Sunday, February 28, 2021

Space Force

Israel launches new spy satellite that will be used to monitor Iran’s nuclear activities

Israel's Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries have successfully launched a rocket carrying a new Ofek 16 electro-optical reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities into orbit. Some sources reported that a new spy satellite will be used to...

China completes Beidou navigation system to bolster its own military space assets

On Thursday, China has successfully launched a BeiDou-3 satellite completing its own global navigation system. The satellite, the 55th in the family of BeiDou that means "Big Dipper" in Chinese, was launched at 9:43 a.m. (Beijing Time) and...

U.S. Space Force’s newest missile defense satellite successfully completes test

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has announced that the U.S. Space Force’s new missile defense satellite successfully completed simulated space environmental testing. On June 9, the world’s most advanced missile defense satellite, called the Space Based Infrared...

U.S. Space Force launches X-37B unmanned spacecraft into orbit for classified mission

The U.S. Space Force has launched the next X-37B unmanned spacecraft into orbit for a classified mission. America's most experienced space launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched the X-37B orbital test vehicle for the U.S. Space...

U.S. Space Force selects Northrop Grumman to develop protected tactical SATCOM rapid prototype

Northrop Grumman, the weapon's manufacturer, has been selected by theU.S. Space Force to develop a protected tactical SATCOM rapid prototype. According to a company news release, the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center selected Northrop Grumman...

U.S. Space Force confirms Russia chasing multibillion-dollar U.S. spy satellite

Some analysts and satellite watchers have reported that Russian spacecraft chasing a multibillion-dollar U.S. spy satellite hundreds of miles above the Earth’s surface. According to media reports in recent weeks, a Russian inspection satellite Cosmos 2542 has recently...

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

The U.S. Space Force — America’s newest military branch — has test-fired a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, according to U.S. Strategic Command. A team of Air Force...

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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...