AWORD to the wise: BBC1's latest Exocet
Missile in their autumn schedule.
By doubling the range to 180 kilometers with a ramjet engine that replaces solid-fuel propulsion, and by adding all-digital navigation, manufacturer MBDA (Paris, France) is giving the Block Ill version of the venerable Exocet
antiship missile a coastal-attack capability that precisely targets rival Boeing's Harpoon Block II.
On May 4 1982, 20 people were killed and 24 injured when the ship was hit by an Exocet
missile while it was on a scouting mission.
It was Cockings who caused problems for Barry with his long throwins which resembled Exocet
missiles, one such earning the hosts a 38th minute equaliser when Mark Dodds fired home.
Limited Tenders are invited for Dummy Exocet
At yesterday's busy trial session, star of the show was Exocet
, who posted 28.37sec (going for all 480m trials +10) for the 480m Derby trip off a 4.82sec sectional.
Dad-of-four Dave, 56, who was thrown 10ft, said: "It was like an Exocet
A FATHER who survived the Algarve beach drownings said the lethal waters which took the lives of three British parents was "like an Exocet
Steve Bruce's side snatched a draw they didn't deserve against West Brom, whileWilliamGallas' injury time exocet
sunk Spurs just when they thought they'd rode out a Chelsea storm.
Christopher and Jane Chanin, of Whinmoor Close, Prenton, created a website using images of the Grim Reaper and referred to Exocet
missiles and the Vietcong during their financial dispute with chemical giant Unichem.
France, of course, is not a member of NATO and with regard to co-operation I seem to remember France provided the Exocet
missiles during the Falklands conflict, that is an outstanding example of Mr Ashby's co-operation and inter-dependency.
IN HIS book Ordeal by Exocet
, former HMS Glamorgan navigation officer Ian Inskip of Cornwall says John Whitton should have had a medal for saving the ship in the 1982 Falklands War.