory’s Drs. Alexander Kott, Sean Gart and Jason Pusey offer new insights on building autonomous […]

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U.S. Army opens Patriot missile storage facility in Japan

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The U.S. Army has opened a new Patriot missile storage facility in Japan to react faster than ever before to threats in the region. According to a recent service news release, Army opened the world’s most state-of-the-art, rapid reaction Patriot Missile Facility to the Soldiers of 1-1 Air Defense Artillery in Okinawa on May 19. […]

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U.S. Army awards Leidos $34 million for reconnaissance systems

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Leidos Inc. secured $34.3 million for research, development, test and evaluation support to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) weapon systems, according to a May. 25 announcement. The contract modification reportedly provides for the manufacturing and delivery of a new multi-sensor reconnaissance system to equip DHC-8 fixed-wing aircraft. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia, with […]

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