Indian Navy Expands Fleet with New Corvette

first_img May 20, 2015 Share this article View post tag: fleet Indian Navy’s fourth Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette of Project-28, christened ‘Kavaratti’, was launched at a ceremony held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata.The four ships of Project-28 built by GRSE, Kolkata have been designed indigenously by the Directorate of Naval Design, New Delhi. The ships have been constructed using high grade steel (DMR 249A) produced in India.With a displacement of 3300 tonnes, the sleek and magnificent ASW Corvettes span 109.1 meters in length and 13.7 meters at the beam. They are propelled by four diesel engines to achieve speeds in excess of 25 knots and have an endurance of more than 3000 Nm.Kavaratti will be packed with an array of state of art weapons and sensors, including a Medium Range Gun (from M/s Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd), Torpedo Tube Launchers as well as Rocket Launchers (from M/s Larsen & Tubro), Close-In Weapon System (from M/s Gun and Shell Factory) and Chaff System (from M/s Machine Tool Prototype Factory).Image: Indian Navy View post tag: Naval View post tag: Kavaratti View post tag: Corvette View post tag: GRSE Back to overview,Home naval-today Indian Navy Expands Fleet with New Corvette View post tag: Indian Navy View post tag: asia View post tag: News by topic Authorities Indian Navy Expands Fleet with New Corvette View post tag: Navylast_img read more

Financial fitness focus: Biz Kid$ – Improving youth financial literacy

first_imgFinancial Fitness Day is less than two weeks away, and we could not be more excited!  April 6th is dedicated to helping members get their financial health in shape, while raising funds for the National Credit Union Foundation and state credit union foundations in support of their critical financial education initiatives.Your support of Financial Fitness Day helps to improve the financial future of the younger generation through the Biz Kid$ financial education program.  Biz Kid$ is a national financial literacy initiative that teaches kids about money and business in a fun, engaging manor.  The Foundation is proud to distribute Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants each year to help fund innovative programs that improve the financial education of youth through the use of the Biz Kid$ program.Thanks to all of our supporters, in 2015, the Foundation was able to approve 16 new Biz Kid$ grants. There are many leagues and state foundations who have done amazing things in their communities using Biz Kid$, including financial literacy summer camps, bringing Biz Kid$ into the classroom, hosting Biz Kid$ workshops and more. The grantee recipients have some pretty spectacular things planned for this year to reach the younger generation.One great example of this is the Credit Union League of Connecticut who received a grant in 2015 from the Foundation.  With it, they will be utilizing their young professional network to educate them about the amazing Biz Kid$ resources that are available for use.  They will then task these young professionals with developing a plan to bring Biz Kid$ into the schools across the state and teaching it to the students – how cool is that? continue reading » 8SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Lakers coach Luke Walton praises guard Josh Hart, says he makes ‘winning plays’

first_img“He was making winning plays all over the court,” Walton said about Hart’s performance against Phoenix. “I thought it was directly related to how he played: Fighting over screens, tagging on the weak side, getting a steal when they were hurting us early in the game with those rolls to the rim, making the extra pass.“Everything we always preach about, he was doing those things, and he knocked down a couple shots, too.” Related News Lakers monitor LeBron James’ minutes to prevent ‘Cleveland all over again’ Lonzo Ball not aware of his greatness, LeBron James says The second-year player out of Villanova has averaged 9.1 points and 3.3 rebounds in 24.2 minutes per game this season. He has shot 45.7 percent from the field and 39.6 percent from 3-point range.The Lakers will host the Spurs on Wednesday. They’ll carry a 14-9 record into that matchup.center_img Hart finished the win with six points and two assists in 18 minutes on the floor. Walton said scoring is “not what’s most important” for Hart.“What’s most important is winning plays and winning games,” Walton said. “I’m sure everybody wants to score but he sure seems — lately he’s just been out there having fun, playing for the joy of trying to win. He’s put together a couple really nice games in a row for us.” Luke Walton believes Josh Hart is a difference-maker for the Lakers.The 23-year-old guard has posted inconsistent offensive numbers for Los Angeles this season. But, Walton, the third-year Lakers coach, said Hart impacts the game in ways that don’t appear on the stat sheet after his team’s 120-96 win over the Suns on Sunday.last_img read more

Head Coach satisfied with U-18 National Team’s Approach and Commitment to Preparations

first_imgFour training sessions are behind the U-18 national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Football Federation BH Training Centre in Zenica.The chosen players of Slaven Musa are working hard, which was confirmed to us by the goalkeepers’ coach Goran Brašnić:“If we take into account all the circumstances that preceded this gathering and the break that the players had, we can be satisfied with their approach and commitment to these preparations. They played one match between themselves and everyone did his best. Of course, there were a lot of good things, but also some bad ones that still need to be worked on, but the will of the guys to work is at a high level.”Brašnić also commented on the specific working conditions in this period:“We adapt and respect all the guidelines we received from medical experts, as well as measures related to hygiene and health protection. Surfaces that are often touched are constantly disinfected and the staff at the Training Centre regularly cleans all rooms. We also measure temperature regularly. We take care of many things and we don’t have any problems, so the preparations are going in the best way.”The camp ends tomorrow when anthropological testing of players is scheduled.last_img read more