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Everton FC transfer news: Lucas Digne leaves Barcelona pre-season training camp to seal Toffees move

Everton FC transfer news: Lucas Digne leaves Barcelona pre-season training camp to seal Toffees move

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MERSEYSIDE BOUND Digne looks set to become Marco Silva's second signing as Everton manager Everton are reportedly on the verge of completing a deal to sign Barcelona defender Lucas Digne. The French international has been with the Barca squad for their pre-season tour of the USA and was an unused substitute in their penalty shootout win over Tottenham. Digne has 21 France appearances to his name but his lack or first-team football at Barca meant he missed out on a place in the squad at the World Cup However, the LaLiga champions have confirmed the left-back has been granted permission to return to Spain in order to finalise the transfer. They tweeted: “Lucas Digne travels today [Sunday] to Barcelona with the club’s permission to f...
Navy extends contract with Phoenix Air for electronic warfare training

Navy extends contract with Phoenix Air for electronic warfare training

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June 4 (UPI) -- The Defense Department modified a contract aimed at training aircrews in electronic warfare. The modified contract between the U.S. Navy and Phoenix Air Group, is valued at more than $ 14.6 million and extends the current period of performance by two years, expiring in November 2020. The deal, announced Friday, provides services in support of Navy electronic warfare aircraft training jamming systems. They are designed for "stand-off jamming for opposing force threat simulation during various levels of exercises for shipboard and aircrew tactics, aircraft weapon system operators and for procedures to counter potential enemy electronic attack threats," according to the Pentagon. Work on the contract will occur in Florida, California and Virginia. No funds will be obligated ...
Inside Tottenham Hotspur's training ground hotel being used for the first time by Brazil's World Cup squad

Inside Tottenham Hotspur's training ground hotel being used for the first time by Brazil's World Cup squad

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Brazil's World Cup team are using The Lodge at Spurs' training ground Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Tottenham are set to make a mint from this brand new hotel located on their training ground in Enfield, north London. Situated on the site of Myddelton Farm, Spurs say The Lodge is a high quality private accommodation and treatment facilities for players and teams. According to tottenhamhotspur.com, the rooms are designed to maximise sleep, using 'ultra-comfortable mattresses to lighting that automatically changes temperature depending on the time of day.' The Lodge’s basement is dedicated to 'Wellness and Recovery', and includes a gym, an altitude chamber, massage beds and even a doctor’s surgery. 'Adjoining the gym is ...
Branson's astronaut training as space race hots up

Branson's astronaut training as space race hots up

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Sir Richard Branson has said he is undergoing astronaut training and is just months away from being catapulted into space. The 67-year-old Virgin boss has set his sights on turning commercial space travel into a reality since he founded Virgin Galactic and hopes to be among the first space tourists."We're talking about months not years - so it's close. There are exciting times ahead," he told BBC Radio 4's You And Yours, to be broadcast on Monday."I'm going for astronaut training, I'm going for fitness training, centrifuge and other training so that my body will hopefully cope well when I go to space." Image: Sir Richard Branson says 'exciting times' are ahead He said he has increased his fitness training by ...
Tactical awarded contract for airbone threat training systems

Tactical awarded contract for airbone threat training systems

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May 18 (UPI) -- Tactical Air Support Inc. has been awarded a contract for airborne threat simulation trainers. The contract, from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, was announced Thursday by the Defense Department in a deal worth more than $ 106.7 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. The contract enables the company to provide airborne training simulations, according to the Defense Department. The airborne training simulations will provide both aircraft squadron aircrew and shipboard operators with simulated training in order to surmount a counter response, including the recognition of airborne threats, tactics, electronic warfare and electronic attack operations. Work on the contract will occur in Fallon, Nev., with t...