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Defense & Military

Russia Declassifies Largest Nuclear Explosion Footage, Watch It Here

The explosion of the & 39;Tsar Bomba& 39; was the equivalent to 50 million tons of TNT.August 26, 2020If you wish to see the world& 39;s largest and most powerful nuclear explosion, now& 39;s your chance.Russia recently released a video on YouTube of its 1961 & 39;Tsar Bomba& 39; nuclear explosion, which had a yield of 50 megatons, or the equivalent of 50 million tons of TNT, as per the Drive.
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BAE Systems Tests UK's New Tempest Fighter Jet in Wind Tunnel

Using new digital techniques will speed up the process.August 26, 20203D model of the Tempest in the high speed wind tunnelBAE SystemsThe U.K.& 39;s upcoming sixth-generation fighter jet, the Tempest, will be designed using new digital techniques, per BAE Systems.There will be computer-simulated digital twins of the jet, as well as 3D-printed models that are meant to help speed up the project and simplify it.
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Towing Gone Wrong Left Russia's Ekranoplan Stranded like a Beached Whale

The gargantuan plane was being towed when it broke free and became stranded by the shore.August 28, 2020Is it a plane? Is it a boat? Neither, it& 39;s the ekranoplan!Ok, so it is, in fact, a combination of the two and could be called a flying missile boat of sorts. The Cold War-era Soviet Union ekranoplan was unique in naval and air force history, and is now sitting on the shores of a beach taking in water from the Caspian Sea.
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DARPA's Latest Military Drones Just Completed Their Second Flight Test

The X-61A vehicles known as Gremlins achieved air launch and air recovery within 30 minutes.August 30, 2020The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency& 39;s (DARPA) military drone program Gremlins has been making flights for risk reduction tweaks at the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. In late July, four of its X-61A vehicles, unmanned aerial systems (UASs) known as Gremlins Air Vehicles (or just Gremlins), passed the second flight test, achieving air launch and air recovery within 30 minutes.
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US Air Force Puts 'Robodogs' to Test for Base Security

Who& 39;s a good robot? You& 39;re a good robot!September 09, 2020Last week, the U.S. Air Force made the second demonstration of the integrated battle network system called Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS). This program is the first priority of the military for the time being with a $3.3 billion budget over 5 years.
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