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BAE Systems Develops New Amphibious Combat Vehicle for U.S. Marine

ARLINGTON (BM) - BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, has been awarded a $67 million contract modification by the U.S. Marine Corps to develop new variants for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) Family of Vehicles program for enhancing battlefield situational awareness and firepower, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according

The U.S. Air Force Continues to Find Foreign Objects in Its New KC-46A Pegasus

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As the U.S. Air Force continues to find foreign objects in its new KC-46A Pegasus in-flight refueling tankers, a "fix" is months away, the branch's acquisition leader said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Space Daily. Tools, rubbish and left-over parts, including loose nuts, are still being discovered since Boeing

A Drone-Killing, Directed Laser Weapon Prototype is Now in the Hands of U.S. Marines

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Marine Corps is testing a prototype laser weapon that could be used by war fighters on the ground to counter enemy drones, learned BularianMilitary.com, according U.S. Marines statement. The Compact Laser Weapons System - or CLaWS - is the first ground-based laser approved by the Department of Defense for use by

The XQ-58A Valkyrie Successfully Completed All Test Objectives, U.S. Air Force Said

OHIO, (BM) - The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a low-cost unmanned air vehicle, successfully completed all test objectives during a 71-minute flight, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according U.S. Air Force statement.. The test marked the second successful flight for the aircraft this year. The inaugural 72-minute flight was recorded in March.

US to Russia: The Deployment of Troops in Poland Is a Defensive Action

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The agreement of US with Poland on sending 1,000 additional soldiers to the country is a defensive measure necessary for its security, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was announced by the US ambassador to Warsaw, responding to Russia's accusations that this move is aggressive, Reuters reports. Russian Deputy Foreign

The U.S. Air Force Successfully Conducted a Flight Test of a Hypersonic Missile

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted a flight test of a hypersonic missile Wednesday at Edwards Air Force Base in California, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”. The U.S.: In a War We Would Win The flight test collected data on

The U.S. Department of Defense Signed Contracts Totaling $7.6 Billion on June 14

WASHINGTON, (BM) – According official statement of U.S. DoD, the signed contracts by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on June 14, 2019 are as follows: AIR FORCE - The Boeing Co., doing business as Boeing Defense Space and Security, St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a firm-fixed-price modification (P00027) to previously awarded

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