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Netherlands Concerned Over Spiralling JSF Costs

ALTHOUGH THE Netherlands plans to be involved in the next phase of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) development programme (see News Briefs, November, p12), the Dutch Court of Audit is expressing concern at the cost of the project. In its latest report to the Dutch House of Representatives, released on October 11, the Court says the cost per aircraft still cannot be calculated and there is no insight into development costs because 65% of the test phase still has to be completed.

If JSF is acquired for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), the current

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As in the United States sawing budget

I recommend one article which accidentally came across in the American segment of the Internet. An article from 2009, that does not detract from its relevance as a tool for the development of methods to spend a lot of money is not clear where.

So stunning examples of inefficiency, mismanagement and fraud against the budget money by U.S. officials (however, ordinary people from them is not far behind).

— Washington will spend $ 2.6 million to train Chinese prostitutes to more responsible drinking on the job

— GAO (Government Accountability Office) has classified nearly half of all purchases by

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Flood risk for England to quadruple

July 19. By 2035, the risk of flooding in England will be meeting throughout the country, will increase by four times. This conclusion was a special state commission to analyze the rainfall data, particularly in view of the situation in June 2012.

Preventive measures to strengthen buildings, improved planning of new housing and the preparation of the population must be taken immediately, according to representatives of the authorities and meteospetsialisty. Provision is also special subsidies from the state budget for the costs associated with the planned protective measures, so you do not have to pay for the damage element of

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Another city in the United States with a population of over 200 thousand people went bankrupt

Another California city, this time to San Bernardino, went bankrupt. This is a special report said municipality.

"The City of San Bernardino, like other cities, has affected a severe economic downturn. So he took action to reduce costs. However, the costs continue to outpace revenue — said in a statement. — The city is faced with insufficient funds to meet its contractual and debt obligations in July 2012. "

Alas, the city has exhausted its reserves and projected expenditures exceed revenues by $ 45 million in the current fiscal year that began July 1. In the near future the

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First Electrobus — NEFAZ

Electrobus based on a passenger bus NEFAZ was presented at the International Forum on Nanotechnology RUSNANOTECH-2011 at the end of October. Photo source:yandex.ru

Electrobus developed jointly with specialists of LLC "NIIKEU" (Moscow) on the basis of low-floor city bus NEFAZ-5299 commissioned by Liotech.

High-capacity rechargeable batteries produced by "Liotech" provide a driving range of 300-350 miles on a single charge. It is economically profitable, according to experts, LLC "NIIKEU" kilometer electric bus costs about ten times cheaper, as the cost of electricity is much cheaper than diesel fuel, in addition, greatly simplifies the process of routine maintenance,

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Kamaz conducts technical upgrading.

Subsidiaries and joint ventures with foreign automakers at JSC "KAMAZ" continue to actively introduce new technologies in the production process, which can significantly improve the quality of the components, assemblies and components. Reported by i-mash.ru.

So, for example, of "KAMAZ-Metallurgy" is constantly working to improve the quality of using the new technologies. With the introduction of new fluxes, pore formation in the casting, casting to the cylinder head has reduced the level of internal and external marriage. Now the Foundry began to develop nanomodifitsiruyuschih additives in iron alloys. This work is carried out jointly with RUSNANO.

 Photo source:kamlit.ru

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On the Krasnoyarsk Synthetic Rubber Plant was launched on a new air separation plant

 Photo source:sdelanounas.ru

Krasnoyarsk, 07.10.2010.

On the "Krasnoyarsk Synthetic Rubber Plant" was launched on a new air separation plant of CanGas (China). The new equipment will provide the company with nitrogen and will reduce the operating costs associated with the operation of obsolete cryogenic plant. "Compact modernized system replaced the work of the whole plant and allowed to optimize the number of energy service. It is autonomous and does not require the-clock presence of apparatchiks — said the chief engineer Marat Falyakhov. — The installed equipment will reduce electricity costs for the production of nitrogen by more than 15%.

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Egypt once again chosen to tender only Russian wheat

 Photo source:odnoklassniki.ru

State Company of Egypt GASC July 14 held an international tender for the purchase of soft milling wheat.

To participate in the tender other than the U.S., Canada, Australia, France, Germany, the UK and Argentina were re-admitted as Kazakhstan and Russia. The tender is conducted on the basis FOB. Shipping grain importer to be implemented in the period from August 11 to 20 this year. As reported today, "Corn-on-line, state importer Egypt GASC company in a tender on July 14 has bought 180 tons of Russian wheat.

There were purchased:

60 thousand tons,

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Izhneftemash released cementing complex, which has no analogues in Russia

At JSC "Izhneftemash" (included in the business segment of "Oil and gas equipment" Company "Riemer") the presentation of new-generation cementing UNB2-600h70. Cementing complex UNB2-600h70 designed for preparation and delivery of cement slurries in oil and gas wells during their development and repair. The plant is mounted on the chassis of a sports utility vehicle KAMAZ 6560 (8×8). The broad functionality of the installation UNB2-600h70 allows for cementing wells to replace up to 20 units of special equipment, to reduce the cost of acquisition of units, maintenance costs and operating costs. The presence of a complex of two high-pressure

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Gazprom Neft has put into operation the second turn of the South-Ob gensets in Khanty-Mansiysk

Khanty-Mansiysk, 16.03.2011Y. "Gazprom Neft" has put into operation the second turn of the South-Ob gas turbine power plant (gas turbine), located on the southern license area Priobskoe (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District).

Completion of construction of the facility would bring the total capacity of power plants up to 96 MW, the project taking into account the costs incurred in the first stage, was directed 4.8 billion rubles.

The first phase of power allowed the "Neft-Khantos" to reduce operating costs for oil. After starting the second phase of gas turbine power plant at the South Priobskoye total capacity of

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