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What's in a Name?

Company names are bit weird these days. Saab automotive died a few years ago when General Motors killed it off, but the Saab Aerospace and Defence business, which separated from the automotive company in 1990 (in the same way that the Rolls Royce aero engine and vehicle companies used to be one business until 1973) is going strong. 135 more words

Lego

Mark Collins – “Absurd”: Continuing India/France Rafale Fighter Buy Balls-Up, Part 2 (plus Gripen)

Further to this post, two stories at Defense News’ “Early Bird Brief”: … France Imposes New Conditions on Rafale Deal With India (Defense News) France has quietly insisted t… 14 more words

Defense

Meteor vs AMRAAM: Two Best BVRAAM West Has

MBDA Meteor

AIM-120C-5

Article by Doug Allen Link to article | Published on January 2, 2016 at 09.17 P.M (GMT+1)

European nations have been quick to embrace the MBDA Meteor as their preferred BVRAAM missile. 1,310 more words

France

Off Track: High Velocity Aerial Filming

Aerial Filming took a giant leap forward when Swedish aerial specialist, Peter Degerfeldt at Blue Sky bluesky.se challenged Gyro-stabilized Systems in Grass Valley, US, to build a GSS 520 5 axis system that would produce rock solid images at a speed of more than 300 knots per hour. 61 more words

Off Track

Praise Hands Emoji: The CW Is Bringing Back “MADtv”

Nine years after MADtv ended its 14-year run on Fox, the show is poised to make a comeback.

The CW announced on Monday that the Emmy-winning sketch comedy series is returning with eight hour-long episodes. 181 more words

Entertainment

NEWS ROUNDUP: MLK Day Protest Ends In 25 Arrests…AND MORE

A protest in the Bay Area – held not only to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but also to seek justice for Mario Woods, a man shot and killed by San Francisco Police officers last month – included protesters shutting down highway lanes near the SF Bay Bridge. 524 more words

National News