Russias Energia Rocket and Space Corporation will test the new electric propulsion rocket engine operating on iodine this month end, TASS reports quoting the companys press office as saying. "The developers will hold the ground tests of the propulsion unit already in late June," project co-head and design engineer Pavel Shcherbina said
The Iranian Navy has unveiled a range of new military equipment that includes oxygen-less torpedo fuel, training warship, electronic jammer and Nano material to cover surface of the vessels. Otto fuel is a home-grown fuel that is combustible in the absence of oxygen, enabling the underwater propulsion of torpedoes
The PIPAA (Fuel Cells for Aerospace Applications) project aims to develop and qualify a fuel cell system for the electrical power supply of aircraft systems, particularly electric ground taxiing solutions, thus drastically reducing polluting emissions in airports. PIPAA aims to develop an autonomous on-board electrical power generation system for medium-haul aircraft and business jets, and to validate the entire hydrogen-power distribution and fueling chain on an airport platform
Does fuel cell technology has the potential to replace gasoline-based engines to drive armoured vehicles and naval vessels. General Motors (GM) and Honda on 30 January announced a Fuel Cell System Manufacturing (FCSM) joint venture to mass produce hydrogen fuel cell systems for each company's future offerings
Honeywells SmartRunway and SmartLanding system has received industry approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency for use on the Boeing 737 Next Generation airliner. The Boeings airliner is first aircraft approved to operate this technology in Europe
Boeing has developed a fuel cell using a technology called a “reversible solid oxide fuel cell” to store energy from renewable resources such as wind and solar, producing zero-emissions electricity. The fuel cell energy storage system has been delivered to the U
Indian Institute of Science has bagged a research and development contract on Solar Powered Micro-grid by US military. The contract worth US $52,900 was awarded by US Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base in Japan to develop solar powered micro-grid and super capacitor energy storage system, Hindustan Times news daily reported Thursday
Orbital ATK has won a Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2 (RTAPS2) contract from NASA to provide advanced space propulsion system technologies. NASA developed the RTAPS2 contract as part of aerospace research activities at the agencys Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio
Iran has been made to cap its nuclear fuel cycle at an almost minimum level (IAEA standards of 3-5 per cent) of 3.67 per cent enrichment of Uranium Hexaflouride in a gaseous and at five per cent enrichment of Uranium235 for use in nuclear power generation
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a $122 million contract to sell the Government Pipeline and Storage System (GPSS) to Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH) of Spain. The contract also protects the future supply of aviation fuel to both the military and commercial airlines in the UK
Arotech Corp has received $17 million worth new orders for batteries and power systems. Approximately $10 million of the orders was from a foreign Defense Ministry for military batteries and chargers for tactical communication systems
The US Navys new laser weapon system (LaWS) will cost much less to build, install and fire than traditional multimillion-dollar missiles, which is critical in the face of looming Pentagon budget cuts. "At less than a dollar per shot, there's no question about the value LaWS [Laser Weapon System] provides," Chief of naval research, Rear Adm
Enhanced Eurofighter to be Backbone of European Future Combat Air System
First International Order of MC-21 Airliner Reported at Farnborough Air Show
Raytheon to Design, Manufacture Projector for UAE’s F-16 Fighter Head-Up Display
Raytheon to Advise Jordanian Hashemite Court on Cybersecurity
Turkish Firm Wins Tender to Build Four Corvettes for Pakistan Navy
Boeing Apache, Turkish ATAK Compete in Moroccan Helicopter Program
Philippine $5.6 Billion Horizon-2 Phase to Fund Four Frigates, Submarines
General Dynamics To Upgrade US Army Stryker Vehicles with Double V-Hulls
The market for fighter jets in countries which are expected to have open competitions is estimated at US$50 billion to...
The Indian MoD's plan to purchase 110 fighter jets may be its costliest fighter jet buy ever with the entire...
Indias plans of integrating the MBDAs meteor missile on its LCA Tejas and Su-30MKI aircraft may not happen due to...
The most-read stories on the defenseworld
One of the most interesting exhibits at the Dubai Air show 2017 occupies a corner in the Aviation Industries Corporation...
The rising demand for low-cost, combat-capable aircraft that is able to perform a range of missions in an unchallenged environment,...