GE-EMS Upgrades Prototype for Space Force’s EO/IR Weather System Satellite Program...

November 30, 2021 @ 04:21 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) said it has upgraded the spacecraft it is designing for the United States Space Force (USSF) Space Systems Command (SSC) Electro-Optical Infrared (EO/IR) Weather System (EWS) satellite program. The spacecraft has been up-scoped from a one year on orbit sensor demonstration to a three-to-five-year prototype spacecraft...

Serbia to Get Russian Kornet Anti-Tank Missile Systems Before Yearend

November 26, 2021 @ 07:34 AM

Serbia is set to receive the first Russian-made Kornet anti-tank missile launchers before the end of 2021. "The first deliveries will be carried out before the end of the year

Russian Military Satellite Reaches Desired Orbit: Defense Ministry

November 25, 2021 @ 08:54 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the military satellite that was launched on Thursday from the Plesetsk spaceport by a Soyuz-2.1b rocket has reached the desired orbit

MBDA to Develop Ground-Based Air Defense System with Israel Aerospace

November 24, 2021 @ 12:14 PM

MBDA Germany signed an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to cooperate in the field of ground-based air defense system. “IAI and MBDA plan to develop joint solution concepts for this security-critical segment in accordance with the needs of the armed forces

Russia’s S-550 is a Toned Down Version of the S-500 Missile System...

November 24, 2021 @ 07:47 AM

Russia will use a combination of S-500 air defense system and its less powerful newly unveiled version, the S-550, to destroy hypersonic targets. "The S-550 system will not replace S-500, because it is not more advanced that its predecessor

L3Harris Joins Northrop’s Team for Australian Defence Force’s Satellite Communication System Project...

November 24, 2021 @ 05:03 AM

Northrop Grumman announced today that L3Harris Technologies has joined the team of satellite communications providers working to deliver the Commonwealth the sovereign capability solution for JP9102, the Australian Defence Forces Satellite Communication System project. As part of the team, L3Harris will provide in-country, ground station capability including the Australian Wide Multi-Band Terminal (WMBT), pronounced WOMBAT, delivering exponential growth in capability and upgradeability over existing systems, while occupying the same ground footprint

First Airbus Inmarsat Satellite for Japan Ready for Launch on Mitsubishi’s H-IIA...

November 23, 2021 @ 09:35 AM

The first Airbus-built Inmarsat-6, I-6 F1, satellite has been shipped to Tanegashima in Japan, ready to be launched on an H-IIA launch vehicle built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in December. Inmarsat-6 F1 is based on Airbus ultra-reliable Eurostar E3000 spacecraft and will be the 54th Eurostar E3000 launched

Aegis Ashore to be Set Up in Poland by 2022

November 23, 2021 @ 04:05 AM

The Aegis Ashore capability planned for Poland will be operational by the end of next year, the Pentagon has announced. The Aegis Combat System was originally designed as a shipboard system to track and destroy incoming enemy targets, but now the system has also been deployed for use on land, as "Aegis Ashore

China Develops New Wind Tunnel for Hypersonic Weapons Testing

November 22, 2021 @ 05:43 AM

Chinas Aerodynamics Research Institute under the state-owned Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) has completed development of a new one-meter-class hypersonic aerodynamic wind tunnel. The FL-64 tunnel recently passed air flow distribution calibration tests under major Mach numbers

NGC Partners with Inmarsat for Australian Defence Satellite Communication System Project

November 22, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

Northrop Grumman is partnering with Inmarsat to develop satellite communications capability to support the future joint force and protect Australias strategic interests in response to the JP9102 Australian Defence Satellite Communication System project. Under JP9102, the two companies will collaborate to deliver an Integrated Control Segment that provides the Commonwealth with flexibility across commercial and military SATCOM networks