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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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Singapore Air Force deploys its fighter jets and spy plane to Guam

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The 36th Wing Public Affairs reported that The Republic of Singapore Air Force deployed airmen, F-16 fighters, F-15SG fighters and a G550 Airborne Early Warning aircraft to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 24, 2021. This deployment provides bilateral training for aircrew and maintenance personnel to enhance interoperability and cultivate regional partnerships. “We welcome the […]

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U.S. Paratroopers test IVAS goggle during EDGE 21

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The U.S. Army announced that last week Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Battalion 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, trained with a prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during Experimental Demonstration Gateway Exercise 2021 at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. According to an Army statement, the training familiarized the 1-508 Paratroopers with the system […]

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Ukrainian army artillery unit take part in U.S.-led multinational exercise

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The artillery unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the basis of the 26th Artillery Brigade began the active phase of the international exercise in Exercise Dynamic Front 21 at the training ground of the Artillery and Armament Training Center in Torun, Republic of Poland. Exercise Dynamic Front 21 is a multinational exercise conducted […]

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Russian Navy shadows U.S. warship in the Black Sea

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The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has released a photo showing the Russian Navy’s latest patrol vessel Pavel Derzhavin (363) shadowing the Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) of the U.S. Coast Guard in the Black Sea.  According to the plan of joint exercises, the warships of the U.S. Coast Guard and […]

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U.S. Air Force sent more B-52H bombers to support withdraw troops from Afghanistan

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The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that it deployed two additional B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers to Qatar to protect the orderly and responsible withdrawal of U.S. and coalition forces from Afghanistan. According to a recent service news release, two additional B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, […]

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U.S. Army CH-47, Blackhawk helicopters arrives in Bulgaria

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U.S. Army’s 12th Combat Aviation Brigade with their Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters arrived at Bezmer Airfield, Bulgaria on Apr. 30, 2021, for Exercise Swift Response, part of DEFENDER-Europe 21.  Defender Europe is a large-scale Army-led exercise, though this year it has significant Air Force and Navy participation. Last week, for instance, […]

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Textron Systems unveils prototype of new armed reconnaissance vehicle

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For the first time ever, aerospace defense giant Textron Systems has unveiled its prototype of a new armed reconnaissance vehicle, named the Cottonmouth, designed for the U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle replacement competition. The Cottonmouth is a purpose-built vehicle proposed for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) program. It is an armored reconnaissance […]

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Chinese Navy demonstrates capability of its new amphibious assault ship

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China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy has demonstrated the capabilities of its newly commissioned Type 075 vessel, named the Hainan 31, to enable rapid combat power buildup ashore in the face of a potential enemy. The Hainan 31 is China’s first Type 075 amphibious assault ship capable of transporting almost the full strength of a Chinese Marine Corps, […]

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U.S. Navy showcases new type of unmanned surface vessel

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The U.S. Navy has showcased its new type of unmanned surface vessel during exercises off the coast of Southern California. The small drone boat, called the ADARO, took part in the Unmanned Systems Integrated Battle Problem 21 (UxS IBP 21) off the coast of San Diego. UxS IBP 21 integrates manned and unmanned capabilities into […]

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