Tantalum – resource of conflict

Tantalum is considered a conflict resource. Coltan, the industrial name for a columbite-tantalite mineral from which niobium and tantalum are extracted, can also be found in Central Afrika, which is why tantalum is being linked to warfare in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). According to an October 23, 2003 United Nations report,Fortsätt läsa ”Tantalum – resource of conflict”

100.000 people are trapped in Mariupol

Moscow’s siege of the strategic port city of Mariupol has entered a bloody new phase. Russian forces are shelling from the sea and vivid new satellite images show widespread destruction, with homes ablaze and factories razed. Despite efforts for evacuation through humanitarian corridors, about 100,000 people are still trapped in the city — many withoutFortsätt läsa ”100.000 people are trapped in Mariupol”

Position Oboe atlantic

Oboe was a British aerial blind bombing system in World War II, based on radio transponder technology.[1] The system consisted of a pair of radio transmitters on the ground, which sent signals which were received and retransmitted by a transponder in the aircraft. By comparing the time each signal took to reach the aircraft, the distance between the aircraft and the station could be determined. The OboeFortsätt läsa ”Position Oboe atlantic”