2020s

  1. F

    HAWC (Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept) and HACM (Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile)

    This doesn't really fit ARRW or PGSW, so I started a new thread.
  2. R

    Australian Ship Building in trouble...

    Interesting...Troubled naval shipbuilding projects set to prompt another Defence Department shake-up
  3. Grey Havoc

    Shenyang J-11 PLAN/PLAAF

    For the 1960s/1970s fighter project, see here. https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/planaf-j-11bh-fighter-seen-using-potentially-new-ecm-pod
  4. Grey Havoc

    USSSPs (Unmaned Semifixed Sea Platforms) - European Union

    https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2021/07/navantia-participates-in-the-largest-project-of-the-european-defense-industrial-development-program-edidp/ The platforms will have 'light' armament, though to what extent isn't clear. https://ec.europa.eu/defence-industry-space/ussps_en I'll...
  5. sublight is back

    Sukhoi LTS (CheckMate)

    I guess they heard you, because now there is this..... https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/41508/russias-united-aircraft-corporation-channels-the-x-files-with-this-cryptic-teaser
  6. M

    The German Wiesel AWC replacement project, the airborne weapon carrier (GSD LuWa)

    Translated form German. https://soldat-und-technik.de/2021/07/bewaffnung/27778/luftbeweglicher-waffentraeger-luwa-gesamtsystemdemonstrator-vorgestellt/ CGI of the demonstrator.
  7. Grey Havoc

    Poland going for Abrams MBT? (M1A2 SEPv3)

    https://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2021/07/09/poland-could-purchase-m1-abrams-tanks-from-us/
  8. bearnard97

    The possibility of the colonization of Venus put forward by NASA

    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...
  9. Grey Havoc

    Hellenic Navy Fleet Modernization Program

    https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2021/06/greece-short-lists-at-least-6-offers-for-hellenic-navy-frigate-program/ https://www.navalnews.com/event-news/defea-2021/2021/06/new-developments-in-greece-a-shortlist-for-the-fleet-modernization-program/
  10. bearnard97

    NASA is going to make 2 missions to Venus

    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...
  11. Grey Havoc

    Shturm and Soratnik series robot tanks (Russian Army)

    Via Feanor over at the Defencetalk forums: From back in January of 2020: https://www.c4isrnet.com/unmanned/robotics/2020/01/11/russian-army-will-develop-of-storm-robot-tank-and-ally/ Uralvagonozavod developed the Shturm while Kalashnikov was responsible for the Soratnik.
  12. S

    Hamas attack UUV Project

    https://www.jpost.com/arab-israeli-conflict/gaza-news/guardian-of-the-walls-the-first-ai-war-669371 https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-says-it-thwarted-underwater-drone-attack-by-hamas-from-northern-gaza/...
  13. 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)...
  14. 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).
  15. 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/
  16. 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/...
  17. Grey Havoc

    SLJ900/32 'Iron Monster'

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCsRkHlECQQ
  18. 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
  19. RavenOne

    NH90 TTH Special Forces

    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...
  20. Grey Havoc

    Exosonic low-boom SSBJ project

    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. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/2/pentagon-takes-first-step-toward-building-superson/ (This thread originally began as part...
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