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August 18, 2015
Star Wars: US set to build space plane for extraterrestrial battle
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 10, 2015
The US aerospace giant Boeing has signed a contract with the US government to design a spaceplane, the XS-1, for the fast delivery of satellites into orbit, reports Defense Blog. US military strategists fully expect that in any future conflicts between the major world powers, Earth's orbit will become a new battlefield. Laser-armed satellites, long-range anti-aircraft missiles and other deadly weapons of destruction would attack and destroy enemy orbital forces. The country that can re ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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Global Five Eyes Spy System 'Bigger Than Ever'
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Guarding Space: Russia Creates a New Branch of the Armed Forces
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United Launch Alliance Launches WGS-7
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US Iran's 'No.1 enemy' despite nuclear deal: cleric

France submits Rafale purchase proposal to Malaysia

N.Korea would have 'no chance' in a conflict with South: US

NATO activates six command units on eastern flank with Russia

Next-gen electronic jammer passes early milestone

Thales securing Oman's airports

Taiwan politician Lien meets Xi, defying Taipei

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Russian space surveillance system now four times more capable
A Russian-operated space surveillance system located in Tajikistan, Okno-M, has reached its full capacity, making it four times more powerful, the Russian Ministry of Defense reports. Upgrades ... more
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Wideband Global SATCOM Launch
Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) played a major role in successfully launching and placing the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-7) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military. The mission lifted off fro ... more
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Skynet 5A satellite starts move eastwards
Airbus Defence and Space has announced that the planned 67,000 km move of the Skynet 5A satellite over the Asia Pacific region is on track. The move from 6 degrees East to 94.8 degrees East will exp ... more
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Airbus Defence and Space UK delivers Sentinel-5 Precursor for testing
The Sentinel-5 Precursor platform and the TROPOMI instrument have been integrated together to form the satellite which will be leaving the UK for testing. Airbus Defence and Space, the world's ... more
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Making Space Technology Cutting Edge AND Affordable
The current budgetary climate has forced a change in how the DoD handles space acquisition. As highlighted in this recent National Defense magazine article, programs in the past were often plagued b ... more
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SBIRS GEO-3 Satellite Delivered
The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center announced the delivery of the third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite into storage at the Lockheed Martin facility ... more
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50 SW Completes DMSP Flight 13 Rupture Review
Officials from the 50th Space Wing have completed their operations review of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 13 that was permanently shut down Feb. 3, 2015, precipitating a debri ... more
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Pentagon alarmed at Russian milsat maneuvering
The maneuverability of Russia's Cosmos-2504 military satellite launched on March 31 from the Plesetsk test site has alarmed the US Air Force, which thinks it may potentially be an "on-orbit anti-sat ... more
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America needs Russian rocket engines to fly to space
US space agencies need additional Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines until a domestically produced equivalent is ready for use, the head of US Space Command said June 26. "Without access to th ... more
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Interbellum Period Similar to Today in Space
The interbellum, or interwar, period between the end of World War I and the beginning of World War II is one of the most significant periods in our world's history and has many lessons for us today. ... more
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Pentagon plans Space-War Center to defend against adversaries
In its latest saber-rattling move, The Pentagon is ramping up efforts to build an space war headquarters, in order to protect US satellites from hypothetical attacks by Russia and China. The o ... more
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Russian Tu-160 and PAKDA Strategic Bombers to Use Star Power
Jamming Russian long-range bombers' navigation satellite systems will not throw them off course. They will navigate using stars. Russian long-range aircraft such as Tu-160 strategic bombers wi ... more
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Russia Puts Military Satellite Into Orbit
A Russian military satellite has reached its designated orbit and established stable contact with ground control services, a spokesman for Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces told RIA Novosti on Tuesd ... more
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Russia to Develop System to Block Satellite Signals, Shut Down Missiles
Russian engineers are working on a new signal suppression system that could block cruise missiles and communication of satellites, said Yuri Maevskiy, the Deputy Director of Radio-Electronic Technol ... more
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US Interagency Space Operation Center to be Launched in 6 Months
The United States will be creating an interagency Space Operation Center to combine Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence Community (IC) resources to defend US space assets, US Deputy Secreta ... more
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Russia to Build New Generation Space Surveillance Systems
Russian Defense Ministry will construct more than ten complexes of new-generation space surveillance systems, increasing the precision of space observation, the ministry said in a press release Thur ... more
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Pawlikowski assumes leadership of AF Materiel Command
Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski assumed the top position of the major command responsible for installation support and the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of the Air Force's current and future ... more
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Silent Sentry meets a decade of interstellar combat support
Nearly 29 years ago, as a form of protest against cable companies charging fees to satellite dish owners, a man by the alias of Captain Midnight intruded into a live HBO telecast of 'The Falcon and ... more
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Russia Warns Against Arms Race in Space
Russia warns against the danger of the arms race spilling out into space and hails the BRICS countries' effort to prevent this from happening, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on ... more
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Airbus DS provides Skynet milsat comms to Norwegian MoD
Airbus Defence and Space has signed a four year framework agreement with the Norwegian Defence Logistic Organisation (NDLO) for the provision of X-band satellite capacity and has committed to delive ... more
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AF Secretary Describes Space Flight Milestones, Challenges
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James yesterday outlined the Air Force's contributions to human space flight advancement and discussed projected milestones and investments in space. James delivered ... more
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Russia Puts Military-Purpose Satellite Into Orbit
A spokesman for Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces says that a Russian military satellite has reached its designated orbit and established stable contact with ground control services. A Russian ... more
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Ottawa to Help Kiev Launch Surveillance Satellite
Ukraine has reached an agreement with Canada to jointly launch a Ukrainian surveillance satellite, the country's Ukroboronprom state defense conglomerate said Monday. The agreement was reached ... more
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Russia successfully launches military satellite
Russia successfully launched a military satellite on Friday, following a recent string of failures for the country's space programme. ... more
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