Friday, March 5, 2021

Topic: Space Force

BAE Systems to develop advanced military GPS receivers and chips

BAE Systems received a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and...

NG prepares GEM 63XL rocket boosters to support U.S. Space Force security missions

Northrop Grumman has announced that it is preparing GEM 63XL rocket boosters to support United Launch Alliance's Vulcan Centaur rocket on the United States Space Force national...

Russia reportedly conducts test of anti-satellite missile

The United States Space Command has reported that Russia has conducted a test of a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile. On Wednesday, the service press release said that Russia...

U.S. Air Force says first space test fundamentals course begins in January

According to a press release issued last week by U.S. Air Force Test Cente, the Test Pilot School convenes the first-ever Space Test Fundamentals course Jan. 4,...

European Space Agency awards contract for new reusable spaceplane

Aerospace and logistics company Thales and the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced on Friday an agreement worth about $202.3 million (167 million euros) for the development...

U.S. Space announces AEHF-6 satellite control authority transferred to Space Operations Command

Last week, the U.S. Air Force has announced that Satellite Control Authority of the Lockheed Martin-built AEHF-6 Protected Communications satellite had been transferred from the Space Force’s Space...

Aevum to launch satellite from unmanned aircraft system

Small satellite launch startup Aevum has unveiled the Ravn X unmanned aircraft system that designed to launch small payloads to orbit. In a press release presented by the...

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...

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Boeing releases new video of F-15EX with its official U.S. Air Force livery

American plane-maker Boeing has released a new video showing its newest F-15EX fighter jet with its official U.S. Air Force livery. As noted by the...

U.S. Army to receive 99 Heavy Dump Trucks from Mack Defense

Mack Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mack Trucks, announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Army ordered 99 Mack Defense M917A3 non-armored Heavy Dump Trucks...

MBDA awarded first contract for new Albatros NG air defense system

European missile group MBDA has announced that it has been awarded the first contract for Albatros NG, a brand new CAMM-ER-based air defense system. As...

U.S. Navy orders additional CMV-22B Osprey aircraft in $309M deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office a $309.5 million contract to produce additional CMV-22B Osprey aircraft, according to the U.S. Department...

Romania receives first U.S.-made rocket launchers

Romanian Armed Forces have taken delivery of its first M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, according to the country’s o. The batch of...