Tundra Satellite Delay Weakens Russian Missile Detection Ability

February 13, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Russias delay in launch of its new “Tundra” advanced early warning system satellite will weaken Russian ballistic missile detection and early warning system, Russian Kommersant newspaper reported. According to the newspaper, Tundra was to replace ageing satellites that are part of Oko program as they have already exceeded their life-span...

Japan launches Fifth Spy Satellite

February 1, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

Japan launched a radar reconnaissance satellite on Sunday morning believed to be its most sophisticated ever, various Japanese media outlets reported. The launch was performed from the Tanegashima Space Center in the Kagoshima Prefecture in the south of Japan at 10:21 local time (01:30 GMT)

Boeing, Lockheed Win $383 Million Launch Services Contract For USAF

January 29, 2015 @ 01:37 PM

The US Air Force on Wednesday awarded a $383 million contract for more launch services to United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin bringing the total value of the contract to $4.08 billion

Israel TV Shows Long Range Missile Developed by Iran

January 22, 2015 @ 12:34 PM

Iran has built a 27-meter-long missile, capable of delivering a warhead “far beyond Europe,” and placed it on a launch pad at a site close to Tehran. The missile could be used to launch spacecraft and carry warheads, an Israeli television report said Wednesday, Times Of Israel reported

S Korea to Build 5 Military Satellites to Spy on North

January 19, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Five South Korean military satellites will be launched by 2022 to deter North Korea's evolving security threats, Yonhap News said quoting military officers. "The state arms procurement agency will sign a contract with a private company for the project in October, and its development is to be led by Agency for...

Kongsberg Signs Copernicus Satellite Support Contract

January 12, 2015 @ 03:01 PM

Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) announced today that it has signed a new satellite support contract with a total value of $220 million with the European Space Agency for operational support related to the Sentinel satellites in the Copernicus program. KSAT has signed an extension to the existing contract for ground station support for the sentinel satellites in the European Copernicus program

Lockheed Martin Wins $1.8 Billion Deal For US Space Based Infrared System

June 25, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Lockheed Martin has bagged a $1.86 billion contract from the U

Astrium, Safran To Build Propulsion Systems For New Ariane 5 Launchers

December 19, 2013 @ 03:29 PM

Astrium today signed contracts with Snecma (Safran) and Europropulsion for the production of the cryogenic rocket engines (liquid oxygen and hydrogen) and solid rocket motors for 18 new Ariane 5 launchers. These contracts extend the agreements signed by Astrium and Safran in 2009 for the production of propulsion system and equipment on the PB batch of 35 Ariane 5 launchers

Four GLONASS Satellites To Be Launched This Year

June 14, 2013 @ 09:43 AM

Russia plans to launch four satellites for the GLONASS navigation system by the end of this year, the Aerospace Defense Forces head said. "Three GLONASS satellites are scheduled to be launched on board of a Proton carrier rocket in July from the Baikonur space center and another one is planned to be launched in December from the Plesetsk space center," Maj

Second Russian Military Satellite Launched

June 11, 2013 @ 09:11 AM

A Soyuz-2.1B carrier rocket orbited a military satellite on Friday, Russian A&D spokesperson said

India Relies On Russian GLONASS GPS For BrahMos Launch

January 11, 2013 @ 09:26 AM

Indias latest test launch of the sea-based BrahMos supersonic cruise missile relied on the Russian GPS-GLONASS technology to guide it to its target. The GLONASS technology was added to the existing doppler-inertial platform, allowing the missile to be updated with advanced satellite navigation systems from Russia's Kh-555 and Kh-101 strategic long-range cruise missiles

Lockheed Martin HAAWC Demonstrates Compatibility with Multiple Launch Platforms in Wind Tunnel...

July 10, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

ORLANDO, FL --- Lockheed Martins enhanced High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapons Capability (HAAWC) system recently completed a series of successful high speed wind tunnel tests at a commercial facility in Buffalo, NY.>> The HAAWC employs a modified Lockheed Martin LongShot Wing Adapter Kit on the MK-54 to allow the launch of torpedoes from high altitudes and long standoff ranges