Tag: Aerospace&Defense

Nobody Likes JetBlue’s Deal For Spirit. What If It Works?

A JetBlue A320 passes a Spirit A320 as it taxis at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport … [+] on July 7. (Photo by Wilfredo Lee) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved Wall Street has never liked JetBlue. It forced out two CEOs, primarily because they offered passengers too much comfort for too little money. […]

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A Russian Mountain Brigade Is Having A Hard Time In Mountainless Southern Ukraine

49th Mountain MRB MT-LBs during training in late 2021. Photo via social media Elements of the Russian army’s 34th Independent Mountain Motor Rifle Brigade reportedly were on the rail bridge across the Dnipro River on the southern edge of Kherson, in southern Ukraine, when Ukrainian artillery struck the bridge on or around Thursday. It’s hard […]

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In Southern Ukraine, Kyiv’s Artillery Drops Bridges And Isolates A Whole Russian Army

Russian supply dumps burn near Kherson. Photo via social media The 49th Combined Arms Army is the main Russian force in southern Ukraine’s Kherson Oblast. That makes it the Ukrainian army’s main target as the Ukrainians put more weight behind their counteroffensive in Kherson. The Ukrainian army in recent days systematically has cut off the […]

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After Five Months, The Russians Finally Managed To Destroy Some Ukrainian Drone Equipment

A Ukrainian TB-2. Ground control stations are visible in the background. Photo via Wikimedia Commons In five months of hard fighting, Russian forces shot down at least 12 of Ukraine’s Turkish-made Bayraktar TB-2 drones. But they didn’t succeed in targeting the ground stations that are necessary for the TB-2’s operations—until now. On Thursday, a video […]

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How Unmanned Warships Might Provide A New Paradigm For Naval Shipbuilding

The U.S. Navy is operating or developing nearly a dozen different unmanned sea vehicles for use in maritime security operations. Some of the vehicles operate on the ocean’s surface, and others beneath it. Some are no bigger than torpedoes and must be launched by larger vessels, while others are autonomous, robotic warships. Pursuit of unmanned […]

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