Russia Claims Turkey did not Expel S-400 Experts, But Returned After Training...

June 3, 2021 @ 10:36 AM

Russia has rejected media reports claiming that Turkey was planning to expel Russian technical experts accompanying the contract on the S-400 missile system to appease the United States. "The return of Russian technical experts who are in Turkey in connection with the S-400 contract will be carried out in accordance with...

General Atomics to Demo Space-to-air Optical communication for U.S. Space Development Agency...

June 3, 2021 @ 08:42 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) won a Space Development Agency contract to demonstrate space-to-air optical communication using GA-EMS Laser Interconnect and Networking Communication System (LINCS) and a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) MQ-9 Reaper

Saab Unveils New Guided Multipurpose Munition

June 2, 2021 @ 08:40 AM

Saab said it successfully demonstrated its new Guided Multipurpose Munition (GMM). The GMM System Capability Demonstration was a joint activity between Saab and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, funded under a U

GA-EMS Clears Test to Launch Optical Crosslink Demo

June 2, 2021 @ 03:56 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has successfully conducted a free space interconnect demonstration ground test of its Laser Interconnect and Networking Communication System (LINCS) spacecraft. The fully autonomous acquisition, tracking and pointing of the Optical Communication Terminals (OCT) on both spacecraft marked the final acceptance testing in...

Israel Aerospace Unveils AI-Powered Satellite Operation and Management System

May 25, 2021 @ 11:59 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has developed SatGuard an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered system for operating and managing observation and communication satellites. The new SatGuard system is designed to extend the life of satellites deployed into orbit

Russia, China Reach ‘Oral’ Agreement on Integration of One-another’s Manned Space Launchers...

May 24, 2021 @ 01:07 PM

Russian and Chinese Space agencies have reached an ‘oral agreement on the mutual integration of their manned spacecraft to the super-heavy launch vehicles of the two countries, Roscosmos executive director for science Alexander Bloshenko told

Japan's Two Aegis Ships to Cost Twice that of Scrapped Land-based Missile...

May 21, 2021 @ 09:52 AM

The cost of two new Aegis-equipped destroyers that Japan wants to buy is expected to reach 900 billion yen ($8.3 billion), or twice that of its now-scrapped plan to acquire land-based defense system from the U

Russian MoD Reveals Capabilities of its New Buk-M3 Missile System

May 19, 2021 @ 01:28 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that its upgraded Buk-M3 (export version- Viking) multi-missile medium-range air defense missile system (ADMS) which entered service with an anti-aircraft missile formation in the Altai region in Siberia, has five times more combat capabilities without increasing the number of military personnel. “The fire capabilities of the brigade have increased so significantly due to the increased number of target channels, and the maximum range of destruction of air targets has more than doubled, and this, in turn, allows to more effectively cover a command post, formations and military units of the combined arms formation from enemy's...

Atlas V Rocket Launches Space Force’s 5th SBIRS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite...

May 19, 2021 @ 07:15 AM

An Atlas V rocket carrying the U.S

China Second to Land Spacecraft on the Red Planet

May 15, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

An unscrewed Chinese spacecraft landed on the surface of Mars earlier today, making it the second country after the United States to do so. State news agency Xinhua reported that the Tianwen-1 spacecraft landed on a site on a vast plain known as Utopia Planitia in the planets northern hemisphere, "leaving a Chinese footprint on Mars for the first time

U.S. Delivers PAC-3 MSE Interceptors to Sweden

May 11, 2021 @ 09:27 AM

Lockheed Martin said it delivered Swedens first Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors in April. U

Egypt’s €5.4B Rafale Deal to Include Airbus Spy Satellite & MRTT Aircraft...

May 7, 2021 @ 06:23 AM

Egypt wants to acquire a spy satellite and two multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft manufactured by Airbus. French newspaper