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Turkish hunter-killer unmanned aircraft passes 300,000 flight hours milestone

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Turkish game-changing unmanned combat system, called the Bayraktar TB2, has reached a major milestone and finished 300,000 hours of operational flight hours. The Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat armed vehicle (UCAV) becoming the first locally developed aerial vehicle to achieve such an extensive flight time in the nation’s aviation history, the developer firm Baykar announced Monday. […]

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Saudi Arabia partners South Korea on production of Biho II air defense system

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Saudi Arabia’s Science Technology company has announced a partnership with South Korean Hanwha Defense through which the Middle East country will produce a new Biho II air defense system. As noted by the company, Science Technology will produce the latest version of the Biho II mobile air defense system, which has a turret with 30mm cannon […]

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John Cockerill Defense showcases its latest products at IDEX 2021

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Belgium’s John Cockerill Defense (previously CMI Defence) showcased at the IDEX 2021 defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi its latest innovative products. John Cockerill Defense is presenting at IDEX 2021 its new products which combine modularity, reliability and high performance: the Cockerill 1030 and the Cockerill CLWS. The Cockerill 1030 is a new concept of multi-role […]

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Ukraine promotes its advanced wheeled fighting vehicle for Middle East

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Ukraine’s defense industry is promoting its advanced version of a BTR-4 wheeled fighting vehicle at the 15th edition of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) for the Middle East market. Ukraine’s military export agency will unveil the latest version of the BTR-4 wheeled fighting vehicle, called the BTR-4MV1 at IDEX 2021. The new […]

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Lithuanian company to unveil hybrid electric buggy concept at IDEX 2021

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Lithuania-based Ostara announced that it is preparing to unveil a futuristic concept of the hybrid electric-diesel special purpose vehicle during the defense biennial IDEX 2021. At the announcement, Darius Antanaitis, Ostara Lab CEO said this exhibition is very important for the Krampus project, as the company will debut with a stealth, fast, hybrid Krampus Mk1 […]

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U.S. Marines learn how to drift armored vehicles on snow

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U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force Europe 21.1 (MRF-E), Marine Forces Europe and Africa, participate in a tactical drivers training course in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 5, 2021. During a tactical drivers training course, marines learn to drift their armored military vehicles on the snow. This training, according to the service press release, ensures Marines can safely […]

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Kim Jong-un shows its new submarine-launched ballistic missile

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a parade in capital city Pyongyang on Thursday night. The Korean Central News Agency on Friday released photos of apparently new Pukguksong-5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) that were displayed during a military parade. According to CNN, The display comes just days after Kim […]

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Big video game developer fund terror through online adverts

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Cyprus-based video game developer, Gaijin Entertainment reportedly is funding pro-Russian rebels, terrorist groups in Ukraine through embedded third-party sponsorships and ads in YouTube content. The story was first reported by MIL.IN.UA, which noticed Gaijin’s sponsored videos at the Krupnokalibernyy Perepolokh (Large-bore Mayhem) Youtube channel with the advertisement of «War Thunder» and «Crossout» games. The Krupnokalibernyy […]

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Russian bloggers sneaks into fighter jet plant in Moscow

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Russian bloggers sneaked into MiG-29 fighter jet and MiG-AT advanced trainer final assembly and checkout plant and filmed abandoned fuselages of military aircraft. Russian Youtuber with Den Stalk nickname has released an incredible video that showed how he with friends crept inside a factory in Moscov that previously produced legendary Soviet MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jet […]

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UK’s Royal Air Force releases video of C-17 landing on dirt runway

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The British Royal Air Force (RAF) has released a short video that shows the C-17 Globemaster III  transport aircraft landed on a dirt runway. British long-range, heavy-lift strategic transport aircraft performed take-off and landing testing on the semi-prepared runway as part of a test to expand the C-17 capabilities to land on dry and wet-dirt runways. “Even on Semi-Prepared Runway […]

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