Space Force aims to launch 1st ‘Foo Fighter’ satellites in 2027 to track hypersonic threats

An illustration of satellites tracking various types of missiles, including a hypersonic glide vehicle. (Image credit: Space Development Agency) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 13 May 2024 The FOO Fighter satellites will add to the Space Force's growing fleet of missile-tracking spacecraft. The United States Space Force has ordered the

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US Defenseless Against Russian Hypersonic Missiles and Iranian Drones – Explosive DoD Testimony

A Ground-Based Interceptor is lowered into its missile silo in Alaska. Image: Lockheed Martin By Ilya Tsukanov, Published by Sputnikglobe, 9 May 2024 The crisis in Ukraine and escalating tensions in the Middle East have demonstrated that the US’ $886 billion defense budget has not translated into real-world capabilities on

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