PWAS = presistent warning and control system (?)...
From last October:
From last year, a little bit more background (note that the headline was slightly misleading):
I've seen a number of threads on Youtube that is suggesting that the British Army is considering replacing it Challenger 2's with Leopard 2's instead of undertaking the CLEP. I've got to admit the videos are not brilliant; one of the makers Huff Hack is awful - the read of the stats of various...
Source: Norman Friedman's Seapower and Space p365-366.
AST.9003 envisaged satellites orbiting at 200 miles in 97 degree (sun-synchronous) orbits carrying two cameras with television readout, and an ELINT Antenna.
Resolution of the cameras would be 25 and 5 yards with swath widths of 45 and 7...
UK’s new ventilators still awaiting regulatory green light (ft.com, registration may be required)
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...
A British start-up company, Aeralis, is trying to secure £1 mil via crowdfunding to design a concept fuselage demonstrator for a “modular” family of military jet trainers in time for September’s DSEI defence show. They are billing this as the first all-British military aircraft since the Hawk...
Introduction of Space Industry Bill shows UK’s commitment to commercial spaceflight
From: Department for Transport, UK Space Agency, and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Published: 28 June 2017
The Space Industry Bill has been introduced into the House of Lords, marking...
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...