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  RQ-1 Predator Medium Altitude Endurance (MAE) UAV
A CIA-controlled Predator firing a Hellfire missile was used to kill six suspected al-Qa'ida terrorists in Yemen on November 3, 2002.
The Predator system is composed of three parts: the air vehicle [a derivative of the Gnat 750] with its associated sensors and communications equipment, the ground control station (GCS), and the product or data dissemination system.
The success of the Predator during this exercise played a substantial role in the decision to deploy it to the European theater in the summer of 1995.
www.fas.org /irp/program/collect/predator.htm   (1569 words)

  
 RQ-1 Predator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The related RQ-1 Mariner is an adaptation of the Predator for the U.S. Navy.
The Predator system was designed in response to a United States Department of Defense requirement to provide persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information to the warfighter.
In December 2003, nine children and a 25-year-old man were killed in a strike from a RQ-1 Predator in Hutala, a village in a remote area of southern Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RQ-1_Predator   (1262 words)

  
 Predator (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Predator is a 1987 science fiction movie that was directed by John McTiernan and released on Friday, June 12, 1987.
Meanwhile, as the Predator is healing itself, we are given a glimpse into the motives of the creature when it pulls out a human skull, dragging one finger gently across the forehead, as though it were admiring its new-found trophy.
The revamped "Predator", played by the late Kevin Peter Hall, is equipped with an impressive line of weapons, including a shoulder-mounted plasma cannon (plasmacaster), metal armor, wrist computer system, survival kit, wrist-mounted double-edged blade, cutting tools, and a cloaking device that bends light rays, rendering the creature almost invisible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Predator_(movie)   (2055 words)

  
 Predator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Such predators may have a profound influence on the balance of organisms in a particular ecosystem; introduction or removal of this predator, or changes in its population, can have drastic cascading effects on the equilibrium of many other populations in the ecosystem.
For instance, a large predator fish like a shark that is well fed in an aquarium will typically ignore the smaller fish swimming around it (while the prey fish take advantage of the fact that the apex predator is apparently uninterested).
It has been observed that well fed predator animals in a lax captivity (for instance, pet or farm animals) will usually differentiate between putative prey animals who are familiar co-inhabitants in the same human area from wild ones outside the area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Predator   (620 words)

  
 Predator Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The difference between a predator and a parasite is that for a predator killing the prey is necessary for consuming it, but for parasites it is not.
Some biologists consider herbivores to be predators as well, but this is arguable as many herbivores only consume parts of their prey, leaving the rest alive.
The RQ-1 Predator is an unmanned aerial vehicle employed by the United States military for reconnaisance.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/predator.html   (268 words)

  
 RQ-1 Predator Medium Altitude Endurance (MAE) UAV
The Predator Medium Altitude Endurance (MAE) UAV was developed as an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) from January 1994 to June 1996.
The success of the Predator during this exercise played a substantial role in the decision to deploy it to the European theater in the summer of 1995.
The Predator, assigned to the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., was performing an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission when the propeller lost forward thrust and caused the aircraft to crash.
www.globalsecurity.org /intell/systems/predator.htm   (1867 words)

  
 Army Technology - Predator / Kestrel Light Anti-Armour Missile
Predator has a longer range and higher lethality than the AT4 and other systems it is designed to replace.
Predator is quick, effective and simple to use.
Predator can be used in top attack mode against tanks and armoured vehicles or in direct attack against bunkers.
www.army-technology.com /projects/predator_kestrel   (768 words)

  
 Air Force Technology - Predator - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle UAV
Predators are currently in production for the US Air Force and are operational with the USAF 11th and 15th Reconnaissance Squadrons.
Predator UAV's have been operational in Bosnia since 1995 in support of NATO, UN and US operations and as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom, flying over 300,000 flight hours.
In November 2002 in Yemen, a Predator UAV was used to drop a Hellfire missile which destroyed a civilian vehicle carrying suspected terrorists.
www.airforce-technology.com /projects/predator   (1417 words)

  
 RQ-1 Predator Medium Altitude UAV
The RQ-1 Predator Medium Altitude Endurance (MAE) UAV was introduced in May 1995 as a proof of concept demonstrator.
The Predator air vehicle and sensors are commanded and controlled by its GCS via a C-band line-of-sight data link or a Ku-band satellite data link for beyond-line-of-sight operations.
The Predator was deployed to Kosovo in 1999 as part of the air war.
tech.military.com /equipment/view/89672/rq-1-predator-medium-altitude-uav.html   (414 words)

  
 CNN.com - In the sights of a joystick killing machine - Jun 9, 2006
I could not see the Predator or hear it, but I could imagine how it must feel in the control box at Nellis when a high-value target is in their sights.
Predators are flown over Afghanistan, but they are hands-on controlled by pilots and sensor operators at Nellis Air Force Base through a satellite KU band link.
The Predator that carried that flag was believed to have launched a deadly strike against the same insurgent group that killed the American soldier.
www.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/asiapcf/06/09/sadler.predator.btsc/index.html   (1054 words)

  
 Predator Movie -The 80s Rewind «
At the peak of the conflict between Arnie and this high tech messenger of death, we see him using sticks, stones and mud to elude and injure the alien, until the technological odds between them are levelled and a straight "gutter fight" is all that's left.
Directed by John McTiernan, Predator was the first big budget assignment the bright young director landed after attracting a lot of attention with the low budget sci-fi movie "Nomads" in 1986.
It is alleged that in the early 90's, the dept. of defense tested a form of camouflage that used millions of fiber-optic cables to "mirror" the opposite side of the object that is wanting to be hidden.
www.fast-rewind.com /predator.htm   (2867 words)

  
 Planet AvP: AvP: Species: Predator
But on a closer study, the Predator is bascailly the middleground of the three species; it's not as physically strong or as fast as the Alien, but it fares pretty well; it don't have such powerful weapons like the Colonial Marine, but its weapons fare pretty well.
This is essential to the Predator's survival, 'cause the creature's objective is to be a stalker.
Predators must know how to use these weapons to their full effectiveness to achieve victory.
www.planetavp.com /avp/species/predator   (323 words)

  
 AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS
Since 1995, Predator has logged over 65,000 flight hours, of which over more than half have been during combat area deployments to the Balkans, Southwest Asia, and the Middle East where Predator operates in support of U.S. and NATO forces.
Predator is the only reconnaissance system available in the U.S. inventory that can provide near real-time video imagery day or night in all weather conditions via satellite worldwide - without exposing pilots to combat fire.
The third Predator squadron, the 17th Reconnaissance, was commissioned in March 2002.
www.uav.com /products/predator.html   (304 words)

  
 Steiner Binoculars - Predator Binoculars
Predator lens coatings help you spot hidden game by blocking the colors of haze and foliage, enhancing the visibility of browns, reds and other wildlife colors.
The 8 x 30 and 12 x 40 Predator models feature Steiner’s Sports Auto-Focus: once set for your eyes, they deliver incredible depth of field, for sharp images of everything from 20 yards to infinity, with no further adjustment.
The revolutionary Steiner Predator lens coating increases contrast in wooded and camouflaged backgrounds and makes animals much easier to detect with the human eye.
www.steiner-binoculars.com /binoculars/predator/predator.html   (274 words)

  
 RQ-1A/MQ-1 Predator UAV
Predator UAVs are currently operated by the US Air Force and Italian Air Force.
The payload capacity is 450 pounds (204kg) and fuel capacity 665 pounds (100gal.) Enhancements for Predator include replacing the original electro-optical/infrared sensor ball with an improved system that adds a laser designator/rangefinder and adding wing hard-points and wiring to carry and launch two Hellfire missiles.
These improvements evolve Predator to into an armed reconnaissance platform which retains all the capability of a traditional ISR asset, and adds a direct strike capability.
www.defense-update.com /products/p/predator.htm   (989 words)

  
 Filmtracks: Predator (Alan Silvestri)
Predator: (Alan Silvestri) When considering the early projects of Arnold Schwarzenegger, many fans have argued successfully that Predator presents the actor-turned-politician in his most varied and human light.
The propulsion behind his Predator score caused the music, like the film, to be adopted as a cult classic, with bootlegged versions of the music appearing everywhere in the decades following the film's release.
He would go on to score Predator 2, which was larger in a symphonic sense (and made for a more impressive title theme in the opinion of some), but lacked the purely primordial edge of the original.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/predator.html   (1188 words)

  
 Predator Cues
Predator Products warrants solely to the original purchaser of this Predator product that the product purchased shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for as long as the product is owned by the original purchaser, or until the ownership of the product is transferred to another.
In no event shall Predator Products be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages, of any nature or kind or for damages to or loss of property.
Your Predator cue and/or shaft is warranted for life against any manufacturer defect that does not include warpage, abuse or normal wear on replaceable items such as the tip, ferrule, finish, wrap and bumper.
www.predatorcues.com /predator_cues_customer_service.html   (1435 words)

  
 Predator (1987)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boom mike visible: When 'Dutch' and Major George Dillon are hiding from the Predator in the hole/trench the boom mike is visible.
McTiernan's Predator released in 1987 and has stood the test of time as a Sci-Fi classic.
The effects are impressive and are excitingly original, especially with the creation of such a sophisticated beast as the Predator.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0093773   (466 words)

  
 Aliens Predator   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If a Predator player prefers, he or she may instead play with a small group of less-experienced Predators, referred to as a HUNTING PACK, and will therefor begin the game with more than one Predator Main Character in play.
Predator solo hunters or hunting packs could conceivably be present in any numbers.
PREDATOR BLOODED HUNTING PACK: If a Blooded Hunting Pack is being used, begin with two (or three) different Predator Main Characters at a Predator Shuttle* with one adjacent Entry location, but no equipment in play at the start of the game.
www.geocities.com /lordraidor/avp.htm   (11037 words)

  
 Predator
Original Review: Predator was one of the seminal action flicks of the 1980s, a classic American movie in terms of its content and style.
Although the vast majority of Predator is made up of this non-thematic, dissonant action music, there are a couple of recurring central themes which appear during the score.
The majority of the 'underscore' cues are all quite similar, featuring an array of urgent brass trills and ominous string figures combined with a wide variety of both live and sampled percussion effects ranging from an echo similar to the cry of a howler monkey ('The Chopper') to frantic tom-tom solos ('Dog Tags').
www.moviemusicuk.us /predatcd.htm   (670 words)

  
 AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS
The Predator B aircraft was developed in 2000, with its first flight commencing in February 2001.
Powered by a turboprop engine, the Predator B series was designed as a long-endurance, high-altitude unmanned aircraft for use as a multi-mission system by a variety of customers.
From reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting, and weapons delivery to scientific research and other civilian applications, Predator B has the capacity to conduct multiple missions simultaneously due to its large internal and external payload capacity.
www.uav.com /products/predator_b.html   (77 words)

  
 Predator   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Predators are a tribal speices devoted on warlike skills and honor.
The Predators are a great species of aliens and I can't wait untill they decide if thier going to make a Predator 3.
The Predator is a better picture in my opinion due to the jungle atmosesphere and the casting, than the second.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Corridor/4035/predator11.html   (339 words)

  
 Movie Review | Predator (1987) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura
The predator has come from far away, an alien creature with advance weaponry and the ability to become invisible.
The predator is the perfect killing machine, and it lives only to hunt for the sport of it.
Ventura plays Blain, who utters the movie's most memorable one-liner; when informed by one of his colleagues that he's bleeding, Blain retorts: "I ain't got time to bleed." Wielding a minigun of astounding power, Blain is eventually dispatched by a laser shot to the gut that spills, well, his guts.
www.beyondhollywood.com /reviews/predator.htm   (550 words)

  
 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Continuity: When the Predator and Alexa turn around after the whaling station falls into the ground, the shot of them is reversed (notable by the marking and pressure tubes on the predators helmet).
When Alexa and the Predator are running from the explosion -- across the whaling station -- her "shield" changes hands.
It is laughable the friendship among the hero-chick and the teen Predator.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0370263   (744 words)

  
 Predator
Since 1995, Predator has logged over 65,000 flight hours, of which over more than half have been during combat area deployments to the Balkans, Southwest Asia, and the Middle East where Predator operates in support of U.S. and NATO forces.
Predator is the only reconnaissance system available in the U.S. inventory that can provide near real-time video imagery day or night in all weather conditions via satellite worldwide - without exposing pilots to combat fire.
The third Predator squadron, the 17th Reconnaissance, was commissioned in March 2002.
www.ga-asi.com /products/predator.php   (315 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Predator / Predator 2 [1988]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
PREDATOR: In the remote jungle of a Central American country, an elite group of commandos led by Major Dutch Schaeffer (Arnold Schwarzenegger), embarks on a CIA mission to clear out a guerrilla stronghold and rescue the remaining hostages.
Predator is a great film which, I think, is defiantly more a mans film than womens, and the action starts right from the beginning.
Predator 2 does also have its benefits in as much that it includes more details of the species but I believe there is less focus on the predators themselves and more on the drug war.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000X7S8O   (915 words)

  
 The Predator's War   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The RQ-1 Predator’s infrared eye pierces the night like an owl, capturing the landscape with dreary shades of white, fl and gray — not unlike the surface of the moon.
The Predator’s emerging popularity is a direct result of its successes in the war on terrorism.
The Predator’s Enduring Freedom successes are paving the way for newer unmanned aerial vehicle systems like Global Hawk, Predator B and the unmanned combat aerial vehicle — the first unmanned aircraft specifically designed for air combat.
www.af.mil /news/airman/1202/aerial.html   (1863 words)

  
 Predator DNC software for wired and wireless CNC networking, DNC, drip feed, RS232 and ethernet CNC communications
Predator DNC is software designed to network all of your CNCs and to manage your CNC programs.
Predator DNC provides a true network solution insuring the latest CNC programs are pulled from your file server and when when changes or revisions occur the edits are stored back on your file server.
Predator's Remote Request™ supports Remote Autoname™ for simplified uploading of NC code remotely from the floor, Remote Feedback™ for visibility back to the DNC server PC when errors occur, and an unlimited number of possible Remote Commands for each and every CNC you create in the DNC Explorer™ interface.
www.predator-software.com /Predator_DNC_Software.htm   (1033 words)

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