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'Travelers' Season 3 receives December premiere date

'Travelers' Season 3 receives December premiere date

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Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Netflix announced on Tuesday that Season 3 of Travelers, starring Will & Grace's Eric McCormack, is set to arrive on Dec. 14. The streaming service made the announcement on Twitter alongside a video of McCormack explaining the synopsis of the sci-fi series. "Travelers, Season 3 is coming to Netflix, December 14th. Until then, maintain Protocol 5," Netflix said. Travelers follows McCormack as Special Agent Grant MacLaren and a group of operatives who can send their consciousness back through time. The team works together in order to prevent a post-apocalyptic future. MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper, Jared Abrahamson, Reilly Dolman and Patrick Gilmore also star.Travelers, Season 3 is coming to Netflix, December 14th. Until then, maintain Protocol 5. pic.twitter.com/tmRl5BPA6...
Indian army receives first 25 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howizters

Indian army receives first 25 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howizters

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Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The Indian Army received its first M777A2 155mm towed Ultra Lightweight Howitzers at an handover ceremony earlier this year. The howitzers will enter service with it's first Indian regiment in 2019. They were accepted earlier this year as part of a 145-gun foreign military sale between the U.S. and Indian governments, according to an announcement from BAE Systems, which makes the gun systems. "The Indian Army is receiving an extremely reliable and battle-proven artillery platform," Joe Senftle, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems' weapon systems business, said while attending the handover ceremony. "The M777 brings a new level of capability to the artillery unit by offering rapid deployment and extreme accuracy. It can operate in areas that are difficult to a...
IAI receives $777 million contract from Indian navy for Barak 8 systems

IAI receives $777 million contract from Indian navy for Barak 8 systems

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Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Israel Aerospace Industries announced Wednesday it has received a $ 777 million contract to supply long range surface-to-air missile defense systems for seven ships in the Indian navy. Indian state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited inked the deal with IAI. "India is a major market for IAI and we plan to protest and reinforce our positioning in India, also in view of increasing competition," Nimrod Sheffer, CEO and president at IAI, said in a press release. "For its part, IAI management continually refreshes its business strategy while preserving the core capability and growth engines, of which the Barak-8 is an example". The LRSAM system belongs to the Barak-8 family of air missile defense systems, which the Israeli navy uses on its vessels. The system includes a d...
This Morning: ITV show receives special Bafta on its 30th birthday

This Morning: ITV show receives special Bafta on its 30th birthday

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At a special Bafta event to celebrate 30 years of This Morning, figures from the show's past and present are rubbing shoulders."Oh hello! You're on Strictly, I've not met you!" cries Judy Finnigan as she spots Dr Ranj Singh in the audience.Judy and husband Richard Madeley briefly interrupt proceedings at the panel event they're speaking at to congratulate This Morning's current doctor for his recent salsa on the BBC One show.But before long, host Alan Carr gets the pair back on track. They are, after all, here to talk about the special award Bafta is giving the programme as it celebrates its 30th year on the air."We've never even been in this building before," says current host Phillip Schofield, who has fronted the show since 20...
L-3 receives contract for Bradley, MLRS transmissions

L-3 receives contract for Bradley, MLRS transmissions

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Sept. 25 (UPI) -- L-3 Communications has received a $ 43 million contract for transmissions for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. The contract provides for 184 Hydro Mechanically Propelled Transmissions for both the Bradley and MLRS, as well as associated parts, the Department of Defense said Monday in announcing the award. Work will be performed in Muskegon, Mich., with an estimated completion date of May 2020. Army fiscal 2017 and 2018 procurement funds in the amount of $ 43 million were obligated at the time of award. The M2 Bradley is the primary tracked armored infantry fighting vehicle of the U.S. Army and has been produced in many variants such as the M3 Cavalry Fighting Vehicle. Standard models have a crew of three plus up to six fully equipped troo...