US Navy Commissions Destroyer USS Thomas Hudner

US Navy Commissions Destroyer USS Thomas Hudner

On December 1, the U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116). Its name honors Captain Thomas J. Hudner Jr., a naval aviator in…

US Army Activates SHORAD Battalion in Germany

US Army Activates SHORAD Battalion in Germany

On November 28, the U.S. Army in Europe activated the 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment in Germany. The 5th Battalion was deactivated following the end of the Cold…

Russia Deploys Fourth S-400 Battalion in Crimea

Russia Deploys Fourth S-400 Battalion in Crimea

On November 29, Russia’s Black Sea Fleet press office announced their deployment of its fourth S-400 Triumf missile system battalion near the Russian-Ukrainian border in Djankoy, Crimea. According to Russia’s…

Yemen Update: November 3-20

Yemen Update: November 3-20

Between November 3 and November 20, Houthi forces fired at least two ballistic missiles targeting the port city of Hodeidah and a coalition military base in Marib province.  Below is…