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Marines’ Unmanned Truck Fire Anti-Ship Missile to Hit Target at Sea
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Marines’ Unmanned Truck Fire Anti-Ship Missile to Hit Target at Sea

The Marine Corps deployed an unmanned truck to the seashore to strike a surface target and launched a Navy missile from the vehicle.

The US Starts Deploying Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Europe
Land

The US Starts Deploying Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Europe

The first platoon of Manoeuvre Short-Range Air Defence (M-SHORAD) systems are deployed in Europe to get the air defence capability, according to an April 23 Army Futures Command statement.

Breathing in Mars? NASA Proves Possible
Space

Breathing in Mars? NASA Proves Possible

NASA extracted breathable oxygen from thin Martian air. NASA converted carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen.

   Biden Administration Declares National Emergency Over Russia
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Biden Administration Declares National Emergency Over Russia

US President Joe Biden has declared a national emergency over the threat to the national security posed by Russia.

AV-8B Harrier II to stay operational until 2029
Navy / Maritime Air

AV-8B Harrier II to stay operational until 2029

The AV-8B Harrier II vertical or short take-off and landing (V/STOL) attack aircraft will stay operational for U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), until 2029 according to Navy Recognition.

Biden requests $715B for Pentagon
Defence Politics

Biden requests $715B for Pentagon

U.S. President Joe Biden made his first request for a defence budget. He asked for $753 billion in national security funding, an increase of 1.6 per cent that includes $715 billion for the Defence Department.

The F-15EX is now called Eagle II
Air

The F-15EX is now called Eagle II

The U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) newest F-15EX variant is renamed Eagle II, the service announced Wednesday.

U.S. Bombers Conduct Aegean Sea Mission
Air Regional / Strategy

U.S. Bombers Conduct Aegean Sea Mission

Two U.S. B-1 Lancer bombers stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota conducted overflight missions in the Aegean Sea.

NASA Invites to Watch Maiden Flight Mars Helicopter Online
Space

NASA Invites to Watch Maiden Flight Mars Helicopter Online

NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11th, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet.

USAF failed at First ARRW Attempt
Air Weapon / Missile

USAF failed at First ARRW Attempt

USAF stated that the first booster flight test (BTF-1) of the Air Force’s AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) failed on April 5th.

Drone Launched another Drone
Air Unmanned Systems

Drone Launched another Drone

The USAF announced that the Valkyrie UAV launched another drone. The AFRL conducted its sixth test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie drone on March 26th.

Boeing to produce 11 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft
Navy / Maritime Air

Boeing to produce 11 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The U.S. Navy awarded Boeing a $1.6 billion production contract for the next 11 P 8A Poseidon aircraft. Nine aircraft will join the U.S. Navy fleet, and two will go to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The contract brings the total number of U.S. Navy P-8A aircraft under contract to 128 and the RAAF total to 14.

US ship with a French name for Greek Navy
Navy / Maritime

US ship with a French name for Greek Navy

According to the Naval Analyses, the Greek government wants to build US Lockheed Martin frigates in France.

Ingenuity Prepares for Maiden Flight
Space

Ingenuity Prepares for Maiden Flight

NASA plans the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to attempt at a powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. The flight is not expected before April 8th.