The Surgeon General hosts the Warrior Care in the 21st Century Symposium

Air Commodore Rich Withnall, Medical Director UK Defence Medical Services; Bret Stevens, Director, Disability Evaluation Systems, Office of Warrior Care, USA; and Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, at the Warrior Care symposium in Toronto on September 22, 2017.

Photo credit: Department of National Defence

September 23, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Hosted by the Canadian Armed Forces Surgeon General, Brigadier-General Andrew Downes, the third annual Warrior Care in the 21st Century symposium, held in Toronto, September 21-23, brought together representatives of over 160 nations to facilitate the global sharing of best practices and lessons learned around the care of military personnel. This was the first time that Canada had hosted the symposium.

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35 days to BLOODHOUND’s 200mph test run

 

35 days to BLOODHOUND’s
200mph test run

  • Car now transported to Cornwall Airport Newquay in preparation for pre-run testing
  • Two x 200mph runs on the 26th October, starting at c. 13:30
  • Live stream from the event on-board cameras
  • 360°camera cockpit view
  • 20th Anniversary of Thrust SSC setting the current world land speed record of 763mph – 15th October

 

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New center to fight cyber crime opens at Munich Airport

MUC teams up with cybersecurity specialists

The number of attacks on the IT systems of companies and public-sector organizations in Germany has rapidly increased in recent years, parallel to the rise of digitization. Munich Airport also faces all kinds of cyber attacks on a daily basis. Now a new center of competence is being set up at the Bavarian hub. It will bring together IT experts from the airport operating company (FMG) and specialists from high-profile tech companies to test defensive strategies and look for new solutions in the fight against cyber-criminals.

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