Veteran military historian Hastings’ first full-length narrative of war at sea measures up to his usual high standards … Vividly chronicling the sinking of the aircraft carrier Eagle, Hastings initiates 250 pages of gripping fireworks and insights … Another enthralling Hastings must-read
Cranfield University’s Professor Dame Helen Atkinson CBE, FREng has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021 for services to engineering and education.
Beam the money up Scottie
Defense: $17.4bn U.S. Space Force Budget Request
The DoD budget for Space systems continues to grow at a healthy clip. The $2bn boost in funding requested for the U.S. Space Force in FY22 also proves the newest branch of the U.S. military is here to stay. NOC and LMT are well-positioned to benefit from increased DoD spending on Space programs.
NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries
As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moon’s surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth’s nearest neighbor. Two of the payload suites will land on the far side of the Moon, a first for NASA. All three investigations will receive rides to the lunar surface as part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services, or CLPS, initiative, part of the agency’s Artemis approach.
Gen 1 MCA helicopter
A statement from CHC and Rafael in response to being included as one of the shortlist of companies being invited to tender for the next generation of search and rescue aviation, announced by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency earlier today
- Order for up to 500 electric aircraft valued at US$2 billion
- Avolon-e becomes a launch customer for Vertical’s VA-X4 eVTOL
- The VA-X4 eVTOL will revolutionise air travel with zero emissions
- Order underscores Avolon’s commitment to combat climate change and the electrification of air transport
Dublin | 10 June, 2021: Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Vertical Aerospace (‘Vertical’), the most advanced electric vertical take-off and landing (‘eVTOL’) company in the world, announce a ground-breaking US$2 billion order for up to 500 electric eVTOL aircraft. This agreement, which is subject to certain closing conditions, will introduce the ultra-short-haul aircraft category to commercial aviation, a game changing development that will revolutionise air travel with zero emissions aircraft.
[L-R] James Bruegger, Mark Boggett, Rob Desborough, Seraphim, taken at the Science Museum, London
SERAPHIM SPACE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
Intention to Float, Prospectus expected to be published in coming weeks
Seraphim Space Investment Trust PLC (“The Company”) today announces its intention to launch an initial public offering (“IPO“) on the Premium Segment of the Official List of the FCA and to begin trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. The Company expects to publish a prospectus in the coming weeks.
Covering an area of over 80 000 sq km, around the size of Austria, Chongqing is located in southwest-central China. Chongqing covers a large area crisscrossed by rivers and mountains. These are the Daba Mountains in the north, the Wu Mountains in the east, the Wuling Mountains in the southeast and the Dalou Mountains in the south.
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