Sunday, February 28, 2021

Space Force

U.S. Space Force says fourth GPS III space vehicle receives operational acceptance

The U.S. Space Force has announced that the fourth Lockheed Martin-built GPS III space vehicle (GPS III SV04) has received Operational Acceptance in record time – the satellite was launched on Nov. 5. The details were given in...

Lockheed Martin completes production of new SBIRS GEO-5 missile warning satellite

The top-grossing defense firm in the world Lockheed Martin has announced that the new SBIRS GEO-5 missile warning satellite being completed. As noted by the company, the Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite (SBIRS GEO-5) –...

Russia plans to complete S-500 missile system development in 2021

Russia plans to complete the development of its latest S-500 mobile air defense and anti-ballistic missile system in 2021, the Krasnaya Zvezda news agency reported. "It should be noted that the work on developing the S-500 mobile air...

Pershing II medium-range ballistic missile returns to CCAFS after renovations

The United States Space Force has announced that after nearly nine months of extreme restoration, one of only seven Pershing II surface to surface missiles in existence returned to its new home in Hangar C at Cape...

U.S. Military to study use space launch vehicles to transport supplies

U.S. Military is taking the potential for use of space launch vehicles to transport supplies in an emergency, according to a recent service news release. In a release last week, the U.S. military command that oversees logistics operations...

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 secure, resilient satellite communications architecture for the United States Space Force’s Evolved Strategic...

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 as Evolved Strategic Satcom program. The award, announced by the U.S. Department of Defense...

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 three hours after the opening of the launch window at 1:23 a.m. Eastern....

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General Atomics releases new image of its next-generation combat drone

General Atomics' Aeronautical Systems division, or GS-ASI, has released a new rendering of its stealthy, next-generation unmanned aircraft system. The GA-ASI released a new...

Russian Iskander missile system was completely useless, says Armenian Prime Minister

Russian-made Iskander (SS-26 Stone) ballistic missile systems are "completely useless", Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said yesterday. The Armenian Prime Minister argued that the Iskander...

Russian military helicopter crashes in Syria

Multiple news outlets reported that a Russian military helicopter crashed in northeast Syria. Syrian media on Feb. 28, reported that a Russian helicopter crashed in...

Israeli military selects CH-53K King Stallion as new transport helicopter

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 25 February that it has chosen Lockheed Martin's heavy-lift CH-53K King Stallion as a new Israel...