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Defense/Military USA

New space race? US tests components for hypersonic weapons (Al Jazeera)

US forces have conducted three tests of hypersonic missile component prototypes, the Pentagon said, amid concerns from President Joe Biden about China’s advances in hypersonic weapons.

Sandia National Laboratories, a US government contractor, said on Thursday that it had conducted three tests successfully in Virginia a day earlier.

New space race? US tests components for hypersonic weapons | Military News | Al Jazeera

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Defense/Military Space USA

Capella to work with U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Technical Center (Debra Werner, Space News)

Capella Space is working with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Technical Center (SMDTC) to satisfy Army demand for Earth observation with rapid tasking and delivery of synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data.

Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) announced Oct. 21, Capella and the U.S. Army Payload Development Lab will explore applications for SAR through simulation and testing.

Capella to work with U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Technical Center – SpaceNews