early 2020s

  1. Grey Havoc

    U.S. Digital Corps

    https://news.slashdot.org/story/21/08/30/218249/biden-launches-us-digital-corps-to-bring-young-tech-talent-to-government https://digitalcorps.gsa.gov/ Hmmmmm
  2. bring_it_on

    US Navy Screaming Arrow Hypersonic Program

    The US Navy has (re) launched (August 2021) the Screaming Arrow prototyping effort after withdrawing the prior outreach to industry back in March. Wanted to start a dedicated thread to discuss what the Navy is asking for here since they have provided a notional set of requirements and are...
  3. Grey Havoc

    JMSDF next-generation Offshore Patrol Vessel

    This 2019 brainstorm from the Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics Agency seems to be still moving ahead, and is a bit odd even for that ill-starred front for the Finance Ministry (ostensible status as a MOD agency notwithstanding!). Apparently the idea was/is to enable the MSDF to be able to...
  4. Grey Havoc

    Type 052DL (stretched variant of Type 052D destroyer)

    https://navalpost.com/china-type-052d-destroyer-suzhou-132/ From back in March, via the Wikipedia entry on the Type 052D family: https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/more-stretched-type-052d-destroyers-join-the-pla-navy...
  5. Grey Havoc

    Momentus Inc.

    Russian-founded space start-up and Spac fined for misleading investors (ft.com, registration or subscription may be required) https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/13/22576176/space-momentus-charged-sec-misleading-investors-mikhail-kokorich...
  6. TinWing

    TAM GE-31, Tblisi's non-Russian Sukhoi Su-25? Which potential Western engine?

    https://www.facebook.com/Scramblemagazine/posts/the-tbilisi-aviation-plant-tbilaviamisheni-tam-in-georgia-is-working-to-create-a/2096653470361176/ "Scramble Magazine February 14, 2018 · The Tbilisi Aviation Plant (Tbilaviamisheni - TAM) in Georgia is working to create a modernized version of...
  7. F

    Amazon teams up with the UK to make drone delivery a reality