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20.01.2021

Combat module "Hunter" for armored vehicles "Typhoon" received a new machine gun

In this configuration, it will also be delivered to the Navy

NPO Elektromashina (part of Uralvagonzavod of Rostec State Corporation) has successfully completed tests of the remote-controlled Hunter combat module for Typhoon-K armored vehicles with a new version of the 6P49 machine gun. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the UVZ.

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Network-centric wars. In the Russian Federation conducted exercises on a new type of combat

The Russian military for the first time reported on the conduct of network-centric exercises, during which self-propelled artillery installations (ACS) "Msta" were used, equipped with the equipment of a unified control system, RIA Novosti reports.

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20.01.2021

US Air Force conducts quantum research to improve GPS ' immunity to interference

At the end of 2020, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research at the Air Force Research Laboratory awarded 17 grants for quantum information research, two of which focused on the use of quantum computing to overcome problems in navigation without the use of GPS, according to the publication Inside GNSS. Quantum computing and quantum sensors use quantum bits (qubits) to speed up computing processes while performing multiple operations simultaneously, which is beyond the capabilities of modern computers. 

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19.01.2021

The number of modern stations of the Main Space Test Center will reach 90%

In total, in order to improve the ground-based complex, about three dozen development works are currently being carried out [/b]

The level of modern ground stations in parts of the Main Test Space Center named after G. S. Titov will grow to 90% in the coming years. This was announced by the head of the center, Major General Sergei Marchuk.

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"Uncovered areas": where the US Navy aimed weapons

"Contain and win" - the chief of Staff of the US Navy, Admiral Michael Gilday, presented a "Navigation Plan" for the next decade. The main thing in the document is that the American fleet should dominate the world's oceans. The goal of global control is a quiet and well-fed life for Americans at home. However, the text clearly shows undisguised aggression against other countries. What the admirals from Washington are up to-in the material of RIA Novosti.

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19.01.2021

Slovakia's Defense Ministry to buy Israeli MMR radars

The Israeli Defense Ministry will supply 17 radars produced by the Israeli company Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to the Slovak military Department under an agreement worth about 150 million euros.

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At the Zapad-2021 exercise in September, Belarus and Russia will work out the use of a regional grouping

Russia and Belarus will hold a strategic exercise "West-2021" on September 10-16, the maneuvers will take place on the territory of the two countries, the Belarusian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

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19.01.2021

Repurposed as scouts: what will happen to the "open sky" aircraft"

Russian "open sky" aircraft will be re-equipped for military intelligence

After Russia's final withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty, the Tu-214ON aircraft are planned to be used for intelligence purposes, two military and diplomatic sources told the media. Military observer " Newspaper.En " Mikhail Khodarenok analyzed the situation with the open sky aircraft.

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19.01.2021

IBCS: the first one in Poland after the United States

Poland will be the first country to receive its IBCS systems from the United States. On January 17, the press service of Northrop Grumman announced the start of production of an integrated combat command system commissioned by the Polish Defense Ministry.

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19.01.2021

Australian scientists have created the world's fastest optical neuromorphic processor

An international team led by scientists from Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne University of Technology) recently conducted a demonstration, a key component of which was the new, fastest and most powerful optical neuromorphic processor in the world.

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19.01.2021

The loss of one propeller did not interfere with the drone's controlled flight

Engineers from Switzerland and the Netherlands have developed a new algorithm for quadrocopters that allows them to stay in the air after turning off one propeller. Unlike similar algorithms developed earlier, the new one allows the drone to move controllably, not just hover in place, and also works only with the drone's own sensors, without requiring an external tracking system or GPS. The paper is published in the journal IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, and its preprint is available on the website of the University of Zurich.

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Scientists from Russia, China and the United States have opened a new era of superconductors by synthesizing an unusual barium superhydride

A group of scientists from Russia, China and the United States predicted and then experimentally obtained barium superhydrides – new high-temperature superconductors. The results are published in the journal Nature Communications.

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The Russian system successfully "highlighted" the positions of Syrian gangs

The Network has published a video showing for the first time the use of the Russian system "Illuminator" in Syria against militants of illegal armed groups.

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The Reapers have arrived. This time to Romania

Drones from terrorist hunters can turn into rocket hunters

American winged "predators" - first reconnaissance and strike drones MQ-1 " Predeytor "(Predator, translated from English – "Predator"), and now MQ-9 " Reaper "(Reaper; translated – "Reaper", that is, "collector of souls") – gradually capture all new habitats in Eastern Europe, in the immediate vicinity of the borders of Russia.

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18.01.2021

Rival Starlink has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in investment to launch new satellites

OneWeb has raised $ 400 million from SoftBank and Hughes Network Systems: this will allow the company to continue deploying the satellite constellation.

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Iran showed its enemies a" swarm " of combat drones and ballistic missile launches

Iran has conducted an exercise of the Aerospace Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps "Great Prophet-15".

During the military maneuvers, massive strikes with cruise and ballistic missiles were practiced, as well as the defeat of targets by kamikaze drones. A mass launch of the latest modifications of missiles of its own production was carried out: "Zalzal", "Zulfikar" and "Dezful".

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18.01.2021

Russia intends to fine for the use of satellite Internet SpaceX Starlink

The State Duma of Russia is considering the issue of fines against individuals and legal entities that intend to use the services of the Western satellite Internet. The future law should, first of all, limit access to the Internet using the Starlink services of SpaceX, OneWeb and other foreign satellite systems.

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18.01.2021

Russian engineers from the startup Reasonance have developed a wireless TV

As new TVs become thinner and lighter, their creators are looking for opportunities to install their brainchild almost anywhere, including without using it... the usual power cord.

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Satellites and drones will be more actively involved in the fight against forest fires-Abramchenko

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Victoria Abramchenko approved a "road map" to improve the system of forest protection from fires, which provides for the use of space and unmanned vehicles, the press service of Abramchenko reports.

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15.01.2021

The French created a ship's propeller using a 3D printer

French shipbuilders are actively developing advanced technologies. On January 13, the press service of the company Naval Group announced the completion of testing of the first propeller made on a 3D printer.

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