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|Holloman Air Force Base is home to the world's longest test track of 50,788 feet, or nearly 10 miles. It is also the fastest test track at nearly 10,000 feet per second. In April 2003, the 846th Test Squadron set the world land speed record for a railed vehicle with a recent run of 6,453 mph, or Mach 8.5.||01/05/2006||750|
|Black Knight was a British launch vehicle to test and verify the design of a re-entry vehicle for the Blue Streak missile.|
The United Kingdom's first indigenous rocketry project, Black Knight was manufactured by Saunders-Roe on the Isle of Wight, had its engines tested at The Needles and was launched at Woomera in Australia.
Designed in 1955 by the Royal Aircraft E...
|USS TARAWA is the lead ship of the Navy’s first class of amphibious assault ships able to incorporate the best design features and capabilities of several amphibious assault ships currently in service: the Amphibious Assault Ship (LPH), Amphibious Transport Dock (LPD), Amphibious Cargo Ship (LKA), and Dock Landing Ship (LSD)...||08/16/2006||667|
|Path of the old Great Western Railways (GWR) branch line.|
(see http://www.abingdonbranch.co.uk for more information).
|Smiling Budda Nuclear Test - India's First Nuclear Test|
Test: Smiling Buddha
Time: 8:05, May 18, 1974 (IST)
Location: Pokhran, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
27.095 deg N, 71.752 E
Test Height and Type:
Underground, -107 m
Yield: 8 kt (12-13 kt claimed)
|This is the German branch of the Jehovas Witnesses. |
Editors note - Hopefully, as Google Earth updates, we'll get higher resolution shots.
|The LPX project was the Republic of Korea Navy's new amphibious landing ship project for which Hanjin Heavy Industries has provided the general design package. The ROK Navy's requirements for the new amphibious landing ships were to enhance Korea's current amphibious operation capability, both in terms of assault and military operations other than war (MOOTW) type operations.||03/24/2010||393|
|JR-Maglev is a magnetic levitation train system developed by the Central Japan Railway Company and Railway Technical Research Institute (association of Japan Railways Group). JR-Maglev MLX01 (X means experimental) is one of the latest designs of a series of Maglev trains in development in Japan since the 1970s. It is composed of a maximum five cars to run on the Yamanashi Maglev Test Line. On D...||05/28/2010||385|
|The Branch Office of Jehovah's Witnesss in Brazil, in Cesário Lange, São Paulo.||08/29/2008||421|
|On Thursday, August 13, 2009, Joe Moshe drove onto the property of a federal building in the Westwood part of Los Angeles while being pursued by police. There began a nine-hour stand-off between him and various law enforcement agencies, including the secret service. Despite the fact that law enforcement fired four cannisters of tear gas into the vehicle during the stand-off, Moshe did not exit ...||08/15/2009||322|
|A vehicle testing ground, which is used to test vehicles and electrical, electronic and mechanical products and systems in accordance with a wide range of commercial, industrial and military specifications.|
|The USS Denver (LPD 9) Amphibious Task Group (ATG), along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Manila Oct. 4 to assist the government of the Philippines in their relief efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Ketsana and Typhoon Parma.|
Approximately 2,900 Sailors and Marines, along with trucks, helicopters and landing craft arrived on the dock-landing ...