ATK Technologies Support United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch

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ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — ATK (NYSE: ATK) composite technology supported the successful August 30 launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The ULA Atlas V rocket launched the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission for NASA. RBSP is designed to help understand the Sun’s influence on Earth and Near-Earth space by studying the Earth’s radiation belts on various scales of space and time. The rocket flew in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing and a single-engine Centaur upper stage, with no solid rocket boosters.

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Under construction, the new Selene 78 Ocean Explorer

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Ordered by a client from North America, construction is under way on
a new Selene 78 Ocean Explorer designed by Guido de Groot. With its
impressive range and stylish interior, the yacht is ideal for longdistance
(ocean) trips in complete luxury and comfort. The lines of
the trawler are based on the larger Selene 92 Ocean Explorer,
currently under construction at Jet-Tern Marine in China. Following
the Selene Trawler 66 and Selene 92 Ocean Explorer, the construction
and sale of the Selene 78 mark the launch of a striking series of
Ocean Explorer yachts.

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Boeing Winged Joint Direct Attack Munition Completes 1st Round of Tests

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JDAM-ER developed with Australia has glide range of more than 40 miles
Boeing to produce and integrate wing kits in-country for RAAF

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2012 — A winged version of the Boeing [NYSE: BA] Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) that will triple the weapon’s glide range to more than 40 miles is a step closer to production after completing wind tunnel tests at a U.S. facility in June.

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Where have all the dayboats gone?

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Join the debate at the Royal Southern Yacht Club Dayboat Seminar
Saturday 29 September 10.30

Open to every interested sailor, regardless of Club or Class, this important Seminar is being held by the Royal Southern Yacht Club to try and find ways to increase dayboat fleets again. Panel speakers include former SB20 Class World Champion Jerry Hill of Sportsboat World, the new owners of the SB20 design, Paul Heys of J-Boats, responsible for the J/80 and many other classes, Peter Poland, formerly of Hunter Boats and Hunter 707 / Sonata / Squib fame, and Andrew Webster, MD of Mercator Media.

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History made as Kilrush RNLI team up with Coast Guard on major exercise

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Author: Pauline Dunleavy, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer at Kilrush RNLI

Kilrush RNLI’s volunteer crew members travelled to Lahinch in County Clare on Tuesday evening (28 August) to carry out an exercise with members of the Coast Guard from the divisions of Doolin and Killaloe.

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