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Russia Fires “AWACS Killer” R-37M Against Ukrainian Fighter Jets
Weapon / Missile

Russia Fires “AWACS Killer” R-37M Against Ukrainian Fighter Jets

Russia has started to use the R-37 long-range air-to-air missile, also known as RVV-BD (Raketa Vozduh-Vozduh Bolyshoy Dalnosty or Long-Range Air-to-Air Missiles), to control Ukrainian airspace. The missile, with NATO code AA-13 Axehead, is also called “AWACS Killer”.

Russia Deploys New UPAB-1500B Smart Bomb on Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Russia Deploys New UPAB-1500B Smart Bomb on Ukraine

It is suspected that the Russian Air Force, for the first time, has used the newest guided bomb known as UPAB-1500B (K029B), weighing 1,500 kg.

Norway Donates Eight Leopard 2A4NO MBTs to Ukraine
Land Bilateral Relations

Norway Donates Eight Leopard 2A4NO MBTs to Ukraine

The Norwegian government announced on 14 February 2023 that it will donate eight main battle tanks (MBTs) and up to four armoured recovery or armoured engineering vehicles (ARVs/AEVs) to Ukraine, as well as funds for ammunition and spare parts.

Ukraine Receives all CAESAR Howitzers
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Ukraine Receives all CAESAR Howitzers

The Ukrainian Defence Ministry received all the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers from Denmark.

Ukraine Signs Contract with Thales for Short-range Air Defence System
Sensors

Ukraine Signs Contract with Thales for Short-range Air Defence System

Ukrainian defence ministry signed a contract with the French defence ministry and Thales to cover the delivery of a complete short-range air defence systems.

The First Ukrainian Challenger 2 Crews Arrive in the UK
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The First Ukrainian Challenger 2 Crews Arrive in the UK

The British Ministry of Defence has published information about the procedure. According to the announcement, the first Ukrainian Challenger 2 crews arrived in the country for training.

Israel Rejects Hawk Donation to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Israel Rejects Hawk Donation to Ukraine

Many Western countries donated weapons to Ukraine. Israel rejected the Hawk missile transfer to the Ukrainian defenders.

The US to send 31 M1 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine with an Armour Package
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The US to send 31 M1 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine with an Armour Package

The US Department of Defence announced it would deliver 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine as part of USAI.

Italy to Deliver SAMP/Ts to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Sensors

Italy to Deliver SAMP/Ts to Ukraine

Corriere Della Sera reported that the SAMP/T, under Eurosam, delivery preparations were underway.

Poland to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine anyhow
Land Bilateral Relations

Poland to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine anyhow

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said he would deliver a Leopard 2 main battle tank to Ukraine, even without the approval of Germany.

Retired USAF Officer Advises Ukraine to Hire Fighter Jets and Pilots from the US
Air Country Defence Politics

Retired USAF Officer Advises Ukraine to Hire Fighter Jets and Pilots from the US

A retired US Air Force (USAF) officer suggested that Ukraine hire fighter jets and pilots from the United States.

Spain Trains Ukraine on the Hawk Air Defence Systems
Weapon / Missile Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Bilateral Relations

Spain Trains Ukraine on the Hawk Air Defence Systems

The Spanish MoD stated that 225 Ukrainian soldiers are now in Spain. They will be trained to use the Hawk air defence missile system donated by Spain.

Spain Exported Defence Material Worth More than 200 Million Euros to Ukraine in the first half of 2022
Country Bilateral Relations

Spain Exported Defence Material Worth More than 200 Million Euros to Ukraine in the first half of 2022

The Spanish Secretary of State for Trade, belonging to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, has published the report on "Spanish exports of defence material, other material and dual-use products and technologies in the first half of 2022", in which reflects exports of military material to Ukraine worth 209,750,099 euros.

AMX-10RC Promise for Ukraine
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AMX-10RC Promise for Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron promised that the AMX-10RC aid to Ukraine would be delivered soon in response to Russian agression.