Category Archives: International

Boeing All-Electric Satellite for SES Will Help improve In-Flight Connectivity

[Government Appointments]: The Boeing SES-15 satellite, launched today, will bolster connectivity for Wi-Fi and entertainment services on flights over North America, Mexico and Central America. It will also serve the government, enterprise and maritime sectors.

This 702-model satellite also demonstrates that using 3-D printed parts can improve… Read More

Rolls-Royce supplies MTU rail engines for Chinese-built Locomotives

Rolls-Royce is to supply MTU Series 4000 rail engines for New Zealand rail operator Kiwi Rail for the fourth time. Fifteen 20V 4000 R43 engines are to be delivered from July 2017 to China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), the world’s biggest manufacturer of rail vehicles. The engines are destined to power 15 DL class freight locomotives. This is the… Read More

New wave of electronics Flexible, organic and biodegradable

Summary:A new semiconductor is as flexible as skin and easily degradable, report scientists. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.

As electronics become increasingly pervasive in our lives — from smart phones to wearable sensors — so too does the ever … Read More

Human inner ear organs grown

Summary:Researchers have successfully developed a method to grow inner ear tissue from human stem cells, a finding that could lead to new platforms to model disease and new therapies for the treatment of hearing and balance disorders.

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully developed a method to grow inner ear tissue from … Read More

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra Reviews Joint HADR Exercise

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command reviewed the Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise at Naval Base Karwar. The exercise which has been conducted by the Western Naval Command of India Navy required large scale mobilization of resources and coordination with various … Read More

Rolls-Royce to deliver world 1st hybrid subsea crane

first hybrid subsea crane

Rolls-Royce has been assigned by the Brazilian ship owning company CBO to equip an existing offshore platform supply vessel (PSV) with a new patented dual draglink (DDC) subsea crane. This will be the first installation of a subsea crane designed to be able to use either fibre or steel wire rope.

The hybrid DDC subsea crane will be installed on the vessel CBO ManoellaRead More

CFM56-5B engines ordered by Delta to power additional A321ceo aircraft

[Indian Bureaucracy]: Delta Air Lines announced that it has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power 30 additional A321ceo aircraft announced May 11, 2017.

These A321 aircraft will join more than 200 CFM-powered A319/A320/A321 aircraft Delta currently operates. The airline is using the higher-capacity aircraft to gradually… Read More

Low heart rate linked to stalking behaviors in Men

Summary:A low resting heart rate, which has been linked to aggression and violent offending, has been implicated in stalking behavior in males, according to a recent study.

A low resting heart rate, which has been linked to aggression and violent offending, has been implicated in stalking behavior in males, according to a recent study.

“Low Resting

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Lockheed Martin-Led Team Lays Keel on 19th Littoral Combat Ship

 The Lockheed Martin led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 19th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS St. Louis, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin.

Ship sponsor Barbara Broadhurst Taylor completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel by welding her initials onto… Read More

Global distribution of Sea Animals

Summary:Researchers analyze data about the global distribution of sea animals and develop a Web app.

An international research team has compared global distribution maps of marine species and has developed recommendations for how to further improve the two extensive databases providing publicly available delineations of marine species occurrence.… Read More

ICJ orders Pakistan-Don’t hang Kulbhushan, grant India consular access

[Indian Bureaucracy]: In a huge win for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today ordered Pakistan not to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav – accused of spying by Pakistan and later given death sentence by a Pakistani military court – till a final decision is taken by the United Nations court.

“It is appropriate for the court to order… Read More