Jen Judson

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:55
The US Missile Defense Agency and Israel’s Missile Defense Organization successfully demonstrated the David’s Sling Weapons System in a series of tests at Yanat Sea Range in Israel, MDA said in a statement released Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:11
The team of Lockheed Martin, MBDA Deutschland and Italy’s Leonardo submitted its complete proposal to the German government to develop the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), hoping to be on contract in early 2017.
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 07:15
The US Army’s first heel-to-toe rotational heavy armored brigade combat team (ABCT) is set to reach Europe in January as part of a US military buildup in the region to reassure allies and deter against an aggressive Russia, the service’s commander in Europe said.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 08:37
“Our [European Reassurance Initiative] ERI funds increase pretty substantially from this year to last,” Fanning told Defense News in a Sept. 27 interview. “The Army is being asked to do a lot of new things in Europe, move some force structure there, rotational, and that will be delayed in the first quarter."
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As troops from 24 nations convened last month in Poland for exercise Anakonda, meant to showcase NATO’s unity vis-à-vis Russia, some European countries successfully worked behind the scenes to soften the symbolism of ground troops maneuvering so closely to Moscow’s back yard.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Polish government intends to finalize an agreement with the US government by the end of the year to buy the Raytheon-made Patriot air-and-missile defense system, the Polish defense minister said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Due to sloppy management of an Afghan National Army vehicle-maintenance program, the cost to maintain vehicles has risen significantly and made it difficult for the ANA to carry out military operations, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko finds.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:23
The Army is preparing to send a rotational armored brigade combat team to Europe starting in February next year and decisions on how the units within the brigade will be positioned are coming this summer, the US Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said Monday. “I think decisions get made in June and July about the enhanced forward presence,” Hodges told a group of reporters after the Polish army kicked off its largest national military exercise called Anakonda.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 06:11
The first shipment of mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles (MRAP) from the U.S. has been delivered to the Egyptian military, according to the U.S. Embassy in Egypt. While the number of vehicles delivered was not stated, it is the first round of MRAPs out of 762 the U.S. plan to send to Egypt.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 06:51
Commercial officers from the U.S. embassy in Jordan highlighted on Tuesday what’s on the wish lists of Middle Eastern and North African countries when it comes to defense equipment.