Lockheed Martin’s experts details laser weapon program – Defence Blog

Lockheed Martin’s experts have revealed details of directed energy and laser weapon system programs. Directed energy and laser weapon systems are a proven solution that effectively addresses tech-driven threats with more accurate, flexible and affordable performance than offered by traditional ballistics. “They’re designed to be precise, to yield minimal collateral damage and, in essence, offer […]

U.S. Army seeks new TITAN expeditionary intelligence ground station – Defence Blog

The U.S. Army issued an updated government’s main contracting website notice to industry for technology to develop a new expeditionary intelligence ground station. The Army is issuing a solicitation request to industry to collect information of future mobile intelligence ground station architecture to operate at brigade, division, corps and field Army echelons, in vehicles and […]

U.S. Air Force celebrates 29 years of Rivet Joint deployment – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has announced that Airmen assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron recognized 29 years of continuous service in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 23, 2019. According to a recent service news release, the ceremony provided the […]

US says Iran protests death toll may exceed 1000

Iranian security forces may have killed more than 1.000 people in response to recent protests over gasoline-price hikes, a United States’ official warned. “As the truth is trickling out of Iran, it appears the regime could have murdered over a thousand Iranian citizens since the protests began,” US envoy to Iran, Brian Hook, said on […]

U.S. Navy’s newest warship sinks vessel in western Atlantic – Defence Blog

The U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command has confirmed that Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) sinks a vessel in the western Atlantic on November 23. A Navy news release states that USS Detroit (LCS 7) sank derelict vessel encountered during deployment to the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. Also was released footage […]

Russian Su-30 fighter jets criticized by Belarus, they want F-16 – Defence Blog

Russia has started implementing a contract on the delivery of a batch of its newest Su-30SM multirole fighter jets to Belarus, but some analysts raised concerns about costs over the entire life cycle of the aircraft, from fabrication to maintenance. The publication Lenta.ru reported Friday that a wide range of renowned experts has expressed their […]

Greece champions EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans

As a consequence of French President Emmanuel Macron’s decision in October to call for a temporary hold on EU accession discussions for Albania and North Macedonia, Greece has been able to claim a new role in regard to two of its northern neighbours, one of public advocate. Accordingly, while in Skopje on November 26, Greek […]

“Mystery” missile battery spotted on roof of building across street from White House – Defence Blog

NBC News reported Tuesday that the White House and the U.S. Capitol were put on temporary lockdown following an airspace violation in Washington D.C., according to law enforcement sources. The Secret Service said in a statement that the brief lockdown was due to a “potential violation of the restricted airspace in the National Capital Region.” […]