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This Gleaming Monolith May Spawn the Next Space Shuttle

This is the European Space Agency's test spaceplane, which is planned to go on a 100-minute mission without a crew on February 11. It will blast off from Kourou, French Guiana. Read More >>

BAE’s Taranis Drone Completes Full Stealth-Mode Test Flights

The promising Taranis drone, a £185m joint development by the Ministry of Defence, BAE and other industry partners, has completed phase two of its testing. This included flights in full stealth configuration, which its backers claim make it "virtually invisible" to radar. Read More >>

BAE’s Taranis Combat Drone Now Flying Above the UK

The MoD and BAE Systems have revealed that the Taranis unmanned combat vehicle was undergoing secret test flights in the UK last year, with the drone carrying out several flights in our airspace -- some lasting for as long as one hour. Read More >>

Russia’s Unmanned Strategic Nuclear Bomber Is a Really Terrible Idea

Top aerospace and defense company Tupolev is developing a new stealth plane that will replace Russia's mighty but aging nuclear strategic bomber fleet. Called the PAK-DA bomber, it will enter service in the mid-2020s, just in time to face the USAF's new stealth strategic nuclear bombers. But that's inoffensive compared to what's coming next. Read More >>

First Ever British-Born Drone “Mantis” Takes to UK Skies

British pride has been in full swing this year, with the Queen's Jubilee spearheading the way, alongside the upcoming Olympics and other various sporting events. Each of these spectacles has enabled us to get behind our country and be proud of our nation. Here's something else to be proud of too (or scared), as BAE Systems has revealed that its brand new Mantis UAS Concept Demonstrator drone is about to be trialled in UK airspace for the very first time. Read More >>