Monday, January 23, 2023

Space Force

US Missile Defense Agency receives two new interceptors

U.S. aerospace and defense giant Boeing announced on Thursday that it has delivered two new ground-based interceptors to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, or MDA, in Fort Greely, Alaska. According to a press release, the additional interceptors strengthen...

Bellingcat identified missile that Russia used to strike on Kharkiv

The executive director of investigative journalism website Bellingcat, Christo Grozev said that the Russian Army used 3M14 Kalibr land-attack cruise missile to strike on Kharkiv. "We enhanced the CCTV images from the moment the missile hit the cultural/administrative...

Lockheed Martin selects mission payload providers for missile warning satellite system

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. has selected Raytheon to provide a second mission payload for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Block 0 missile warning satellite system – also known as NGG. Both...

Lockheed Martin terminates agreement to buy rocket engine maker

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. says it has terminated its agreement to acquire rocket engine and missile maker Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc.. Lockheed Martin says the decision to terminate the agreement follows the U.S. Federal Trade...

L3Harris gets $7,8M contract modification for hypersonic missile tracking program

The U.S. Space Development Agency has awarded L3Harris Technologies Inc. a contract modification in the amount of $7,8 million as an equitable adjustment under the development program to detect and track missiles. The deal, which was a modification...

L3Harris to upgrade U.S. Space Force’s first offensive weapon system

U.S. defense contractor L3Harris Technologies received a $125 million multi-year contract to produce space electronic warfare systems that safeguard U.S. military operations and warfighters. According to a company news release, L3Harris will upgrade 16 Block 10.2 versions of...

Russia tests its satellite killer weapon

Russia reportedly conducted an anti-satellite weapon test that created thousands of pieces of debris.  According to Jonathan McDowell, the Russian Federation has conducted a destructive anti-satellite missile test that created thousands of pieces of debris still being tracked. Jonathan...

U.S. Space Force’s latest missile warning satellite is ready for launch

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. announced on Monday that the U.S. Space Force’s latest missile warning satellite is ready for launch, after finishing production nearly a month ahead of schedule. Lockheed Martin says the sixth Space...

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