Updated Laser Rangefinder/Designator From Northrop Grumman, DRS Technologies Completes Successful Flight Testing
System Offers Range Finding and Targeting Functions for Laser-Guided Weapons With Increased Reliability and Reduced Power Consumption
|APOPKA, Fla. – April 10, 2013 – Following flight testing at the Yuma Proving Grounds in Yuma, Ariz., the Mast Mounted Sight-Diode… Continue reading|
Atop an upgraded Long March 2F carrier rocket, blast off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China at 6:37 pm Saturday.
A see-off ceremony was held at the center hours before the launch. Wu Bangguo, the country’s top… Continue reading
CMSE News, November 3, Beijing, Chang Wanquan, the Chief Commander of China Manned Space Engineering Project, Commanding Officer of Tiangong 1/Shenzhou 8 Mission Headquarters, and director of the PLA General Armaments Department, announced from Beijing Flight Control Center, that Tiangong… Continue reading
Ariane 5, the European launch vehicle developed and manufactured by Astrium, today successfully lifted-off from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
For FranÃ§ois Auque, Astrium CEO, â€œThis 46th consecutive success… Continue reading
Boeing on Aug. 3 successfully completed an evaluation flight of the B-52 Combat Network Communications Technology (CONECT) interphone system. The six-hour flight from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., evaluated the interphone system’s readiness for formal flight tests and accomplished formal… Continue reading
Europe’s first mission dedicated to studying the Earthâ€™s ice was launched today from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat-2 will send back data leading to new insights into how ice is responding to climate change and the role it plays… Continue reading
ORLANDO, FL, December 21st, 2009 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently completed Phase 2 of its SniperÂ® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) B-52 integration program at Barksdale Air Force Base, LA. Sniper pod integration on the B-52 will provide aircrews with… Continue reading
KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 28, 2009 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] on Oct. 27 played a key role in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s second successful test of the sea-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system. During the test, a… Continue reading
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Ares I-X test rocket lifted off at 11:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a two-minute powered flight. The test flight lasted about six minutes from its launch from the… Continue reading
All 18 people aboard a helicopter which ditched in the North Sea are safe following a major multi-agency search and rescue operation involving RAF aircraft, the MOD can confirm.
Reports were received at around 1843hrs this evening, 18 February 2009,… Continue reading