Enduring molten heat and fierce radiation, the Solar Orbiter aims to show us the Sun as we’ve never seen it before. The Sun has been subject to detailed…

An ambitious Swiss company has come up with a novel and incredibly economic concept to launch satellites into orbit by 2017. Written by Ben Biggs S3 (otherwise known…

UK DEFENCE Secretary John Reid gave the go-ahead on July 20 for the UK Armed Forces’ Watchkeeper battlefield surveillance unmanned air vehicle (UAV) programme, for which Thales UK…

Hero Buys a $25-Million Stake in Erik Buell Racing More than 3 years of hard work and lean operating have now paid off for Erik Buell with the…

AIR TRANSPORT FDR Found Indonesian authorities have recovered the flight data recorder (FDR) of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet that crashed there on May 9. The cockpit…

A-12 Cancelled & B-2 Delayed AFTER MONTHS OF uncertainty, the A-12A Avenger II development programme has been scrapped. The decision, announced by US Defence Secretary Dick Cheney after…

AUSTRALIA’S MINISTER for Defence, the Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP, announced details on February 18 of the new government’s intention to review the adequacy of current planning for Australia’s…