WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket is slated to send the newest US spy satellite into orbit from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Saturday, the National Reconnaissance Office announced in a press release.
The bot, Libratus (the name translates as "balanced" from Latin), was designed by scientists from Carnegie Mellon University eager to test concepts for automated decision-making based on a game theory.
The Russia Foreign Ministry has reacted to the new US Missile Defence Strategy, presented by Trump on Thursday. The policy, as the US president described it, "recognises that space is a new war-fighting domain with the Space Force leading the way".
Having partially dismantled its northern defences in the 1990s following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Norway now seeks to re-establish its presence in the strategic area amid rising tensions between NATO and Russia.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia had detected 23 foreign aircraft carrying out reconnaissance activities near its border in the course of the past week, the official newspaper of the Russian Armed Forces, Krasnaya Zvezda, reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The missile capabilities of US adversaries such as North Korea and Iran continue to play a significant role in America’s defense strategy, acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday during the rollout of the 2019 Missile Defense Review.
Though it was only in December 2018 that Israel initiated an operation to find and destroy all of them.
Two F-35A stealth fighter aircraft will be delivered to South Korea’s air force in March, beginning a process that will send two F-35As to South Korea each month until the end of the year.
The Trump administration began a review of US missile defence capabilities in 2017, saying the evaluation, the first of its kind since 2010, was aimed at countering alleged North Korean and Iranian threats, as well as the advanced strategic missile capabilities being developed by Russia and China.
The US Air Force has accumulated an impressive collection of 'enemy' aircraft painted to look suspiciously similar to Russian, Iranian and Chinese planes over the decades, and hosts them at bases stretching from Alaska to Florida.
Cobra Warrior is the UK Royal Air Force's largest training exercise, in which different countries take part after being invited by the UK. In 2018, the RAF invited Germany and Italy to become a part of the training.
This is the third time the militia organization has prevented US military mission in the republic, according to military experts.
Active duty members of the US Coast Guard did not receive their first paycheck of the year Tuesday as a result of the ongoing partial US government shutdown, the head of the Coast Guard announced this week.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Beijing condemns the US Defense Department's new report on China's military development as baseless speculation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday.
The former Army intelligence chief earlier made headlines for his proposal to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
A US Army engineer tells the story of living with a duffle bag-sized nuclear device.
The US military has sent a special live-in cell, big enough for a wheelchair and bed, to accommodate a detainee with a chronic back injury at the Guantanamo Bay detention center. The cell will allow him to sleep adjacent to the courtroom and be present for his trial without having to sit in painful positions.
United States Central Command and NATO aircraft dropped 841 weapons on Taliban targets during the month of November, according to newly released data published by US Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The communications satellites will be spread out evenly to provide seamless global coverage. They are equipped with modern Ka and Q-band transponders and support high-speed Internet, telephony and other broadcasting services.
A California Marine is being investigated over his social media comments stating that men are “biologically designed” to desire underage girls, according to the US Marine Training Command.
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