Sea Harrier – The Next Generation

A photo-report on the Sea Harrier F/A.2 by Neil Mercer.

ANOTHER CHAPTER of aviation history closed at the end of February, when 800 Naval Air Sauadron (NAS) returned with HMS Invincible, after six months in the Adriatic. During its time there it had been carrying out reconnaissance and Combat Air Patrol (CAP) missions in support of the United Nations Operation Deny Flight. Its return marked the last operational deployment of the Falklands War victor, the Sea Harrier FRS.l. However, at the same time, a new and infinitely more capable type is about to replace it on the front line.

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Two medium-strength earthquakes in Italy

Two medium-strength earthquakes in Italy Natural Disasters

January 25, 2012 in northern Italy in the Emilia Romagna region near the city of Parma, an earthquake measuring 4.9. Tremors were felt over a wide area of the country, as well as in the southern Switzerland. The epicenter of the earthquake was near the villages Lentinone, Corte Godi and Enza. Victims were found, but the local data in several houses collapsed chimney, and the streets of Parma destroyed masonry.

8:00 before the aftershocks occurred strength 4.9, 4.3 earthquake struck the area of Verona, located 80 kilometers from Parma. The epicenter was at

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Residents threatened by forest fires in Croatia

Residents threatened by forest fires in Croatia Danger Zone

Residents Croatian coastal resorts and Krikvenitsy Selce seriously concerned about how quickly to their communities are selected fire in a few days ago in a forest, 2 km to the south. The spread of fire to help the winds speed reaches 100 km / h That is why the fire can not be used by airplanes with water shells, and the fire continues to rage.

Attempts to locate the fire in the vicinity of Selce.

Evacuation of tourists from the coast of the Adriatic Sea

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In Croatia, in some regions the situation is brought under control by fire

Croatian Fire Service took control of the situation with forest fires in the community Selce, as well as villages and Bribir Crikvenica on the Adriatic Sea, wrote in local newspapers 24sata.

As noted in an interview with Croatian journalists tourism minister of this country Veljko Ostojic in extinguishing the fire were used three seaplane brand Canadair, as well as about 300 firefighters, fueled assist local residents and tourists.

Ostojic said that the fire had been evacuated because of the order of 7% of tourists to the resorts on the Adriatic Sea, but it is expected that they will soon return

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Italy. Tornado hit the Adriatic coast, injuring dozens of people

In the midst of Sunday rest heavy blow of wind struck the Italian coast of the Adriatic Sea, on the crowded beach bathers "Gabriel" in Fano (Pesaro province). There are wounded, according to ITAR-TASS.

Air "funnel" suddenly formed at the junction of the hot and cold streams, the tornado just a few seconds plowed sandy beach, sky rocketed pillars, tables, umbrellas and sun beds, a fall which dozens of people were bruised and wounded, were shell-shocked.

Most assisted on-site medical center at the beach, but some had to be hospitalized, such as a girl who

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Rare turtle species may disappear because of oil exploration in the Adriatic

The planned seismic survey of oil fields in the Adriatic Sea violates the migration routes of Red Loggerhead turtles and further increase risk of extinction of these reptiles, said an international non-governmental organization for the protection of the oceans Oceana.

"Areas where oil exploration will be carried out, border marine reserve and waters like the Sicilian Strait, which are critical for the conservation of rare migratory species such as the white shark, bluefin tuna and sea turtles" — said the coordinator of the Brussels office of Oceana Nicholas Forney (Nicolas Fournier), quoted in the report.

Thus, under the threat of

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