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Wonders of vertical transport

Inclined lift Foxton Incline

Sadly, the inclined lift Foxton Incline is no longer valid, but there is hope that one day the new system is in place this magnificent example of engineering. Design is located in Leicestershire, UK, at the time it was called differently: The Thomas Lift (Lift Thomas), a lift for barges Foxton, reclining Foxton, The Lift Lock (Gateway to the lift) and New Locks (New Gateway).

I Lavna engineer Grand Junction Canal Co. Gordon Cale Thomas led the project, which was to provide a faster method of lifting and lowering river ships passing through the sluice channel

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Pentagon plans on marine F-35

At Le Bourget is a huge number of applications, including on the F-35 program there.   Most notable representative did U.S. Marine Corps, Commander of his aircraft, Lieutenant General Robert Shmidl.   And what he said about the plans Corps at the beginning of the operational manual, edition reports Flightglobal.   Thus, in 2015 it is planned to achieve initial operational capability directly squadron VMFA-121. Immediately after which it was planning to throw in Iwakuni, Japan, in the 31’go Expeditionary Battalion, Marine Corps (31st Marine Expeditionary Unit).   In the same year 6 cars squadron will be deployed on

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Russia will build a new aircraft carrier

Russian Navy plans to build a new aircraft carrier, told reporters at a press conference on Thursday, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov. «Design Bureau received tasks to build a new aircraft carrier — the words of Admiral quoted by ITAR-TASS. — For such work already allocated funds. « It is also reported that in the current time in the Russian Navy is only one heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser «Admiral Kuznetsov», standing in the arsenal of the Northern Fleet. According to the commander, the ship had done, and will do their tasks. «There is a programm its modernization by 2020. In the

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Recent announcements from the U.S. military

The United States, despite the crisis continue to increase the striking power of its own army and navy, to create new standards of weapons.

The U.S. military budget exceeds the totality in the military budgets of 20 states are enormous planet.

Saving the American

Defence Minister Bill Gates announced programmke savings that will allow for 5 years to save 178 billion dollars. According to her Navy disbanded the headquarters of one aircraft carrier and strike group, several air squadrons and battalions of combat submarines. But all combat units (airplanes, submarines) will not cut into the metal, as I love to

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Experiment on a destroyer: the tragic experience of scientists or good fiction?

During the Second World War, the Americans decided to create an absolute obscurity, was held "The Philadelphia Experiment" in 1943. Along the shores of Philadelphia was the Marine destroyer scored a lot of various electronic equipment. Certain distribution of electromagnetic waves must have caused rounding of light around the destroyer, thus making it invisible. This is possible due to the wave nature of light.

As soon as the equipment, the ship was surrounded by a green fog that began to fade with the ship destroyer. A minute passed, and the

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UFOs and their pilots

The man repeatedly encountered a UFO. Increasingly, people are becoming witnesses of visits by extraterrestrial aliens ships of our planet. UFO — it's just the ship, which are humanoids. And how do they look? And is it really there are aliens?

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The answer to these questions — not an easy task.

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Pentagon plans on marine F-35

At Le Bourget is a huge number of applications, including on the F-35 program there.   Most notable representative did U.S. Marine Corps, Commander of his aircraft, Lieutenant General Robert Shmidl.   And what he said about the plans Corps at the beginning of the operational manual, edition reports Flightglobal.   Thus, in 2015 it is planned to achieve initial operational capability directly squadron VMFA-121. Immediately after which it was planning to throw in Iwakuni, Japan, in the 31’go Expeditionary Battalion, Marine Corps (31st Marine Expeditionary Unit).   In the same year 6 cars squadron will be deployed on

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The battleship Novorossiysk — lurking death

Frogmeny — this submarine-blasters, which are one of the more secretive special units of the Navy at least some of the army. First information about them came during the second world war. Their main task was reduced to undermine coastal fortifications for the upcoming landing operations. These units were in the German Navy, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, the U.S. and Italy. About frogmenah and it will be the last.

Even despite the fact that the Italian division of fighters early in the war allowed the bottom of about 30 vessels of their own allies, among which two

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Who did not want the Soviet Union to build aircraft carriers

In the decades admirals did not understand their meaning

In the near future, the creation of our country carriers (AB) does not vanish from the pages of various publications and are discussed extensively in the social networks. But for the publication and discussion of disk imaging, the right to disclosure of which have all those interested in this topic, we must at least have a minimum of reliable information.

Unfortunately, most of the participants in lively debate, referring to the arguments represent different political and military figures, had never seen the actual documents (including minutes of government meetings) and have

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Successfully completed the next step of industrial sea trials multipurpose nuclear submarine Severodvinsk

Multipurpose nuclear submarine "Severodvinsk" back to the "Sevmash" after the successful end of one more step industrial running trials, said the press service of the company.

"All the tasks set were met in full," — said the head of the production of military equipment Marat Abizhanov.

During the tests simulated a missile system and various vehicle systems.

As the spices, ship "Stepped" the first large margin — while running the tests all the steps submarine "Severodvinsk" was at sea in the general difficulties 100 days. The commander Sergei Mityaev acceptance congratulated the team and the crew on this date

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