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Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

PHASA-35, a 35m wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The landmark flight paves the way to this new aircraft becoming a game-changer in the air and space market, plugging the gap between aircraft and satellite technology, BAE Systems announced. Continue reading “Ground-Breaking Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight”

UK’s DSTL, Australian Astronomers Collaborate in Deep Space Situational Awareness

Operational and retired satellites orbiting more than 36,000 km above the Earth will be tracked in a collaborative international experiment by scientists from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and amateur astronomers from Australia and the UK. Continue reading “UK’s DSTL, Australian Astronomers Collaborate in Deep Space Situational Awareness”

UK Navy Develops New “Dragonfly” Laser Weapon

The UK Navy is testing a new capability to manage the energy demands of novel future capabilities such as the Dragonfire Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) currently being developed by Dstl & industry.

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