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...

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...

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...

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...