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DOD estimates Ukraine ‘successfully engaged' at least 50% of Iranian drones deployed by Russia

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Russia has bought Iranian-made drones that it's using to attack Ukraine.

L3Harris reveals delivery timeline for VAMPIRE systems for Ukraine

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L3Harris expects to deliver its new counter-drone system to Ukraine within nine months of being put under contract, the company told FedScoop. The Vehicle-Agnostic Modular Palletized ISR Rocket Equipment (VAMPIRE) technology was part of a broader $3 billion military aid package announced by the Biden administration earlier this week. However, when the new weapons tranche was first announced Wednesday, it was unclear how long it would take for the VAMPIRE…

New $1B arms package for Ukraine includes munitions that can shoot down cruise missiles, drones

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A new $1 billion security assistance package for Ukraine, announced by the Pentagon on Monday, includes munitions for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) that could be used to shoot down Russian cruise missiles, drones, and other military aircraft. The NASAMS, also known as the Norwegian Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, is built by Norwegian contractor Kongsberg and is equipped with Raytheon’s Sentinel radar and Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles.…