Lockheed Martins fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) satellite successfully completed the environment tests and is now in system-level testing in preparation for delivery to the U.S
Britain has unveiled a major defense space strategy where the countrys air force would be responsible for “command and control” of the nations space missions, aiming to safeguard UK operations against “emerging space-based threats”. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has vowed to bring the number of specialists working in the countrys defense space sector to 600 which is a 20- percent jump from what Britain currently has, the ministry said in a release Monday during first ever UK Defence Space Conference
A Chinese private firm OneSpace launched a locally-made space rocket from a launch center in northwest China. "Chongqing Liangjiang Star," launched at 7:33 a
Orbital ATK has announced the name its new three-stage rocket launch vehicle, OmegA meant for US Air Forces Evolved, Expandable Launch Vehicle (EEVLV) program and plans to carry out initial flights of intermediate configuration by early 2021. OmegA will provide intermediate- to heavy-class launch services for the Department of Defense, civil government and commercial customers beginning in three years, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Boeing has decided to not put up a proposal for the next production lot of up to 22 GPS 3 satellites for the US Air Force. “We have not put in a proposal for GPS 3,” said Rico Attanasio, Boeings director of Department of Defense and civil navigation and communications programs was quoted as saying by
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. has reaffirmed its longstanding agreement with Orbital ATK related to Kratos exclusive rights to sell Oriole Solid Propellant Rocket Motors (SPRMs) for specific market areas, including Missile Defense related Threat Representative Targets, Suborbital Research and Sounding Rockets
Taiwans Defense Ministry is allocating over US$426 million (NT$12.4 billion) to upgrade countrys Yun Feng or "Cloud Peak" medium-range guided missiles in order to convert into a satellite launch vehicle
US space transport services company SpaceX launched a super-secretive US government payload into orbit from its Falcon 9 rocket in the early hours of January 8. The Falcon lifted off at 8 p
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has reportedly ordered for the largest missile for its arsenal, which is planned for launch in September this year, during the 70th anniversary of the founding of the republic. According to a report by
NASA has teamed up with the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to build robots that can not only refuel and repair satellites, but also sabotage enemy spacecraft in the event of space war. These robotic satellites, known as ‘service stations in orbit, could improve the lifespan of satellites
The US Air Force has declared Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite available for Launch. The Air Force's "AFL" declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its expected 2018 launch
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