Pentagon seeks right ‘balance’ on training Ukrainians on new arms
As the war in Ukraine drags into its third month, the United States is trying to figure out the best way — and pace — to train troops there on how to use the Western arms flooding into the besieged nation. Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have either c
Ukrainian artillery destroyed the depot of the Russian equipment and their base in the Izium district
Ukrainian artillery destroyed Russian military facilities in the Izium district. The Armed Forces of Ukraine showed precise performance in the area of the villages of Vesele and Zabavne. Roman Donik published a video of the explosions near Vesele. “A
Russia is using ammunition depots in Transnistria to smuggle weapons
"30 years ago, the Russian Federation occupied the territory of Transnistria. Every year there are mobilization exercises with a task force of Russian troops stationed in this area. During the exercises, defensive and counter-offensive operations are
Poland handed over more than 200 tanks to Ukraine
Poland has handed over more than 200 T-72 tanks to Ukraine. In addition to tanks, several dozen infantry fighting vehicles were sent to Ukraine, abcd24.net reports with reference to polskieradio.pl. So far, Warsaw has transferred 7 billion zlotys of
The United States is handing over multiple rocket launchers to Ukraine
The United States has begun supplying multiple rocket launchers (MLRS) to Ukraine, and is working with NATO allies to provide Ukraine with more such systems. This was stated by US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland in an interview with Euro
A new batch of equipment from France has arrived in Ukraine
The second batch of fire and rescue equipment has already arrived in Ukraine from France - reports abcd24.net with reference to the Мілітарний. French Ambassador to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins wrote about this on his Twitter. "Solidarity between Franc
UK to bolster defensive aid to Ukraine with new £100m package
The new support will include more anti-tank missiles and air defence systems, as well as loitering munitions and non-lethal aid like helmets, body armour and night vision goggles. The UK will provide a further package of military aid to Ukraine, the
$4 million worth of equipment for recording war crimes has been transferred to Ukraine
Benish GPS, one of the leaders in the IoT technology market, together with Axon, an American company engaged in the production of high-tech security equipment, handed over to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine special equipment (chest video
Link-Belt Launches 355 X4S, its Largest Excavator with Minimum Swing
Built on the foundation provided by the X4 Series, Link-Belt has taken the wraps off the largest minimum swing excavator in the company lineup – the new 355 X4S. Weighing roughly 78,709 pounds, the 355 X4S offers the power of a large machine at a low
Deere Unveils 904 P-Tier Wheel Loader at World of Asphalt
Note: This story was updated March 29 with more details about the 904 P-Tier. John Deere launched its 904 P-Tier wheel loader under its new naming system at World of Asphalt this week with the intent of expanding the naming to most of its L Series lo
ANKARA, Turkey —Baykar has revealed a new cruise missile for use on the Turkish company’s TB2, TB3 and Akinci combat drones.
The United States’ most significant challenge in the 21st century is the strategic rivalry with the Peoples’ Republic of China in the Indo-Pacific region. With the PRC’s “One China” policy stating that Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory, a clash over the island could become the culminating issue leading to world conflict, if not addressed in an appropriate manner.
DONETSK REGION, Ukraine — Skimming the treetops, three Soviet-era attack helicopters bank and swoop down on a field after an early-morning mission to the front lines in the fight against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
STUTTGART, Germany — NATO’s nascent defense technology accelerator is preparing to launch the first several competition-style programs, meant to help the alliance find solutions to emerging technology problems.
WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders spotlighted Ukraine aid oversight in hearings Tuesday while pushing the Biden administration to deliver better equipment faster, even as they prepare for an intraparty clash with the right-flank of their caucus later this year over additional assistance for Kyiv.
WASHINGTON — One year after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the war has left at least 8,006 civilians dead, the United Nations’ leading human rights organization reported on Feb. 21.
WARSAW, Poland — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has announced his country will request Germany’s approval for the planned transfer of some of its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Poland is also in talks with a group of Western European nations, including the U.K., to jointly supply a large number of Leopard 2s and other tanks to its neighbor amid its combat against Russia’s invasion, he said.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with Germany’s newly appointed defense minister, Boris Pistorius, on Thursday to push Berlin to approve the transfer of German-made tanks for Ukraine to fight Russia’s invasion.
WASHINGTON — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with his U.S. counterpart Antony Blinken in Washington on Wednesday to secure a $20 billion arms sale that includes 40 Lockheed Martin Block 70 F-16 fighter jets as well as upgrades to Turkey’s current F-16 fleet.
WASHINGTON ― Weeks before the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western officials agreed to send a flurry of offensive armored vehicles to Ukraine’s battlefields that they previously refused to deliver for fear of provoking Russia — heralding a new phase of international support for Kyiv.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Dept. cleared a possible sale of M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks to Poland, according to a Dec. 6 announcement by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Days after Sweden announced its largest military aid package yet for Ukraine, its lead defense officials are positioning the Nordic country’s contributions as an example of what to expect from Stockholm as a NATO member.
HELSINKI — Nordic governments are exploring a number of joint initiatives to support Ukraine’s defense against Russia, including proposals for shared weapons buys, coordinating arms donations and expanding logistics cooperation to safely transport military equipment to the war-torn country.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia ― Top defense officials in Europe say arms shortages among Ukraine’s Western allies are forcing difficult conversations about how to balance support for Ukraine with concerns Russia may target them next.
WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak has announced that, in the aftermath of last week’s fatal missile strike on Polish soil, he has “received with satisfaction” the offer of his German counterpart, Christine Lambrecht, who said Germany could deploy some of its Patriot launchers to protect its neighbor’s skies.