Category Archives: Military

Putin Warns of ‘Lethal’ Strikes at Russian Warship Parade

President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia’s navy was capable of delivering lethal strikes against underwater and aerial enemy targets during a parade of warships in the port city of St. Petersburg. The Russian leader’s boast comes days after military officials announced tests of advanced new weapons, some of which come from an arsenal Putin has described as “invincible.” “The

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Russia unveils new ‘Checkmate’ stealth fighter jet at air show

21 July 2021 – By Brie Stimson | Fox News The Kremlin has made modernization of the country’s arsenals a key priority amid tensions with the West that followed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. It is expected to be airworthy by 2023 and the country plans to produce 300 of the fighters over 15 years starting in 2026, according to

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US still Ukraine’s greatest military backer but more can be done

By Illia Ponomarenko. Ukraine has spent more than seven years defending Russia’s aggression. The United States has been its best friend throughout. Since 2014, Washington has spent nearly $2.5 billion to provide Ukraine’s military with everything from secure radio sets to tank killers and even warships. Despite the leadership changes in the White House and the work of pro-Russian lobbyists, Ukraine

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Lockheed Martin to offer new and used F-16 Vipers to Ukraine

Lockheed Martin is ready to offer Ukraine the F-16 Viper, the latest version of its best-seller, to compete in the “Air Force Vision 2035” tender. The information was unveiled during the Weapons and Security 2021 exhibition, organized in Kyiv, between June 15 and 18, 2021. The US manufacturer would offer new and used F-16s, all upgraded to the latest Block

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White House freezes Ukraine military aid package: report

18 June, 2021 – By Thomas Barrabi | Fox News The package is valued at as much as $100 million. The White House has placed a temporary hold on a military aid package for Ukraine that included an arsenal of lethal weapons, according to a report Friday. The package is valued at as much as $100 million and could have included an assortment of weaponry, including

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Pentagon Announces $150 Million In Military Aid For Ukraine

By RFE/RL | June 11, 2021 This article was originally published June 11, 2021, on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.  The U.S. Defense Department announced on June 11 a new military assistance package for Ukraine. The Pentagon said the $150 million package would “enhance the lethality, command and control, and situational awareness” of Ukrainian forces. The “defensive lethal assistance” includes counter-artillery

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US slams Russian plan to block Black Sea amid escalating tension — manmadenews

The United States expressed its “deep concern” over Russia’s plans to block foreign naval ships The US State Department has branded as an “unprovoked escalation” reported Russian plans to block parts of the Black Sea, which could ultimately impact access to Ukrainian ports amid heightened tensions over Moscow’s military manoeuvres. The US and its European […] US slams Russian plan to

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U.S. considers more weapons shipments to Ukraine amid Russian buildup… — Hagaag.com

Natasha Bertrand and Lara SeligmanPOLITICO . Wed, April 21, 2021, 5:30 AMThe White House is weighing requests from Kyiv to send additional weaponry to Ukraine as it faces the biggest military buildup of Russian forces on its border in nearly a decade. Consideration of the request is in its early stages, according to people briefed […] U.S. considers more weapons shipments

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Britain to continue training Ukrainian military – Ambassador

23:30, 16.04.21 – UNIAN UK will keep supporting the implementation of defense reform in line with NATO standards. Britain is set to continue training the Ukrainian military as part of the ongoing mission in support of the country in the face of Russian aggression. That’s according to a report by the press service of Ukraine’s defense ministry released following the meeting of

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The Kremlin’s spokesman comments on potential talks between presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden

9:57 am, April 14, 2021 Source: Meduza ‘It’s too early to talk about this meeting’ During a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, April 13, U.S. President Joe Biden proposed a summit meeting between the two leaders in the coming months, “to discuss the full range of issues facing the United States and Russia.” However, in conversation with journalists on

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Alligators’ flight: how the Russian Armed Forces practically implements information operations against Ukraine during military exercises — InformNapalm.org (English)

Against the backdrop of various military maneuvers and exercises near the borders of Ukraine, Russia continues to conduct information warfare. The purpose of Russia’s information operations is psychological pressure on Ukraine and demonstration of readiness to significantly step up the hostilities. On April 2, Russian sources, in particular, Voenny Obozrevatel popular telegram channel, affiliated with… Alligators’ flight: how the Russian Armed

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EU accuses Russia of drafting conscripts from occupied Crimea

3:15, 01.04.21 – UNIAN The Russian Federation is bound by international law, and obliged to ensure the protection of human rights on the peninsula, the EU recalls. The European Union says Russia has launched a conscription campaign in the occupied Crimea and that the move broke international law. “Today, the Russian Federation has launched yet another conscription campaign in the illegally-annexed

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Russia to Display Advanced Armata Tanks at Red Square Parade

Russia plans to display state-of-the-art Armata T-14 tanks at its World War II victory parade on Red Square this spring, its manufacturer announced Thursday. The T-14’s developers tout its next-level firepower, maneuvering and remote-control capabilities, as well as its unmanned turret and improved design for better survival prospects for its three-person crew.  The 14-wheel main battle tank will roll into

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Norway suspends sale of engine plant to Russian company

23:53, 9 March 2021 – 112UA Justice Ministry welcomes foreign investments but says there are potential risks for national security. The government of Norway has stopped the procedure of sale of Bergen Engines plant to Russia’s Transmashholding company. Reuters reported that with the reference to Norwegian Justice Ministry.  On February 4, Rolls-Royce claimed it sold the company, which was part of the plan to help the country cope

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Abkhazia scenario: Russia could deploy its troops in Donbas as “peacekeepers” – journalist

09:00, 10.03.21 – UNIAN Russia is mulling an option of mothballing the conflict along the Abkhazian model. The Kremlin could be plotting an armed provocation aiming to ultimately deploy “Russian peacekeepers” into the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, suggests Serhiy Harmash, a Ukrainian journalist and delegate to the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement, representing representative of certain areas of

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