Friday Linkzookery – 11 Jun 2010

Engine, door-handle problems plague M-ATVs
Still some bugs to work out.

Gorshkov to be handed over to India by Dec ’12
Will become the INS Vikramaditya when transferred.

Obama Loses House F136 Vote
Second JSF engine not stripped from budget.

Battleship won’t leave home for repairs after al
USS North Carolina will be repaired where she sits.l

10 Biggest Oil Spills in History
No, the 1989 Exxon-Valdez spill doesn’t make the list.

Free Speech: Use It or Lose It
Why are so many ‘progressive’ ideas based on curtailing the rights of Americans?

Germany Retires 6 Of Its 10 Submarines
Down to four U-212A boats with two more on the way.

Work starts in £15m plan to get Concorde flying
Heritage flights only, possibly available for 2012 Olympics.

FBI Crime Stats Show an Armed Public Is a Safer Public
As Say Uncle would say, that’s unpossible.

Under Pressure, Teachers Tamper With Tests
Nice.