Tag: Aerospace/Defense
6 months ago
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U.S.-Led Yemen Strikes Heighten Risk of Broader Middle East Conflict

Iran-backed Houthi rebels warn they will retaliate, pledge to continue attacks on shipping

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8 months ago
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Ukraine War Slips Toward Violent Stalemate

Ukrainian and Russian offensives are struggling for a major breakthrough against strong defensive lines

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9 months ago
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This Russian Suicide Drone Is Blunting Ukraine’s Advance

Russia is catching up to Ukraine on battlefield drone use with unmanned vehicles like the Lancet and a new exploding ...

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9 months ago
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Ignoring U.S. Calls for Peace, Egypt Delivered Drones to Sudan’s Military

Bayraktar drone deliveries are latest instance of regional powers meddling in Sudan’s civil war

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10 months ago
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Strikes on Ukraine’s Infrastructure Signal Another Winter of Blackouts

Russia launched deadly air attacks across several Ukrainian cities on Thursday. The early morning strikes damaged inf...

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10 months ago
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Ukraine Says It Eliminated Advanced Russian Air-Defense System in Crimea

Latest strike to target occupied peninsula used Ukrainian-made cruise missiles, official says

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10 months ago
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A Saudi Defense Contractor Courted Russia and China. Then, Its U.S. Business Partners Fled

Failed talks between RTX and a Saudi defense firm show the kingdom’s difficulties in establishing its own military in...

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10 months ago
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Ukraine’s Drone Army Takes Bites Out of Bigger Opponent

Since the Ukrainian counteroffensive began, there’s been a dramatic increase in Ukraine’s use of cheap FPV, or first-...

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11 months ago
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Wagner Leader Prigozhin Buried in Private Ceremony Days After Jet Crash

Paramilitary chief’s family and close friends attended the ceremony, state media said

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11 months ago
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Prigozhin Is Gone, But the Causes of Russia’s Growing Instability Persist

The final two months of Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin’s life were full of speculation about his whereabouts a...

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11 months ago
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Wagner Mercenary Chief Prigozhin Dies in Russia Plane Crash

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed Wednesday after a plane he was aboard crashed northwest of Moscow, accordin...

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12 months ago
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Ukrainian Naval Drones Attack Russian Black Sea Port

Russia launched a wave of drone strikes on Ukraine’s grain storage and port infrastructure early on Wednesday. The po...

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12 months ago
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Behind Ukraine’s Deadly Drones: Putin’s Invasion and Biden’s Limits

Russia blamed Ukraine for an alleged drone attack that struck a building in Moscow’s business district. The same buil...

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about 1 year ago
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Wagner Fighters Appear to Relocate to Belarus, Prigozhin Says They Could Return to Ukraine

In a grainy video, the voice of paramilitary leader is apparently heard welcoming troops to Belarus, where he said th...

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about 1 year ago
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Ukraine Adopts Slow Approach to Counteroffensive: “Our Problem Everywhere Is the Sky”

The recent turmoil in Russia could provide an opportunity for Ukraine's battlefield forces. WSJ reporter Ian Lovett a...

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about 1 year ago
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Russia’s Putin Moves to Dismantle Wagner Paramilitary Group

The short-lived armed insurrection launched by Wagner paramilitary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin exposed cracks in Russian...

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about 1 year ago
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Russia Detained Several Senior Military Officers in Wake of Wagner Mutiny

A Kremlin spokesman said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Wagner founder Yevgeny Prigozhi...

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about 1 year ago
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Two Weeks After Wagner Revolt, Prigozhin Remains Crucial to Putin

Russian state media showed footage of a raid said to have been carried out on the mansion and offices of Yevgeny Prig...

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about 1 year ago
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Ukraine Strikes Bridge Supplying Russian Troops

The Biden administration’s decision to authorize the transfer of F-16s and provide pilot training to Ukraine could ch...

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about 1 year ago
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Ukraine’s Zelensky: We Are Ready for Counteroffensive

As Ukraine prepares to launch a counteroffensive, satellite images and videos show how Russia is strengthening its de...

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about 1 year ago
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Ukraine Used U.K. Missiles to Strike Russian-Controlled Territory, Russia Claims

Kyiv struck the eastern territory of Luhansk using British-supplied Storm Shadow air-to-ground cruise missiles, accor...

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about 1 year ago
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Russia Missiles Seek to Erode Ukraine’s Air Defense

Kyiv intercepts most missiles, but at least three people are killed in attack on civilian centers

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about 1 year ago
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The Grim Life and Brutal Death of a Wagner Recruit

A Russian prisoner struck a deal to fight for six months in Ukraine in exchange for his freedom, one of many who hope...

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over 1 year ago
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Ukraine Says Bakhmut Tactics Will Give It Advantages Elsewhere

Russian attacks across the country kill at least eight people and injure 66 others

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over 1 year ago
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Ukraine Grain Deal Is Extended; Russian Drones Downed

Eleven of 16 Iranian-made drones were shot down overnight, Kyiv officials say

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over 1 year ago
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Crowdfunded Technology Gives Ukraine an Edge on Front Lines

As the U.S. and its allies furnish Ukraine with big-ticket items, such as howitzers, precision rocket artillery and B...

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over 1 year ago
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U.S.-Saudi Tensions Ease as Concerns About Iran Grow

The Biden administration has dropped threats to retaliate against Saudi Arabia for an oil-production cut last year an...

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over 1 year ago
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The Bravery and the Recklessness of Ukraine’s Improvised Army

It has repelled the Russian invasion, but the effort is depleting its ranks

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over 1 year ago
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Zelensky Urges Ukrainians to Persevere as Putin Says Moscow Ready for Long War

Air-raid sirens sounded across Ukraine hours after President Volodymyr Zelensky made a defiant Christmas video addres...

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over 1 year ago
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Ukraine Fends Off Fresh Wave of Drone Attacks on Kyiv

A wave of drones struck Kyiv, with explosions reported in the historical center of the city, and Ukrainian defenses k...

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over 1 year ago
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Russia Launches New Drone Attacks as Partnership With Iran Deepens

The fresh attacks are an indication that Moscow has replenished its supply of Iranian-made drones, as the two countri...

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almost 2 years ago
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Russia’s Iranian Drones Pose Growing Threat to Ukraine

Tehran’s military backing highlights ties with Moscow and puts pressure on Iran’s Middle East rivals to share what th...

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almost 2 years ago
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Himars Transform the Battle for Ukraine—and Modern Warfare

The mobile, high-precision U.S. rocket system is thwarting Russia’s invasion as it revolutionizes military strategy.

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almost 2 years ago
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Russia Expands Use of Iranian Combat Drones in Ukraine

Ukraine shot down more than a dozen of the unmanned aircraft across the front lines this week. At least one got past ...

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over 2 years ago
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Israel, U.A.E. Draw Closer on Security Amid Threat From Iran, Its Allies

One year after Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a historic agreement to establish diplomatic ties for the f...

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over 2 years ago
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Russia Readies Scores of Transport Planes as Troops Pour Into Kazakhstan

Moscow said it had prepared more than 75 aircraft to allow for continuous deployment of forces into the country to he...

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over 2 years ago
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The Military’s New Challenge: Defeating Cheap Hobbyist Drones

Small armed devices, often bought for a few hundred dollars online, are a big battlefield problem for the U.S. milita...

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over 2 years ago
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France’s Macron Is First Major Western Leader to Visit Saudi Arabia Since Khashoggi Killing

French President Emmanuel Macron traveled to Saudi Arabia to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has been larg...

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over 2 years ago
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Australia to Beef Up High-Tech Prowess After Security Pact With U.S.

Australia will strengthen its capabilities technologies that could be used to counter threats from China, providing m...

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