Harfang


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Har´fang

    (här´făng)
n.1.(Zool.) The snowy owl.
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At the other end of the size scale, but every bit as cutting-edge, will be a collection of unmanned air systems including the Harfang, the DVF 2000 VT Aliaca, the DVF 2000 ER Arrano, and the Quadcruiser.
25) Video of the drop taken by a Harfang drone is available on YouTube.
Pisuk connaissait bien les esprits auxiliaires de Qimuksiraaq, indiquant que l'un d'eux prenait la forme d'un lapin ou d'un lievre et que deux autres prenaient celles d'un faucon pelerin et d'un harfang des neiges (Kolb et Law 2001: 119) (12).
The so-called "Gentle Giants" of Harfang do not err by sending out hunting parties or roasting their catches.
Information regarding the procurement of General Atomics' MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to satisfy a French air force requirement for a new Medium Altitude Long Endurace (MALE) UAV to replace its existing Cassidian Harfang unmanned aircraft.
The French air force had already deployed a European-made Harfang drone to Mali, with the country now wishing to acquire more modern models quickly, although any purchase of the US Reapers directly from the manufacturer (as was done with Harfang) is expected to delay delivery by seven months.
It then briefly presents the four French weapons systems employed in Libya: the Rafale aircraft, the Armement Air-Sol Modulaire (AASM) precision-guided munition (PGM), the Systeme de croisiere conventionnel autonome a longue portee (SCALP) air-launched cruise missile, and the Harfang remotely piloted / autonomous vehicle.
French military leaders say they are considering purchasing medium altitude long-endurance UAV assets to add to their small fleet of EADS Harfang MALE UAVs rather than pursuing a development program.
Snowy owl harfang des neiges Nyctea scandiaca 18 Short-eared owl hibou des marais Asio flammeus 29 Common raven grand corbeau Corvus corax 26 Horned lark alouette hausse- Eremophila 82 col alpestris American pipit pipit d'Amerique Anthus rubescens 100 American tree bruant hudsonien Spizella arborea 88 sparrow Savannah sparrow bruant des pres Passerculus 85 sandwichensis White-crowned bruant a couronne Zontrichia 53 sparrow blanche leucophrys Lapland longspur bruant lapon Calcarius 100 lapponicus Snow bunting bruant des neiges Plectrophenax 26 nivalis Common/hoary sizerin flamme/ Carduelis flammea/ 32 redpoll blanchatre hornemanni TABLE 2.
En plus des dispositions concernant la description et les conditions d'utilisation du drapeau et des armoiries du Quebec, ce texte de loi etablit l'iris versicolore comme fleur emblematique et maintient le bouleau jaune comme arbre emblematique et le harfang des neiges comme oiseau emblematique du Quebec.
Airbus Defence and Space has been developing UAS for over 30 years for a wide range of civil and military applications, from the heavier Euro Hawk HALE and the Harfang MALE to the Tracker, DVF 2000 and Copter 4 mini-UAS, all the way up to the Atlante and TANAN tactical UAS and the Zephyr high-altitude pseudo-satellite.
She directs them to the "gentle giants," as she calls them, of Harfang, who may be able to tell them where to find it.