The launch was of “very practical significance’” to the country’s antiaircraft missile systems, Pyongyang’s state media says.
Defense & Aerospace
The launch was a new hypersonic missile, with a fuel system that makes deployment faster and more mobile, Pyongyang’s state media reported.
The recent launch, reported by South Korea’s military, is the third weapons test in recent weeks by the Kim Jong Un regime.
A federal jury found that a helicopter maker backed by financier Lynn Tilton defrauded the U.S. military, awarding $36 million in damages to the government and whistleblowers, an amount that could be tripled under a federal law.
The former defense secretary said he invested $85,000 in the company and pressed the military to adopt its blood-testing devices.
Helicopter operator Bristow has just preordered up to 50 vehicles from British startup Vertical Aerospace.
Boeing is investigating the discovery of two miniature bottles on a U.S. presidential jet under development in San Antonio.
The Kim Jong Un regime performed the first such test since March 25 after saying that its patience for talking had worn thin.
The Inspiration4 mission, led by billionaire businessman Jared Isaacman, would take Americans the farthest into space since 2009.
The panel of experts, tasked with monitoring international sanctions on North Korea, has fallen into dysfunction, as China seeks to help its ally and feuds with the U.S.
North Korea sees its nuclear program as essential to regime survival, deterring a U.S.-led invasion—and decades of talking and imposing sanctions have done little to slow its nuclear advance.
Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have invested in startup Orbit Fab, which plans to launch two refueling shuttles as early as next year.
After the attacks, the U.S. set a new security goal: fighting terrorism at any cost. That shift has increased surveillance, empowered contractors, fueled a D.C.-area boom and changed Americans’ relationship with government.
Shooting rich people into space gets all the press, but investors probably should pay closer attention to the more humdrum business of launching small satellites.
The nation’s apparent resumption of plutonium production may be aimed at elevating the country as a U.S. priority, while increasing its weapons pile.
The private-equity firm plans to expand space technology provider Geost in Tucson, Ariz., through add-on acquisitions and other unspecified initiatives.
Investors may soon face a choice between first movers like Joby and more niche players such as Lilium and even air-ambulance startup Dufour.
Areas in southern Lebanon were targeted after a barrage of rockets were fired into Israel by the Iran-allied militants, marking an escalation of monthslong tensions between the two neighbors.
It is unclear when Boeing will attempt to launch its Starliner space taxi after engineers detected a problem with valves on a propulsion system on the vehicle
Western security officials say they now view Iranian precision-strike capabilities as a more immediate danger to Middle East stability than Iran’s sanctioned nuclear-enrichment and ballistic-missile programs.