Saturday, October 3, 2020

Space Force

U.S. Space Force awards contract to Boeing to develop next-gen satellite system

Aerospace giant Boeing has announced that it had received one of three development contracts to build a satellite payload prototype and develop a new...

Northrop Grumman awarded $298M for military communications satellites

Aerospace and defense giant Northrop Grumman was awarded a contract from the U.S.  Space and Missile Systems Center for Evolved Strategic Satellite Communications, known...

China launches secret spacecraft into orbit

China has launched the first unmanned spacecraft into orbit for a classified mission on 4 September. Chinese state media Xinhua reported mission success just under...

Lockheed Martin receives $187.5 million for mesh network of 10 small satellites

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $187.5 million contract by the Space Development Agency (SDA) last night for Tranche 0 of...

Israel tests Arrow-2 ballistic missile interceptor

Israel has successfully tested its advanced defense system against an medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM), say officials. On Wednesday, the Israeli...

Third GPS III Space Vehicle receives operational acceptance

On Monday, the United States Space Force has announced that the third GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV03) received Operational Acceptance less than...

U.S. Space Force delivered fourth GPS III satellite to Cape Canaveral

On 6 August, the U.S. Space Force has announced that it has shipped fourth Lockheed Martin-built GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV04) to...

U.S. Air Force launches unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched early Tuesday morning over 4,000 miles from Vandenberg Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force...

Dynetics to develop tactical space support vehicles

Dynetics has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Leidos has concluded testing the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command’s (USASMDC) Lonestar tactical space...

Pentagon awards contract to SNC for experimental space station

Spacecraft builder Sierra Nevada Corporation has announced that it was selected to build a future autonomous space station. The contract award from Pentagon enables the...

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Azerbaijani military turns Soviet biplane aircraft into drones

Details are emerging regarding the shot down of several Azerbaijani An-2 aircraft during the ethnic and territorial conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani...

Japan military accepts first RC-2 modern spy plane

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force on Thursday accepted the first RC-2 reconnaissance aircraft from Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) following years of testing. On 1 October,...

U.S. Army gets one step closer to laser gun system

The Stryker combat vehicle integrated with a laser weapon system is one step closer to becoming a reality. Last week, the Assistant Secretary of the...

KPS Capital Partners completes acquisition of U.S. Humvee maker

The famed U.S. Humvee maker has announced that KPS Capital Partners, LP through a newly-formed affiliate has completed the acquisition of AM General. As noted...