A rocket to Mars? Yes, for example nuclear

“With this technology, astronauts could travel to and from space faster than ever before — a significant capability in preparation for manned (human) missions to Mars,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. The first test in four years “The ability to make leaps and bounds in space technology through the DRACO nuclear rocket program will be … Read more

In Ukraine in a day, what in Afghanistan in a month. The West is catching up with ammunition stocks — ČT24 — Czech Television

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, European countries drastically reduced their defense budgets, armies and arsenals. With the subsequent rise of al-Qaeda, they have focused on fighting terrorism, which requires other military investments and lighter forces, the NYT notes. Even NATO’s long engagement in Afghanistan, the paper said, bore little resemblance to the gun- … Read more

Russia wants to force Ukraine to invest in infrastructure instead of an offensive — ČT24 — Czech Television

Russian forces launched massive missile and drone attacks on Saturday, October 22, aimed at damaging Ukraine’s energy infrastructure in nine areas. As reported by the Ukrainian General Staff, Russian forces launched forty missile attacks and shot down 16 Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones. Air defense shot down twenty cruise missiles and eleven attack drones. Power outages across … Read more

Ukraine deployed a new air defense weapon for the first time

On the night of today and this morning, the Russian army shelled several places in the Dnepropetrovsk region and the city of Zaporizhia, a rocket attack is reported from the Kyiv region, Ukrainian authorities inform on social networks. Ukraine is the first country in the world to use the state-of-the-art IRIS-T air defense system, DPA … Read more

Shoigu: We used Kinzhal hypersonic missiles three times in Ukraine

“We deployed them three times during a special military operation. And they demonstrated brilliant qualities three times,” Shoigu told Rossiya 1, using the official term Moscow uses to describe its military invasion. “No one else actually has a rocket like this. (…) It is impossible to detect or capture it,” Shoigu continued, according to the … Read more

The decisive phase of the war began with the explosions in Crimea — ČT24 — Czech Television

Crimea is Ukrainian, Zelenskyy declared The Ukrainian side has not officially claimed responsibility for the explosions. The adviser to the Ukrainian president, Mykhaylo Podolyak, even denied for Internet TV Dožď that his country was behind the explosions: “Of course not. What do we have to do with it?’ Any attack by Ukraine on Crimea would … Read more

Video: Israel successfully tests new anti-missile system

The naval defense system, which has the latest generation of Israeli naval corvettes, will be a key part of the country’s defense against Iran and its allies in the Middle East, the agency said. AP. During Monday’s test, the Israeli army simulated several different threats, such as attack by missiles, flat-track missiles or drones. The … Read more

“Especially since you’re dealing with nonsense.” An unobserved test of a Chinese missile angered the Americans

During the holidays, a Chinese rocket flew unnoticed around the globe. Although the news of it was occupied by the world media with considerable delay, it aroused considerable response. The event not only escaped the attention of China’s main rival, the United States, but according to informed sources, it was also supposed to be a … Read more