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Russian Claims to New Powerful Laser Are Unfounded, Experts Say

US officials advise that Moscow’s claim to have recently unveiled a powerful prototype for a new laser weapon that can attack satellites and drones—and is currently being used in Ukraine—is not one that should warrant immediate... More of this article »

Four Ukrainian Su-24, One Su-27 Aircrafts Besides 19 Drones Shot Down in a Day: Russian MoD

The Russian Ministry of Defense has claimed that it downed five Ukrainian planes including four Su-24s and a Su-27 over the Chernihiv and Donetsk regions in a single day. “Aircraft and air defense systems of the Russian Aerospace... More of this article »

Ukrainian Forces Need 500 Stinger, Javelin Missiles a Day

Ukraine has a requirement of over 500 Stinger anti-aircraft and Javelin Anti-tank missiles a day to keep on top of Russian forces trying to capture its cities. According to several Ukrainian media reports, a request has been made to... More of this article »

German States Outlaw Public Display of Russia’s Symbolic “Z” War Symbol

Two German states — Lower Saxony and Bavaria –have outlawed public displays of the “Z” symbol used by the Russians in their invasion of Ukraine. Anyone who brandishes the symbol at demonstrations or paints it... More of this article »

Russia Claims to Have Destroyed 821 Ukrainian ‘Military Objects’

Russian Forces have destroyed 821 ‘military objects and infrastructure’ belonging to Ukraine, ever since the war against its western neighbor began on February 24. Major General Igor Konashenkov, spokesperson for the Russian Ministry... More of this article »
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Russia to Focus on Taking Donbass after Month-long War with Ukraine

The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has asserted that the main tasks of the first stage of the combat operation in Ukraine have been completed. The first stage involved weakening the combat potential of the Ukrainian Army. The... More of this article »

Russian Precision-Guided Missiles Hit Ukraine’s Military Facilities in Donbass

High-precision weapons fired from Russian warplanes and ships hit Ukrainian military facilities in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions on Tuesday. “On March 22, air and sea-based high-precision long-range weapons were launched against... More of this article »
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Russian Soldier Surrenders, Hands Over Tank to Ukrainian Army for $10,000 Reward

A Russian armored corps member has surrendered to the Ukrainian Army and handed over his fully operable tank for a $10,000 reward, food and the promise of Ukrainian citizenship.  The soldier saw a text message broadcast by the Ukrainain... More of this article »

Russia Launches a Record 70 missiles at Ukraine in One day, Many Miss Target

Russia fired a record 70 missiles on targets across Ukraine, on March 26 with only a few of them hitting the intended target. “On March 26, Russia fired a record number of missiles on the territory of Ukraine,” The Insider reported... More of this article »

Buk-MK3 Air Defense System Destroys 2 Ukrainian Su-25 Jets: Russian MoD

Two Ukrainian Air Force Su-25 fighters were shot down by Russia’s Buk-M3 air defense system in the Chernihiv region. The standard operative procedure for an air defense system is to fire at a target and then move to change position.... More of this article »

Libya’s Khalifa Haftar to Fight Alongside Russia: Ukraine Claims

Ukraine’s defense ministry claimed that the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by renegade commander Khalifa Haftar will send mercenaries to Russia to assist the Russian Army in its ‘special military operation’ in Kyiv. In a statement,... More of this article »
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Hypersonic Missile Reached Ukrainian Target 1000 Kms Away In 10 Minutes

Russian hypersonic missile ‘Kinzhal’ took a mere 10 minutes from its launch 1000 kms away to reach and destroy a Ukrainian underground storage facility for air-launched weapons and Tochka-U surface-to-surface missiles. The storage... More of this article »

Russia’s Mi-24 Survives Ukrainian Stinger Missile Hit Launched Just 800M Away

A Russian Mi-24 helicopter survived a direct hit from a Stinger missile fired by Ukrainian troops just 800m away. The aircraft was escorting Mi-8 helicopters as they landed at a Ukrainian airfield in the Dnipro region when the incident... More of this article »

Russian Missiles Attack Foreign Mercenaries’ Training Ground in Ukraine, 80 Killed: Kremlin

The Russian Ministry of Defense claimed to have attacked a training center for foreign mercenaries in Ukraine’s Rivno region with its high-precision air-launched cruise missiles, killing 80 people. In a regular press briefing Monday,... More of this article »
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Russian Hypersonic Missile Incapacitated Underground Bunker Designed to Store Nuclear Weapons

Russia’s first ever use in battle of its hypersonic missile called ‘Kinzal’ (Dagger in Russian) on March 19 was intended to incapacitate a Soviet era bunker located several meters underground which was being used... More of this article »

Russia Attacks Ukraine with Hypersonic Missiles for Second Straight Day

Russia destroyed a fuel depot in southern Ukraine by using a Kinzal hypersonic missile in addition to a Kalibr cruise missile marking the use of its most powerful weapon for the second straight day. “From the waters of the Caspian... More of this article »

American V-22 Osprey Aircraft Crashes in Norway, 4 Crew Members Dead

A U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed during a training mission in Arctic Norway with 4 crew members confirmed dead. The aircraft was on a training mission in connection with the NATO exercise Cold Response, Norwegian... More of this article »
Image for Ukrainian Defenders Push Back Russian troops 70 Km from Kyiv

Ukrainian Defenders Push Back Russian troops 70 Km from Kyiv

Ukrainian Army and local militia have pushed Russian troops some 70 Kms from the capital Kyiv, forcing them into retreat for the first time since the beginning of the war on February 24.. According to Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, spokesperson... More of this article »

Russia Destroys Ukrainian Target with Hypersonic Missile

In the first ever use of a hypersonic weapon in battle, Russian forces destroyed a large underground weapons depot in Ukraine by firing a Kh-47M2 Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic aero-ballistic air-to-ground missile at it. Russian defense... More of this article »
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Ukrainian Forces Shoot Down Russian Cruise Missiles for First Time

Ukrainian Air Defense forces claim to have shot down 5 Russian cruise missiles, presumed to be the highly agile and long range KH-555  for the first time since the war began. Serhii Borzov, head of the Vinnytsia regional military... More of this article »
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Three U.S. Instructors Killed by Pro-Russian Donetsk Militia

Three U.S. instructors were reportedly killed by pro-Russian Donetsk militia today. “Three instructors from the United States were killed during the liberation of the settlement of Marinka,” Russia’s official Pravda reported... More of this article »

U.S. Approves Sale of Ballistic Missile Defense Radar, C2BMC Systems for $700 Million to UK

The United Kingdom has received the nod from the U.S. State Department for the procurement of Ballistic Missile Defense Radar (BMDR), Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC). The British government seeks to... More of this article »
Image for Biden Orders Transfer of 100 Drones, 800 Stinger, 2,000 Javelin Missile Systems to Ukraine

Biden Orders Transfer of 100 Drones, 800 Stinger, 2,000 Javelin Missile Systems to Ukraine

US President Joe Biden last night ordered the transfer of 800 Stinger anti-aircraft systems, 2,000 Javelin anti-tank guided missiles, 1,000 light anti-armor weapons and 6,000 AT-4 anti-armor systems. This brings the total of new U.S.... More of this article »

Pilot Dies in Leonardo M-346 Trainer Aircraft Crash

One of the two pilots onboard Italy’s Leonardo M-346 trainer jet died when their aircraft crashed in the country’s North on Wednesday. In a statement, Leonardo said the incident took place at approximately 12:00 PM. The ill-fated... More of this article »

Chinese Navy Receives Second Upgraded Sovremenny-class Destroyer

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy put the upgraded Sovremenny-class destroyer Fuzhou to active service recently. Distinguishable by its hull number 137, the Fuzhou featured in a series of drills recently organized... More of this article »
Image for Ukrainian Air Defense Downs two Russian Su-30 SM Fighter Jets, Pilots Eject

Ukrainian Air Defense Downs two Russian Su-30 SM Fighter Jets, Pilots Eject

Ukrainian air defense systems shot down two Russian Su-30SM aircraft in the country’s south on Wednesday evening. “A pair of fighter jets manned by the occupation forces attempted to attack a village in Odess region. The... More of this article »

Russia Destroys Ukrainian Command Post that Received Data from NATO AWACS

A Russian precision-guided missile struck a command post of the Ukrainian Air Force in Vinnitsa that was receiving intelligence from NATO’s E-3A AWACS- Airborne Warning And Control System- aircraft . “On the morning of... More of this article »
Image for Ukraine Shoots Down Russia’s Israel-Origin Surveillance UAV That Entered Polish Airspace

Ukraine Shoots Down Russia’s Israel-Origin Surveillance UAV That Entered Polish Airspace

Ukraine’s military has claimed that a Russian surveillance drone crossed into Polish airspace before reentering Ukrainian airspace, where it was shot down. The destroyed Russian drone is believed to be Forpost UAV, a license-produced... More of this article »
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China’s Most Powerful Fighter Jet Engine ‘WS-15’ Improved and Optimized After Recent Tests

China’s most powerful fighter engine to date, the WS-15 meant for the J-20 heavy stealth jet, has exhibited super-cruise and super-maneuverability in recent tests. With the tests, all parameters of the WS-15 have been further... More of this article »
Image for So far, 900 Russian Long-Range Missiles Pounded Ukraine Cities: U.S. Official

So far, 900 Russian Long-Range Missiles Pounded Ukraine Cities: U.S. Official

A senior Defense Department official revealed during a briefing at the Pentagon that the Russians launched more than 900 missiles of various types and sizes at Ukraine since the start of the war. “What we’re seeing on... More of this article »
Image for Russian Pilot Lands Su-25 Jet Safely after Being Hit by Ukrainian Missile

Russian Pilot Lands Su-25 Jet Safely after Being Hit by Ukrainian Missile

A Russian pilot managed to fly his Sukhoi Su-25 fighter to the base and safely landed it, despite being hit by a Ukrainian missile. “While performing a combat mission in Ukraine, the Su-25 was hit by a missile fired from the ground... More of this article »
Image for Latvia Confirms Interest in Acquiring Turkey’s Bayraktar TB2 Drones

Latvia Confirms Interest in Acquiring Turkey’s Bayraktar TB2 Drones

Latvian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Artis Pabriks has confirmed the country’s interest in buying Bayraktar TB2 combat drones from Turkey, which have been used on battlefields in Syria, Libya, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia,... More of this article »

Russian Troops Kill top Ukrainian Semiconductor Scientist

Russian troops have shot Vasyl Kladko, an experimental physicist and Deputy Director of the V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Vorzel in the Kyiv region. It is unclear... More of this article »

Russian Troops Kill top Ukrainian Semiconductor Scientist

Russian troops have shot Vasyl Kladko, an experimental physicist and Deputy Director of the V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Vorzel in the Kyiv region. It is unclear... More of this article »
Image for Nigeria’s Proforce to Supply Armored Vehicles to Belarus

Nigeria’s Proforce to Supply Armored Vehicles to Belarus

Nigerian company Proforce has reportedly signed a contract with Belarus for the delivery of defense equipment, possibly, armored vehicles. “With the Proforce deal stamped, Belarus is set to become the first country in Europe... More of this article »
Image for Ukrainian Mines Blockade 50 Foreign Ships in the Azov and Black Seas

Ukrainian Mines Blockade 50 Foreign Ships in the Azov and Black Seas

Russia has claimed that Ukraine has blocked the movement of 50 foreign ships in the Azov and Black Seas. “Over 6,900 citizens from 16 foreign countries, as well as the crews of more than 50 foreign ships, which are blocked in seaports... More of this article »

US Army Executes Ground Manoeuvers with Long Range Hypersonic Weapon System

Using the first prototype Long Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) System, US Army’s Bravo Battery Soldiers executed ground movement, round transfers, and established firing capability at Joint Base Lewis McChord Feb. 22-24. Bravo... More of this article »
Image for Ukrainian Project Studied Using Migratory Birds to Spread H5N1 Influenza: Russia Claims

Ukrainian Project Studied Using Migratory Birds to Spread H5N1 Influenza: Russia Claims

A U.S. funded, Ukrainian biological project named UP-4 studied the spread of infections through migratory birds, including highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza and Newcastle disease. In addition, experiments were carried out with samples... More of this article »
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Russian Missile Attack on Ukrainian Military Academy Kills 180 “Foreign Mercenaries”

In perhaps the single deadliest attack on Ukraine so far, Russian Forces today struck at the beseiged country’s Yavorovsky military training ground killing some 180 “foreign mercenaries. “Ukrainian Defense ministry... More of this article »
Image for Syrian Volunteers en masse Sign up to Fight for Russia in Ukraine

Syrian Volunteers en masse Sign up to Fight for Russia in Ukraine

Thousands of Syrians wearing camouflage uniforms and holding weapons in their hands have sided with the Russian troops as they take on Ukraine. Rallies are taking place in support of Moscow all over Syria. Soldiers can be seen holding... More of this article »
Image for Russian Forces Intercept 4 Bayraktar TB-2 Drones, 1 Missile While in Flight

Russian Forces Intercept 4 Bayraktar TB-2 Drones, 1 Missile While in Flight

Russian Forces brought down 4 Bayraktar TB-2 drones besides a Tochka-U tactical missile, while they were in flight. The equipment used in this offensive action was not specified during a Russian MoD briefing this morning. “During... More of this article »

War Destroying Ukraine’s Military Manufacturing Capability

The war with Russia will undeniably hit Ukraine’s defense manufacturing and procurement projects with foreign countries. In addition, Ukraine which has emerged as an alternative to sanctions-hit Russia for the repair and modernization... More of this article »
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Foreign company to Donate 6 AN-158 aircraft to Ukrainian Air Force

A foreign company has approached Ukraine’s state-owned Ukroboronprom to provide the country’s Air Force with six Antonov AN-158 twin-engine passenger aircraft. The company and country to which it belongs has not been identified. Although... More of this article »
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Russia to Hand Over Western Weapons seized in Ukraine to Donetsk and Lugansk Militias

Russian President Vladimir Putin has okayed handing over Western-made weapons such as Javelin and Stinger ant-tank missiles seized from the Ukrainian Army to the militias of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. “As... More of this article »

China Commissions Two New Type 052D Destroyers

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has reportedly commissioned two new Type 052D Destroyers. The destroyers are to be named the Zhanjiang and the Jiaozuo, Chinese military reported Tuesday. After the decommissioning... More of this article »
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Russia Threatens to Nationalize Foreign Companies that Ceased Operations over Ukraine War

The “Public Consumer Initiative” has sent a list of foreign companies that could be nationalized in the future to the Russian government and country’s Prosecutor General’s Office. A host of foreign companies including McDonald’s,... More of this article »

Ukraine Offers $1Million Reward to Russians for ‘Stealing’ Combat Aircraft

Ukraine’s state-owned arms manufacturer, Ukroboronprom has offered Russian military personnel a reward of US$1 Million for stealing combat aircraft from the Russian Air Force and $500,000 for bringing in helicopters. “We... More of this article »
Image for China Joins Western Sanctions on Russia, Refuses to Supply Aircraft Parts

China Joins Western Sanctions on Russia, Refuses to Supply Aircraft Parts

China has joined western sanctions against Russia by denying to supply parts for its commercial aircraft. Valery Kudinov, head of the Airworthiness Maintenance Department of Rosaviatsiya aircraft announced China’s refusal to... More of this article »
Image for U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Lists Details of ‘Biological Threat Reduction Program’ in the Country

U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Lists Details of ‘Biological Threat Reduction Program’ in the Country

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has listed all details of its biological threat reduction program in the country that is currently fighting the Russian forces. The American government says the program aims to “counter the threat of... More of this article »
Image for Kyiv Takes Control of Russian Pantsir Missile System, Destroys Su-25 Jet; Russia Claims 1 Ukrainian MiG-29, 3 Bayraktar TB2 Drones

Kyiv Takes Control of Russian Pantsir Missile System, Destroys Su-25 Jet; Russia Claims 1 Ukrainian MiG-29, 3 Bayraktar TB2 Drones

The Ukrainian military says it destroyed a Russian Iskander-M missile system and a Su-25 jet, while Moscow claimed it knocked down several Ukrainian aircraft. An official Ukrainian military statement said the Su-25 was shot down at... More of this article »