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U.S. Provides emergency FMS HIMARS to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Provides emergency FMS HIMARS to Ukraine

Ukraine, funded by Germany, acquires three HIMARS under emergency Foreign Military Sale for an estimated cost of $30 million.

Ukraine Prepares for Unmanned Systems Forces
Unmanned Systems

Ukraine Prepares for Unmanned Systems Forces

Following its rapid gain of experience with unmanned systems during the war, Ukraine is preparing to form an Unmanned Systems Force.

Iran Reveals Specifications of Shaheed-238 Kamikaze UAV
Unmanned Systems

Iran Reveals Specifications of Shaheed-238 Kamikaze UAV

Technical specifications of Iran’s turbojet-powered Shaheed-238 kamikaze UAV have surfaced in local Iranian media.

Russian Helicopter Engages Ukrainian USV Carrying Missiles
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Russian Helicopter Engages Ukrainian USV Carrying Missiles

Footage of a Russian Ka-29-armed helicopter engaging a Ukrainian USV carrying an R-73 infrared-guided air-to-air missile was shared on social media.

Turkiye will not transfer the S-400 Triumf to any country
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Turkiye will not transfer the S-400 Triumf to any country

Turkish Defence Minister Yasar Guler confirmed that Ankara has no plans to transfer the S-400 air defence missile system to any other country.

UK Reveals that Italy Provides Ukraine Storm Shadows
Weapon / Missile

UK Reveals that Italy Provides Ukraine Storm Shadows

British Defence Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed that Italy had provided Ukraine with long-range Storm Shadow cruise missiles.

Lithuania Hands over M577 APC and L-39ZA Aircraft to Ukraine
Land Air

Lithuania Hands over M577 APC and L-39ZA Aircraft to Ukraine

Ukraine announced that Lithuania has handed over M577 armored personnel carriers and L-39ZA aircraft.

Turkiye Withdrew From the CFE
Regional / Strategy

Turkiye Withdrew From the CFE

Turkiye withdrew from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), where Russia withdrew in 2023.

EU Allocates €5 Billion to Support Ukraine Militarily
Regional / Strategy

EU Allocates €5 Billion to Support Ukraine Militarily

The EU Council increased the financial ceiling of the European Peace Facility (EPF) by €5 billion for Ukraine and established the Ukraine Assistance Fund (UAF).

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece
Land

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece

An American cargo ship, Leroy A. Mendonica, unloaded Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and Abrams tanks in northern Greece.

Canada may Donate Decommissioned CRV7 Rockets to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Canada may Donate Decommissioned CRV7 Rockets to Ukraine

According to the CBC channel, Ottawa may donate CRV7 air-to-ground attack rockets that are slated for disposal to Ukraine.

NATO’s Largest Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 Starts
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

NATO’s Largest Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 Starts

NATO’s largest exercise in decades began on Wednesday, with the departure of the dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) from Norfolk, Virginia, the U.S.

Turkish Parliament Ratifies Sweden’s membership to NATO
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Turkish Parliament Ratifies Sweden’s membership to NATO

The Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM) voted for Sweden’s NATO accession protocol. The approval is expected to give a path to new F-16 negotiations.

Lost and Found: Does HAMAS Use Javelin Sent to Ukraine?
Analysis

Lost and Found: Does HAMAS Use Javelin Sent to Ukraine?

U.S. watchdog states that $1 billion worth of weapons sent to Ukraine was not adequately tracked. Did they reappear on the battlefield in Israel?