On May 5th, the British defense secretary Ben Wallace told the House of Commons that the UK had broken a long-standing taboo by transferring "a number" of Storm Shadow air-launched cruise missiles to Ukraine.
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The Russia-Ukraine war that unfolded in 2022 and 2023 was a significant conflict that highlighted the latest advancements in military technology. Notable components of this conflict included the use of aircraft, missiles, logistics, and cyber warfare, each playing a pivotal role in shaping the battlefield. This article will provide an in-depth look at these technologies and their implications on modern warfare.
Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has released footage of its Typhoon remote controlled weapons station, which is capable of downing small drones. The demonstration was conducted last month ahead of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) and the Naval Defense Exhibition (NAVDEX) in the United Arab Emirates. The Typhoon Mk-30c and the 25mm Typhoon variant are in service with several navies around the world, including the US Navy. However, the new counter-drone capability adds to the types of missions the gun can perform.
This video on YouTube goes through 15 insane future tech weapons. Not all will see mass production but they are still interesting to learn about.
With AI getting a lot of attention these days, the nations of the world have urged caution and responsibility with using AI in the military. We are not at Terminator levels of scariness (yet) and hopefully with some common sense we never will be.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Saturday that an “unidentified object” was shot down by a US fighter jet in Canadian airspace, on his orders. Trudeau took to Twitter to confirm the take-down and stated that the object was shot down over the Yukon.
SpaceX has taken steps to limit Ukraine's use of its satellite internet service Starlink for military purposes. The tech giant has provided thousands of Starlink dishes to Ukraine to help connect people to the internet after Russia closed down local services. However, reports indicate that Kyiv has been using the technology to control drones and target Russian positions, which goes against SpaceX's policies.
China's spy balloon was shot down off the east coast of the United States in the Myrtle Beach area, reported multiple news outlets today.