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Harrier

a medium-sized, muscular, shorthaired dog with straight legs, level back and square chest. It is a scent hound and is said to be a small replica of the English Foxhound.

harrier

substantive name of hawk-like bird, called also Circus spp.
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REWARD: The first sighting of the hen harrier and the five chicks
The F-35 will also replace the United Kingdom's Harrier GR-7 and Sea Harrier aircraft.
Graham Elliott, head of the RSPB's wildlife crime investigations section, said, 'Despite decades of intense effort by the RSPB and others, the hen harrier remains one of our most persecuted birds of prey.
The decision to merge the operating companies was a natural step to enable us to work more closely and effectively together," commented Terry Radford, Managing Director at Harrier Group.
Ample's device is the leading oversubscribed device in the industry, and the continued success of Harrier proves our ability to remain a major force in this market," said Mat Steinberg, director of business development for Ample Communications.
The hen harrier is not "facing extinction" in the North, the UK or anywhere in Europe; it is internationally widespread, being classified by the International Union for Nature Conservation as a "species of least conservation concern".
A STRONG finish in the final race of the English Fell Running Championship secured sixth place for Holmfirth Harriers Ladies' captain, Helen Berry - one place higher than she finished the championship in 2009.
Another fine performance from a Marsh House Harrier came from Leslie Gordon in the Veterans 65 age group, who picked up the bronze medal.
The tanker crew directed him to back away from the basket as they attempted to reset the hose, after which the Harrier was still unable to take on gas.
The joint strike fighter is being developed to replace the Air Force's F-16s and A-10s and the Marine Corps' AV-8B Harrier and F-18 fighters.
Terry Radford continues: ``With our combined technical expertise Harrier Zeuros will provide our clients leading edge solutions to secure and enable e-business, from the organisations that they have already come to know and trust.
Ample Communications, a leading provider of communications silicon for wire line network systems, today announced that Huawei-3Com has selected Ample's Harrier 10/100/1000 Multiport Ethernet MAC silicon to provide Ethernet aggregation for its mid-range and high-end routers and switches.