NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts
NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.
(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.
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.
Salar de Atacama, Chile
- Title Salar de Atacama, Chile
- Released 17/11/2017 10:00 am
- Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
- DescriptionFrom the Salar de Atacama salt flat in the east to the Cordillera Domeyko mountains in the west, Sentinel-2 takes us over part of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.
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.
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.
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.
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.