Some cool procurement method images:
Image by Workplace of Naval Study
Nela Richardson, a senior economist with Bloomberg Government, asks Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval analysis, a query throughout a panel discussion on the future of military technology at a defense summit held at the Ronald Reagan Constructing and International Trade Center Pavilion in Washington, D.C. Policymakers, members of Congress, military and defense business leaders discussed price range priorities, procurement approach, and the technologies transforming the warfighter and the defense industry for the duration of the all-day summit. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)
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Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval analysis, joins Ricky Peters, left, executive director, Air Force Investigation Lab, Nancy Harned, executive director for strategic arranging and system preparing with the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for analysis and technologies and moderator Nela Richardson, proper, for a panel discussion in the course of a Bloomberg Government Defense Summit held at the Ronald Reagan Creating and International Trade Center Pavilion in Washington, D.C. Policymakers, members of Congress, military and defense industry leaders discussed budget priorities, procurement approach, and the technologies transforming the warfighter and the defense business for the duration of the all-day summit. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)
The New Luas Extension – Brides Glen Terminus
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An extension to the Luas Green Line at Cherrywood in south Co Dublin was officially opened this weekend.
The new 7.5km line price €300m to develop and is anticipated to add more than two million passenger journeys a year to the tram network.
There are now nine new stops on the line.
They are at Central Park, Glencairn, The Gallops, Leopardstown Valley, Ballyogan Wood, Carrickmines, Laughanstown, Cherrywood and Brides Glen. There are also two ghost stations (they have been built but are not being employed).
The Luas is a light rail or tram system serving Dublin. In 2007, the method carried 28.four million passengers, a growth of ten% considering that 2006.
There are presently two Luas lines. The Green line commenced operations on 30 June 2004, although the Red Line opened on 26 September 2004. It is one particular of 450 light rail systems operating in cities around the globe. As of October 2010, the technique has 49 stations and 34 kilometers (21 mi) of track.
The Luas tram program is operated by Veolia Transport, below tender from the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA). It is a major element of the Dublin Transportation Office’s technique (2000–2016).
The network at the moment comprises two routes:
Red Line: The Point to central Tallaght, 16.five kilometers (10 mi)
Green Line: St. Stephen’s Green to Cherrywood, 17.five kilometers (11 mi)
The Red Line runs in an east-west path by way of Dublin’s Northside, then crosses the River Liffey and travels south-west to the heavily-populated suburb of Tallaght.