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October 22, 2014
SNC contracted for U.S. military technology demonstrator satellite
Sparks, Nev. (UPI) Oct 15, 2014
A next-generation science and technology demonstration satellite is being built by the Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems unit for the U.S. military. The STPSat-5 is for the Department of Defense's Space Test Program, or STP, and will carry four scientific payloads to low-Earth orbit. The satellite's mission, scheduled for 2016, will support development of future national security space systems. "SNC is privileged to be part of the STP team that plays such a pivotal role in ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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3rd X-37B test vehicle lands at Vandenberg
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US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth
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USAF eyes in the sky provide global weather data
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile

Israeli minister airs Iran nuclear concerns at Pentagon

More sightings of 'foreign sub' as Sweden says it could use force

India says no compromise with China on territory

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants: officials

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Where is that spacecraft
Space surveillance is inherently challenging when compared to other tracking environments due to various reasons, not least of which is the long time gap between surveillance updates. "Unlike the ai ... more
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AFSPC Commander advocates defending space superiority
The Commander of Air Force Space Command Gen. John Hyten charged the Air Force to defend its position and remain on the cutting edge of international space operations during the 2014 Air Force Assoc ... more
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Founding Day of Air and Missile Defense Command of Aerospace Defense Forces
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 Leni ... more
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Russia to boost nuclear, space defence forces against US
Russia will respond to the United States' "prompt global strike" programme designed to take out targets within an hour by upgrading its nuclear and space defence forces, its deputy prime minister said Wednesday. ... more
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Russian Defense Ministry Denies Reports that Its Satellite Exploded Above US
The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday denied media reports of a Russian military satellite that allegedly exploded above the United States. Earlier in the day, the American Meteor Society pu ... more
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DoD Agrees to Share Space Data with South Korea
The Defense Department has signed a memorandum of understanding to share space situational awareness data with South Korea's Defense Ministry, Pentagon officials said. The accord provides Sout ... 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
Four seconds into the test launch of an experimental hypersonic weapon, on Monday, U.S. military officials were forced to abandon the mission and cue the weapon to self-destruct. ... more
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Space Command team wins national award
The United States Department of Energy and the Federal Interagency Energy Management Task Force announced Headquarters Air Force Space Command and the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron Energy Team as the ... more
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Japan mulls enhancing missile detecting capability
Japan is mulling to further and effectively use space to detect early signs of ballistic missile so as to boost its defense capabilities, local media reported on Saturday. The Japanese Defense ... more
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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
Three officers from the Dominican Republic, Peruvian and Brazilian militaries partnered with active-duty and guard Airmen at Davis-Monthan for a rare opportunity to work collectively on the space co ... more
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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
China has announced the success of a missile interception test conducted from land. The test, conducted within its territory late on Wednesday, "achieved the preset goal", according to a statement p ... more
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'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite
After years of delay, Russia plans to deploy this year the first satellite of its new constellation replacing the space component of the early warning system, Russian media reported. It will also do ... more
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USAF will provide assured access to space
Gen. William L. Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, stressed the importance of maintaining assured access to space to the Senate Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Committee on Commerce, S ... more
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DARPA picks SSL for space hardware integration
The U.S. military has chosen Space Systems/Loral to integrate space flight hardware for small science and technology missions. ... more
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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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US military awards contracts to design reusable spaceplane
The U.S. military said Tuesday it has awarded contracts to three companies to design an experimental spaceplane conceived as a reusable, unmanned booster with costs, operation and reliability simila ... more
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Advancements In Satcom Helping Meet DoD And Intelligence Needs
iDirect Government Technologies has announced the availability of iDX 3.2.3 software, which meets the military, intelligence and public safety communities' growing needs for increased bandwidth and ... more
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