For more than 30 years, the A-10 Thunderbolt II—better known as the Warthog because it’s so ugly—has performed a crucial role: attacking hostile targets that threaten troops on the ground, a task called close air support. The plane, designed for the Cold War, is old. It’s slow. And it’s about as sophisticated as a hammer.
HP on Tuesday unveiled the EliteBook Folio 1020, a new family of business-oriented notebook PCs it claims are the thinnest and lightest in the industry so far. The HP EliteBook 1020 and the ultra-lightweight HP EliteBook 1020 Special Edition both offer an ultrathin form factor measuring just 15.7mm, and they are designed with enterprise mobility in mind. The Special Edition version uses a blend of magnesium-lithium alloy and carbon fiber to achieve a weight of only 2.2 lbs.
East Africa’s first hybrid vehicle, the KIIRA EV SMACK, which is being developed by Uganda, has gone on its maiden public display in Kenya. The vehicle went on show at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in the capital Nairobi early Thursday, 13th November, 2014