Roketsan’s Levent Air Defense System Debuts at IDEF 2021 in Istanbul

August 17, 2021 @ 08:57 AM

Turkish firm Roketsan will showcase a brand new air defense system, Levent, at IDEF 2021 exhibition in Istanbul between 17-20 August. “We will exhibit our LEVENT system at IDEF21, which will provide close air defense to our ships,” Murat İkinci, General Manager of Roketsan, was quoted as saying by ...

India's Earth Observation Satellite Launch Mission Fails

August 12, 2021 @ 08:56 AM

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) reported the failure of its launch of an Earth Observation Satellite after a successful lift off. The Satellite was aboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in eastern India on Thursday

U.S. Air Force Launches Unarmed Minuteman III ICBM

August 11, 2021 @ 01:19 PM

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Lockheed Martin’s LINUSS SmallSats Ready for 2021 Launch

August 11, 2021 @ 04:32 AM

Lockheed Martin is all set to launch its In-space Upgrade Satellite System (LINUSS), now that these small satellites completed environmental testing. LINUSS is a pair of LM 50 12U CubeSats -- each about the size of a four-slice toaster -- designed to demonstrate how small satellites can serve an essential role...

Lockheed Martin Tests PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Upgrades

August 10, 2021 @ 06:27 AM

Lockheed Martin demonstrated new upgrades to its PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor during flight tests conducted at White Sands Missile Range on August 9. During the tests, a PAC-3 MSE intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target, validating missile and launcher software and hardware component upgrades

Belarus’ Lukashenko Wants to Buy S-400 Air Defense Systems on Loan from...

August 9, 2021 @ 04:10 PM

Belarus wants to buy the Russian S-400 air defense system (ADS) on liberal loan from Russia, said Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. "Such a question was put before the President of Russia - that at a reasonable price, for a loan - because we do not have that kind of money now

Russia Completes Ground Tests of Sarmat ICBM

August 9, 2021 @ 07:43 AM

Roscosmos space agencys top boss has revealed that Russias Sarmat advanced silo-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) completed ground trials. "In fact, we are completing ground trials of all systems

Russia to Decommission Topol ICBMs in 2024, Convert to Satellite Launchers

August 5, 2021 @ 04:24 AM

The Russian strategic missile force has decided to decommission the Topol intercontinental ballistic missiles from military service in 2024 and intends to employ them in civilian applications. "It is planned to remove the latest Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from service in the strategic missile forces in 2024