Russia plans military offensive against Ukraine in early 2022, according to the United States | Joe Biden | Vladimir Putin | WORLD

The intelligence services of USA have determined that Russia is planning a possible military offensive against Ukraine It could start in early 2022 and would include some 175,000 troops, according to a US official. SIGHT: Ukraine says Russia accumulates 94,000 troops on border and fears “major escalation” The new finding calculates that half of the … Read more

TWIRL 42: Russia set to send two space tourists to the space station

We’ve got a fairly busy week in space launches next week. Just months after Russia sent an actress and film director to space, it has said it will be delivering one cosmonaut and two space tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). We’ve also got a manned launch of Blue Origin’s New Shepard which will … Read more

Joe Biden says he is preparing “initiatives” to defend Ukraine against Russia

A Ukrainian soldier on the border with the pro-Russian enclave of Donetsk on December 3, 2021. ANDRIY DUBCHAK / AP Joe Biden affirmed, Friday, December 3, to prepare « initiatives » to defend Ukraine in the event of an invasion, before an exchange with his counterpart Vladimir Putin planned in the coming days. Saying to be in … Read more

US satellites “attacked daily”. Space Force on the intensification of rivalry with China and Russia

General David Dean Thompson, US Space Force’s deputy head of space operations, spoke to The Washington Post on the occasion of the Halifax International Security Forum conference on November 19-21. in Nova Scotia, Canada. The forum started just four days after the widely commented Russian anti-satellite missile test, which resulted in the crash of the … Read more

This could be why Russia blew up its own satellite

The what, we know. On or about November 12, the Russian military tested an anti-satellite missile, or ASAT, by targeting and destroying a defunct Russian spy satellite. The resulting debris field sent astronauts and Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station scrambling for a potential emergency return to Earth, a hazard that could crop up … Read more

Russia has launched a new component of the early warning system

This time, the Soyuz-2.1b rocket with a military satellite on board was launched from the spaceport in Plesieck. The launch took place on Thursday, November 25 at 04:09 Moscow time (02:09 CEST). It was already the 51st launch of the Soyuz-2 rocket as part of the Russian military space program. The flight proceeded without the … Read more

L’Italia perde 92-78 in Russia nella 1^ giornata delle Qualificazioni ai Mondiali di basket 2023

L’Italia parte con una sconfitta nelle Qualificazioni ai Mondiali del 2023: a San Pietroburgo, la Russia vince 92-78. Inutili i 20 punti di Tonut e i 19 di Tessitori. Gli azzurri tornano in campo lunedì al Forum di Assago, quando ospiteranno i Paesi Bassi: tutto in diretta su Sky Sport Arena e in streaming su … Read more

US and UK want to get ahead of Russia to recover stealth plane wreckage

It was from the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, here in May 2021, that the F-35B stealth plane took off on November 17, before crashing in the Mediterranean Sea. ANA BRIGIDA / AP He is the object of all covetousness. An F-35B stealth plane crashed in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday, November 17, after … Read more

Russia shot down a disused satellite. The US and NATO condemn the successful attempt

The recorded anti-satellite test of the Russian Federation (which was confirmed on Tuesday, November 16 by the local defense ministry) was a test of a missile with a kinetic warhead, fired from the surface of the Earth. The launch probably took place between November 14-15 this year, leading to a successful hit and destruction of … Read more

An easy fix to Space Force’s most glaring vulnerability – Breaking Defense Breaking Defense

Rendering of a satellite in orbit. (Space X via Pexels) As shown in a recent Breaking Defense exclusive, nation-states are having tense run-ins in space with regularity. But what happens if a rival takes things a step further to knock an American satellite out of orbit? In the op-ed below, Charles Beames, executive chairman of … Read more