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Is this how next generation of RAF jets will look?

Is this how next generation of RAF jets will look?

Technology
A concept model for a new fighter jet has been unveiled by the British government at the Farnborough International Air Show. Named Tempest, the jet can be either flown by a pilot or operated remotely.The aircraft is the beginnings of work on the next generation of combat aircraft which will eventually replace the current Typhoon jets.That won't happen until 2035 at least but the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced an initial £2bn for further research."We have been a world leader in the combat air sector for a century, with an enviable array of skills and technology, and this strategy makes clear that we are determined to make sure it stays that way. Image: New aircraft will replace the current Typhoon jets ...
Mozambique ready for next LNG phase

Mozambique ready for next LNG phase

Business
July 9 (UPI) -- Liquefied natural gas will start processing from a field off the coast of Mozambique by 2024 now that the government has the development plans, partners said. Exxon Mobil and Italian energy company Eni lead the Rovuma liquefied natural gas joint venture in Mozambique. The partners said Monday the government now has the development plans for the first phase of the project that will draw natural gas from the Mamba fields off the country's coast. Each train, the part of the facility that would convert gas to the super-cooled liquid form, could process as much as 55 million barrels of oil equivalent per day. "The size of the project makes it not only an important investment in the country, but also supports economic growth and opens new opportunities for Mozambicans," Stefano...
Clock starts for Germany's next wind farm

Clock starts for Germany's next wind farm

Business
July 5 (UPI) -- German energy company E.ON said Thursday the start of turbine installation at the Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea sets the clock ticking for a 2019 launch. The company said it started installing the first of the 60 turbines planned for the 385 megawatt facility in the German waters of the Baltic Sea. Once completed, Arkona will have enough power to meet the annual power demand of around 400,000 average households. "We are confident that we will soon be producing clean and sustainable electricity with the first turbines," Holger Matthiesen, the facility's project director, said in a statement. The transformer station for the Arkona wind farm was installed on its foundation in April. It represented one of the largest lift projects of its kind in the industry at more than...
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview: Queen's Plate, Irish Derby up next

UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview: Queen's Plate, Irish Derby up next

Sports
The Queen's Plate in Canada, the Irish Derby and a French filly and mare showdown top an international buffet of classy weekend racing. Woodbine has a stellar supporting program for the Queen's Plate. Belmont Park, Monmouth and Gulfstream have important stakes. And Churchill Downs has a couple races for the precocious and ambitious 2-year-old set. Last weekend, the Queen herself at Royal Ascot. This weekend, the Queen's Plate in the former colony. We flow on with the narrative ... The Queen's Plate Saturday's $ 1 million (Canadian) Queen's Plate at Woodbine features the first three finishers from the Plate Trial and the top two from the Woodbine Oaks Mark Casse trains the Plate Trial winner, Telekinesis, and Wonder Gadot, who has finished second by narrow margins in the Fantasy at Oaklaw...
World Cup: Switzerland ties Costa Rica; knockout round next

World Cup: Switzerland ties Costa Rica; knockout round next

Sports
NIZHNY NOVGOROD -- Switzerland drew a Group E match versus Costa Rica 2-2 on Wednesday, taking the second position in the group and getting into knockouts of the FIFA World Cup 2018 championship. The teams played the match in Nizhny Novgorod. Swiss midfielder Blerim Dzemali and forward Josip Drmic scored the goals at the 31st and 85th minutes respectively. In the Cosa Rican team, the goals were bagged by Kendall Watson [56] and Brian Ruiz [90+3, penalty goal]. Switzerland have gotten five points and moved on to the next round where they will play versus Sweden, the winner in Group F. The match will take place at 17:00 hours Moscow Standard Time [14:00 hours UTC]. Brazil has taken the first position in Group E with seven points. On July 2, it will face Mexico in Samara. The Swiss have nev...