Donald Trump’s ‘Super-Duper Missile’ Failed in Test?

June 10, 2020 @ 04:54 AM

A missile test of the DARPA/US Air Force Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program was destroyed during a test flight recently, US based Aviation Week reported

General Atomics Partners US Space Agency to Demo Inter-satellite Optical link

June 8, 2020 @ 09:40 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has partnered with the U.S

China Reveals Hypersonic Cruise Missile Engine Test Success

June 8, 2020 @ 09:32 AM

A Chinese science institute recently announced the development of a scramjet engine that ran continuously for 600 seconds in a ground test which could lead up to the development of a hypersonic cruise missile. China Central Television (CCTV) reported over the weekend that the success was achieved by a team...

US Navy completes Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Carry Test

June 3, 2020 @ 02:13 PM

The US Navy completed the first captive carry flight test of an Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER) missile on an F/A-18 Super Hornet June 1 at the Patuxent River test range, a US Navy release said. AARGM-ER is being integrated on the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G, and will also...

Thales, European Partners to Develop Low-cost Semiconductors for Space Applications

June 3, 2020 @ 01:28 PM

Thales Alenia Space and partners announced today the launch of PROMISE (PROgrammable MIxed Signal Electronics), a 3-year project to develop integrated circuits for space and related applications. Conducted through the European Commissions Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation program, PROMISE aims to free European companies from dependence on foreign-sourced semiconductors

Israel’s IAI Tests Long-Range Artillery Precision Missile

June 3, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has completed a sea trial with its Long-Range Artillery Weapon System (LORA), a precision ballistic strike missile which included the launch of two long-range LORA missiles to a pre-defined target point. The complex trial included two scenarios to test and demonstrate LORAs advanced capabilities

China Announces New Powerful Long March Rocket for Launch in 2022

June 1, 2020 @ 09:54 AM

China is planning the maiden flight of Long March 11A rocket in 2022, development of which has already begun. The carrier rocket is an upgraded version of Chinas Long March 11 that will be larger in size besides having greater thrust

Possible Last Roscosmos Spaceflight with US Astronaut on Board in October

May 31, 2020 @ 01:03 PM

Russian space agency, Roscosmos announced possibly its last Soyuz flight with a US astronaut on Friday, a day ahead of a successful SpaceX launch which meant future NASA manned missions will be performed from US soil. “The main composition (crew) include Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins for the Soyuz flight to the International Space Station (ISS) in October of this year,” a statement from Roscosmos said Friday

Northrop Completes Design Review of Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM System

May 30, 2020 @ 06:35 AM

Northrop Grumman has completed final design review of the US Air Forces Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system. “Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed its fourth and final major design review with the U

US Forces in S.Korea Replace 'Expired' THAAD Missiles

May 29, 2020 @ 05:51 AM

The United States brought new interceptor missiles to replace expired ones in US THAAD missile defense base in South Koreas Seongju on Friday. "The new missiles are of the same type as what USFK currently operates