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US Navy completes Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Carry Test

June 3, 2020 @ 02:13 PM

The US Navy completed the first captive carry flight test of an Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER) missile on an F/A-18 Super Hornet June 1 at the Patuxent River test range, a US Navy release said. AARGM-ER is being integrated on the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G, and will also...

Israel’s IAI Tests Long-Range Artillery Precision Missile

June 3, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has completed a sea trial with its Long-Range Artillery Weapon System (LORA), a precision ballistic strike missile which included the launch of two long-range LORA missiles to a pre-defined target point. The complex trial included two scenarios to test and demonstrate LORAs advanced capabilities

Horizon Engines' Concept Study into Reusable Spacecraft

May 18, 2020 @ 11:59 AM

A conceptual study to develop a flying Hypersonic Test Bed (HTB) to demonstrate SABRE technology has been launched, that revolutionise horizontally launched reusable space vehicles. The study was initiated through the UK Space Agency and will be conducted under the European Space Agency General Support Technology Programme (GSTP)

Northrop Grumman's Spacecraft Brings Back Intelsat 901 Satellite into Geostationary Orbit

April 21, 2020 @ 12:11 PM

In a first-of-its kind activity in space, a special spacecraft, Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) from Northrop Grumman subsidiary SpaceLogistics LLC, docked with an out-of-orbit Intelsat 901 satellite and brought it back to its geostationary orbit. The MEV-1 docked with the Intelsat 901 which was in a 'decaying' orbit and conducted a...

USAF Selects Raytheon Over Lockheed Martin for Long-Range Cruise Missile Program

April 20, 2020 @ 05:57 PM

The US Air Force today selected Raytheon as a sole-source contractor over Lockheed Martin to continue the Long-Range Standoff (LRSO) Weapons development. The LRSO weapon is a nuclear capable cruise missile to be fired from an aircraft and is part of the US nuclear triad

Russian S-400 Program with India on Schedule Despite Coronavirus: Diplomat

April 11, 2020 @ 05:46 PM

The spread of Coronavirus infection will not affect the schedule for the implementation of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems delivery to India.

Thales Alenia to Build Satellites for Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure

April 10, 2020 @ 05:36 PM

Omnispace, which is building a global mobile hybrid network, today announced it has selected Thales Alenia Space, to develop the initial component of its satellite-based Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure. This will advance Omnispaces vision to deliver a global hybrid communications network based on 3GPP standards

Lockheed Awarded $240M to Develop Prototype Protected Tactical SATCOM Payload

March 10, 2020 @ 02:18 AM

The US Space Forces Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) at Los Angeles Air Force Base awarded Lockheed Martin $240 million to develop a prototype payload for its new Protected Tactical SATCOM (PTS) system. PTS is a next-generation capability connecting warfighters with agile and jam-resistant satellite communications (SATCOM)

Northrop to Produce Protected Tactical SATCOM Payload for US Space Force

February 25, 2020 @ 09:16 AM

The United States Space Forces Space and Missile Systems Center has asked Northrop Grumman to develop a Protected Tactical SATCOM (PTS) rapid prototype payload for on-orbit demonstration of assured tactical communications. “Partnering with the Space Force, our team will demonstrate rapid prototyping by developing and delivering a PTS payload to enhance anti-jamming capabilities for our nations tactical forces,”

Boeing Delivers World’s Most Powerful Rocket’s Core Stage to NASA

January 9, 2020 @ 06:48 AM

Boeing on Tuesday delivered the core stage of NASAs first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agencys Pegasus barge. NASA will transport the SLS core stage to its Stennis Space Center in Bay St

Russia Set to Export Three RD-180 Rocket Engines to United States

June 22, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

Russian rocket engine manufacturer NPO Energomash has prepared for export three RD-180 rocket engines to the United States “In June, representatives of Pratt & Whitney, United Launch Alliance and RD Amross signed the forms for three engines. Over the course of two weeks, representatives of the aforementioned companies carried out an external inspection of the engines and completed the required documentation,” NPO Energomash said in a release

Russian, Chinese Firms to Develop New-generation Liquid Rocket Propellants

November 9, 2018 @ 03:05 PM

Russian rocket engine manufacturer Energomash and the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation have signed an agreement to jointly develop and manufacture new-generation liquid rocket propellants. The document was signed at the Airshow China 2018 aerospace exhibition, Energomash said in a press release

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