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    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft
    Dec18

    Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov: electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft

    A cooperation agreement between Saudi Arabia and Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov will be translated on Tuesday with the launching of an electronic warfare and surveillance aircraft, which is based on the An-132 light multi-mission transport aircraft, according to Al Awsat media outlet. See also: Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov completes...

    Pentagon demands China return an ”unlawfully seized” U.S. underwater drone
    Dec17

    Pentagon demands China return an ”unlawfully seized” U.S. underwater drone

    The Pentagon is demanding that China return an ”unlawfully seized” underwater drone after a Chinese warship took the device from waters near a U.S. oceanographic vessel, CNN reports. ”We call upon China to return our UUV immediately, and to comply with all of its obligations under international law,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a...

    NATO to hold military exercises in Norway province bordering Russia
    Dec14

    NATO to hold military exercises in Norway province bordering Russia

    NATO military exercises will be held in March 2017 in the Norwegian province of Finnmark sharing borders with Russia, Ukraine Today reports citing the NRK outlet. According to the sources, upcoming drills will be the largest ones held in the province since 1967, with up to 10,000 of the Norwegian, American and British personnel engaged in...

    Website of Ukraine Defense Ministry down: cyberattack reported
    Dec13

    Website of Ukraine Defense Ministry down: cyberattack reported

    The incident is yet another one in a series of cyberattacks on the websites of Ukraine`s government bodies and earlier – a number of energy companies, Radio Svoboda reports citing the ministry`s press service. No other details were provided to the reporters, according to Radio Svoboda. As reported earlier, in early December, a number of...

    Ukraine continues testing of new missile. Video
    Dec12

    Ukraine continues testing of new missile. Video

    Footage showing tests of a new Ukrainian missile has been shared on the Internet. The relevant video was posted on the YouTube channel of Kyiv`s Luch State Design Bureau, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern. The design bureau does not indicate what type of a missile is shown on the video, however, according to the Ukrainian news portal...

    Poland kicks off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16
    Dec11

    Poland kicks off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16

    Poland kicked off international command post exercises Common Challenge-16 with the participation of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade and an air assault battalion of the Ukrainian Airmobile Forces, the military branch of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported on its website. The opening ceremony was held at...

    Ukrainian unmanned ground vehicle Phantom demonstrates its combat capabilities
    Dec11

    Ukrainian unmanned ground vehicle Phantom demonstrates its combat capabilities

    Unmanned tactical multipurpose unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) Phantom made by the State Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport, which is part of Ukraine`s state-owned defense giant Ukroboronprom, showed its combat capabilities, according to the press service of Ukroboronprom. It is noted that the demonstration took place in critical severe...

    Ukraine tests IFV Myslyvets equipped with modern remote weapon station
    Dec10

    Ukraine tests IFV Myslyvets equipped with modern remote weapon station

    State Enterprise Zhytomyr Armored Plant, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern, test-showcased a Myslyvets [Hunter] advanced digital fire control system installed on the upgraded version of the BMP-1UMD infantry fighting vehicle, according to Ukroboronprom press service. The system is able to automatically recognize and track targets and...

    U.S. Senate upholds ban on military cooperation with Russia
    Dec09

    U.S. Senate upholds ban on military cooperation with Russia

    The U.S. Senate has approved a National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, which puts a ban on Pentagon`s cooperation with Russia. Now, the only stage left for the bill to enter into force is a signature of U.S. President Barack Obama. Following suit of the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate approved the National Defense...

    U.S. Congress boosts military assistance, including lethal weapon, to Ukraine to US $350 mln
    Dec09

    U.S. Congress boosts military assistance, including lethal weapon, to Ukraine to US $350 mln

    The U.S. Congress has passed the consolidated National Defense Authorizations Act, 2017, boosting U.S. security assistance to Ukraine to US$ 350 million, according to a posting on the Facebook page of Ukraine`s Embassy in the United States. ”U.S. Senate has finalized consideration and following the House passed the consolidated National Defense...

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