Tag Archives: Ukraine

State Dept. Clears Ukraine’s Javelin Missile & Launcher Procurement Request

The State Department has approved Ukraine’s request to purchase Javelin missiles and command launch units under a potential $47 million foreign military sales deal. Ukraine’s request covers 210 Javelin missiles, 37 CLUs, basic skill trainers, technical assistance, transportation, training, logistics and program support services, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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Janus Trains Ukraine Military, Defense Personnel on Landmine Action Strategies

Janus Global Operations has trained a group of Ukrainian military and defense personnel on landmine action quality management strategies as part of a two-month project the company carried out for a nonprofit mine-clearance organization. HALO Trust collaborated with JGO to develop training curriculum that encompassed  manual and mechanical techniques for battle area clearance, explosive ordnance …

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Janus Selected for Unexploded Ordnance Cleanup Project in Yavoriv, Ukraine

U.S. Army Europe‘s Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine has selected Janus Global Operations to carry out an $8.4 million unexploded ordnance clearance project  in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Janus said Friday it aims to dispose of explosives, munitions and other hazardous materials within a nearly seven-square-mile area at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Center training range. …

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CrowdStrike Report: Russian Group Used Malware Implant in Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine, Democrats

A new CrowdStrike report has found that a Russian group called Fancy Bear likely used a malware implant on Android platforms to monitor Ukraine’s artillery units and launch cyber attacks against the Democratic National Committee, Reuters reported Thursday. CrowdStrike co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch said the hacking group used a variant of the malware that targeted DNC …

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AM General Receives $151M in Domestic & International Humvee Contracts

AM General has received contracts from U.S. and international military agencies worth more than $151 million in total to provide Humvees, associated parts and training. The company said Monday the contracts cover production vehicles, automotive kits, spare parts and training. The U.S. Army awarded AM General a $108.8 million contract modification to deliver 433 Humvees to Afghanistan through …

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Matt Desch: Iridium NEXT Launch Pushed Back to July on Russia Approval Process Delay

Iridium Communications has delayed the launch of its 66-satellite Iridium NEXT constellation from April to July after the launch provider notified of delays in obtaining government approvals for the launches, Iridium CEO Matt Desch told investors Thursday. SpaceX will launch 10 Iridium NEXT satellites in December on its Falcon 9 rocket and joint Russian-Ukrainian …

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Lookingglass Report: Russia Backed Cyber Attacks on Ukrainian Gov’t Leaders

A report by Lookingglass Cyber Solutions‘ cyber threat intelligence group claims Russia is behind a cyber warfare and espionage campaign against government, law enforcement and military officials in Ukraine. The company said Tuesday the “Operation Armageddon: Cyber Espionage as a Strategic Component of Russian Modern Warfare” report discusses findings from its independent investigation …

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Cisco Builds Videoconferencing System for Ukraine’s State Tax Service; Alexander Chemerys Comments

Cisco has provided a communications system for video and audio conferencing, data sharing, text-to-speech, decision support management and uninterrupted power supply for the Ukrainian state tax service. “The project of building a highly secure special communications system for STSU has been performed within very limited time,” said Vladislav Maslo, AMI CEO. …

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Battelle Building Chernobyl Mobile Shelter

Battelle has started building a movable shelter to help counter radioactivity at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant site in Ukraine. The institute said the steel structure will weigh as much as three Eiffel Towers when complete. Construction work is part of an estimated $2 billion shelter implementation plan backed by …

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Russian Police Arrest Alleged Bank-Carding Kingpin

Russian authorities have arrested a Ukrainian man accused of running a criminal operation that used fraudulent credit cards and passports to siphon large amounts of cash out of banks around the world, The Register reports. The arrest of the unnamed suspect came as the Russian Interior Ministry stopped the actions …

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