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Hanwha, Oshkosh team for U.S. Army’s future ground combat vehicle competition

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South Korea’s Hanwha Defense has forged a team with U.S. military vehicle maker Oshkosh Corp. to compete in the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition, according to an April 19 company statement. According to a company news release, Hanwha Defense has signed an exclusive teaming agreement with Oshkosh Defense for the digital design […]

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Russia denies aggressive intentions that Ukraine fears

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Senior Russian politicians have denied his country has any aggressive intentions in relation to Ukraine, saying that all its large-scale military exercises are aimed only at strengthening the country’s defense. Earlier this week, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that Russian diplomats in Moscow and Vienna have been calling on partners not to distort […]

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First rendering of BAE Systems’ OMFV emerges in social media

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Global defense company BAE Systems has revealed the rendering of its proposal for the Army’s new infantry vehicle – the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle. The new vehicle, slated to ultimately replace the decades-old Bradley, will achieve operational combat status as soon as 2028 – and, according to Army documents, pave the way forward into a new […]

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XTEND delivers counter-drone interceptors to U.S. military

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Xtend, an Israeli startup, announced that it is providing counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) technologies for U.S. military and defense entities. To date, the Israeli startup has delivered its Skylord Griffon counter-drone interception systems to the U.S.  Department of Defense as well as other special forces and airports worldwide. As noted by Xtend, when used by […]

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U.S. Army tests counter-drone interceptors at Yuma Proving Ground

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The U.S. Army hosted week-long counter-sUnmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) focused on the most cutting edge drone-busting technology in a low collateral effects interceptor assessment. This demonstration’s primary objective was on systems able to defeat small Class 1 and 2 drones, or lightweight models that are easily and cheaply acquired […]

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Secretary of Russian Security Council fears Ukrainian invasion

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Kremlin has sharply changed its rhetoric and is already talking about the probable invasion of Ukraine in occupied Crimea. Ukraine’s special services are plotting to carry out acts of sabotage and terror attacks in Crimea, including at vital infrastructure facilities, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said on Wednesday. “Ukraine’s special services and extremist groups […]

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Iveco opens new factory in Romania for high mobility trucks

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Italian industrial and military vehicle manufacturer Iveco announced that it has launched a new final assembly plant in Petresti (Dambovita), Romania. “After the groundbreaking ceremony held in August 2020 in Petresti (DB), Romania, the new production plant has rapidly been built and the production ramp-up has already started in February thanks to a solid industrial […]

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Russian newest radar system spotted in downtown Orenburg

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A 1L125E radar system, one of the most advanced Russian radar systems capable of identifying low-flying and stealth targets, was spotted in downtown Orenburg, western Russia. A video of this modern Russian radar system in downtown Orenburg, that was posted on TikTok yesterday, has reached nearly 150 thousand views. It’s also important to note that, […]

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U.S. Army awards contract to Lockheed Martin for new Stinger warheads

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The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, to supply fuzes warheads of the Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS). The contract award from U.S. Army Contracting Command enables the company to provide M934E6 Stinger fuze/warhead body assemblies and M934E7 Stinger proximity fuze warhead body assemblies. The […]

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Meme humor helps Ukrainian cope with fears of possible Russian offensive

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Ukraine has been locked in a conflict with Russian-backed separatists since 2014, and last week Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Moscow of building up troops on his country’s border, near territories controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. Ukrainian officials are worried that Russia plans to invade their country, so locals have taken to online memes that often […]

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