International Space Station Tests Boeing’s Anti-COVID Surface Coating

February 16, 2021 @ 05:04 AM

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are conducting experiments with antimicrobial surface coating developed by Boeing and The University of Queensland (UQ) designed to fight the spread of bacteria and viruses. The coating can also beat the Earth-bound SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for the current COVID-19 pandemic

Lockheed Selects ABL Space Systems Rocket to Power First UK Vertical Satellite...

February 9, 2021 @ 04:33 AM

Lockheed Martin has contracted ABL Space Systems, of El Segundo, California, to supply a rocket and associated launch services for the companys first UK vertical satellite launch. The project known as UK Pathfinder Launch is planned to be the first ever vertical small satellite launch from UK soil, from Scotland in...

Russia’s Pantsir-S1 Systems Destroy ‘Enemy’ Drones Attacking S-400s

February 8, 2021 @ 04:50 AM

Russian militarys Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft systems destroyed “enemy” drones that were attacking S-400 air defense systems during a recent exercise in Crimea. The Southern Military District said in a statement that the Pantsir “found, identified and destroyed the air targets at a safe distance

U.S. to Sell UHF SATCOM Radio Systems to NATO

February 6, 2021 @ 06:09 AM

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China Tests Ballistic Missile System Capable of Hitting Targets Outside of Earth’s...

February 5, 2021 @ 09:03 AM

China has tested a land-based, mid-course anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system capable of hitting targets outside of the Earths atmosphere. The countrys Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday that the test reached the desired objective

Polish Radio Communications Integrated with Northrop Battle Command System

February 4, 2021 @ 07:09 AM

Northrop Grumman and Polish firm Transbit Sp. z o

India to Receive First S-400 Regiment This Year

February 3, 2021 @ 01:31 PM

The Indian military will receive the first regimental set of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system by the end of 2021. "The delivery of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system to India is on schedule

Israel Tests Advanced Version of Iron Dome Missile System

February 2, 2021 @ 03:04 PM

The Israel Ministry of Defence said it has tested an upgraded version of the Iron Dome air defense system. “The Israel Missile Defense Organization in the MOD and Rafael have completed a successful series of flight tests of a new and upgraded version of the Iron Dome

Kalashnikov May Have Bagged Strela 9М333 Guided Missile deal in India

February 2, 2021 @ 02:30 AM

Russias Kalashnikov may have marked the first international sale of its Strela 9М333 Guided Missiles systems to India. Sources in the know told defenseworld

Hanwha Systems to Lead S. Korea's Space Objects Tracking Project

January 27, 2021 @ 01:31 PM

Hanwha Systems will lead a consortium formed to develop laser technologies to track space objects that fly over the Korean Peninsula. “Hanwha Systems Co

Mitsubishi Wins Japanese MoD Contract to Monitor Chinese, N.Korean Missiles by Bidding...

January 25, 2021 @ 09:24 AM

Mitsubishi Electric Corp has won a Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD) contract to develop technology to monitor Chinese and North Korean missiles via satellite by bidding just 22 yen (about 21 cents). In contrast, the MoD set aside 88 million yen (about $848,320) for research and investigation into new technology to detect and monitor missiles with satellites in its budget for fiscal 2020