Boeing, LOT Polish Airlines Celebrate Delivery of 737 MAX

Poland’s flag-carrier is the first in Central & East Europe to fly the new 737 airplane

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first 737 MAX for the carrier, ushering the new and improved 737 airplane into the central and east Europe market. The jet is also the first MAX placed by leading airplane lessor Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) (ALC).

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BLOODHOUND SSC – a supersonic racing car designed to reach speeds of 1,000mph (1,600km/h).


BLOODHOUND SSC“BLOODHOUND is operational”. Our month at Newquay, culminating in BLOODHOUND SSC’s first public runs at the end of October, has set us firmly on the road to South Africa. We’d like to thank all of our supporters, volunteers and sponsors for helping to make this happen – we couldn’t have done it without you.

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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

A SpaceX Dragon will deliver about 4,800 pounds of research, hardware and crew supplies to the International Space Station.
A SpaceX Dragon will deliver about 4,800 pounds of research, hardware and crew supplies to the International Space Station during the company’s 13th commercial resupply services mission for NASA. Dragon will lift off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida no earlier than 1:20 p.m. EST, Dec. 8.
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NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 1:20 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 8.

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NATO mulls ‘offensive defense’ with cyber warfare rules

It has been reported that a group of NATO allies are considering a more muscular response to state-sponsored computer hackers that could involve using cyber attacks to bring down enemy networks, officials said. The United States, Britain, Germany, Norway, Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands are drawing up cyber warfare principles to guide their militaries on what justifies deploying cyber attack weapons more broadly, aiming for agreement by early 2019.

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NATO Considering a more ‘Muscular Response’ to State-Sponsored Computer Hacks

It has been reported that a group of NATO allies are considering a more muscular response to state-sponsored computer hackers that could involve using cyber attacks to bring down enemy networks, officials said. The United States, Britain, Germany, Norway, Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands are drawing up cyber warfare principles to guide their militaries on what justifies deploying cyber attack weapons more broadly, aiming for agreement by early 2019.

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Oman Air are the team to beat at Extreme Sailing Series decider in Mexico

The Extreme Sailing Series 2017. Act 8. 30th November- 3rd December 2017. Los Cabos Mexico, Cabo San Lucas Resort.The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Ed Smyth (NZL/AUS), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

The Oman Air crew erupted from their starting blocks at the Extreme Sailing Series’ season finale in Mexico with a string of top-notch race performances.

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Embry-Riddle Named One of Nation’s Best Colleges for Military Students and Veterans

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 DAYTONA BEACH, FL –  In a national nod to its ongoing efforts and commitment to provide quality educational opportunities to U.S. veterans and military-connected students, all three of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s campuses have been recognized by the online and print publication Military Times in its 2018 Best Colleges survey.

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Space technology to drive autonomous ships

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  • Title Autodocking system
  • Released 29/11/2017 2:55 pm
  • Copyright Rolls-Royce Plc
  • DescriptionAn autodocking system automates the first and last phases of the crossing right up to the quay. Autodocking systems use additional sensors to assess proximity to harbour structures such as moles at the entrance, and distance to the berth. The propulsion system is adjusted by the system to bring the ferry safely and with minimum energy consumption to and from the docks.
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30 November 2017

ESA Director General Jan Wörner signed a Memorandum of Intent with Rolls-Royce today, as the two entities agree to investigate how space technology can be used to develop autonomous and remote-controlled ships.

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Lockheed Martin, Romania Sign Agreement for PAC-3 MSE Missile

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE Missile launches in a recent test. (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE.

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