Category: Space Defence

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter 0

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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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...

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...

Northrop Grumman has delivered to the U.S. Army the first production-representative engagement operations center for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). 0

Northrop Grumman IBCS advances toward operational capability

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered to the U.S. Army the first production-representative engagement operations center (EOC) for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). “This milestone is testament...

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North Korea test fires ‘missiles’ again

South Korean military says Pyongyang fired ‘projectiles’ from northwestern area of Kusong into East Sea North Korea fired two “short-range missiles” Thursday for the second time in less than a week, South Korean media...

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NASA’s InSight Lander Starts an Unprecedented Mars Mission on Cyber Monday

While tech geeks go nuts on Cyber Monday this year, NASA’s InSight Landerwill be making its historic touchdown on Mars. It’s expected to land at Elysium Planitia, an equatorial plane, on November 26, marking the first day...

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America’s TOP space rocket will fly using Russian engines

Tensions between Moscow and the West may be high – but that hasn’t stopped the US placing an order for four Russian-built engines which it will use to launch its massive Atlas V rockets....