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U.S. Army researchers developed a new, advanced scientific model that will allow vehicle maintenance specialists to turn to bio-derived fuels in austere locations. With this solution, the Army can reduce logistics costs associated with transporting and storing military fuel for military operations overseas. Instead, the Army can convert biomass, like wood logs, into usable fuel when and where it’s needed, or use any locally available fuels that have different specifications from the jet fuels in the United States.

The world’s most advanced missile defense satellite recently and successfully came out of almost two months of harsh simulated space environmental testing. On June 9, the U.S. Space Force’s fifth Space-Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite (SBIRS GEO-5) successfully completed Thermal Vacuum (TVAC) testing at Lockheed Martin, California satellite manufacturing facility.

During a live firing demonstration that was held on June 18, 2020, Serbian Army unveils its new LRSVM M18 (Lanser Raketa Samohodni Višecevni Modularni - Multi-Caliber Modular Self-Propelled Rocket Launcher) multi-caliber rocket/missile launcher systems able to fire conventional rockets as well as ALAS anti-tank guide missile and Košava 1/2 rocket surface-to-surface missile using the ALAS missile container.

Russian Army unveils a new wheeled version of TOS Heavy Flamethrower Rocket Launcher System based on truck chassis under the name of TOS-2 Tosochka at the Victory Day 2020 military parade rehearsal. The previous versions of Flamethrower vehicles were based on tracked chassis as the TOS-1 and the TOS-1A. Both can fire rockets equipped with incendiary and thermobaric warheads.

Aside from its location in the Mojave desert, MCLB Barstow is a major storage and industrial facility. What makes MCLB Barstow really unique is that it is home to the only surviving Japanese Type 4 Ka-Tsu, a tracked vehicle developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War 2 to give it a ship-to-shore capability similar to the U.S. landing tracked vehicles (LVTs). Robert Jackson, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, reports.

The Ukrainian-made BTR-4E 8x8 wheeled armored APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) vehicles in service with the Nigerian army, several pictures were released on the Internet showing Nigerian soldiers using BTR-4E during combat operations. According to the SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) Arms Transfers Database, Ukraine has delivered 10 BTR-4 to Nigeria in 2014.

Analysis by Army Recognition editorial about the new combat vehicles displayed for the first time during the Victory Day military parade 2020 of Russian armed forces.  The rehearsal of the forthcoming Victory parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Allied victory against Nazi Germany in 1945 has taken place in Alabino, near Moscow. At this occasion, the Russian army involved a series of vehicles and pieces of equipment either so far unknown or participating for the first time.

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