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‘Star Wars’ are back? US might preemptively strike Russia & China with space weapons – Russian MoD

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The US may be plotting a preemptive strike on the nuclear arsenals of Russia and China, Russian military said, citing the revival of the 1980s ‘Star Wars’ program and ever-growing US “missile defense” in Europe as evidence. The analysis of the “probable actions” of Washington shows that Americans are seeking to achieve strategic superiority through Read More

Pakistan’s Navy fires domestically-made cruise missile in ‘impressive fire power display’

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Pakistan showed off its newest domestically-built anti-ship and land-attack cruise missile during a test in the Indian Ocean. The test is part of Islamabad’s ongoing efforts to acquire more “indigenous” weapons. The missile, launched from a fast attack craft in the northern Indian Ocean, successfully hit a target on the shore, the Pakistani Navy said. Read More

Woman wakes up from coma 27 years after school bus crash

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A woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury and fell into a coma when her car collided with a school bus in the United Arab Emirates has woken up for the first time in almost three decades. Munira Abdulla was involved in the horrific road accident in 1991, having picked up her son Omar, 4, Read More

Stronger than ever? Chinese fleet marks its 70th anniversary

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China’s naval forces are celebrating their 70th anniversary. And they definitely have something to celebrate, as the nation’s naval capabilities have grown exponentially over the past decade – and are set to expand even more. The celebrations have been marked with a large maritime parade off the large port city of Qingdao, as well as Read More

Tesla says robotaxis coming to U.S. roads next year, slams rivals’ use of Lidar

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some U.S. markets next year, continuing a habit of bold pronouncements that have excited many investors while often missing deadlines. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. Read More

VIDEO shows China’s 1st home-built aircraft carrier in action during sea trials

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A new video released by Chinese state TV shows fighter jets taking off from its first domestic-built aircraft carrier. The 77,000-ton Type 001A vessel is expected to be put into service as early as this year. The 30-second footage shows the carrier undergoing the fifth and latest of its trials, conducted from February 27 to Read More

Trelleborg introduces two new oil and gas seals

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4/22/2019 Photo: Trelleborg seals. HOUSTON — Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announces the launch of the new XploR S-Seal and XploR FS-Seal that have been developed for demanding high pressure sealing environments, such as those found in oil and gas downhole tool applications. Combining the benefits of integral support components with the flexibility of an elastomer seal, Read More

Tesla says robotaxis coming to U.S. roads next year, slams rivals’ use of Lidar

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some U.S. markets next year, continuing a habit of bold pronouncements that have excited many investors while often missing deadlines. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. Read More

Tesla says robotaxis coming next year, touts self-driving microchip

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(Reuters) – Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some markets next year thanks to exponential improvements in technology. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson “Probably two years from now we’ll make a car with Read More

Oceaneering takes delivery of the Ocean Evolution

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4/22/2019 Ocean Evolution. Photo: Oceaneering. HOUSTON — Oceaneering International, Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has taken delivery of the advanced subsea construction support vessel, Ocean Evolution.   The vessel has completed sea trials and received all necessary ABS and U.S. Coast Guard certifications and is currently in Port Fourchon, La., completing final Read More