Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Space Force

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 the new Space Transport Layer. The $187.5-million contract for Transport Layer’s Tranche 0 is an initial...

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 Defense Ministry Spokesperson said the Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and...

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 a month after its June 30 launch. The details were given in a 10...

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 Cape Canaveral. The U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center successfully delivered the...

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 Global Strike Command announced. The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to...

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 support payloads. Through the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration (D3I), Domain 1 task order,...

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 company to repurpose SNC’s Shooting Star transport vehicle as a proposed commercial solution...

Boeing receives $150 million for anti-ballistic missile system

The U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. aerospace giant Boeing announced on Friday an agreement worth about $150 million for the nation's Ground-based Midcourse Defense system. Boeing was awarded a contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency, to...

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U.S. Air Force receives its first AT-6E Wolverine light attack aircraft

The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center announced that a new aircraft entered the Air Force fleet. On Wednesday, the center press release said...

Russian spies try to steal Ukrainian modern tank secrets

Ukraine's security service, known by the acronym SBU, has reportedly thwarted attempts by the Russian spy to get secrets of the Ukrainian tank program....

Two F-117 Nighthawks stealth aircraft spotted over Los Angeles

A freelance photographer Matt Hartman says that at least two F-117 Nighthawks stealth aircraft were spotted over Los Angeles. According to Matt Hartman, on February...

Hanwha Defense showcases unmanned defense solutions at IDEX 2021

Hanwha Defense, a leading defense company in South Korea, is displaying up-to-date unmanned defense systems during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) that...