Russian Military Tests Anti-missile, Anti-satellite Defence System

October 28, 2020 @ 01:26 PM

The Russian military conducted a test launch of a new anti-missile missile defense system at a test site in Kazakhstan, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. The missile is speculated to be the 14Ts033 "Nudol” which can intercept inter-continental ballistic missile as well as knock down satellites in low earth...

Russian TOR, Buk SAMs Shoot Down Cruise Missiles Flying Below 10M Altitude

October 28, 2020 @ 05:17 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense has claimed that the militarys TOR and Buk surface-to-air missile systems shot down cruise missiles flying at altitudes below 10 meters at a recent exercise. The “Layered air defense exercise” was held at Astrakhan region

India, US to Sign Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement Today

October 27, 2020 @ 08:31 AM

The United States is expected to sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) with India that allows it to share top-secret satellite and sensor data, aiding New Delhi in selecting military targets. The agreement could be sealed during the 2+2 India-U

Russia to Use Hypersonic Missiles in New START Negotiations with US: Putin

October 23, 2020 @ 12:23 PM

Russia has signalled readiness to include hypersonic weapons in the New START arms control treaty negotiations. “High-precision hypersonic weapons have not been taken into account

Turkey May Buy French-Italian Air Defense System

October 22, 2020 @ 01:25 PM

Turkeys Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar today hinted at a possible purchase of air defense systems (ADS) from France and Italy. Speaking to

Turkish S-400 Missiles strike 3 Targets in Tests

October 16, 2020 @ 03:02 PM

Missiles from Turkish S-400 air defence systems (ADS) struck three airborne targets in the first of its kind test after Ankara purchased the ADS from Russian in 2019. The S-400 was tested from near the town of Sinop in the countrys north, a source in military and diplomatic circles told TASS on Friday

Turkey Conducts First Test of Russian S-400 Missile Systems: Social Media Reports

October 16, 2020 @ 11:37 AM

Turkey has reportedly conducted the first test of S-400 air defense system (ADS) it bought from Russia, today. On October 16, photographs and video from the purported test being circulated in the social media show a column of smoke rising

Northrop, Dynetics & ECE Join Lockheed in DARPA’s OpFires Program

October 16, 2020 @ 09:39 AM

Lockheed Martin today Northrop Grumman, Dynetics, and Electronic Concepts & Engineering, Inc (ECE) joined the company to work on DARPAs OpFires Phase Three Weapon System Integration program. “As Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) continues the work with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to advance the unique hypersonic technologies of its Operational Fires (OpFires) program, the company today announced its initial round of key subcontractors on the program

US to Deploy its First Hypersonic Weapon by 2023: Esper

October 16, 2020 @ 04:55 AM

The United States plans to deploy its first hypersonic missile system with US forces by 2023, defence secretary, Mark Esper has said. "As our competitors develop long-range fires to inhibit our freedom of maneuver, we're increasing our investments in hypersonics over the next five years, so we can ramp up testing and develop these capabilities to the warfighter as quickly as possible," he said

European Space Agency Asks Airbus to Bring First Mars Samples to Earth

October 14, 2020 @ 09:39 AM

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as prime contractor for the Mars Sample Returns Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) – the first ever spacecraft to bring samples back to Earth from Mars. Mars Sample Return (MSR) is a joint ESA-NASA campaign and the next step in the exploration of Mars

South Korea to Deploy M-SAM II Air Defence in Response to North’s...

October 13, 2020 @ 10:19 AM

The South Korean military plans to soon deploy its locally-made M-SAM II air defence system (ADS) in response to the Pyongyangs new missiles and rocket launchers shown at last Saturdays military parade. Speaking about Seouls anti-artillery and missile defense capabilities against the Norths short-range missiles, MoD spokesperson Col

Northrop to Support NASA’s Artemis Missions with Motors for Orion Spacecraft’s Launch...

October 13, 2020 @ 06:43 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation will continue supporting NASAs Artemis missions by providing six additional abort motors and attitude control motors (ACM) for the Orion human spaceflight capsules Launch Abort System (LAS), under an agreement with Lockheed Martin, Orions prime contractor. These motors will be used for six crewed Artemis missions III-VIII and are the first procured under the new Orion production contract