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The US military and Elon Musk are planning a 7,500 mph rocket that can deliver weapons anywhere in the world in an hour



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  • The US military is teaming up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to build a 7,500 mph rocket to deliver weapons around the world.
  • The planned rocket will be able to carry 80 tonnes of cargo into space and land anywhere in the world in about an hour.
  • SpaceX will now assess the costs and technical challenges of the project, while initial tests are expected in 2021.
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX and the US military plan to build a 7,500 mph rocket that can deliver 80 tonnes of cargo to anywhere in the world in 60 minutes.

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Under a newly agreed contract, SpaceX will assess the costs and technical challenges of the project, while initial tests are expected in 2021, General Stephen Lyons, head of US Transportation Command, said on Wednesday at a virtual conference. 

A 7,652-mile

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Smart Weapons Market Size, Top Companies, Growth Factors, Market Status and Future Forecasts to 2027

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Sep 18, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
The report scope includes detailed competitive outlook covering market shares and profiles key participants in the global Smart Weapons market share. Major industry players with significant revenue share include Boeing (NYSE:BA), AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV), Siemens, Airbus S.A.S (EPA:AIR) etc.

Global Smart Weapons market report scope includes detailed study covering underlying factors influencing the industry trends.

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Global Smart Weapons market report provides geographic analysis covering regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World. The Smart Weapons market for each region is further segmented for major countries including U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, China, India, Japan, Brazil, South Africa and others.

The Global Smart Weapons Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 18 Billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period.

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German Intelligence: Iran Seeking Technology Potential Used For Nuclear Weapons

Multiple sources reported earlier this week that a German state intelligence agency has confirmed that the Iranian government was seeking to acquire weapons of mass destruction (WMD) technology and ballistic missile systems. Saarland’s Department for the Protection of the Constitution said the Islamic Republic was one of three foreign countries that sought to advance its WMD program on German soil.

“Iran, Pakistan and to a lesser extent Syria, made efforts to procure goods and know-how for the further development of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems,” wrote the intelligence officials for the Saarland reported The Jerusalem Post.

“Delivery system” would refer to the capability to launch missiles. Israel, the United States and many Persian Gulf nations all believe Iran has continued to seek to develop nuclear weapons and could obtain such technology by the end of this year.

Germany, along with France and Great Britain, has supported the

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