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Tag: Aerospace and Defence
SpaceX Enters SmallSat Launch Market Offering Competitive Prices
In August 2019, SpaceX announced a new, low-cost program, targeted at the launch of small satellites into sun-synchronous orbits. The program will adopt a rideshare approach, creating the opportunity for satellite manufacturers/owners to launch payloads weighing up to 150 kg at USD 2.25 million, and USD 4.5 million for payloads of up to 300 kg.… Continue reading SpaceX Enters SmallSat Launch Market Offering Competitive Prices
Amazon’s Drone Delivery Service-Prime Air-to Become Reality Soon
The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has published a petition that Amazon Prime Air, a drone operating subsidiary of Amazon has requested an exemption to operate its customized MK27 drone for deliveries under the Part 35 air carrier certificate. The petition, if passed, will allow the company to operate a delivery system that will enable reaching… Continue reading Amazon’s Drone Delivery Service-Prime Air-to Become Reality Soon
In July 2019, Rheinmetall AG and BAE Systems plc created a joint venture with an aim to manufacture Boxer multirole fighting vehicles for the UK.
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Tesla Plans Long-haul Electric Planes
In July 2019, Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed the potential of electric airplanes. According to Musk, these planes could be viable in about five years.
Boeing to Collaborate with Kitty Hawk in Strategic Partnership
In June 2019, the Boeing Company and Kitty Hawk Corporation entered into a strategic partnership to work on futuristic urban air mobility.
Amazon’s same-day package delivery using drones to revolutionize the e-commerce industry
On June 5, 2019, Amazon showcased the latest version of its Prime Air delivery drone—that is set to transform last mile package delivery—at the Mars Conference in Las Vegas, US. The Prime Air delivery drone is a hybrid aircraft equipped with optical, thermal, and ultrasonic sensors. Moreover, the drone is also capable of vertical takeoff… Continue reading Amazon’s same-day package delivery using drones to revolutionize the e-commerce industry
Raytheon and United Technologies to merge their businesses to address challenges in the fast-growing Aerospace & Defense market
Raytheon and United Technologies are joining hands to further expand their aerospace & defense segment, making it the second-largest company in the US in the aerospace & defense segment, after Boeing in terms of revenue.
India Enters into A Deal with Israel To Acquire 100 ‘Balakot’ Spice-2000 Bombs
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has once again sourced the highly advanced SPICE-2000 bomb from Israel to strengthen its arsenal. The SPICE-2000 bomb was earlier used in the Balakot airstrike conducted in February 2019, to neutralize Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists hiding in a building. The airstrike was a retaliation against a terror attack carried out by… Continue reading India Enters into A Deal with Israel To Acquire 100 ‘Balakot’ Spice-2000 Bombs
In a Revolutionary Deal, Atkins and Vertical Aerospace Collaborate to Build and Fly a Full-Scale, Fully Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) Aircraft
THE NEED FOR EVTOL?