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September 18, 2014
Founding Day of Air and Missile Defense Command of Aerospace Defense Forces
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Sep 18, 2014
A number of events are scheduled in Moscow on Friday, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Moscow Air Defense District, established on August 20, 1954, which had evolved by now into the Order of Lenin Air and Missile Defense Command of the Aerospace Defense Forces (ADF). The history of Moscow's air defense began much earlier, though. It is believed to have been born on April 25, 1918, when the military supervisor of the Moscow District issued Order No. 1 establishing the Moscow Air Defense Director ... read more

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Russian Navy to Get New Space Tracking System
Russian naval vessels are to be equipped with a state of the art tracking system which will be able to receive data from space, a source from the Russian military told RIA Novosti Tuesday. "Th ... more
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Russia Proceeding With Plans for Grouped Military Satellites
Russia is not intending to review its plans for creating grouped military satellites, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. "All of these plans have been confirmed and they won' ... more
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U.S. military destroys experimental hypersonic weapon
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Space Command team wins national award
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Japan mulls enhancing missile detecting capability
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Northrop Grumman team developing space plane
A preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for an experimental space plane with a reusable booster is being developed by Northrop Grumman. ... more
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AFSOUTH strengthens space ties with partner nations
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Russia Looking To China For Military, Aerospace Components
Russian aerospace and military-industrial enterprises will purchase electronic components worth several billion dollars from China, Izvestia reported Wednesday, referencing a source close to Roscosm ... more
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Japan to launch military space force: report
Japan is planning to launch a military space force by 2019 that would initially be tasked with protecting satellites from dangerous debris orbiting the Earth, a report said. ... more
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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency taps BAE Systems for assist
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's effort to transform its intelligence data and products is being assisted by BAE Systems. ... more
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US launches 2 spy geo-satellites to track 'nefarious capability' of other nations
The US Air Force has successfully orbited two geosynchronous satellites to monitor all other space devices operating on the same strategic orbit, because of the "nefarious capability" other nations ... more
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China conducts land-based missile interception test
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DARPA picks SSL for space hardware integration
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US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites
The US Air Force will launch new satellites Wednesday to track those of other countries and counter possible threats to American spacecraft, officials said. ... more
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Advancements In Satcom Helping Meet DoD And Intelligence Needs
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Brazilian Air Force learns how to control satellites
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Defense Sciences Office: at the Edge of Science and National Security
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Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability and Security of the Space Environment
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Chinese military hackers target space industry: study
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