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Russia Could Use Hypersonic Missile as Bargaining Chip in Arms Control

October 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Russia could use its Hypersonic anti-ship missile, “Tsirkon” as a bargaining chip in arms control negotiations with the United States. The Russian ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said yesterday that the successful tests of the newest Russian hypersonic missile Tsirkon (also spelt as "Zircon") gives confidence to Russian diplomats...

BrahMos Missile with India-made Components Successfully Test Fired

September 30, 2020 @ 08:49 AM

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile featuring Indian propulsion system, airframe, power supply and other major indigenous components, was successfully test fired at 10.30 AM today from the Indian missile test range, Chandipur in Odisha on the Bay of Bengal

Boeing, GA-EMS, Aerojet Team to Bid for MDA’s Next Generation Interceptor Project...

September 24, 2020 @ 03:18 PM

Boeing on Thursday said it is teaming with General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) and Aerojet Rocketdyne in its bid to build the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) for the U.S

Moscow Rubbishes Trump Claim that Russia Stole Hypersonic Missile Info from US

September 21, 2020 @ 05:13 AM

Russia has categorically denied stealing hypersonic missile information from the United States as claimed by President Donald Trump. Russian leader Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Moscow began working on hypersonic weapons after U

India’s DRDO Tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle

September 7, 2020 @ 08:03 AM

Indias state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation flight tested Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) today. “DRDO has today successfully flight tested the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle using the indigenously developed scramjet propulsion system

Hypersonic BrahMos Missile to fly by 2028

August 26, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

BrahMos Aerospace has set 2028 as the target year for the hypersonic variant of BrahMos missile to take to the skies. “We plan to develop BrahMos hypersonic missile that can attain speeds of Mach 4

Iran Unveils Ballistic Missile Named After Assassinated General Qassem Soleimani

August 21, 2020 @ 08:33 AM

Iran exhibited two new weapons- a cruise missile and a surface-to-surface ballistic missile named after the slain top general Qassem Soleimani. "The surface-to-surface missile, called martyr Qassem Soleimani, has a range of 1,400 km, and the cruise missile, called martyr Abu Mahdi, has a range of over 1,000 km," Defense Minister Amir Hatami said in a televised speech on Thursday

Air Leak in International Space Station, Astronauts Safe

August 20, 2020 @ 05:16 PM

The International Space Station recorded a small air leak in the American segment, but it does not threaten the safety of the crew. "The ISS crew is isolated for three days in the Russian Zvezda module while searching for a leak in order to organize pressure control in the modules of the American segment," Roscosmos press service told Russian media

US Air Force Test Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

August 4, 2020 @ 06:01 PM

An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile was launched early Tuesday morning over 4,000 miles from a base in California into the Pacific Ocean, the US Air Force Global Strike Command announced. The Minuteman III missile was fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base, located an hour from Santa Barbara, at 12:21 a

US Allows S.Korea to Develop Solid-Fuels for Space Vehicles

July 29, 2020 @ 07:21 AM

The United States has lifted decades-old restrictions on Seouls use of solid fuels for its space rocket launches. “Today, (the two sides) have adopted the 2020 revision of the missile guidelines to completely remove the restrictions on the use of solid fuels for (South Korea's) space vehicle,” Kim Hyun-chong, deputy national security adviser, told reporters on Tuesday

Some 90 Chinese Nuclear Scientists Resign

July 27, 2020 @ 03:57 AM

State Council of the Peoples Republic of China has set up a team to investigate to probe the recent resignation of over 90 nuclear security scientists at a Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology (INEST). In a statement, CAS said last week that the team consisting of officials from the State Council's general office, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the CAS and other departments, will be sent to Hefei, Anhui province, to investigate the situation

Trump's Super Duper Missile Unlikely Before 2023

July 17, 2020 @ 06:04 AM

Pentagon officials have revealed some details of the “super duper” hypersonic missile, which President Donald Trump claims cruises at a speed of Mach 17. “Trump has taken special interest in the missile

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