Category: Space

US Army Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) TLS-Echelons Above Brigade System, 30 September 2020 0

US Army Wants Electronic Jammer Weapon With Missile Defense Capabilities

Tuesday for a vehicle-mounted electronic jamming system that will uniquely have the ability to jam incoming projectiles, fouling their targeting in the moments before impact. At the Army’s CEMAlite conference on Tuesday, three Army...

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Science SEOSAT-Ingenio’s lost promise for Earth observation

Spain’s satellite, the SEOSAT-Ingenio, was billed as the latest in high resolution land imaging technology. Originally, we presented what it would have done. But its launch vehicle, a Vega rocket called VV17, failed. The...

German Aerospace Center Dassault DLR IS­TAR re­search air­craft 20 February 2020. 0

Flight experiments for the air transport system of the future – New DLR IS­TAR re­search air­craft ar­rives in Braun­schweig

Handover in the hangar of DLR’s Flight Experiments facility in Braunschweig together with representatives from science, industry, government and the media. Commissioning with first flight tests and further development of ISTAR begins. ISTAR joins...

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Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review

The world’s Air Forces in 2019 began to try and get a firm grasp on space, while contracts were handed to make missiles faster and of course the F-35 continued to make headlines. DIA...

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USAF F-16 Downs Drone With Rocket for Cruise Missile Defense Test

An Air Force F-16 recently shot down a targeting drone with an AGR-20A Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rocket queued by the Viper’s targeting pod for the first time in a demonstration of future...

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Deep Learning Model Speeds Up, Automates Satellite Image Analysis

Algorithm trains itself to identify objects, unlocking new geospatial workflow efficiencies. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) develops satellite imagery recognition system using open-source deep learning libraries to quickly identify and classify objects or targets in...

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Boeing Invests in Commercial UAS Services Provider Robotic Skies

Startup manages maintenance, inspection and alteration services for global manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems. Access to safe, reliable maintenance will support commercial operations and urban mobility efforts. Boeing [NYSE: BA] today...

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Russia Wants Answers From NASA About Alcohol Smell on ISS After Dragon Docking

Last month, outside observers marked concerns with SpaceX’s Dragon 2 programme after one of the crew capsules unexpectedly exploded during a static fire test. Russia has sent NASA observations and questions regarding the release...

USAF test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg 0

US Air Force test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg

The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. A Minutemen 3 missile roared out of a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base...

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U.S. Air Force Welcomes Fifth Lockheed Martin-Built AEHF Satellite To Cape Canaveral For June Launch

AEHF-5 Satellite Increases Resiliency of Global Protected Communications Constellation. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shipped the Air Force’s fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its expected...