This post has been updated to correct the planned delivery of 155mm rounds to Ukraine.
The Pentagon’s chief weapon buyer warned of a chain of unseen events that can wreak havoc on the defense industrial supply chain if Congress doesn’t pass a budget by Oct. 1. Read More
The following is the Sept. 14, 2023, Congressional Research Service report, Russia’s War in Ukraine: Military and Intelligence Aspects. Read More
Ukraine has regained about half of the land Russia seized since the invasion began in February 2022, the United Kingdom chief of the defense staff said Thursday. Read More
Russian drones struck Ukrainian grain ports over the weekend, a day before Russian President Vladimir Putin continued to dash hopes of a renewed grain deal. Read More
Ukrainian forces landed on Crimean shores Thursday, according to local press reports. Read More
Ukraine announced temporary corridors for commercial vessels to depart Black Sea ports despite ongoing threats from Russia.
The British Ministry of Defense warned Wednesday that Russia could be planning a naval blockade of Ukraine. The blockade would prevent ships from pulling into Ukraine and the Kremlin’s latest move in the Black Sea since Moscow withdrew from a U.N. brokered grain deal. Read More
The U.S. does not plan to send any assets to the Black Sea amidst tensions over the Russian withdrawal from the U.N.-Turkey brokered grain deal, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Read More