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Monthly Archives: July, 2022

Major flaws in US Space Command basing process

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force’s process for selecting U.S. Space Command’s headquarters had “significant shortfalls,” according to a government watchdog. The Government Accountability Office...

Why HF radios are mission-critical: NATO standards for military comms

For beyond line of sight (BLOS) communication, SATCOM has increasingly become the technology of choice within the defence industry due to its high speed...

NATO next-generation helicopter project proceeds to concept phase

Defense ministers from six NATO member countries have signed an agreement to launch the concept phase that could lead to the development of a...

Rocket Lab chosen to power NASA’s GLIDE spacecraft

Rocket Lab, a leading launch and space systems company, has been selected by Ball Aerospace to manufacture the solar array panel (SAP) to power...

Paving the way for force integration: practical considerations

Decision-making on a battlefield is one aspect of war that all militaries see as critical. A poor decision, such as invading a country without...

The Hyperactive Future Battlefield is going to be complex and lethal

Robotic attack weapons, space-based attacks, cyber intrusions, and AI-enabled high-speed, long-range warfare are all key factors anticipated to inform future warfare into the 2040s...

NASA prepares to power-down Voyager spacecraft after more than 44 years

It is certain that at some point the plutonium powering the probes will decay beyond what is capable of keeping them functional. Some estimate...

How Stealthy are the US Navy’s Zumwalt-class Destroyers?

Eluding radar, quietly sailing into enemy territory and launching long-range precision attacks from less-detectable positions all begin to paint the picture of how “stealthy”...

Militaries plunder science fiction for technology ideas, but turn a blind eye to the genre’s social commentary

Military planning is a complicated endeavor, calling upon experts in logistics and infrastructure to predict resource availability and technological advancements. Long-range military planning, deciding...

US Army’s Ivy Division tank crews test new XM-1147 AMP round

The Ivy Division crew of the US Army’s 3rd Armoured Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) have tested the newest 120mm tactical round for the M1A2...

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