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2014-02-12 23:29:02

Avi-8 launches collection of timepieces in honour of iconic British fighter planes. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 This collection of aviation-inspired watches has been launched by watchmakers AVI-8 to pay tribute to iconic British fighter planes. This collection pays homage to British aviation history is dedicated to the Harrier II, the world-famous ground attack aircraft known for its short take off and landing capabilities. The Harrier II was a result of the British and American defence...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Leading air compressor and pump manufacturer recognized for adherence to world's best standards of quality management systems. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 The manufacturing parent of Harrier Industries, LLC is compliant with ISO 9001:2000 certification standards. This certification, the most widely recognized international standard for quality management systems, is another important part of maintaining a leading position in the air compressor and pumps industry sector. "This...

2008-12-10 14:57:00

HARLOW, England, Dec. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway IV weapon system completed all evaluation activities, clearing it to enter service with the U.K.'s Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Harrier GR9 aircraft. Following the demonstration of capability trials at the U.S. Navy's Air Warfare Center China Lake, Calif., the U.K. Ministry of Defence accepted the weapon system into operational service. "This is a tremendous achievement and a testament to the team ethos...

2008-10-30 18:00:21

VANCOUVER, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX, NYSE ALTERNEXT/AMEX: NXG) is pleased to announce significant assay results for nine diamond drill holes in the Harrier Underground zone (within the area previously referred to as the Wirrawilla zone), located just south of the existing reserves at the Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria, Australia. The results of the diamond drill program include the discovery of significant extensions to three north...

2008-03-06 12:00:39

By Jim Entwistle AN RAF Harrier jet was forced to make an emergency landing yesterday after the aircraft's canopy smashed during mid-flight refuelling.The fighter diverted to Durham Tees Valley Airport after its pilot reported getting into difficulties at 2.42pm.The airport was placed on full emergency status.But the Harrier, on routine exercises from RAF Cottesmore, in Leicestershire, limped to safety and touched down at 2.55pm.Emergency crews were stood down ten minutes later.Speaking...


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