Latvia Buys 3 TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars from Lockheed Martin


Purchase launches new highly mobile radar product

RIGA, Latvia and SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2015 – The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) signed a contract for three TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars (MRR) for use in air surveillance and to complement radar assets already in place.

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International Space Station Partners Release Major Update to Docking Standard


The second International Docking Adapter, IDA-2, will launch to the International Space Station on a future cargo resupply mission. The adapter was built to the specifications of the International Docking Standards, and will be a connection point for commercial crew spacecraft visiting the orbiting laboratory.
Credits: NASA/Charles Babir

The International Space Station Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) has approved a major update to the station docking system standard. First released in 2010, the docking standard established a common station-to-spacecraft equipment interface to enable spacecraft of multiple types to dock to the space station.

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Will Host Event


GROTON, Conn., Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — First Lady Michelle Obama joins General Dynamics Electric Boat in christening Illinois (SSN-786), the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced nuclear attack submarine, at a ceremony here Saturday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

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Coast Guard believes El Faro sank, searches for survivors; Debris field found near missing El Faro’s last position

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Coast Guard believes El Faro sank, searches for survivors
October 5, 2015—The U.S. Coast Guard believes that the 790 ft, U.S.-flag containership El Faro sank while en route to Puerto Rico from Jacksonville, FL, during the Category 4 Hurricane Joaquin on October 1.

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BLOODHOUND Project Newsletter


October 2015 – Newsletter


BLOODHOUND SSC – a supersonic racing car designed to reach speeds of 1,000mph (1,600km/h).

Welcome to BLOODHOUND’s monthly newsletter, with the latest news about the Project and the build of the Car. Check out our website at for more information, videos and images.

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To the Kydd Gang!

To the Kydd Gang!

by BigJules

With the publication this week of Tyger, the 16th Kydd title, Kathy and I will raise a glass (or two…) to all the publishing professionals it’s been our pleasure to work with over the past decade and a half. As my eponymous hero would say, ‘Let’s drink their health in a bumper!’

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