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Marder (Infantry fighting vehicle)
The Marder Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) is based on a special tracked chassis originally developed in the early 1960s to create a common platform for a whole host of armored vehicles of which an IFV was only one component. Germans stressed emphasis on crew protection and mobility. This vehicle was
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Literature
Literature, most generically, is any body of written works. More restrictively, literature refers to writing considered to be an art form or any single writing deemed to have artistic or intellectual value, often due to deploying language in ways that differ from ordinary usage. Its Latin root literatura/litteratura (derived itself from littera: letter or handwriting) was
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Chinese aircraft carrier programme
The Chinese aircraft carrier programme is the development, production and operation of aircraft carriers by China, primarily driven by the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). China has had ambitions to operate aircraft carriers since the 1970s, but at that time had never owned or operated an aircraft carrier before. Since 1985, China has acquired four
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Metal foam
A metal foam is a cellular structure consisting of a solid metal (frequently aluminium) with gas-filled pores comprising a large portion of the volume. The pores can be sealed (closed-cell foam) or interconnected (open-cell foam). The defining characteristic of metal foams is a high porosity: typically only 5–25% of the volume is the base metal. The strength of the
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Dry Construction Technique(DCT)
Dry construction is a specialist method of interior construction that uses industrially prefabricated construction systems. This system consists of two basic construction elements; lining board and load-bearing construction, that together form a functional, static, unit. It does not require any additional drying time. What is Dry Construction Technique? By definition, Dry Construction Technique (DCT) is the utilization of innovation to
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Biotechnology risk
Biotechnology risk is a form of existential risk that could come from biological sources, such as genetically engineered biological agents. These can come either intentionally (in the form of bioterrorism/biological weapons) or unintentionally (through the accidental release of engineerer viruses). A chapter in biotechnology and biosecurity was published in Nick Bostrom’s Global Catastrophic Risks, which covered risks such
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Bréguet 1150 Atlantic
The Breguet Br.1150 Atlantic is a long-range maritime patrol aircraft designed and manufactured by Breguet Aviation. Introduced to service in 1965, it has been operated by several NATO countries, commonly performing maritime roles such as reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare. The Atlantic is also capable of carrying air-to-ground munitions to perform ground-attack missions; a small number of aircraft were also equipped
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Deva Premal
Deva Premal (born 2 April 1970 in Nürnberg, Germany) is a singer known for introducing Sanskrit mantras into the mainstream. Her meditative, spiritual music, composed and produced with her partner Miten and released on the their own label, Prabhu Music, puts ancient Tibetan and Sanskrit mantras into contemporary settings. Biography Premal met her partner
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Mina Andreeva
Mina Andreeva (born 1983 in Sofia, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian-German political scientist and lawyer. Since 2014, she has been one of the spokespersons for Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission. Life Andreeva was born in 1983 in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. In 1991, at the age of eight, Andreeva moved with her family to her
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