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- NATO and Swedish jets intercept Russian Su-30sby Dylan Malyasov on Dec 7, 2023 at 12:30 pm
NATO Air Command recently revealed a tense moment in the Baltic region as Belgian Air Force F-16s, French Mirage 2000s, and Sweden’s JAS 39 Gripens swiftly scrambled to intercept Russian fighter jets. Reacting swiftly, Belgian F-16s, French Mirage 2000s, and Sweden’s JAS 39 Gripens took off from their bases to track the two Russian Su-30 The post NATO and Swedish jets intercept Russian Su-30s first appeared on Defence Blog.
- South Korea to upgrade its F-15 fighter jetsby Gu Min Chul on Dec 7, 2023 at 12:15 pm
Aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled plans for a comprehensive upgrade of South Korea’s F-15K fighter jets. According to Dong-A Ilbo, this transformation involves outfitting the cockpit, radar, and other components with state-of-the-art equipment to introduce an advanced variant. Boeing representatives disclosed ongoing discussions between the U.S. and South Korea during a meeting held on October The post South Korea to upgrade its F-15 fighter jets first appeared on Defence Blog.
- UAE wants to buy US-made LCMR counter battery radarby Colton Jones on Dec 7, 2023 at 11:59 am
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally expressed its intent to procure eighteen (18) AN/TPQ-50 Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar (LCMR) – man-portable versions from the United States, as per an announcement by the U.S. State Department. The primary objective of the LCMR is to track mortar and artillery rounds effectively. This cutting-edge system is adept The post UAE wants to buy US-made LCMR counter battery radar first appeared on Defence Blog.
- France to develop future armored vehicleby Colton Jones on Dec 7, 2023 at 11:46 am
A groundbreaking collaboration between French Arquus, Nexter (a KNDS company), and the Organisation for Joint Armaments Cooperation (OCCAR) has sealed the pre-design contract for the VBAE (Véhicule Blindé d’Aide à l’Engagement), signaling a significant stride in future armored vehicle development. OCCAR, entrusted with managing cooperative defense contracts across Europe, oversees the inception and administration of The post France to develop future armored vehicle first appeared on Defence Blog.
- US Navy finalizes delivery of VAMPIRE weapon systems to Ukraineby Colton Jones on Dec 7, 2023 at 9:59 am
The United States Navy is set to conclude the delivery of a new Counter-Unmanned Air System (UAS) weapon system developed by L3Harris to Ukraine this month, forming a crucial part of the Department of Defense’s aid package. In response to urgent requirements for wartime support in Ukraine, the Direct and Time Sensitive Strike program office’s The post US Navy finalizes delivery of VAMPIRE weapon systems to Ukraine first appeared on Defence Blog.