Nimrod – Replacement or reincarnation?

John Chevedden looks at the options for the RAF’s Nimrod replacement, all of which have a high US content.

THE REQUEST FOR Tender for the Nimrod replacement was issued on January 10, 1995. The final selection is expected in the late summer of 1996 with a 2002 in-service date. The contract could be worth nearly £2 billion (S3.1 billion), including training and logistics support — twice the value of the hotly-contested contract recently awarded to Lockheed Corporation for 25 new C-130J Hercules 2 military transport aircraft.

The Ministry of Defence Staff Requirement Air (SRA) 420 requires a demanding performance for

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Disparities replacement

Over the past five months, the circle on available vehicles with automatic transmission significantly narrowed. And although the place of retired cars were declared the Chinese model, which partly offset the non-combat losses, to name a replacement of equal value can not.

Deserters turned four Korean «Almeria-Classic» completely replaced the new «Almere» from Togliatti and «Bestёrn», «Citroen» and «Peugeot 208» rose. So the automatic modification «Giglio Emgrand» and «Cherry-MH», where the role of the box takes the variator proved handy. On the way, by the way, has two models in the near future «Lifan» will begin selling sedan «Solano»

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10.5 billion rubles for the repair and replacement of elevators

On the problem of emergency elevators media write regularly.

Alas, more often in the category of «incidents». Corny stuck in a booth — not the worst. It happens as a result of accidents in the old, long fulfilled their lifts, people are dying.

While experts voicing dire predictions «liftopadov» explores the problem of Housing Reform Fund, which according to the law allocates money for capital repairs of apartment buildings, including the replacement and repair of elevators. It is allocated in the law as a separate line, «the repair or replacement of elevator equipment, considered unfit for use, if necessary,

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Total joint replacement using a navigation system implemented in Ulan-Ude

Endoprosthesis

Surgeons Hospital Semashko in Ulan-Ude, together with Moscow and Irkutsk specialists have successfully performed the first operation arthroplasty using a navigation system that allows you to work with microscopic precision.

New technologies in prosthetics can fully restore the lost function of the body and return the person to the full quality of life. Equipment costing more than 10 million rubles, allowing to monitor the progress of the operation on a monitor purchased under the federal program "Modernization of Health", aimed at improving the quality and accessibility of health care. In the navigation system includes sensors, sensors

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U.S. build new submarines with strategic missiles

September 6 a day or fifteen years from the entry into service of the U.S. Navy nuclear submarine USS «Louisiana» (SSBN-743). This submarine was the last ship of the project «Ohio» («Ohio»), started back in the ’70s. In 2002, after the withdrawal of the fleet submarines of Project «Benjamin Franklin» «Ohio» were the only South American type of nuclear submarines with ballistic missiles. Since that time has passed a lot of time and it’s time to start creating new projects submarines, which will come to replace the existing. Last days have been prolific on actions relating to the future

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In the Tyumen region, a children’s art school

The village Uporovo Tyumen region after reconstruction, a children’s art school.

 Photo source:phototyumen.ru

During the reconstruction of the building had a complete renovation builders attic flooring, replacement windows, interior decoration of the building, replacement of heating communications, replacement of electrical networks. Also available are a fire and burglar alarm systems, running water, built out space for lavatories and toilets, held landscaping, purchased music equipment.

 Photo source:phototyumen.ru

 Photo source:phototyumen.ru

 Photo source:phototyumen.ru

 Photo source:phototyumen.ru

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LS group — a worthy replacement!

Home sales

On the eve of the World Championship in ice hockey, to support the national team of Russia, 24, 25 and 26 April, the Nizhny Novgorod on the aftermarket Udmurt, under the waving of flags and loud sounds of horns fan, an action-presentation of the new brand LS group.

Given the interest in our country motorists to the topic of hockey, as part of the presentation were distributed to all comers branded posters and calendars to schedule championship games, as well as a nice souvenir — a hockey puck and a group photo. For

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Total joint replacement using a navigation system implemented in Ulan-Ude

Endoprosthesis

Surgeons Hospital Semashko in Ulan-Ude, together with Moscow and Irkutsk specialists have successfully performed the first operation arthroplasty using a navigation system that allows you to work with microscopic precision.

New technologies in prosthetics can fully restore the lost function of the body and return the person to the full quality of life. Equipment costing more than 10 million rubles, allowing to monitor the progress of the operation on a monitor purchased under the federal program "Modernization of Health", aimed at improving the quality and accessibility of health care. In the navigation system includes sensors, sensors

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New cranes — in the shops UralVagonZavod

The shop Metal Uralvagonzavod has completed the installation of four new cranes. Their installation is produced in the framework of an ambitious program to modernize the crane equipment, which is now held at the head office of scientific and production corporation "Uralvagonzavod".

Metal shop is one of the most important units Uralvagonzavod. At night here take about 150 cars of metal. Comprehensive update of crane equipment that is in addition to the replacement also included the modernization of 11 of the 12 existing cranes, which reduced downtime cars and reduce the time of their discharge, which is very important

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MES South completed the installation of the ice melting system at a substation Budennovsk

Branch of OAO "UES FGC" — Trunk Power Grids (MEA) of the South — has completed installation of basic equipment ice melting system at 500 kV Budennovsk. Installation of the ice melting system will improve the reliability of electricity supply more than 150 thousand inhabitants Budenovsky municipal district of the Stavropol Territory.

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Ice melting system is designed to deal with the icing on the wire and ground wire transmission lines. As part of work on the 500 kV substation mounted Budennovsk: rectifier unit for the heating wires, circuit breakers, current transformers. The new system of melting

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