News of new developments in the military-industrial complex
A decisive increase in combat and quantitative composition is required
At the end of last year, the commander of the Long-range Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces, Lieutenant General Sergei Kobylash, spoke about the tasks of this kind of forces for 2023. According to him, these tasks will be solved during the participation of Long-range aviation in a special military operation in Ukraine. This is the main feature of their implementation in the coming year.
Sergey Chemezov, the general director of the company, told RIA Novosti in an interview with what results Rostec finished in 2022, and what plans the corporation has for this year.
The Earth's resources are limited, and questions about where to get them in the future are already arising now. The most suitable answer to the growing demands of man seems to be space with its vast expanses and asteroids stuffed with rare metals. But who and how plans to mine ores on "space cobblestones"? And most importantly, is it even real? Naked Science reflects on the cultural heritage, present and future of commercial asteroid exploration.
The Northrop Grumman company in the USA tested the Hatchet barrage ammunition launched from the MQ-1C Grey Eagle heavy attack drone. The tests, which have now been completed, lasted a total of about six months.
Minister of Defense of Ukraine Reznikov announced the serial production of 155-mm Ukrainian self-propelled gun "Bogdana"
The Ukrainian Bogdana self-propelled howitzer has completed testing and is already being mass-produced. This statement was made by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Alexey Reznikov, who told about the massive purchases of Ukrainian military equipment in 2022.
According to the results of the competitive selection, the Rostec United Engine Corporation won a grant from the Russian Foundation for the Development of Information Technologies (RFRIT) for the revision and implementation of domestic software in the production management system.
The crew of the frigate Admiral Gorshkov conducted an exercise in the west of the Atlantic Ocean using a hypersonic missile "Zircon". According to the Ministry of Defense, the launch efficiency demonstrated full compliance with expectations. What role did space play in the ocean exercises in the Atlantic and what conclusions should NATO draw from this?
The Russian Terminator tank support combat vehicle may become a new stage of evolution in tank construction, writes forbes. The authors note that, according to some reports, the car took part in battles in Ukraine and proved itself well.
American developers have assembled miniature machines that move using contractions of mouse muscle cells grown "in vitro". Biorobots have reached a record speed for such systems — almost a millimeter per second.
U.S. Navy Command: During the tests, marine drones created a long-range radar barrier for the destroyer
During the recent National Symposium of the Surface Fleet Association (SNA 2023), the US Navy Command highly appreciated the achievements of the TF 59 group in the development of unmanned systems, writes Naval News.
Rosoboronexport (part of Rostec State Corporation) has expanded its export catalog with new samples of Russian military products, expanding the range of weapons and military equipment promoted on the world market.
DARPA has signed an agreement with Aurora Flight Sciences to build a working prototype of the X-plane aircraft. After more than five years of testing models in a wind tunnel, engineers are ready to create the first full-fledged working copy. The problem is that no one understands how it should look and work – it's still an area of experimentation.
Boris Obnosov, General Director of the Tactical Missile Armament Corporation, answered the questions of HBO on the eve of his 70th birthday
In a special military operation in Ukraine, Russian aircraft guided weapons have shown high combat effectiveness, which we largely owe to their manufacturer, the Tactical Missile Armament Corporation.
Hypersonic cruise missiles (GCR) are likely to fly at altitudes from 20 to 30 km, which are partly determined by the need to maintain the appropriate pressure for fuel combustion in the power plant.
Rostec will supply four prototype engines for the promising TVRS-44 Ladoga passenger aircraft by the end of the year
The United Engine Corporation (UEC), part of Rostec, will supply four prototype engines for the promising TVRS -44 Ladoga aircraft. This is reported by the press service of the state corporation.
A contract has been issued for the construction of three new integrated supply ships for the British Fleet
On January 18, 2023, the Ministry of Defense of the United Kingdom issued a contract worth 1.6 billion pounds to the consortium Team Resolute, which includes the British companies VMT and Harland & Wolff and the British branch of the Spanish shipbuilding association Navantia (Navantia UK), for the construction of three new integrated supply ships for the British Navy under the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) program.
As reported by the South Korean defense procurement agency Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), on January 15, 2023, it signed memoranda of understanding with the State Fund for Defense and Security Development of the United Arab Emirates Tawazun Council on strategic cooperation in the field of defense industry and on the UAE's accession to the implementation of the South Korean aircraft corporation Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) program to create a promising multi-purpose medium military transport aircraft MS-X.
Scientists at the University of Maryland have created a new instrument for future NASA space missions aimed at searching for extraterrestrial life and habitable planets. It is a mini laser analyzer that is more compact and resource efficient than its predecessors. A detailed description of the device is presented in an article published in the journal Nature Astronomy.
Israeli scientists have connected a locust antenna to a machine equipped with artificial intelligence. Such a system is able to distinguish the most subtle odors and move on wheels to find their source.
Currently, a special forces unit of the US Army is testing a new self-propelled Sling mortar system that can be used by special operations forces around the world. The Army Times writes about this.