Joseph Trevithick

Deputy Editor, The War Zone

Joseph has been a member of The War Zone team since early 2017. Prior to that, he was an Associate Editor at War Is Boring, and his byline has appeared in other publications, including Small Arms Review, Small Arms Defense Journal, Reuters, We Are the Mighty, and Task & Purpose.

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Sea Sparrow RIM-7 for Ukraine

‘FrankenSAM’ Systems Are Now Shooting Down Drones In Ukraine

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 17, 2024

US Central Command has released pictures and information about missile parts and other materiel bound for Iranian-backed Houthi militants that it recently seized.

Yemen-Bound Missile Parts, Sensor Systems Seized In SEAL Raid

By Howard Altman / Published Jan 16, 2024

NASA's X-59 supersonic test aircraft, developed by Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works, has finally been rolled out.

X-59 Supersonic Test Jet Rolled Out At Skunk Works

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 12, 2024

Russia has offer the best look to date a new conversion kit that transforms FAB-1500 M54s into stand-off glide bombs.

Russia’s New Supersized Glide Bomb: Our Best Look Yet

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 12, 2024

US, UK and allies strike Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Allies Strike Back Against Houthis In Yemen (Updated)

By Howard Altman / Published Jan 11, 2024

The US Navy has named the first four Arleigh Burke class destroyers that will be brought up to the new Mod 2.0 standard, which one of a number of destroyer modernization efforts within the service.

Middle Aged Navy Destroyers Getting ‘2.0’ Upgrade Package

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 11, 2024

The U.S. struck four Houthi anti-ship ballistic missiles being prepared for launch Tuesday.

The Anti-Ship Missile Arsenal Houthis Are Firing Into The Red Sea

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 10, 2024

Metrea Aerospace became the first to use a private-owned tanker to refuel U.S. aircraft tactical jets when one of its KC-135s topped-up a pair of A-10 Warthog ground attack jets last year.

A-10 Warthogs Have Refueled From A Contractor’s KC-135 Tanker

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 9, 2024

Evidence that Russia has begun using jet-powered Iranian Shahed-238 kamikaze drones in Ukraine has emerged. If true, this would present new challenges for Ukrainian defenders.

Russia May Have Started Using Jet-Powered Shahed Drones In Ukraine

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 8, 2024

Missiles filled with water and silo lids that don't work properly are among the corruption-related issues that have reportedly led to a major purge of Chinese military officials in the past year.

Water-Filled Missiles, Silo Problems Behind China Purge: Report

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 8, 2024

US Special Operations Command has laid out requirements for a new Extreme Long Range Sniper Rifle that could replace its Barrett M82/M107 and Mk 15 .50 caliber rifles.

Barrett .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle Replacement Sought By SOCOM

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Jan 5, 2024