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Pirates attack shipping off Guinea

An Antigua & Barbuda-flagged dry cargo vessel belonging to Germany’s Jens und Waller was boarded and robbed by pirates whilst in the Conakry anchorage, Guinea, 18 nautical miles south of the city, according to maritime security specialists Ambrey. Three pirates...

White Phosphor and Green Phosphor Night Vision

White Phosphor The introduction of white phosphor image intensification tubes in night vision goggles is the first technological breakthrough in aviation goggles since the introduction of Generation III goggles. White phosphor night vision goggles produce a greyscale...

New swap loading systems, tractor-trailers and recovery vehicles needed

The Dutch Ministery of Defence will buy 600 swap loading systems, 100 tractor-trailer combinations in three main variants and 85 wheeled recovery vehicles. That is the conclusion after a research phase of the 'Defence-wide Replacement of Swap Loading Systems,...
Russia training drone hobbyists to fight in Ukraine

Russia training drone hobbyists to fight in Ukraine

The effort to replenish depleted Russian forces blurs the line between civilians and military combatantsRussia’s heavy losses in Ukraine have forced it to send conscripts and convicts to the front lines. A new center in occupied Ukraine is training Russian military...

Russia more reliant on China?

Russia more reliant on China?

Despite Putin’s imperial dreams, in the last six months China has increasingly dictated the direction of the partnership and squeezed more concessions from the Russians.Just before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Sino-Russian...

Russia is ‘About to Run Out of Steam,’ MI6 Chief Says

Russia is ‘About to Run Out of Steam,’ MI6 Chief Says

America’s internal division is reducing its international influence, China is not 10 feet tall, Iran doesn’t really want a nuclear deal, and Russia is “about to run out of steam” in Ukraine, said Britain’s spy chief in a rare and frank interview about global threats...

Body armour test results

Body armour test results

Our life saving NIJ Level IV body armour plates have also passed the rigorous level 5 test performed by The Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defense University of Ukraine. The accepted standard is that the body armour plate should stop 1 armour piercing bullet, our plates...

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