Budapest Airport’s new pier reaches highest point

(Text prepared by Budapest Airport)

 Budapest 15 November 2017: only eight months after construction commenced, the building of the new pier on the T2B side at Budapest Airport (Pier B) has already reached its top level. At the roof topping ceremony, Budapest Airport and KÉSZ Építő Zrt, construction contractor, jointly announced that the pier would be completed by the second half of 2018.

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Textron Aviation announces 2018 university partners for Top Hawk program

WICHITA, Kan. (Nov. 16, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has selected the following universities for the 2018 Top Hawk program: Middle Tennessee State University, University of Dubuque, Lewis University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Prescott and California Aeronautical University. Each university will take delivery of a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 to support flight training, university recruiting efforts and promotional activities throughout the year.

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Plasan Presents SandCat Stormer – Your New Armored SUV for the Fight Against Terror

SandCat Stormer equipped with SCAT – Riot Control System (PRNewsfoto/Plasan)

SandCat Stormer equipped with SCAT – Riot Control System

First Time a RHD (Right Hand Drive) version

KIBBUTZ SASA, Israel, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On the oncoming show of MILIPOL at Paris, Plasan is going to present a new variant of the SandCat Stormer for police and counter-terrorism units. As a response to the growing domestic terror and violence seen over recent years, Plasan is launching the ultimate anti-terror and riot-control vehicle – and for the First Time a RHD (Right Hand Drive) version is offered for RHD countries.

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Canadian Armed Forces begin explosive threat training in Iraq, adjusting Air Task Force contributions

Members of the Camp Canada Fire Brigade spray water on a simulated fire under the instruction of the camp Firefighter as ROTO 5 conducts its first fire drill at Camp Canada along with American Firefighter support during Operation IMPACT on July 28, 2017.
Image by: Op IMPACT, DND
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Members of the Camp Canada Fire Brigade spray water on a simulated 
fire, under the instruction of the camp Firefighter, as ROTO 5 
conducts its first fire drill at Camp Canada along with American 
Firefighter support during Operation IMPACT on July 28, 2017.

November 17, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

As part of Canada’s ongoing commitment to enable the lasting defeat of Daesh, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) engineers are delivering explosive threat training to Iraqi security forces (ISF). As well, to better meet the needs of the Global Coalition, the CAF is adjusting its aircraft contributions.

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Canadian and U.S. emergency management officials use simulated disaster scenario to test new communication technologies

November 16, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

In line with Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada’s new defence policy, the Government of Canada is committed to investing in capabilities that improve our ability to forecast threats and challenges. The ability to leverage opportunities, and act effectively and decisively in cooperation with our allies and partners is of paramount importance in keeping Canadians safe at home and abroad.

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Lockheed Martin Achieves Long Range Discrimination Radar Critical Design Review On-Schedule

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed a rigorous Critical Design Review (CDR) on Sept. 28 with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for the Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR), demonstrating compliance to all technical performance measures and requirements. The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy to protect the U.S. homeland from ballistic missile attacks.

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Images of Saudi Arabia’s mysterious archaeological past revealed for the first time

Images of Saudi Arabia’s mysterious archaeological past revealed for the first time – available now at livescience.com
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The Al-Ula Valley looking north (APAAME_20171029_DLK-0017); Jabal Bayda Volcano (APAAME_20171028_DLK-0097-2); Al Wadi Pendant 260 (APAAME_20171027_DLK-0891); Samhah Gate 70 and Bullseye 69 (APAAME_20171027_DLK-0298)

International archaeologist, Professor David Kennedy is the first in his field to conduct aerial research of Saudi Arabia’s extensive archaeological landscape – revealing an ancient past which may date back 9,000 years.

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NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

Artist’s concept of Japan’s Mars Moons eXploration (MMX) spacecraft
Artist’s concept of Japan’s Mars Moons eXploration (MMX) spacecraft, carrying a NASA instrument to study the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos.
Credits: JAXA/NASA

NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024. The instrument, a sophisticated neutron and gamma-ray spectrograph, will help scientists resolve one of the most enduring mysteries of the Red Planet — when and how the small moons formed.

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