Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute’s (TsAGI) proposal for a dedicated research and development center, which would concentrate on low-boom supersonic technologies, has won competition for state funding for a “national scientific project” held by the country’s Ministry for science and higher education, Rusaviainsider.com reported. The so called “world class scientific center”...
Artificial intelligence technologies will be introduced to the PD family engines, including the PD-14 engine for the MC-21 planes, the United Engine Corporation (UEC) Chief Production Officer Valery Teplov told journalists Tuesday, TASS informs. According to Teplov, introduction of AI elements in aviation engines control system is a world trend. "We...
Russia has unveiled a device said to be capable of detecting and analyzing airborne pathogens like bacteria, toxins and viruses – including Covid-19. It alerts of potential danger within seconds, and then pinpoints its source, Russia Today reports. Dubbed “Detector Bio,” the device was showcased by the KMZ factory –...
The Avtomatika company, part of the Rostec state corporation, is developing a cloud platform for secure video conferencing and intends to create a Russian alternative to the Zoom service, the company’s CEO Vladimir Kabanov said in an interview with TASS. "We are currently working on a secure video conferencing model...
The concept of a two-section ‘tank of future’ designed to replace the latest Armata armored vehicle after the 2040s was presented at the Army-2020 international military and technical forum on Tuesday, TASS reported. The concept was presented by the 38th R&D and Testing Institute of Armored Hardware and Armament, which...
Russia’s Ministry of Defense is considering making military airfields out of ice within the Arctic Circle, after developing a new technology that enables heavy aircraft to land without the need for an asphalt runway, Russia Today reported. The Bauman Moscow State Technical University has created a system that uses special...
The floating spaceport Sea Launch, currently based at Russia’s Slavyanka port in the Primorye Territory, will be restored, which will require about 35 billion rubles (roughly $470 million), Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told the media on the sidelines of the Army-2020 forum on Monday, TASS informs. "Certainly, the Sea...
The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has completed its isolation in two Russian modules and is beginning to open hatches, Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos told TASS on Tuesday. "The Flight Control Center has given a command to the ISS crew to open the hatches between the Russian...
The Samara-based Progress Space Rocket Center is carrying out work jointly with the Energia Space Rocket Corporation on the conceptual design of a new Soyuz-6 carrier rocket, the Progress Space Rocket Center’s press office told TASS at the Army-2020 international military and technical forum on Monday. "This year, the Progress...
The state corporation Roscosmos received a patent for an "explosive device for creating a shock wave", which can be used for experiments on working out the strength of structures in mechanical engineering and the oil and gas industry, according to the description of the invention published by Rospatent, RIA...