Drone technology points way to resurgence of UK ports in post-pandemic/Brexit Britain

Drones to be key tool in delivering enhanced competitiveness

[London: 14 October 2020]:  Ports have been revealed as one of the key UK industry sectors set to reap huge benefits from the use of drones as development of the technology accelerates, enhancing the economic impact of an industry sector that already contributes £7.6 billion a year to the UK economy.  

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Ucore Announces Shipment of 1.5 Tonnes of Bokan Mountain, Alaska Rare Earth Feedstock for RapidSX Separation

HALIFAX — October 14, 2020 — Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (“Ucore” or the “Company”) (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF), is pleased to announce that the Company has shipped more than 1.5 tonnes of rare-earth elements (“REEs”) feedstock material produced from Ucore’s Bokan-Dotson Ridge Heavy Rare Earth Project (“Bokan”) in Alaska, USA, to the Innovation Metals Corp. (“IMC”) RapidSX™ Commercialization and Development Facility (“CDF”) in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The Bokan REE feedstock was shipped from SGS Canada Inc.’s facilities in Lakefield, Ontario.

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SKY express orders four A320neo and becomes a new Airbus customer

Toulouse, 14 October 2020 – Athens-based airline, SKY express, has placed a firm order for four A320neo aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer. In addition, the Greek airline recently leased two A320neos from ACG Aviation Capital Group and on that occasion joined the global list of 430 Airbus operators. The airline has selected CFM-International’s Leap-1A engines to power its aircraft.

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First NH90 delivered to the Spanish Air Force for search and rescue missions

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Albacete, 14 October 2020 – NHIndustries and its Partner Companies (Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo and Fokker) have delivered the first NH90 to the Spanish Air Force that will boost their search and rescue (SAR) and combat search and rescue (CSAR) mission capabilities.

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The Modern Cruiser, The evolution of the ships that fought the Second World War

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Another well-crafted book from a leading author in his field. An entertaining and informative review of the evolution of one of the most important classes of warship, from the technology of WWII, into the missile age – Most Highly Recommended

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Spoils of War, The Fate of Enemy Fleets after the Two World Wars

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The fate of enemy fleets after the two World Wars, was a very important part of Treaty negotiations. The Treaty following WWI was generally accepted as too severe, creating the ground for German resentment and a new World War. As a result, the Allies were more sensitive and constructive in several ways, aided by the Western Allies seeing the threat then posed to them by the USSR – Most Highly Recommended

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The Light Division in the Peninsular War, 1808-1811

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A new book from leading historians in their field. The authors are also former soldiers and battlefield guides. The popular perception of the Light Division has been created by the excellent series of novels following the career of Sharpe of the 95th Rifles. This book provides a full and accurate picture of the Division. – Most Highly Recommended

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Cold War 1945-1991, Korean War Chinese Invasion, People’s Liberation Army Crosses The Yalu, October 1950-March 1951

 

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The Cold War series has proved very popular and this new addition to the series is up to that high standard. The combination of well-researched insightful text with a high image content at an aggressive price is too tempting to miss – Highly Recommended

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Cold War 1945-1991, North Vietnam’s 1972 Easter Offensive, Hanoi’s Gamble

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The Cold War series has proved very popular and this new addition to the series is up to that high standard. The combination of well-researched insightful text with a high image content at an aggressive price is too tempting to miss – Highly Recommended

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