Science & Technology

US Blacklist Backfires as Huawei Starts Building 5G Base Stations Without American-Made Parts

The Chinese tech giant has made strides to replace American-made hardware, software and technology in its 5G internet and smartphone divisions after being placed on a US Commerce Department blacklist earlier this year. Huawei has begun manufacturing 5G base stations – the towers facilitating wireless communication between mobile devices and internet networks, without the use […]

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China’s ‘tech juggernaut’ is just starting while it already dominates in tech space – investor to Keiser Report

China has now more millionaires and unicorns than the US and the tech sector may be the next sphere where Beijing can leave Washington behind, investor Dan Collins told Max Keiser. Most people would assume that the number one city in the world to host tech start-ups is San Francisco, but Beijing was recently ranked […]

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Pantsir: Shielding Russia. Anti-aircraft guns, surface-to-air missiles & radar in a single system

The Russian-built Pantsir S-1 system (NATO designation, SA-22 Greyhound) is a daunting combination of radar, cannons, and missiles. It can detect and take out any target, even while on the move. Armed with 12 surface-to-air guided missiles and two dual 30mm guns, the Pantsir can strike enemies both in the air and on the ground, […]

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German Radar System Tracks Two US F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets – Report

The US-made fifth-generation F-35 warplane reportedly continues to face a raft of mechanical issues, although it has been developed for several decades with a budget of over $1 trillion. The German radar-maker Hensoldt has claimed that it managed to track two US stealth fighter jets F-35 from a pony farm for almost 100 miles (about […]

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Chinese Media Claims  S-500’s Capabilities Will ‘Exceed Those of Any Air Defence System in World’

Russia began trial production of the next-generation mobile air defense system earlier this year, and plans to start mass production of the system in the second half of next year. The operational effectiveness of Russia’s S-500 air and missile defense system “greatly exceeds any active air defense system in the world,” China’s Sina news portal […]

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Russia Has Found Aircraft to Succeed 5th Gen Su-57 Stealth Fighter

Under development since 2012, the 20+ tonne stealthy flying wing design began rigorous military testing earlier this year. The Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik heavy unmanned combat aerial vehicle may one day become a full-fledged replacement for all sorts of combat aircraft, including the latest generation of Russian fighter jets, Izvestia has reported, citing the military and […]

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Watch New Russian Stealth Assault Drone’s First Flight

Testing started earlier this year, the 20+ tonne flying wing design, thought to be capable of carrying up to 2.8 tonnes of precision armament, has been dubbed the Hunter (‘Okhotnik’). The Russian Ministry of Defence has released footage of the first flight of the Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik drone, showing the unmanned aerial vehicle taking off […]

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MiG-31: The Near-Space Plane. Russia’s super-fast interceptor

Imagine flying a plane so high that the world looks spherical and the sky is pitch-black. The Mikoyan Mig-31 fighter is the only jet plane in the world to make it possible to fly on the very edge of space. With an incredible speed of 3,000 km/h, the Soviet-designed interceptor is the world’s fastest serving […]

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Russia offered to sell Trump hypersonic weapons – Putin

Moscow offered Washington the chance to purchase Russian hypersonic weapons instead of developing its own, Vladimir Putin has revealed. The US, however, is seeking to create analogues.

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The truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation

“The truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation: what we know, what we need to find out, and what you can do now” Presented by Dr Devra Davis, Visiting Professor of Medicine at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, and Visiting Professor of Medicine at Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey. The truth about mobile phone and […]

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Security Flaw Let Hackers Snoop on iPhone Users and Steal Their Data for Years, Google Reveals

There is no word on how many iPhones could have been impacted by the recently-discovered exploit, but they could number in the thousands in a worst-case scenario. Project Zero, a group of Google security analysts detecting and exploring zero-day vulnerabilities in popular software products, has reported a long-time hack in iPhones that helped crooks steal […]

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What the new arms race will look like in a post-INF world

Washington ending the INF arms control treaty has raised fears of a new “arms race.” This time it will be about more than just missiles, with China presenting strong competition to the US and Russia, a military expert tells RT.

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‘US concerned about our good ties with Europe’: Cosmonaut says pressure forced ESA to ditch Soyuz

The European Space Agency’s decision to replace Russian launch vehicles with those made in the US was forced upon Europeans by their big “ally,” a Russian cosmonaut has said, noting that the US was jealous of the cooperation.

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F-35 Stealth Aircraft Goes “Live” On Flight Tracking Websites As It Flies Mission Over Israel

On Jul. 23, an F-35 went fully visible on popular flight tracking website Flightradar24.com as it performed a mission out of Nevatim airbase. The aircraft could be monitored for about 1 hour as it went “feet wet” (over the sea) north of Gaza then flew northbound to operate near Haifa.

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Chinese app beats US tech giants like Apple, Amazon to be crowned world’s most innovative company

The world’s two most innovative companies this year are both from Asia, with Chinese tech platform Meituan Dianping unseating 2018 champion and Silicon Valley giant Apple, according to ratings by US business magazine Fast Company.

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