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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...

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...

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...

Russia, India Plan Agreement on Protection of Technologies in the field of...

October 13, 2020 @ 06:33 AM

The Russian government has approved a draft agreement, to be signed with India, on protection of technologies in space. State-owned Roscosmos will conclude an agreement with the Indian side,

US, S.Korea Analyze New N.Korean ICBM

October 12, 2020 @ 09:44 AM

Military authorities in the U.S

Turkey Preparing for S-400 Test in Black Sea

October 9, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

Turkey is all set to test its S-400 air defense systems near Sinop on the Black Sea coast next week. Turkish authorities have closed the area from October 13-16 saying “Practice shooting will be carried out” in the region

Russia Could Use Hypersonic Missile as Bargaining Chip in Arms Control

October 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Russia could use its Hypersonic anti-ship missile, “Tsirkon” as a bargaining chip in arms control negotiations with the United States. The Russian ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said yesterday that the successful tests of the newest Russian hypersonic missile Tsirkon (also spelt as "Zircon") gives confidence to Russian diplomats in the United States in arms control negotiations

Boeing-Built Space Force Satellite Passes Design Review

October 8, 2020 @ 08:44 AM

Boeing and the U.S

US Tables Defense Space Strategy Targets

October 8, 2020 @ 06:40 AM

The U.S

Russian Electronics Firm Supplies High Tech Equipment to Thales Alenia

October 8, 2020 @ 04:36 AM

Russias Ruselectronics Holding has supplied Thales Alenia with an assembly of ferrite switches for the PLATiNO-1 multifunctional spacecraft. The ferrite switch assembly allows the spacecraft radar to switch to either transmit or receive microwave signal and is controlled by a digital signal

Russia Commenced Hypersonic Missiles Program 30 Years Ago

October 6, 2020 @ 05:29 PM

A Russian Agency, now a part of Tactical Missiles Corporation (TMC) commenced work on the Avangard hypersonic missile system in 1985 in response to the US Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) during the Ronald Reagan era. “A proposal of the Research and Production Association of Machine-Building (RPAM-B) (which later merged with the TMC) began to be implemented in 1985," Company Honorary CEO and Honorary Chief Designer Gerbert Yefremov was quoted as saying today by

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