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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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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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U.S. Army shows its ‘sniper tanks’

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The U.S. Army has released a 30-seconds video that showed some unusual tactics of using Abrams tanks and Bradley combat vehicles. The tweet with video, which includes footage of “sniper tanks”, shows Abrams tank and Bradley fighting vehicle, which are hiding in the folds of the terrain and dense overgrowth. Thanks to camouflage, combat vehicles […]

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Tractor trailer carrying Merkava tank catches fire in Israel

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A tractor trailer carrying Merkava Mk4 main battle tank caught fire in Israel, near the Gaza border. The short video was posted to Twitter by ZOKA and appears to show a moment when a truck tractor with a semi-trailer carrying an Israeli tank caught fire in an area near the border with Gaza. Another Twitter user […]

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U.S. Navy seized enough weapons to equip ‘small army’

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The U.S. Navy was able to seize thousands of Russian and Chinese-made illicit weapons from a stateless dhow — enough to equip a small army. On Saturday, the service press release said that the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) seized an illicit shipment of weapons from a stateless dhow in the international water of […]

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Ukrainian Army tests new aerial target system that replicates cruise missile

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The Ukrainian Army is testing an integrated aerial target system that developed to support the training requirement of the armed forces. According to the Army Inform news agency, the Ukrainian Army is experimenting with the Flying Target-1 (FT-1) low-flying air target system during the training phase of combat firing of air defense units at the […]

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Rheinmetall unveils new generation of tactical trucks

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German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has unveiled the HX3, the latest generation of its globally tried-and-tested HX family of heavy-duty trucks.  According to a company news release, redesigned from the ground up, the HX3 meets military and automotive megatrends. Like its predecessors, the vehicles of the new HX3 generation are military-off-the -shelf (MOTS) products, uncompromisingly designed for military […]

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Israel Defense Forces unveil its revolutionary robotic system

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Israel Defense Forces have demonstrated its new semi-autonomous robotic system, called the Jaguar. According to an IDF statement, the Jaguar developed is one of the first military robots in the world that can substitute soldiers on the borders. It is currently being integrated into the Gaza Division in southern Israel in order to protect the […]

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Boeing shares fascinating video of T-7A aircrew ejection seat test

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Aerospace giant Boeing has released fascinating footage showing a test of ejection seat system for the U.S. Air Force’s newest T-7A Red Hawk trainer aircraft.  “Watch as the Boeing-SAAB T-7A Red Hawk successfully tests its Collins Aerospace ACES 5 aircrew ejection seat from 0-500 mph with a simulated aircrew. This test proves safer advanced pilot […]

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French nuclear-powered submarine fired Exocet SM39 cruise missile

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The French Navy has released a short video showing the test-firing of an Exocet SM39 underwater-launched anti-ship cruise missile from the nuclear-powered attack submarine. In a video posted by the French Navy, this weekend showed a test of an SM39 missile in the Atlantic Ocean on April 19. A nuclear attack submarine destroyed a target […]

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