I'm pretty sure we had a topic on this already, but it has gone MIA.
A story on it from 2019 (the project was first unveiled in 2017)...
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).
Soon a new tool for USSF
Under the Chinese tank designations thread, I've mentioned the VN50 project:
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...
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...
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...
Expected into service in ~2032. 16 SLBMs, 14,500 tons surfaced.
Previously known as the Deep Space Gateway (DSG) or Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway (LOP-G).
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)
A possible return to its Lunar roots for the venerable Soyuz spacecraft.
Russia's Soyuz Spacecraft Could Find New Life as a Lunar Taxi
Roscosmos has developed a manned...
It's supposed to operate alongside the Panhard CRAB and the Griffon...
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...
finally success for Russian with Angara 5 after Proton disasters
i start to love this rocket
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...