In orbit thirtieth satellite Glonass

Orbital group of Russian satellite navigation system supplemented with the 30th unit — into space with the launch vehicle "Soyuz 2.1b" launched satellite "Glonass-M". Running is made from the Plesetsk cosmodrome, which dispose troops aerospace defense


"At 9:26 rocket" Soyuz 2.1b "has been taken to support ground-based testing of the Main Space Center after Titov," — said the representative of the Russian Defense Ministry official on East Col. Alexei Zolotukhin.

According to the Russian Federal Space Agency, until today the GLONASS satellite constellation consisted of 29 units located

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By Morpheus to Knight


Options armored SAM 42S6 "Morpheus" with air defense radar, missile AFAR on the chassis and the car BAZ 70N6 with AESA radar with dome lens (History of Soviet radar. M., "Capital Encyclopedia", 2011).

The latest anti-aircraft missile system 42S6 "Morpheus" short-range plan to adopt in 2015. The journalists said Deputy Defense Minister, Colonel-General Oleg Ostapenko. Earlier Ashurbeyli Igor, who headed up the company in 2011, the developer "Morpheus" (lead system design bureau "Almaz-Antey") reported in an interview with RIA Novosti that the enacting of the complex is scheduled for 2013. The system of

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Artificial neural system is ready

Scientists from Novosibirsk have taken another step toward creating artificial intelligence. They have invented a virtual nervous system. While the simplest organism — the worm. His behavior is indistinguishable from the living. The worm is not a computer game character whose behavior is pre-programmed. This is not artificial intelligence, but an artificial nervous system.

Progress with undisclosed antenna successfully docked with the ISS

View of the "Progress" from the ISS. Immediately under the cross is visible undisclosed antenna. The second antenna is visible above disclosed perkrestiem. Frame: NASA TV

The spacecraft "Progress M-19M" has successfully docked with the International Space Station despite an undisclosed rendezvous system antenna. Dock on the air broadcast TV American space agency NASA.

A space truck docks with free mooring service module "Zarya". Touching occurred at 16: 25 minutes on Moscow. Joining conducted in automatic standby mode. Attempts to open the jammed antenna system "Course" lasted for two days, but were not successful.

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State tests Bulava missile system completed

State flight test rocket complex "Bulava" are completed, they will not continue as the state commission has signed all the necessary documents and completed its work, reported by the general designer of the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology (MIT), Yuri Solomonov. 

"The developer together with the Ministry of Defense and the stakeholders (co) crosses the finish line in the design when the work is completed the state commission. State Commission for the flight test rocket complex" Bulava "signed all the necessary materials and completed its work," — he explained.

At the same time, a

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Moscow ABM system will be upgraded, said the Ministry of Defence

MOSCOW, April 24 — RIA Novosti.The missile defense system (NMD), intended to protect the central industrial region of Russia, including Moscow, will be upgraded and will soon be supplemented with new elements, told reporters Wednesday, Deputy Defense Minister, Colonel-General Oleg Ostapenko.

"It (the Moscow missile defense system) will not only modernize. So I guess, and the plans are, we will incorporate new elements into the system," — he said. The deputy head of the Ministry of Defense said that at present the works on putting on alert radar station in Armavir.

"We have developed an

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Unique missile system Yars

Second Division with the latest missile system RS-24 "Yars" delivered in December this year to pilot duty in Teykovskogo missile division, told reporters on Friday at the main headquarters of the Strategic Rocket Forces Commander Lt. Gen. Sergei Karakayev. "In Teykovskogo missile division (Ivanovo region) in December, has taken up research and alert the next division with missiles RS-24" Yars "- said Karakayev. First Division with such missiles has taken up duty in this division in January 2010. RS-24 — a missile with multiple warheads. Its specifications are secret (range, quantity, capacity, and circular deviation of warheads, decoys

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NP GLONASS received a government contract from the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation and the non-commercial partnership "Promoting the use and navigation technology" state signed a contract for the emergency response system in case of accidents, "ERA-GLONASS" in 2013.

The contract is worth 1.69 billion rubles. NP "GLONASS" is the sole executor of the creation of "ERA-GLONASS" and under the state contract in 2013 during the creation of "ERA-GLONASS", the following work: creates three navigation and information center (SIC) level 2 (Stavropol Khabarovsk, Yekaterinburg) and 59 regional switching centers (RCC), the preparation of navigation and information platform, the system provides an interface

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Hartron makes the control system for a nuclear Kharkov


PJSC "Hartron" (Kharkov) executes a contract for $ 6 million for the design and development of an automated control system subcritical nuclear installation "neutron source." Customer — National Research Center "Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology" (KhPTI). This was told "SQ" chairman "Khartron" Nicholas vahni. According to him, this contract is very promising for the company because it will gain invaluable experience and enhance the impact of a nuclear power.

According vahni, developed system is more complex than the usual control system for nuclear power plants. "Indeed, the very practice, which we will operate, — the only

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Test flight of new satellite tracker Polarmar

17.04.2013g. Arkhangelsk company "Polarmar" One forest fires and center of the Arkhangelsk region conducted a test flight on board the aircraft AN-2 new personal satellite tracker, which determines the coordinates of domestic satellite navigation system GLONASS and transmits the data over the Globalstar satellite communications system. Globalstar system operator in Russia since 2000 Globatel company that provides services to satellite telephony and data transmission.

Globalstar satellite constellation replenishment of the new generation will expand the range of services provided communication packet data transmission. These packs of 36 bytes are transmitted to the satellite modem and a tiny

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