The history of war shows that speed is a key indicator to measure the performance of weapons and equipment, and it is also an important fulcrum for opening the door to victory. Hypersonic weapons combine ultra-high-speed, high damage, and high defense penetration capabilities. They have become another strategic commanding height in aerospace military competition among
The maiden flight of WJ-700, a high-altitude, high-speed, long-endurance integrated unmanned air vehicle (UAV) capable of surveillance and strike, was successfully conducted on January 11, according to its developer, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC). Adopting multiple advanced technologies, the WJ-700 UAV is in a leading position at home and internationally advanced in terms
At the beginning of 2021, China published a series of new developments in its major aerospace programs. According to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), the various modules, spacecraft, and rockets of the engineering space station under China’s first space station developed by the CASC are under final assembly and testing as planned. The
The United States and its international partners are ensuring that future space exploration is peaceful, sustainable and beneficial to all. On October 13, the United States and seven other nations signed the Artemis Accords, guiding principles for NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024.
China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:44 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time). The satellite, Yaogan-33, was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It was the 357th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series. The mission
The return capsule of China's Chang'e-5 probe touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing back the country's first samples collected from the moon, as well as the world's freshest lunar samples in over 40 years. The spacecraft landed in Siziwang Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, at 1:59 a.m. (Beijing
A senior U.S. Department of Defense official said that the US military would need to make full use of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to maintain its advantage over China. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is the head of the U.S. military uniform group, attended the symposium "Defense Forum Washington"
On 1 December 2020, the European Union and Vietnam held their second consultations on security and defence, hosted by Vietnam via video conference. The first consultations had taken place in Brussels on 22 November 2019. During their second consultations, the European Union and Vietnam discussed the global and regional situation, including in the South China
Japan has successfully launched an H2A rocket carrying a new communications satellite from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. It was the 43rd launch of this type of rocket. The launch took place at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday. The rocket rose steadily and separated from its booster. It released the satellite 30 minutes after liftoff
The fifth Long March-5 rocket, to be used to launch China's Chang'e-5 lunar probe, was vertically transported to the launching area at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province on Tuesday. The carrier rocket, coded as Long March-5 Y5, is planned to be launched in late November, according to the China National Space