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)
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...
Does anyone have an idea what exact model of drone he is referring to here, is this an upgraded Reaper or something different?
Of all the proposals over the years for maintaining law and order in the aftermath of a strategic nuclear exchange, this one may just take the biscuit:
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/science/article4253348.ece (Subscription required)
The British Fox 30mm gun armoured car replaced the Ferret scout car in the reconnaissance role but not the liaison role. This was to be the task of a variant of the Fox called the Vixen. It was cancelled so the Ferret had to solider on driving bosses from call signs to call signs long post due...
The "hovertank" is a staple of science fiction novels and board games, yet in the real world fans and skirts never seem to have supplanted wheels or tracks. Does anyone have any projects or prototypes to share on proposed land-based hovercraft?