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Pentagon Tests Ukrainian USV Kamikaze Experience in Florida
Navy / Maritime Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Pentagon Tests Ukrainian USV Kamikaze Experience in Florida

The Pentagon bought an unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), the Muskie M18, from Maritime Tactical Systems Inc. (MARTAC) to test for kamikaze missions.

Danish Frigate's Radar Fails in the Red Sea
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Danish Frigate's Radar Fails in the Red Sea

Danish Frigate hit four drones in the Red Sea, but in fact, the radar, similar to German Frigate Hessen, was malfunctioning according to Olfi publication.

US Approves More Bombs and Jets for Israel
Ammunition Bilateral Relations

US Approves More Bombs and Jets for Israel

The Biden administration authorised the transfer of billions of dollars worth of bombs and fighter jets to Israel, according to the Washington Post.

Russia Deploys Heavy Thermobaric Bombs Against Ukraine
Ammunition

Russia Deploys Heavy Thermobaric Bombs Against Ukraine

Russia has been reported to have used ODAB-1500 thermobaric bombs against Ukraine.

Russia Uses Glide Bombs to Target Ukrainian Cities
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Russia Uses Glide Bombs to Target Ukrainian Cities

Photos of a new Russian glide bomb named D-30 SN surfaced from Kharkiv city of Ukraine, showing Russia’s progress on new PGMs.

Turkiye to Export Howitzer Ammunition to U.S.
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Turkiye to Export Howitzer Ammunition to U.S.

Turkish Defence Company Arca will export 155mm howitzer ammunition and explosive materials to the U.S.

TEBER Guidance Kit Boards Bangladeshi F-7 Fighters
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

TEBER Guidance Kit Boards Bangladeshi F-7 Fighters

Bangladesh has exhibited ROKETSAN’s TEBER laser + GPS guidance kit for Mk-81 and Mk-82 GPBs, set to be used on Chinese-made F-7BGI fighter jets.

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned
Land Navy / Maritime Ammunition Bilateral Relations

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned

Belgium announced a new “package” of defence aid to Ukraine totalling 412 million euros, which included armoured vehicles and minesweepers.

French Guidance Kit Spotted on Ukrainian Fighter Jet
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French Guidance Kit Spotted on Ukrainian Fighter Jet

A French AASM-250 guidance kit has been spotted onboard a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter jet, as French President Emmanuel Macron announced in January 2024.

AKINCI UCAV Fires New Members of MAM Munitions Family
Ammunition Unmanned Systems

AKINCI UCAV Fires New Members of MAM Munitions Family

Baykar’s AKINCI UCAV has fired the TV-guided MAM-L and IIR-guided MAM-T IIR of ROKETSAN’s MAM series of munitions.

U.S. Army Increases Budget for NGSW Infantry Weapons
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Investment Country Defence Politics

U.S. Army Increases Budget for NGSW Infantry Weapons

The U.S. Army increased the Fiscal Year 2025 budget to acquire M7 rifles and M250 machine guns from $132.9 million to $367.3 million.

Barzan Presents ASELSAN’s LGK-82 as Barq
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Barzan Presents ASELSAN’s LGK-82 as Barq

Qatar’s Barzan Holding presents ASELSAN’s laser-guided munition LGK-82 at Dimdex as Barq.

Robit Brings AZAB Kamikaze UAV to DIMDEX 2024
Ammunition Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Robit Brings AZAB Kamikaze UAV to DIMDEX 2024

Robot Technology, having made its entry into the defence industry with the AZAB family of kamikaze UAVs, has taken a booth in DIMDEX 2024.

Four in a Row: F-16 Hits Targets with TOLUN SDB
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Four in a Row: F-16 Hits Targets with TOLUN SDB

In the latest test, four ASELSAN TOLUN small-diameter bombs were dropped from an F-16 fighter jet simultaneously, hitting four separate targets.