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  1. Grey Havoc

    Neom

    I'm pretty sure we had a topic on this already, but it has gone MIA. https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-crown-princes-vision-for-neom-a-desert-city-state-tests-his-builders-11619870401 A story on it from 2019 (the project was first unveiled in 2017)...
  2. Grey Havoc

    2021 Coffee Deficit

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/coffee-trade-reeling-virus-faces-180243966.html Oh joy. That's all we need right now, a global outbreak of Coffee Zombies on top of everything else. Fortunately, us tea drinkers tend to keep more of a stiff upper lip (and our sanity).
  3. Grey Havoc

    International Lunar Research Station (Sino-Russian project)

    https://spacenews.com/china-is-aiming-to-attract-partners-for-an-international-lunar-research-station/ https://spacenews.com/russia-china-to-sign-agreement-on-international-lunar-research-station/
  4. Grey Havoc

    Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared

    https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2019/10/11/new-missile-warning-satellites-pass-design-test/ https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2020/05/19/northrop-grumman-receives-24-billion-for-two-missile-defense-satellites/...
  5. Grey Havoc

    SLJ900/32 'Iron Monster'

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCsRkHlECQQ
  6. D

    Aevum Ravn X

    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201203005732/en/Aevum-Rolls-Out-Ravn-X-The-World%E2%80%99s-First-Autonomous-Launch-Vehicle-and-the-Largest-Unmanned-Aircraft-System-UAS Soon a new tool for USSF
  7. Apophenia

    Chinese VN50 Heavy IFV Project?

    Under the Chinese tank designations thread, I've mentioned the VN50 project: https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/threads/chinese-tank-designations.34040/#post-399542 The thing is, I don't even known for sure that this was a real project. For the record, the VN50 was reputed to be a heavy IFV...
  8. VTOLicious

    US Army Future Tactical UAS (FTUAS)

    In the spring of 2019, the Army awarded a contract to four industry partners to provide non-developmental tactical systems, also known as "off the shelf" technology. The Army will provide the tactical UAS to units so Soldiers in U.S. Army Forces Command can evaluate the system under field...
  9. Michel Van

    SKYRORA - UK return to Space - This time it's Private

    SKYRORA is new British/Ukraine Company for Small Satellite launcher Based in Edinburgh, Scottland. They continue were Black Arrow was Stop, using rocket power on Kerosine/HTP to launch Small Satellite. For moment they have 3 models Skyrora Nano II a small sounding rocket with 10kg Payload...
  10. covert_shores

    SNLE-3G - next gen French SSBN program

    http://www.hisutton.com/SNLE-3G.html https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/news/defence-news/2018/october-2018-navy-naval-defense-news/6538-here-is-the-first-image-of-the-french-navy-next-generation-ssbn-snle-3g.html Expected into service in ~2032. 16 SLBMs, 14,500 tons surfaced.
  11. Grey Havoc

    Lunar Gateway

    Previously known as the Deep Space Gateway (DSG) or Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway (LOP-G). https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-throws-doubt-joint-lunar-space-station-u-105357218--finance.html http://www.moondaily.com/reports/Airbus_wins_ESA_studies_for_future_human_base_in_lunar_orbit_999.html
  12. Grey Havoc

    Russian National Reusable Space Rocket program

    Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center's offering seems to be in the lead at the moment, development wise at least. Russia's Khrunichev Center Develops Concept of Reusable Rocket (Spacedaily)
  13. F

    The return of Lunar Soyuz?

    A possible return to its Lunar roots for the venerable Soyuz spacecraft. Russia's Soyuz Spacecraft Could Find New Life as a Lunar Taxi https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/rockets/a22074215/soyuz-lunar-station/
  14. magnus_z

    Manned spacecraft (Russia 2018)

    12:38 05/04/2018 https://aboutspacejornal.net/2018/04/05/%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BC%D0%BE%D1%81-%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B7%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B1%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BB-%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%B5%D0%BC%D1%8B%D0%B9-%D0%BA%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BC/ Roscosmos has developed a manned...
  15. Grey Havoc

    Jaguar EBRC (Engin Blindé de Reconnaissance et de Combat) [EMBR program]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjOxF52MiQ0 http://www.armyrecognition.com/french_army_france_wheeled_armoured_vehicle_uk/jaguar_ebrc_6x6_reconnaissance_combat_armoured_vehicle_ebmr_scorpion_technical_data_sheet_pictures.html It's supposed to operate alongside the Panhard CRAB and the Griffon...
  16. S

    Otto Aviation Group LLC Celera 500L

    It at Southern California Logistics Airport https://aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/37058/what-is-this-odd-aircraft :o UPDATED
  17. Grey Havoc

    Rolls-Royce Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWAI)

    I thought we already had a thread on Rolls-Royce's drone ship program, but either I misremembered, or else our search engine has gone feral again. Anyway, here's a quick update on the program via gCaptain...
  18. Michel Van

    Angara 5 test launch

    finally success for Russian with Angara 5 after Proton disasters i start to love this rocket View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsQOpD4TIZM&spfreload=10 View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciS0m3_MXUE&spfreload=10 View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Whm_tkBycg4&spfreload=10...
  19. Grey Havoc

    Panhard CRAB [Combat Recce Armored Buggy]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=POEU0gchYIM http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/panhards-crab-may-just-be-the-future-of-armored-scout-v-1581746120
  20. bobbymike

    Army Wants 'Air Droppable' Light Tank & Ultra-Light Vehicles

    Army Still Wants Mobile Protected Firepower From An Air-Droppable Tank Army officials gathered at Ft. Benning, GA, last week to discuss the future of the service's maneuver forces and consistently brought up a lingering capability gap for mobile protected firepower they say must be...
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