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The Navy requested a version of the CH-53E for the airborne mine countermeasures role, designated "MH-53E Sea Dragon". It has enlarged sponsons to provide substantially greater fuel storage and endurance. It also retained the in-flight refueling probe, and could be fitted with up to seven 300 US gallon (1,136 liter) ferry tanks internally. The MH-53E digital flight-control system includes features specifically designed to help tow minesweeping gear.The prototype MH-53E made its first flight…

An Sea Dragon assigned to Helicopter Mine Counter Measure Squadron 15 conducts a mine sweeping exercise in the Arabian Gulf, April 2007 (U. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Edward G.

Extreme swimming in the Victoria Falls. Zambia/Zimbabwe | Екстремальне купання у водоспаді Вікторія. Замбія/Зімбабве

I'm intrigued, but not sure if I'd have the guts to swim in it.

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Vanguard of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14 tows a MK-105 magnetic influence mine sweeping sled into St. Andrews Bay at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Jenna Blais/Released)

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Vanguard of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14 tows a MK-105 magnetic influence mine sweeping sled into St. Andrews Bay at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Jenna Blais/Released)

Andean Condor considered the ‘largest flying bird in the world’ an adult Andean Condor’s wingspan can reach up to 3.2 meters (10.5 feet) and weigh up to 15 kg (33 pounds). The birds are black with white neck ruffles and featherless (bald) heads. The males have a ‘comb’ ontop of their heads and yellow eyes whereas females have no comb and red eyes. Like all vultures they scavenge for their food and eat primarily dead carcasses.

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Flares...don't they look like boney hands grabbing at the plane.  YIKES!!

Flares...don't they look like boney hands grabbing at the plane. YIKES!!

Windsurfing in the Indian Ocean off Perth, Western Australia

Windsurfing in the Indian Ocean off Perth, Western Australia

українській антарктичній станції Академік Вернадський..

українській антарктичній станції Академік Вернадський..

Sea Dragon Down

Sea Dragon Down: The Human Cost of the Navy's Most Crash-Prone Chopper

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Atmospheric diving suit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

With 22 research institutions across 17 European countries involved, the EU-PolarNet initiative is the world’s largest consortium of expertise and infrastructure for polar research. Coordinated by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany, the goal of the five-year project is to create ever-closer collaboration between Europe’s numerous institutions that carry out research in the Arctic and the Antarctic.

With 22 research institutions across 17 European countries involved, the EU-PolarNet initiative is the world’s largest consortium of expertise and infrastructure for polar research. Coordinated by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany, the goal of the five-year project is to create ever-closer collaboration between Europe’s numerous institutions that carry out research in the Arctic and the Antarctic.

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Credit: Norbert Rosing/National Geographic A brilliant Autumn moon illuminates the snowy landscape and an arctic fox in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. The fox's coat changes colour with the seasons; as spring arrives it begins to turn grayish brown

An Inside Look into NSA-PC

An Inside Look into NSA-PC

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