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Lockheed Wins $3.33Bn to Support Military Communication Satellites

November 16, 2019 @ 05:23 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Lockheed Martin $3.33 billion to support Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Milstar and other satellites meant to relay secure communications for the armed forces of United States, Britain, Canada, Netherlands and Australia

ISRO To Build Indian Navy's Second Satellite For $230M

July 24, 2019 @ 04:21 PM

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will build a new communication-cum-surveillance satellite for the country's naval force after the two parties inked a $230.3 million (INR 1589 Crore) deal last month, the Indian media have reported

Raytheon, UK MoD Sign MoU on Small Military Satellites

July 23, 2019 @ 12:34 PM

Raytheon and UK Ministry of Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on July 19 to join Team ARTEMIS Industry, a collaboration between government and industry formed to fast track the launch of a small satellite constellation. "In large part because of US efforts to raise the profile of military...

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...

US Air Force Awards $739M Worth Contracts For Satellite Launch Missions

February 20, 2019 @ 05:05 AM

The US Air Force has awarded multiple contracts worth total $739 million for launch missions under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, announced Tuesday evening by the Department of defense. The first contract worth over $441 million is awarded to United Launch Services (ULS) to deliver the SILENTBARKER, SBIRS GEO-5,...

Engility Corp Wins $655M For USAF Space and Missile Systems Center Support

February 1, 2019 @ 07:19 AM

The US Air Force has awarded a $655 million worth contract to Engility Corp. for services supporting the Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Systems and Development Directorate, Ground Systems and Space Operations Division at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico

Russian Heavy-lift Rocket Defective

January 19, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

The engines of Russias new flagship heavy-lift space rocket, Angara A5, have a defect that can ultimately destroy the rocket itself, according to a paper published by scientists at rocket engine manufacturer Energomash. The paper, reported by RIA news agency on Friday,said the engines of the Angara A5 could produce low frequency oscillations that could ultimately destroy the rocket,

Russian Military Satellite Burns up in De-orbit Move

January 10, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

Russian military satellite, Kosmos-2430 was guided out of the orbit on January 5 and has now burned down in the earths atmosphere. "The Russian Kosmos-2430 military satellite was de-orbited in a planned manner at 09:48 Moscow time on January 5

ISRO Launches GSAT-7A Military Communications Satellite

December 19, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the GSAT-7A, a military communications satellite, from the second launch pad of Sathish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota located in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. The GSLV-F11 rocket will inject GSAT-7A into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and it will be placed in its final Geostationary Orbit using the onboard propulsion systems

Vietnam to Equip Anti-ship Cruise Missiles with Russian GLONASS System

November 27, 2018 @ 02:15 AM

Vietnams license build version of Russias Kh-35 anti-ship cruise missile, KCT-15 will be equipped with Russian GLONASS system. According to Roskosmos agency head Yuri Urlichich, starting in 2023, GLONASS's orbit system will provide high-precision navigation services with six new high-elliptical orbiting satellites,

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

Russian Ruselectronics Supplies Ferrite Components to India’s ISRO

October 26, 2018 @ 07:52 AM

Russias Ruselectronics has supplied ferrite components to the Space Applications Centre of the Indian Space Research Organization to be used in super-high-frequency devices for satellites. Ferrite Domen Scientific Research Institute (part of the Ruselectronics holding) has delivered microwave ferrites for the space industry to the customer

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