Boeing achieves significant milestone with new Laser Weapon System – Defence Blog

The world’s largest aerospace company Boeing announced that its Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS) recently completed a series of key demonstrations with the U.S. Air Force and Army. The high-energy 5kW CLWS successfully completed several demonstrations of its capabilities, validating its readiness for deployment, according to a recent company news release. Test operators used handheld, […]

Lockheed Martin’s experts details laser weapon program – Defence Blog

Lockheed Martin’s experts have revealed details of directed energy and laser weapon system programs. Directed energy and laser weapon systems are a proven solution that effectively addresses tech-driven threats with more accurate, flexible and affordable performance than offered by traditional ballistics. “They’re designed to be precise, to yield minimal collateral damage and, in essence, offer […]

Pentagon concerns spike in pro-Russian sentiment among U.S. troops – Defence Blog

The U.S. military officials have concerned the spike in pro-Russian sentiment among the households of military members. More than 1,000 U.S. adults responded between Oct. 24 and Oct. 30, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points to the second annual national defense survey conducted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation […]

U.S. Air Force celebrates 29 years of Rivet Joint deployment – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has announced that Airmen assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron recognized 29 years of continuous service in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 23, 2019. According to a recent service news release, the ceremony provided the […]

U.S. Navy’s newest warship sinks vessel in western Atlantic – Defence Blog

The U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command has confirmed that Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) sinks a vessel in the western Atlantic on November 23. A Navy news release states that USS Detroit (LCS 7) sank derelict vessel encountered during deployment to the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. Also was released footage […]

Russian Su-30 fighter jets criticized by Belarus, they want F-16 – Defence Blog

Russia has started implementing a contract on the delivery of a batch of its newest Su-30SM multirole fighter jets to Belarus, but some analysts raised concerns about costs over the entire life cycle of the aircraft, from fabrication to maintenance. The publication Lenta.ru reported Friday that a wide range of renowned experts has expressed their […]

Turkey, Libya delimitation deal raises geopolitical tensions

Turkey has signed an agreement with Libya’s internationally recognised government on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea that could affect oil and gas exploration of other countries and heighten geopolitical tensions in the volatile region. Ankara reportedly announced the accord and a deal on expanded security and military cooperation on 28 November. Cyprus Natural Hydrocarbons […]