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Tornado GR4 and Harrier GR9TIEC

FURTHER DETAILS have been released about the Ministry of Defence contract awarded to BAE Systems in January for upgrading the Tornado GR4 (see Communication Upgrades, March p6).

Valued at £200 million, the Capability Upgrade Strategy (Pilot) [CUS(P)] involves the design, development and integration of an upgraded secure communications system, introduction of a tactical data link, and integration of the Paveway IV precision guided bomb.

Implementation is planned in two stages; capability A covers release to service for multi-mode secure communications system (SCOT); Paveway IV precision guided bomb; and software enhancements to improve the GR4’s controls and displays. The Tactical Information

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The ES-150 was essentially a jazz box with the deep body of existing archtop acoustics, but at the time it was a revolution

Gibson’s ES series began with the ES-150 of 1936, generally recognised as the world’s first successful electric guitar. The ES-150’s name – like many Gibson models that preceded and followed – simply denotes price: in 1936, $150 bought you the guitar, an amplifier and a cable. Gibson had previously fitted pickups on acoustic guitars in 1935, but the ES-150 was the first specifically-designed electric guitar to make a real impact.

Perhaps surprisingly, it was two retail companies – Montgomery Ward and Spiegel May Stern – who pushed Gibson to design and build the ES-150. Early pickup-loaded L-00 and L-1 models

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STUNNING & SUSTAINABLE

A rooftop vegetable and herb garden to delight the senses

Newforms Landscape Architecture was commissioned to create this light and bright roof garden for an already-existing residence. The owners built the property in 2006/07 and were tired of looking at the top of a roof that sat adjacent to their outdoor entertaining area. They called on Newforms and Phase3 Landscape Construction to see if a functional and aesthetically pleasing roof garden was possible, and, as you can see, it certainly was.

There were a few design and construction challenges that had to be overcome to achieve the owners’ brief. Access

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FLOOR-TO-CEILING RENOV

Go full throttle with a full-scale renovation! Change the flooring, revamp your furniture, and create a whole new style for your living space.

WHAT TO DO

FRAME YOUR SPACE. Along with repainting, re-decorating, and re-arranging your layout, don’t forget to replace your old flooring, walls, and ceilings if they’re dated or damaged. Updating the main frame of your room will help create a fresher, more clean-lined look.

DO IT

1. Measure the room’s width and length. Bring these measurements (and perhaps a rough sketch of a floor plan) to the home depot or hardware and compute how much flooring you

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Beijing — a city of the future?

Beijing — a city of the future? It is interesting

How can you benefit the environment with high-speed trains? The answer is simple — if you build megacities around these rail services, as China does in his new project "Innovative Development of Beijing-Bohai."

Expanding the borders of the Chinese capital will add to the existing area is 17.6 million square meters, which will be used for various purposes. But special emphasis on providing high quality location of head offices of the most advanced companies in the district capital of Bohai. This place is responsible for a quarter of China's annual

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Proletarian factory put the pumps on Kashira SRPS

Photo source:proletarsky.ru

October 15. "Proletarian factory" made a shipment of feed pump model PN 1135 for the branch "Kashira GRES" Enel OGK-5. Pumps, manufactured by JSC "Proletarian factory" designed to feed water into the boilers of thermal power units with power capacity from 250 MW to 1200 MW. The equipment is part of the turbopump and electric pump units. Feedwater pumps are installed in the engine room of the power plant. Feed pumps for power units of 250 MW and 300 completed the drive, back-pressure turbine production of "Proletarian factory". At present JSC "Proletarian" manufactures and distributes nutritional pumps

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In Kaliningrad, completed a major upgrade project DCV10 cargo vessel Valentin Pikul

September 29, 2011 was released on the first flight after the upgrade project DCV10 cargo ship pr.16290 "Valentin Pikul" The works were performed in Kaliningrad, LLC "Shiprepairer" Pregol " (General Director Vladimir Bondarev). The project of modernization of the vessel DCV10 designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau.

 Photo source:com.ua

The aim was to increase the conversion capacity, cargo capacity and strength of the hull.

After upgrading the ship was a class of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping — KM L2 Aut1.

The project is based on the idea of converting DCV10 the use of high (2.6

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Moscow Metro: work on the construction of the car-marker art. Alma-Ata (PHOTOS)

The report’s author — Alexander "Russos" Popov

Two nights in a row overall size car checked on-line dating site Zamoskvoretskaya — tunnels and stations "Alma-Ata". Today, the plant is expected to test train, and I’m in the night from Thursday to Friday traditionally went into the ground — the car ride to the outline to show you this important and crucial stage.

Collection point has been specified station "Zyablikovo." Overall car will go first in her dead-ends, then on CERs (Service-connecting rod) moves to Zamoskvoretskaya line.

1. Slowly going to the station. Gabaritka expected half past two

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On the road Kungur-Ashap Trinity Perm region after the cap. Repair opened bridge over the river. Iren

November 23 Tikhanovski settlement Kungurskoye municipal district of the Perm Territory renovated Trinity Bridge opened.

Repair of the bridge on the road through Iren Kungur-Ashap Trinity kicked off this summer. The work was Permian firm "Transstroi" recognized winner of the auction. In order not to complicate the lives of the residents of Troitsk, next to the existing bridge was equipped with a temporary detour.

Overhaul of the bridge since construction in 1986 was not made, but because the volume of work performed was impressive. Renovated the existing bridge is made of metal scheme have also been made strengthening supports,

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In Tambov began to build a sports complex

In the park "Friendship" in Tambov began construction of a sports complex, which includes a ski area, tennis court, volleyball court and jogging track, worth 142.5 million rubles, "Interfax" on Thursday, the regional department of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism .

In this case, 110 million rubles for the construction allocated from the federal budget, the remaining funds — from the regional treasury.

"Cross-country ski track and the track will be almost the entire length of the existing fleet — told the government. — Place them on the site plan of the existing footpaths, not to cut down trees. Also,

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