UK unveils $5.7 billion military drone strategy inspired by Ukrainian conflict Insights

UK unveils $5.7 billion military drone strategy inspired by Ukrainian conflict Insights

In an ambitious move to solidify its position as a global leader in military technology, the United Kingdom has unveiled a comprehensive military drone strategy, underpinned…

In an ambitious move to solidify its position as a global leader in military technology, the United Kingdom has unveiled a comprehensive military drone strategy, underpinned by a substantial investment of $5.7 billion over the next decade. This strategic pivot is not only a response to the evolving landscape of modern warfare but also a direct consequence of the insights gained from the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The new 11-page strategy document explicitly acknowledges the lessons learned from Russia's illegal war in Ukraine, emphasizing the critical role of uncrewed technology in future conflicts. The UK's strategy focuses on the development and…

22. 02. 2024
Czech participation at the World Defense Show 2024

Czech participation at the World Defense Show 2024

The World Defense Show 2024 was held in Saudi Arabia from 4-8 February. It is an international defense industry trade fair that, in addition to showcasing the latest…

21. 02. 2024
Czech TITUS 6x6 armoured vehicles are now also part of the Multinational Battle Group Slovakia

Czech TITUS 6x6 armoured vehicles are now also part of the Multinational Battle Group Slovakia

The Multinational Battle Group Slovakia (MN BG SVK), which was established in the spring of 2022 as part of the effort to strengthen the eastern wing of the North…

20. 02. 2024
February 19th 1945: The day when began Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19th 1945: The day when began Battle of Iwo Jima

The Battle of Iwo Jima was a pivotal conflict during World War II between the United States and the Empire of Japan. It took place over five weeks, from February 19 to…

19. 02. 2024
Denmark donate its all artillery systems to Ukraine

Denmark donate its all artillery systems to Ukraine

In a significant move demonstrating support for Ukraine amidst its ongoing conflict, Denmark's Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, announced that the country will donate its entire artillery…

18. 02. 2024
The looming threath: Russia’s alleged anti-satellite nuclear ambitions in space

The looming threath: Russia’s alleged anti-satellite nuclear ambitions in space

In a revelation that could recalibrate the dynamics of international security and space warfare, U.S. intelligence officials are reportedly concerned about Russia’s aspirations…

17. 02. 2024
The French VBCI wheeled IFV – a proven and solid armored vehicle with export difficulties

The French VBCI wheeled IFV – a proven and solid armored vehicle with export difficulties

What was to become the VBCI, the French wheeled infantry fighting vehicle, could have been a multinational project. At the end of April 1998, it was announced that the ARTEC…

16. 02. 2024
General Jiří Šedivý: What to expect in the coming months in Ukraine

General Jiří Šedivý: What to expect in the coming months in Ukraine

Former Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces Jiří Šedivý provides a detailed analysis of the political-security environment that influences the shape…

15. 02. 2024
Is the Alliance deterrence strategy still credible?

Is the Alliance deterrence strategy still credible?

The deterioration of the global security situation and the increase in conflicts that affect global development may point to the fact that it is worthwhile for our adversaries…

14. 02. 2024
The end of an era: Davis-Monthan Air Force base retires A-10 Fleet

The end of an era: Davis-Monthan Air Force base retires A-10 Fleet

In a move that marks the end of an era for the venerable A-10 Warthog, the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona has begun the process of retiring its fleet. The initial phase…

13. 02. 2024
U.S. Patriot systems in the Slovak Defence Ministry's spotlight

U.S. Patriot systems in the Slovak Defence Ministry's spotlight

Slovakia has for long been dealing with a lack of air defence capabilities. After donating its only S-300 PMU system and parts of 2K12 KUB sets to the Ukraine, allies have stepped…

12. 02. 2024
The dual-edged sword: Starlink's role in the Ukraine conflict

The dual-edged sword: Starlink's role in the Ukraine conflict

In a twist of events that underscores the complexities of modern warfare, SpaceX's Starlink satellite devices, initially lauded for their crucial support to Ukraine, now seem…

11. 02. 2024