GBU-31. The Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) is a guidance kit that converts unguided bombs, or "dumb bombs" into all-weather "smart" munitions. JDAM-equipped bombs are guided by an integrated inertial guidance systemcoupled to a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, giving them a published range of up to 15 nautical miles (28 km). JDAM-equipped bombs range from 500 pounds (227 kg) to 2,000 pounds (907 kg). When installed on a bomb, the JDAM kit is given a GBU (Guided Bomb Unit)…
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Kayangan Lake, Coron islands, Palawan, Philippines - Coron Island is the third-largest island in the Calamian Islands in northern Palawan in the Philippines. The island is part of the larger municipality of the same name. It is about 170 nautical miles (310 km) southwest of Manila and is known for several Japanese shipwrecks of World War II vintage.
Sydney, Australia The Barrenjoey Head lighthouse was the third light constructed on the Barrenjoey, New South Wales headland, and was completed in 1881. Designed by NSW colonial architect James Barnet, its construction cost £13,695, plus £2,210 for the lamp. At an elevation of 113 m, it is visible to a distance of 19 nautical miles (35 km; 22 mi) out to sea.
Tjörn Runt is an annual long distance sailing competition that takes place in Sweden around the island of Tjörn. The race is held on the 3rd Saturday of August every year. About 1,000 sailing boats sail the 28 nautical miles (52 km) around Tjörn
Image copyright US Navy A US Navy destroyer has collided with a merchant vessel close to Japan with reports of a number of injuries. The crash involving the USS Fitzgerald happened 56 nautical miles (103km) south-west of the city of Yokosuka at... - #Collides, #Destroyer, #Japan, #Merchant, #Vessel, #World_News
The Iberian Peninsula because of its close proximity to Africa, has been inhabited for at least 1,000,000 years. At about 45,000 B.C. the Khoisan type African “Grimaldi,” became the first “Modern Man” to enter Europe; as he crossed the Gibraltar straits and started his journey across Europe. (Europe and Africa are NOW separated by 7.7 nautical miles - during glacial periods it was much less). During the Neolithic expansion, various megalithic cultures developed in Iberia. An open seas…
Chrissi ( Crete), an island 7km long with a maximum width of 2 km, is located 8 nautical miles south of the most southern town in Europe, Ierapetra. From the moment a visitor comes to Chrissi, he gets magnetized by the exotic natural landscape dominated by cedar, the golden sand and the light aquamarine water.The Natural images and the rhythms of nature, immediately give the visitor a newfound sense of liberation.
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Around 50 tall ships sail out of harbor during a parade in Quebec City, Canada last Monday. The Quebec City and Levis rallying point is a stop for the ships on a transatlantic race of 7,000 nautical miles which takes place over the course of five months.
Puerto Vallarta - Marieta Islands, Mexico Puerto Vallarta - Marieta Islands, Mexico Located in the Marieta Islands, about 20 nautical miles from Puerto Vallarta, lies an idyllic beach paradise hidden underneath a hole in the ground. Called the “Hidden Beach” or “Playa de Amor” (Beach of Love), this one-of-a-kind natural wonder has remained untouched by human hands for many years. Within its natural cavernous shell, crystal-clear turquoise waters peacefully lap against its powdery wh...