The platforms will have 'light' armament, though to what extent isn't clear.
This is a video about the possibility of the colonization of Venus put forward by NASA. Personally, I think the idea of colonizing Venus is a completely useless idea. Even more useless than colonizing Mars. Venus's environment is even more harsh than the environment on Mars which will we should...
NASA announced Wednesday that it will send, not one, but two spacecraft to Venus this decade as part of its efforts to ramp up exploration of the closest planet to Earth.
The decision was hailed by scientists who study Venus and have felt neglected by a space agency decidedly more interested in...
Via Feanor over at the Defencetalk forums:
From back in January of 2020:
Uralvagonozavod developed the Shturm while Kalashnikov was responsible for the Soratnik.
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
When I attended Paris Air Show 2019, I noticed in the DGA (Direction Generale Armament) chalet area, there was a mock up of special forces NH90 (My photo )
Anyhow France has signed up for NH90 TTH Special Forces variant to be delivered in 2025...
There appears to be a 'merely' supersonic rival, from a company called Exosonic, though I suspect that it may be being funded as more of a back-up option.
(This thread originally began as part...