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German HIMARS — Rheinmetall to present GMARS MLRS at Eurosatory 2024

News Military Tech 06-14-2024 at 17:58 comment
German concern Rheinmetall and Pentagon supplier Lockheed Martin are preparing to present the German equivalent of HIMARS — GMARS, a global mobile artillery missile system, at Eurosatory 2024. GMARS offers accurate and cost-effective fire support over hundreds of kilometers.

The Leopard 2A-RC 3.0 — tank with unmanned turret from KNDS is presented

News Military Tech 06-14-2024 at 08:00 comment
To the network got a brochure by the German-French concern KNDS, which demonstrates the company’s latest development: the new Leopard 2A-RC 3.0 main battle tank. The tank is based on the Leopard 2 chassis and has a revolutionary unmanned turret.

«First the vapors, then the developments»: KPI students create an electric stretcher for military evacuation

Military Tech News 06-11-2024 at 16:12 comment
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Students of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute create evacuation ground electric stretchers for the Armed Forces.

DARPA and Slingshot create a system to detect satellites with hidden functions hiding among peaceful mega constellations

News Military Tech 06-05-2024 at 16:41 comment
The number of satellites in low Earth orbit is expected to increase significantly in the coming years as more and more mega constellations become available. At the same time, this will create new opportunities for attackers to hide weapons or spy satellites among a fleet of peaceful satellites – wolves in sheep’s clothing.

Senior US Navy commander illegally installed Wi-Fi on a ship — she was fired and demoted

News Military Tech 06-05-2024 at 09:45 comment
The U.S. Navy has shut down an illegal Wi-Fi network on a warship. The senior commander who ordered the installation was demoted. The now former senior commander, Grizel Marrero, was convicted in March, according to the Navy Times, which received documents on the trial.

Airbus proposes to use Wingman stealth UAV to reduce risks for human pilots

News Military Tech 06-04-2024 at 17:08 comment
Airbus has unveiled the concept of an unmanned stealth drone that will assist fighter pilots during armed air combat. A full-scale model of the prototype aircraft, called Wingman, will be unveiled at the ILA international aerospace exhibition in Berlin this week.

MaxxPro — American «armored vehicle» that has withstood UAV and mortar attacks in Ukraine

News Military Tech 06-03-2024 at 20:43 comment
A video of the battle near Chasovyi Yar in Donetsk region shows a US-made MaxxPro armored vehicle withstanding a series of direct Russian attacks. Despite at least three powerful explosions, the MaxxPro confidently followed its path. The episode reportedly took place in the Chasiv Yar area of Donetsk region of Ukraine, where fighting between Russia…

The Ministry of Defense is looking for developers of VR and AR simulators for training

Military Tech News 05-30-2024 at 14:42 comment
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The Ministry of Defense has announced a tender for the development of VR and AR simulators for training, education and simulations based on technology (virtual and augmented reality).

Ukrainian developers have created a «Tank» — complex for evacuating wounded from the battlefield

Military Tech News 05-30-2024 at 11:54 comment
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Ukrainian developers have created «Tankchik» —, a new ground-based robotic system for evacuating and logistics of the wounded from the battlefield.As the editorial board was informed, this advanced complex was created to ensure maximum safety and efficiency during rescue operations in combat zones.Above «Tank»

Chinese military shows robot dogs with rifles and rocket launchers

Military Tech News 05-29-2024 at 20:14 comment
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The Chinese military demonstrated robotic war dogs equipped with rifles and rocket launchers during joint exercises with Cambodia.

Sweden will provide Ukraine with ASC 890 (Saab 340) radar reconnaissance aircraft — the first flying radar in the Armed Forces

News Military Tech 05-29-2024 at 13:22 comment
Sweden will provide Ukraine with a new military package to strengthen its air defense and other defense capabilities. About this reported Minister of Defense Paul Johnson. This is Sweden’s 16th and largest aid package, worth €1.16 billion. In this package, along with other weapons, Sweden will provide ASC 890 airborne surveillance and…

Israeli army uses M113 «Zelda» unmanned armored personnel carriers in Rafah — remotely controlled weapons and 4 tons of payload

News Military Tech 05-29-2024 at 08:00 comment
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) deployed M113 «Zelda» remotely piloted armored personnel carriers in Rafah. Heavy drones have also been spotted recently in Jabaliya, and according to some reports, as early as February. The army has been using unmanned armored personnel carriers in high-risk areas to save lives.

Precision hackathon to be launched in Ukraine to improve accuracy of Armed Forces operations

Military Tech News 05-28-2024 at 12:09 comment
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Members of the Brave1 cluster launch the Precision hackathon to find «accurate» solutions to defeat the enemy.

North Korea’s missile with a spy satellite explodes — for the third time

News Military Tech 05-28-2024 at 11:53 comment
On Monday, North Korea attempted to launch a military satellite into orbit. The rocket carrying the satellite exploded in midair shortly after takeoff, marking the country’s third failed attempt to launch a spy satellite.

Ukraine may have received the latest NASAMS 3 — AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles compatible with the system were spotted launching

News Military Tech 05-28-2024 at 10:17 comment
An OSINT researcher noticed in published videos the use of AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles in the NASAMS air defense system in Ukraine. The use of these missiles may confirm the supply of a new modern NASAMS 3 air defense system to Ukraine. According to John RidgeThe use of such missiles indicates the provision of third-generation launchers.

1800 km — a new record for Ukrainian drones that attacked the radar in Orsk, Russia

News Military Tech 05-27-2024 at 10:59 comment
On Sunday, May 26, a drone from the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine attacked a long-range radar «Voronezh M» in the city of Orsk in Russia. The distance of 1800 km makes this attack a record for Ukrainian drones. Intelligence is now clarifying the consequences of the attack.

Six NATO countries to build «a drone wall» on the border with Russia

News Military Tech 05-27-2024 at 09:46 comment
The Nordic NATO countries, Finland, Norway, Poland and the Baltic states, are planning to develop a «drone wall» to help protect their borders with Russia. This is prompted by a series of provocations by the latter: organizing migrant flows and attempting to change maritime borders. The governments have not provided information on how the…

Ukrainian fighter jets receive GBU-39 bombs — high-precision, powerful, inexpensive

News Military Tech 05-25-2024 at 22:06 comment
The Air Force of Ukraine has adapted American GBU-39 bombs for Soviet fighters. This was reported by The Washington Post citing its own sources. A photo was also posted online showing bombs attached to the wing of the plane, one of which bears the date May 12, 2024.

US Air Force releases first official photos of B-21 Raider stealth bomber in flight

News Military Tech 05-23-2024 at 12:44 comment
The US Air Force has released the first official images of the B-21 Raider bomber in the air.

Killer drone in the Black Sea: Ukrainians have created a unique UAV with air defense systems on board, with «double trouble» for Russian aircraft

News Military Tech 05-21-2024 at 18:26 comment
OSINT researcher H. I. Sutton analyzed a new Ukrainian unmanned boat with missiles on board. The expert confirms that Ukrainian unmanned surface vessels without crew dominate the Black Sea. However, until now, they have been particularly vulnerable to attacks from airplanes and helicopters, which the Russian occupiers have taken advantage of. A new…

Drowned in Crimea: Minesweeper «Kovrovets» and MRC «Cyclone», probably hit by ATACMS M48 and M57

News Military Tech 05-20-2024 at 12:50 comment
On the night of May 19, the Ukrainian Armed Forces sank another ship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet. Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense announced the sinking of the minesweeper «Kovrovets» during a strike on Sevastopol. According to official data, this is the 27th Russian warship destroyed by Russia — but there may be one more.

Reserve+ from the Ministry of Defense: 250 thousand registrations in 1.5 days, availability in 176 countries and «yet» no e-subpoenas

News Military Tech 05-20-2024 at 11:10 comment
On the second day of work at application of the Ministry of Defense more than 246 thousand citizens updated their data, which is 83 times more than through the ASCs and «ten times more than through the TCCs — according to Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Kateryna Chernogorenko.

150,000 Ukrainians registered in the Reserve+ app in 10 hours — but there were some glitches

News Military Tech 05-18-2024 at 11:40 comment
Overnight, the App Store and Google Play have launched mobile application of the Ministry of Defensewhere persons liable for military service, conscripts and reservists can update their data online and not have to go to an ASC or TCC.

Six Amber-1800 radars heading to Ukraine — «missile detector» with a range of 400 km

News Military Tech 05-17-2024 at 16:50 comment
Six Amber-1800 radar stations with a range of up to 400 km, as announced by German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius. Lithuania participates in the German IAAD initiative, which aims to strengthen Ukraine’s air defense. Details and terms of the delivery were not disclosed.

The Ministry of Defense launches Reserve+ application for persons liable for military service — in the App Store and Google Play on May 18

News Military Tech 05-17-2024 at 14:55 comment
On May 18, the following will come into force in Ukraine updated Law on mobilization — from that day on, all men aged 18-60 must update their accounts within 60 days (until July 16 inclusive). To make it possible to do this online, the Ministry of Defense launched mobile application Reserve+.

The RFDEW is an energy weapon with a shot price of 13 cents and unlimited ammunition. It is designed to destroy drones and aircraft electronics

News Devices 05-16-2024 at 18:25 comment
The United Kingdom is responding to the changing geopolitical situation and is paying more attention to defense technologies, including the deployment of lasers and other directed energy weapons. Such weapons systems can perform the function of missile systems, but at a cost per shot that is orders of magnitude lower.

NATO’s secret weapon — Ukraine joins the network of combat laboratories of the Alliance

News Military Tech 05-14-2024 at 14:06 comment
Ukraine has joined the NATO combat laboratory network as a guest partner. The Combined Federated Battle Laboratories Network (CFBLNet) is a multinational network used by military equipment developers for testing, project verification, training, and development. This was reported by Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The NCIA (NATO Communications and…

Brave1 has increased grants for defense research: up to UAH 2 million can be received

Military Tech News 05-10-2024 at 16:09 comment
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The Brave1 cluster increases grants for defense R&D — now you can get from 500 thousand to 2 million hryvnias. Previously, the amount of funds was $5,000 and $25,000.

Czech Republic hands over first full-fledged F-16 fighter jet trainer to Ukraine — Air Force Commander

News Military Tech 05-10-2024 at 14:30 comment
Pros message According to Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, one of the tactical aviation brigades received the first F-16 simulator. Ukrainian specialists are already testing the model and preparing it for operation.

Historic record: Ukrainian drones fly 1500 km to a refinery in Bashkortostan

News Military Tech 05-09-2024 at 18:42 comment
As reported by HromadskeUkrainian SBU drones struck at the Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat «refinery in Bashkortostan, Russia, on May 9. According to the source, the UAV flew over 1,500 kilometers, the record distance for Ukrainian drones.

Gilat SkyEdge satellite systems manufactured in Ukraine were massively supplied to Russia — Slidstvo.info

News Military Tech 05-09-2024 at 11:26 comment
According to «Slidstvo.info»Gilat SkyEdge satellite communications systems manufactured in Ukraine were supplied to Russia in the amount of tens of thousands. The plant of the American company Jabil Circuit in Uzhhorod produced systems for the Israeli Gilat Satellite.

New military UAV Razor P100 from Mayman Aerospace (USA) — vertical takeoff, maneuverability, heavy weapons

News Military Tech 05-07-2024 at 22:34 comment
Mayman Aerospace will unveil a full-scale model of its new futuristic Razor P100 vertical takeoff and landing UAV during SOF Week 2024, which takes place from May 6-10. The Razor P100, capable of carrying a payload of up to 45 kg, represents a lineup that will include more powerful drones: P500 (up to 220 kg) and a possible 450 kg model.

Magura V5 naval drone destroys occupants’ speedboat in Crimea – operation conducted by the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine

News Devices 05-06-2024 at 12:06 comment
The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (DIU) has conducted another successful operation to demilitarize the occupants. The Group 13 unit destroyed a speedboat of the Russian invaders with the help of Magura V5 maritime strike drone.

The US Army will receive Bradley M2A4E1 with better protection instead of «Bradley» sent to Ukraine

News Military Tech 05-02-2024 at 19:12 comment
The American military showed Bradley M2A4E1, the latest model with active protection, which the army will receive in place of every Bradley sent to Ukraine. The number of modernized «Bradleys» was not disclosed, but it is likely to be dozens of vehicles. Thus, the supply of weapons to defend against Russian invaders will help to upgrade the US…

Brave1 has created PARASOL – an electronic warfare system for protection against FPV drones with a range of 200 meters

News Military Tech 05-01-2024 at 16:49 comment
One of the members of the defense-tech cluster Brave1 has developed a trench electronic warfare (EW) system called PARASOL. It has two modifications that differ in their purpose. About it said Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov.

How Ukrainian Armed Forces drones mine Russian occupiers’ routes from the air

News Military Tech 04-30-2024 at 08:00 comment
Mine clearance with the help of drones helps the Ukrainian Armed Forces to nullify the efforts of Russian sappers — the road can be mined after they have left. About said Ukrainian military officer and expert on radio communications, electronic warfare and drones, Serhiy «Flash» Beskrestnov.

Ukrainian F-16s will be based in underground bunkers – Ukrainian Air Force spokesman

News Military Tech 04-29-2024 at 15:22 comment
Ukraine is actively preparing the infrastructure for the deployment of F-16 fighters and a set of security measures for their storage. Ilya Yevlash, spokesman for the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said this during a telethon.

Telegram blocked «єВорог» and other Ukrainian military bots — only Russian fakes work

News Military Tech 04-29-2024 at 09:26 comment
Telegram blocked Ukrainian military bots for data collection. About this, in particular, reports The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine on its official Telegram channel. The GUR has lost its «Main Intelligence Bot», and «eVorog» the Ministry of Digital Transformation, «Stop russian war bot» the SBU, and others, including the «Shahedov»…

GUR destroys a Russian Ka-32 helicopter at the airfield of the Russian Ministry of Defense in Moscow

News Military Tech 04-26-2024 at 15:15 comment
On the night of April 26, Ukrainian defenders conducted a successful operation and destroyed the invaders’ military equipment in the heart of the Russian empire. Specialists from the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (DIU) burned down a Russian Ka-32 multi-purpose helicopter stationed at the Ostafyevo airfield in Moscow.

93% of weapons applications are approved in Ukraine

News Military Tech 04-26-2024 at 10:47 comment
Ukrainians are actively applying for weapons, and most of them are approved. In the eight months from June last year, when the Unified Firearms Register was launched, to February 2024, 226,000 applications for firearms were received, of which 93% were approved, —210,000.

From garages to the front. TAF Drones is ready to finance developers without startup experience

Ukraine Military Tech 04-25-2024 at 13:14 comment
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One of the largest drone manufacturers in Ukraine, TAF Drones (capacity — 25,000 units per month), has announced the creation of a new Defense Tech cluster of the Innovation Hub.

Ukraine is likely to receive DragonFire laser weapons from the UK, which can shoot down UAVs at a cost of less than UAH 500 per shot

News Military Tech 04-12-2024 at 15:24 comment
The British Navy is accelerating the introduction of the DragonFire laser weapon capable of shooting down drones and missiles. Earlier this year have already tested this system. And by 2027, it is planned to be deployed on warships of the Royal Navy.

US Space Force plans first military exercise in space

News Military Tech 04-12-2024 at 13:42 comment
The US Space Force has announced a collaboration with Rocket Lab and True Anomaly for a first-of-its-kind mission designed to demonstrate how the military can counter «aggression in orbit». During this mission, a spacecraft created and launched by Rocket Lab will pursue another satellite created by the startup True Anomaly.

UA Drone ID — drone recognition technology («own — foreign») for the DELTA battle management system

News Military Tech 04-10-2024 at 13:56 comment
UA DroneID technology will enhance the situational awareness system DELTA This will help prevent friendly fire on drones and better analyze their use against enemy targets.

Israel used artificial intelligence to identify targets of attacks in Gaza – media

News Military Tech 04-05-2024 at 09:10 comment
The Israeli military used artificial intelligence to help select bombing targets in Gaza. This could potentially lead to a deterioration in the accuracy of strikes and the killing of many civilians. This is stated in the publications of +972 Magazine and Local Call.

Ukraine launches open call for startups to create technological solutions for the military

News Military Tech 04-04-2024 at 14:34 comment
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In Ukraine, the Defence Builder Acceleratoris an acceleration program for defense startups aimed at rapid delivery of technological solutions to the frontline.

Inguar3 – an armored car from KPI students with STANAG 3 protection, EW, «smart» control and a price of UAH 16 million

News Auto 04-02-2024 at 12:02 comment
Formula Student, an engineering competition for students, has been held in Europe for more than two decades. This is a kind of student analog of «Formula 1». The Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI) had its own Formula Student team, which created cars and represented Ukraine in these competitions for several seasons. However, with the beginning of…

Ukrainian developers have created Ratel Deminer — a machine for remote demining

News Military Tech 03-29-2024 at 14:53 comment
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Ukrainian manufacturers, who previously introduced the Ratel S and Ratel M ground robots, have developed the Ratel Deminer, a demining machine that can remotely disarm anti-personnel mines.

SpaceX is building a spy satellite network for the Pentagon — Reuters

News Military Tech 03-16-2024 at 20:24 comment
SpaceX is building a network of hundreds of spy satellites under a secret contract with the US intelligence agency, the agency reported Reuters five sources familiar with the program. The spy network is being built by SpaceX’s Starshield business unit under a $1.8 billion contract signed in 2021 with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

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