Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

Published 15/07/2019

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in 50 years, a NASA-funded [more…]

Scientists look for answers to earth’s beginning under the moonscape

Scientists look for answers to earth’s beginning under the moonscape

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock [more…]

India’s second lunar mission delayed due to ‘technical snag’: ISRO

India’s second lunar mission delayed due to ‘technical snag’: ISRO

Published 15/07/2019

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India’s space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to [more…]

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO

Published 12/07/2019

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a [more…]

Factbox: Turkey’s Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington

Factbox: Turkey’s Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington

Published 12/07/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage [more…]

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey’s Russian air defense deal?

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey’s Russian air defense deal?

Published 12/07/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on [more…]

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35…

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35…

Published 12/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey’s role in [more…]

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to…

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to…

Published 12/07/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation confirmed on Friday it had started delivering S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey and that the [more…]

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to…

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to…

Published 12/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon’s response to Turkey accepting delivery [more…]

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch

Published 11/07/2019

(Reuters) - An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to [more…]