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Ukraine Shoots Down Russian Tu-22M3 Bomber
Air

Ukraine Shoots Down Russian Tu-22M3 Bomber

Russia has experienced another significant aircraft loss against the Ukrainian air defence systems with the downing of a Tu-22M3 strategic bomber.

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.

Russia Deploys Mechanised C-UAS Units
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Russia Deploys Mechanised C-UAS Units

Russian MoD announced the deployment of newly formed mechanised C-UAS units to defend others from UAV threats in Ukraine.

Russian Warships Show Flag at Red Sea
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Russian Warships Show Flag at Red Sea

Russian frigate paid a port visit to Eritrea, triggering concerns about Russia deploying its naval fleet in the Red Sea to counter U.S.-led naval presence.

Russia Delays the Delivery of two S-400 to India
Weapon / Missile

Russia Delays the Delivery of two S-400 to India

Russia would postpone the delivery of S-400 Air Defence Systems to India because of the current war between Russia and Ukraine.

Congress Approves New Defence Budget
Country

Congress Approves New Defence Budget

Congress has approved the new defence budget worth $825 billion, larger than what was predicted in 2023.

Argentina Reaches Second-Hand F-16s for US$650 Million
Air

Argentina Reaches Second-Hand F-16s for US$650 Million

Argentina purchased 24 second-hand Danish F-16A/B MLUs with AMRAAM and Sidewinder missiles for US$650 million.

Czech Air Force retires Mi-35s and hands over to Ukraine
Air

Czech Air Force retires Mi-35s and hands over to Ukraine

The Czech Air Force retired its Mi-35 attack/assault helicopter fleet. The last two Mi-35s, numbers 3365 and 3366, were delivered to Ukraine on March 21.

Terror Attack at Moskow, ISIS Claims Responsibility
Homeland Security

Terror Attack at Moskow, ISIS Claims Responsibility

Four gunmen attacked a concert venue complex, killing at least 60 people and injuring 145 where ISIS claimed responsibility.

Russia Claims Using Thermobaric Weapon in Ukraine
Weapon / Missile

Russia Claims Using Thermobaric Weapon in Ukraine

Russia says it killed almost 300 Ukrainian soldiers with a thermobaric bomb, which Ukraine calls nonsense.

Stoltenberg Supports Turkiye’s Efforts in Defence Industry
Regional / Strategy

Stoltenberg Supports Turkiye’s Efforts in Defence Industry

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes the Turkish defence industry to invest in new high and advanced capabilities.

Russia Starts T-14 Armata MBT Serial Production
Land

Russia Starts T-14 Armata MBT Serial Production

Russia has started the serial production of the T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank (MBT), which might be deployed in the war in Ukraine in the future.

German Chancellor Receives Backlash From the U.K.
Defence Politics Bilateral Relations

German Chancellor Receives Backlash From the U.K.

Olaf Scholz received backlash from U.K. officials for revealing sensitive information regarding the support to Ukraine.

France Might Change Policy for Artillery Shells
Defence Politics

France Might Change Policy for Artillery Shells

Previously objecting to acquiring artillery shells from non-EU states, France signals a change in EU-centred policy.