After senior U.S. Military leaders and U.S. secretaries (Gen Philip M. Breedlove, General (Marine) Joe Dunford, General Mark Milley, General Ray Odinerno, General Paul Selva, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Senator John McCain), visited Kiev this year or discussed Ukraine in Senate Hearings chaired by Senator John McCain, new military equipment is flowing into the Ukraine Military.
The U.S. Military announced that a British firm (Malloy Aeronautics) a U.S. Defense contractor was working with the U.S. Army Research Lab in Maryland to test a prototype that could transform the way a War Fighter travels on difficult terrain. It will operate with a motorcycle engine and small rotors and soar up to 9,000 to 10,000 feet. The U.S. Defense company working on this “new project” is Survice Engineering of Maryland. A prototype was shown at the Paris Air Show in June 2015. The hoverbike will only include one warrior and carry about 400 to 800 pounds of ammunition and other military equipment. The U.S. team is estimating full production and procurement by 2018 or 2020.
The joint surveillance and target attack radar system (JSTARS) was “a joint development project of the US Air Force and Army which provides an airborne, stand-off range, surveillance and target acquisition radar and command and control center. JSTARS (was to provide) ground situation information through
According to the U.S. NASA, its “commercial partner SpaceX Falcon 9 was targeted to lift off on Sunday, June 28, for the launch of its seventh cargo delivery to the International Space Station under the agency’s Commercial Resupply Services Contract. The space launch was on Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Dragon spacecraft was filled with more than 4,000 pounds of supplies and payloads, including
According to the U.S. Air Force “the launch of the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft will be launched aboard a Delta IV launch vehicle on July 22 from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
Airbus Defense and Space has been selected by OneWeb’s founder, Greg Wyler, as its industrial partner for the design and manufacturing of its fleet of microsatellites.Capital Alpha Partners, an insider Washington DC USA provider of strategic policy research to financial institutions, has announced that Airbus Defense and Space (Airbus Group) will manufacture 890 Ku-band Cubesats and be a co-owner of the OneWeb, space venture. Founded in 2007, Capital Alpha was originally part of Prudential Equity Group and closely connected to the U.S. Defense Industry.
U.S. Department of Defense has spent millions of budget dollars on the classified “Operation Jade Helm 15.” The speculation from civil liberty groups is that the Operation known as Jade Helm is designed to nullify the second amendment rights of gun-owners across the U.S.
On June 17, 2015, NATO’s Supreme Commander, USAF four-star General Breedlove wrote recently, “This month (June 2015) more than 15,000 troops from 22 nations are taking part in Allied Shield, a series of exercises designed to test the strength and readiness of NATO and allied armed forces. In the Baltic Sea, 50 ships and submarines and more than 50 aircraft from 17 countries are taking part in our 43rd Baltic Operations exercise.
According to the military press, “Pentagon and Air Force officials Friday warned lawmakers that a congressional push to limit the use of a Russian-made rocket engine, and the development of a U.S.-made alternative, is likely to extend beyond the 2019 deadline. It might eventually push the United Launch Alliance out of national security space missions altogether.”
The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's seventh Wideband Global satellite communication is being prepared for a July 22 launch at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. WGS-7 will complete its final procedures and then transportedto the launch pad at Cape Canaveral US Air Force Station. The WGS is a MILCOM Satellite that provides for the warfighter’s broadcast, multicast, and point to point connections.