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U.S. Army showcases new electronic warfare technology

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Within the last years, the U.S. Army has delivered new electronic warfare prototype Electronic warfare systems in response to the increase of battlefield threats. Electronic warfare, known as the battle in the electromagnetic spectrum, relies on data and signals to survey, fight and defend and the complex mission executed by the Army’s electronic warfare Soldiers […]

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U.S. Army discloses some effective ‘GPS spoofing’ countermeasures

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GPS-dependent positioning, navigation, and timing synchronization procedures have a special influence on the conduct of modern warfare. Currently, ‘GPS spoofing’ is a much-discussed cyber-threat to modern military systems. Spoofing can generate position and timing inaccuracies on a battlefield, resulting in the potential lead to the uselessness of modern weapons systems. According to the latest analysis […]

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France considers acquiring CH-47 Chinook helicopters

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The French Air Force is considering the purchase of an undisclosed number of U.S.-made CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. The reporter of Challenges business magazine, Vincent Lamigeon said in a separate Twitter post on Monday that according to the Special Operations Command (COS) press kit, the Air Force is considering the acquisition of CH-47 Chinook heavy helicopters for […]

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U.S. Special Forces Soldiers train with Polish, Latvian allies in West Virginia

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The West Virginia National Guard has announced that members of the U.S. Special Forces train with Polish and Latvian allies in West Virginia. West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) Special Forces Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) recently completed the first irregular and unconventional warfare training iteration for members of the Polish […]

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NASA to buy lightweight, semi-automatic rifles

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, will acquire lightweight, semi-automatic rifles, a solicitation released via the US government’s Federal Business Opportunities website on 25 Jun revealed. NASA Shared Services Center posted a notice for procurement of a lightweight, 5.56×45mm, magazine-fed, gas-operated semi-automatic rifle designed to perform multiple uses under various conditions. This rifle, […]

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U.S. Special Forces train Red Flag Rescue at Camp Navajo

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Soldiers assigned to 7th Group Special Forces are taking part in Red Flag Rescue, the largest air combat training exercise in the world which involves multiple air platforms from all branches and components of U.S. Service, as well as foreign militaries, exercising together in the most realistic training conditions the military can provide without being […]

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South Korea defense technologies named world’s 9th most advanced

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A study conducted by South Korea’s Defense Agency for Technology and Quality (DTaQ) published by Yonhap has ranked South Korea as the ninth most advanced defense technology country in the world. Defense technologies of South Korea were assessed to be the world’s ninth most advanced as of last year, and about 80 percent of the […]

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection awards Glock with $85M contract for next-gen handguns

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US-based weapon maker, Glock Inc. has been awarded a ten-year $85 million contract to produce and delivery next generation standard duty handguns for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). According to a statement, Glock Inc. received new order to provide CBP law enforcement personnel the next generation standard duty handgun. CBP’s Law Enforcement Safety […]

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Pentagon awards first contracts for Trump’s border wall

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The U.S.Department of Defense has awarded nearly $1 billion in contracts to two companies for construction related to a wall along the southern border on 9 April. According to Pentagon’s statement, SLSCO Ltd. from Galveston, was awarded a $789 million and Barnard Construction Co. Inc. from Bozeman was awarded a $187 million contract for border […]

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European Union co-finance joint defense projects worth $562M

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European Commission has adopted work programmes to co-finance joint defense industrial projects in 2019-2020 worth up to €500 million ($562 million). A further €25 million ($28 million) have been earmarked to support collaborative defense research projects in 2019. This programme, called the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP), will be implemented by the Commission through […]

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