GD NASSCO Wins Further USS Makin Island Repair Works

first_img View post tag: News by topic View post tag: works GD NASSCO Wins Further USS Makin Island Repair Works View post tag: Navy General Dynamics NASSCO was awarded a $61,7 million contract for USS Makin Island (LHD 8) fiscal 2015 phased maintenance availability.A phased maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities.Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by November 2015.The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.[mappress mapid=”15573″]Image: US Navy Authorities View post tag: USS Makin Island View post tag: americascenter_img View post tag: repair Share this article View post tag: Naval April 3, 2015 Back to overview,Home naval-today GD NASSCO Wins Further USS Makin Island Repair Works View post tag: GD-NASSCOlast_img read more

Abortions decline for the 5th consecutive year

first_imgLifesite News 19 July 2013The downward trend for induced abortions in New Zealand has continued for the 5th consecutive year and numbers have now have dropped to their lowest since 1995.Figures released today reveal that there were 14,745 induced abortions in the year ended December 2012. This is 1,118 less than the previous year, where 15,863 induced abortions were recorded.While abortions in most of the age categories have declined, there has been a small rise in women having abortions in the 30-34 and 45 years-plus brackets.The highest numbers of abortions occurred in the 20-24 year old age group (4,560) a trend that is consistent year on year. The abortion rate in general is 16.1 per 1,000 women aged 15-44, but for the 20-24 age group the rate is 29 per 1,000 women.The average age of a woman receiving an abortion was 25. read more