Science fiction space movies can do a poor job of educating people about space. In the movies, hot-shot pilots direct their dueling space ships through space as if they’re flying through an atmosphere. They bank and turn and perform loops and rolls, maybe throw in a quick Immelman turn, as if they’re subject to Earth’s […]Read More What would a realistic space battle look like?
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry plans to purchase six to 12 Bayraktar TB2 complexes, each with six to 12 control stations, and three to four UAVs, according to latest reports… While the United States currently sits at the top of the throne in terms of developing the world’s finest armed drones, Turkey has steadily climbed the […]Read More How Turkey Outclassed The UK With Their Own Technology To Develop One Of World’s Most Lethal Drones?
It’s the little things that make all the difference, like when an $11 million MQ-9 Reaper drone crashed out of the night sky because of a small metal washer that you can buy at a hardware store. The washer was not on the aircraft itself, but inside the ground control station, where it came loose […]Read More How an everyday piece of hardware crashed an $11 million drone – Business Insider
WASHINGTON —SpaceX and and L3 Harris will contribute satellites to track hypersonic weapons to the Space Development Agency’s planned mega-constellation, with the nascent agency announcing it had selected the two companies to build its first wide field of view satellites Oct. 5… More about this article in the link below… https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2020/10/05/space-development-agency-orders-8-hypersonic-weapon-tracking-satellites/Read More Space Development Agency orders 8 satellites to track hypersonic weapons
More missiles on the way. China CPP on war path new world order, colder war warning for the United States… It wouldn’t be a new cold war without an accelerating nuclear arms race. The Pentagon reported last week that China is undertaking a significant nuclear buildup, which will double the size of its arsenal by 2030. That […]Read More China’s Nuclear Buildup Changes Balance of Power
Ottawa is on the lookout for unmanned aircraft that can conduct long-range surveillance and precision air strikes. The program is expected to cost from $1 billion to $5 billion… More about this in the link below… https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/v7gqvm/canada-wants-armed-drones-in-the-air-by-2025Read More Canada Wants Armed Drones in the Air by 2025 – VICE
In response to the Chinese island-invasion drills ‘aimed’ at Taiwanese Pratas Islands, the Republic of China Air Force deployed two F-16A Viper aircraft conducting patrols armed with AGM-84 “Harpoon” Anti-Ship missiles to deter Chinese belligerence in the region… More about this article in the link below… https://eurasiantimes.com/taiwan-scrambles-f-16s-armed-with-harpoon-missiles-to-warn-chinese-navy/Read More Taiwan Scrambles F-16s Armed With Harpoon Missiles To Warn Chinese Navy
Deliveries of first heavy unmanned combat air vehicle will herald a new era for Russian combat airpower and potential for a “loyal wingman” for the Su-57… More about this article in the link below… https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/35367/now-russia-wants-its-first-okhotnik-combat-drone-in-service-by-2024Read More Now Russia Wants Its First Okhotnik Combat Drone In Service By 2024 – The Drive
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence ministry said were in their final phase of testing. Emer McCarthy reports. REUTERS Reports More about this in the link below… https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/video-vladimir-putin-says-russian-navy-to-get-hypersonic-nuclear-weapons/Read More Video: Vladimir Putin says Russian Navy to get hypersonic nuclear weapons, underwater drones – The Globe and Mail
The US and UK have accused Russia of testing a weapon-like projectile in space that could be used to target satellites in orbit. The US State Department described the recent use of “what would appear to be actual in-orbit anti-satellite weaponry” as concerning. Russia’s defence ministry earlier said it was using new technology to perform […]Read More UK and US say Russia fired a satellite weapon in space – BBC News