A consortium led by Engineering giant Rolls-Royce is planning to build up to 16 mini-nuclear plants in the United Kingdom. As per the company, the mini-nuclear plants, which are projected to deliver up to 440MW of electricity each, will help secure the UK’s net-zero commitments affordably.
* BAE Systems bags contracts worth more than $30 million from the US Navy BAE Systems has been awarded contracts worth over $30 million from the US Navy. The contract is for Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES) for two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.
* UK becomes the first European country to record more than 50,000 coronavirus-related deaths The United Kingdom on Wednesday has become the fifth country in the world and the first country in Europe to record more than 50,000 coronavirus-related deaths. As per the tally of Johns Hopkins University, UK joined the United States, Brazil, India, and Mexico in reporting more than 50,000 COVID-19 deaths.