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US Army eyes joint force solution, closer allies to win in Indo-Pacific

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe Army’s chief of staff discussed how to win in great power competition within the Indo-Pacific region Friday after he traveled there earlier this month to meet with military leaders. Indo-Pacific is currently the U.S. military’s highest-priority theater, where near-peer adversaries, China and Russia, have significant influence. “The last thing that anybody wants is some […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-eyes-joint-force-solution-closer-allies-to-win-in-indo-pacific-76129/

Swiss Army Chooses Lockheed’s Indago 3 UAS for Tactical Reconnaissance and Surveillance

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkArmasuisse contracted Lockheed Martin (LMT) for a fleet of Indago 3 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), with options for spares, training and tech support and additional systems for the Swiss Army. Indago provides aerial reconnaissance in environments unreachable by normal fixed-wing, unmanned aircraft systems. The first phase comprises manufacturing development to optimize the Indago 3’s […]https://www.defencetalk.com/swiss-army-chooses-lockheeds-indago-3-uas-for-tactical-reconnaissance-and-surveillance-76108/

Poland says US to deploy troops on eastern border

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkWashington will deploy at least 1,000 soldiers in Poland and oversee forces on NATO’s eastern flank, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said Friday after the US announced a massive troop pullout from Germany. US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday the Pentagon will be sending home about 6,400 military personnel from Germany, and move nearly […]https://www.defencetalk.com/poland-says-us-to-deploy-troops-on-eastern-border-76105/

First Ares Armoured Vehicles Delivered to the British Army

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkNamed for the ancient Greek god of war, Ares delivers a step-change in the British Army’s battlefield capability. Last week, the first six vehicles were delivered to the Household Cavalry Regiment at Bulford, Wiltshire. Ares, and the other variants in the Ajax family of armoured vehicles, will replace the Army’s Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) (CVR(T)) […]https://www.defencetalk.com/first-ares-armoured-vehicles-delivered-to-the-british-army-76081/