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Tyndall AFB in Florida conducts Weapon System Evaluation Program

Tyndall AFB in Florida conducts Weapon System Evaluation Program

Business
Dec. 28 (UPI) -- An 11-day Weapons System Evaluation Program event ended successfully at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., the Air Force announced. The WSEP, conducted regularly, evaluates air-to-ground and air-to-air weapons systems, with an emphasis on missile firing and combat skills, according to Air Force officials. Advertisement Tyndall's 43rd Fighter Squadron, and the U.S. Navy's Strike Fighter Squadrons 11, 34, 81, and 211 of Carrier Air Wing One, based at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., participated in the evaluation. "Pre-deployment joint training is crucial to success for the future," Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Kellner, 83rd Fighter Squadron FA-18 program manager, said in a press release. "The [Navy and Air Force] joint team help each other meet the nation's tasking and maintain a sharp edge...

Report: License plate surveillance system was inaccurate

Technology
A report obtained by The Boston Globe shows that Massachusetts has ended the use of a controversial license plate surveillance system after discovering a glitch that caused inaccurate data to be recorded for more than 5 yearsByThe Associated PressDecember 24, 2020, 9:24 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBOSTON -- Massachusetts has ended the use of a controversial license plate surveillance system after discovering a glitch that caused inaccurate data to be recorded for more than five years, according to a report obtained by The Boston Globe.The inaccuracies were found in a network of mounted, fixed high-speed cameras installed by Massachusetts State Police that took photos of license plates of passing vehicles.The state’s Executive Office of Public Sa
Trump administration sanctions Turkey for Russian missile system

Trump administration sanctions Turkey for Russian missile system

World
Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Trump administration hit Turkey with a round of sanctions Monday for purchasing a Russian missile defense system in 2017. President Donald Trump had initially stalled on hitting the NATO ally with sanctions, even though Turkey's purchase of the missile system violated U.S. sanctions law. Advertisement The delay brought complaints from Republicans and Democrats and Congress had recently passed the annual defense policy bill that required Trump to enact the sanctions within 30 days. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a deal to purchase the S-400 missile system for $ 2.5 billion with Russian President Vladimir Putin. NATO allies argued that the system posed a threat to their allies and U.S. warplanes like the F-35. Turkey said the Presidency of Defense Industrie...
After HDFC Bank, now SBI’s YONO hit by a system outage

After HDFC Bank, now SBI’s YONO hit by a system outage

Finance
MUMBAI: After private lender HDFC Bank, state-owned State Bank of India’s flagship YONO app faced a system outage, forcing customers to vent their frustration on social media. SBI tweeted that it’s working towards fixing the issue and directed it customers to use its internet banking solution and YONO Lite instead. “YONO SBI mobile application has been impacted due to a system outage,” the lender said on micro blogging site Twitter. “Steps are being take for restoration of uninterrupted service. We regret the inconvenience caused and request customers to use OnlineSBI and YONO Lite for their banking needs.” Several customers claimed that the bank’s mobile application was facing a technical glitch and continued to show an error M005. We request our esteemed customers to bear with us as we w
Covid-19: Shoppers return to stores under England’s new tier system

Covid-19: Shoppers return to stores under England’s new tier system

Health
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