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April 18, 2008

LOTD for April 18

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 6:18 pm

The Pentagon is auctioning the old aircraft that had been sitting in the boneyard in Tuscon…they are selling them in pieces because of their value as scrap metal:

It is pretty sad to read how the Air Force awarded this “competitive” contract:

Interesting study by the Naval Postgraduate School found that flying UAVs is more fatiguing than flying regular aircraft, plus flying UAVs were bad for the pilot’s family life:

Reports state that Russian President Vladimir Putin divorced his wife and that the 55-year-old Putin plans to marry a 24-year-old former Olympic champion gymnast:

Looks like the Coast Guard is now admitting that their new cutter will not be ready for about 2 more years due to problems with the communications equipment:

Northrop announced that they are taking a $350 mil or so charge to their earnings to account for the problems with the cabling (which is primarily for the communications equipment from what I gather):

Nice link to what reporters from the Midwest said about today’s 5.2 earthquake centered in Southern Illinois:


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