Coronavirus, Texas, Paycheck Protection Program: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the states’ varying approaches to lifting stay-at-home orders, a test for a coronavirus vaccine in Britain, and problems with an emergency loan program for small businesses. Pressure builds to reopen Governors across the U.S. are moving ahead with plans to reopen […]

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Iran Guard reveals secret space program in satellite launch

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched its first satellite into space Wednesday, dramatically revealing what experts described as a secret military space program that could advance its ballistic missile development amid wider tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S. Using a mobile launcher at a new launch site, the Guard said it put […]

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Defense & Security

Lockheed Martin’s experts details laser weapon program – Defence Blog

Lockheed Martin’s experts have revealed details of directed energy and laser weapon system programs. Directed energy and laser weapon systems are a proven solution that effectively addresses tech-driven threats with more accurate, flexible and affordable performance than offered by traditional ballistics. “They’re designed to be precise, to yield minimal collateral damage and, in essence, offer […]

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West Island Gazette

Springate left lasting legacy at John Abbott’s police tech program

George Springate (1938-2019) co-founded the Police Technology program at John Abbott College. JAC George Springate, who died Nov. 20 in Ottawa from colon cancer, held a remarkable number of professions during his lifetime: politician, judge, police officer and pro football player with the Montreal Alouettes. He was 81. But his contribution to the Police Technology […]

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