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Hawk

An adviser or policymaker who is consistently concerned with inflation. That is, hawks favor maintaining low inflation over promoting high economic growth. As a result, hawks tend to prefer central banks to set relatively high interest rates. The term "hawk" may apply to persons who are concerned with another economic policy (e.g. deficit hawk), but the term, by itself, usually refers to an inflation hawk.
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On Thursday, a Global Hawk aircraft performed the last of the Block 10 evaluation checks, flying a 27-hour mission over Alaska.
The Global Hawk acquisition strategy calls for a different approach to execute the important role of operational test.
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The Board also has considered the financial and managerial resources and future prospects of Herky Hawk, its subsidiary bank, and Banks in light of all the facts of record, including reports of examination and other supervisory information assessing the financial and managerial resources of the organization, and information provided by Herky Hawk.
Whatever the date, some kind of war seems increasingly certain--and probably wise, for the hawks have a much better argument for attacking Iraq than many people imagine.
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Global Hawk aircraft are capable of flying at an altitude of 65,000 feet, above storms and some six miles higher than jetliners normally fly, for more than 35 hours at a time.
In most cases, Bednarz found, a hawk will dive at a rabbit even when there is no chance of catching the animal, just to cut off its escape.
Airline Logistics has been a General Sales Agent (GSA) for Kitty Hawk Cargo since 2006.
This new company, named EuroHawk GmbH, is based in Friedrichshafen, Germany, and is to act as the national prime contractor for the German defense agency through the entire life cycle of the Euro Hawk system.
This exercise demonstrated how the Global Hawk system could assist military combatant commanders and homeland security officials to stem the flow of illegal drug trafficking in the air and on the water,'' said James Kohn, Northrop Grumman's program manager for the demonstration.
As a recognized leader in customer service, Kitty Hawk is the premier provider of guaranteed, mission-critical, time-definite overnight air, second-morning air and time-definite expedited ground freight transportation to major business centers, international freight gateways and surrounding communities throughout North America, including, Alaska; Hawaii; Toronto, Canada; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.