Boeing on Tuesday delivered the core stage of NASAs first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agencys Pegasus barge. NASA will transport the SLS core stage to its Stennis Space Center in Bay St
Rheinmetall and Thales have signed an agreement to develop 70mm (2.75") guided and unguided rockets to be armed on German helicopters
EmbraerX, a subsidiary of Embraer has signed an agreement with Elroy Air to develop a new unmanned aircraft for transportation of cargo weighing between 250-500lbs over distances up to 300 miles. The agreement was signed at the ongoing CES 2020 event in Las Vegas, United States
Chinese army snipers have been provided with portable drones that provide battlefield information to help them to locate and shoot their target with greater accuracy in congested urban setting. A scout battalion of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group Army is now operating the drones, as they have been deployed in recent training, various Chinese media reported
Iran fired indigenously-developed ballistic missiles- Fateh-110 and Qiam-1, that blitzed Iraqs Ain al-Asad airbase fortified with US air defense systems and reportedly housing over 1,500 troops of the US and its allies. “We warn US allies providing bases for the [American] terrorist army… that any country serving as the origin of bellicose and aggressive attacks in any form against the Islamic Republic of Iran will be targeted,” read a statement by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)
BAE Systems test- fired Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-LR (long range) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in a recent series of tests. This advancement diversifies the CV90s operational capabilities on the battlefield by enabling indirect fire at long distances or at air targets,a BAE Systems release said The testing, which took place in difficult arctic conditions, used a Rafael Spike-LR (long range) ATGM mounted on a BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 to defeat a target at more than 2,000 metres
All 170 passengers and crew on board a Ukrainian Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft are feared dead when the plane crashed soon after takeoff from Tehran International Airport this morning. Irans Red Crescent has said there was no chance of finding survivors, and Pir Hossein Kulivand, an Iranian emergency official, later told state TV all those on board were killed in the crash
Malaysia's old Sikorsky S-61 A-4 "Nuri" helicopters will be decommissioned with only a dozen French Eurocopter EC725 Cougars for the military to depend on. "The tough decision was made after deliberations over the past two decades
Irans parliament unanimously passed a bill designating the Pentagon, and the United States military as “terrorists” and has requested for a €200 million fund to strengthen the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, on Tuesday morning. The development has come after Qasem Soleiman, a top Iranian general, was assassinated in US drone strikes outside Baghdad airport on January 3, ratcheting up tensions between the arch-foes
Northrop Grummans AQS-24 mine hunting sonar recently completed initial in-water testing of AQS-24B Deploy and Retrieval (D&R) payload. Operated from the Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vessel (MCM USV), the AQS-24 D&R demonstrated the unmanned operations needed to perform a mine hunting mission off the MCM Mission Package aboard the littoral combat ship (LCS), Northrop said in a
BAE Systems (BAE-S) has received a $175 million contract from the US Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg. Under the new contract, BAE-S will work on its gas turbine propulsion system; restore crew habitability spaces, install a new Aegis combat system, communication suite and CANES (Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise System)
A squadron of US Air Force completed its first live mission using the AN/TYQ-23A command and control (C2) system that provides considerably more situational awareness and allows better coordination among crew members. “After four years of planning, the 752nd Operations Support Squadron (OSS) has successfully completed their first live mission on the AN/TYQ-23A Tactical Air Operations Module weapons system at Tinker Air Force Base,” USAF
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