RMN has a difficult mission to perform which is to protect Malaysia’s maritime interest and protect almost 4,700 kilometers of coastline from any unwanted intrusions. And yet, its fleet is insufficient and aging compared to a small country like Singapore where it only has a coastline of 200 kilometers to protect and has a very modern, capable fleet. Image source: Wikipedia
I have always been fascinated by the brilliance and creativity of 3D modelling & rendering using computers ever since I have gotten freeware but rather primitive computer-aided design (CAD) software many years ago. Photo by Uzunov Rostislav from Pexels.
Doomsday bunker however is out of reach for many common people unless it is the Government which you will need to ensure the continuation of the government during a natural disaster or war OR you are one of the billionaires who have the money and resources to build your own fancy, high-tech doomsday bunkers. When the US invaded Iraq, the Iraq Government was operating from a bunker. Image source: Twitter
One of the more famous doomsday bunkers in the world is the bunker for seeds – Svalbard’s Global Seed Vault that holds more than a million varieties of seeds of food crops and it is protected from natural disasters and the temperature is regulated to ensure long term storage of the seeds. Image source: Wikipedia.
On 14th September 2021, PBS Frontline ran an excellent documentary on Boeing’s series of shocking mishandling & process failure in the manufacturing of the new 737-Max passenger plane. The trigger point was the introduction of the new Airbus A320neo and the delay of Boeing’s next model, the 787 Dreamliner. Image source: PRNewsfoto/Boeing
There was tremendous pressure to bring the new plane into the market in time to counter Airbus’ A320Neo plane. In the end, a software glitch caused 2 major accidents that saw 346 passengers & crew died, Boeing & airlines suffered substantial financial losses due to glitch & grounded planes and caused the chairman & CEO, Dennis Muilenburg his job.