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2014-06-24 04:20:05

PARIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Federal Police has selected a consortium of Plasan Sasa and Atech, Embraer Defense & Security subsidiary, to supply a unique 4 vehicle solution to help in its fight against organized crime. The vehicular task force will be equipped with advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, giving the Federal Police proactive capability against increasingly sophisticated methods used by organized crime...

2014-06-17 08:20:23

HELSINKI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ramor 450 is Ruukki's latest protection steel for the manufacture of armoured vehicles. The steel can be used as a frame structure or on the floor of the vehicle as a separate shield against mines where it protects against blast or shock waves and shrapnel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140617/692899 ) Ramor 450, the latest protection steel from Ruukki, enables manufacture of new types of standard floor...

High-speed Tests Used To Demonstrate Space Penetrator Concept
2013-08-19 08:09:50

ESA Tests are being carried out under a technology development program for planetary penetrators to assess the feasibility of delivering instrument packages to the subsurface of a planet or icy satellite at high speed. Traditionally, rovers or landers are delivered to the surface of a planet or moon, where a slow, careful descent is required, and where drilling or digging into the subsurface requires additional payload. But engineers are looking at an alternative way to access the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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