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a domestic fancy pigeon


A distributed, concurrent, object-oriented Ada-based language developed in the Esprit DRAGON project by Colin Atkinson at Imperial College in 1989 (Now at University of Houston, Clear Lake). DRAGOON supports object-oriented programming for embeddable systems and is presently implemented as an Ada preprocessor.

["Object-Oriented Reuse, Concurrency and Distribution: An Ada-Based Approach", C. Atkinson, A-W 1991, ISBN 0-2015-6-5277].
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Operation Dragoon will continue to target dangerous drivers and do all they can to educate the people of the North East about how to stay safe on our roads and look after the most vulnerable road users.
The Fife base is home to the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, 2 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and 110 Provost Company.
In addition the above mentioned investment banking agreement with Dragoon Capital is contractually on a best efforts basis.
The Lord Lieutenant said: "We are greatly honoured that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has agreed to visit Swansea as Colonel in Chief of the 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards to welcome home the Regiment on their return from Afghanistan.
Dragoon ITCN's success under the new AFRL deal could also support it make more commercial sales.
Should they be deployed to Afghanistan, The Queen's Dragoon Guards will make an important contribution to security for the country which, in turn, will safeguard the UK's own national security.
Welsh soldiers in B Squadron of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards have undergone jungle warfare training in Brunei
The Army in Wales confirmed that the Queens Dragoon Guards - known as the Welsh Cavalry - and 1 Rifles were being put forward for security cover for Olympic events across the UK.
He said: "We are trying to save 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards - Wales' only tank Regiment.
The two soldiers, from the 1st The Queen's Dragoons Guards, had been providing security in the Yakchal region of Nahr-e-Saraj when they were caught in the explosion yesterday.
Staff Sergeant Brett Linley, 29, of 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, and Sergeant David Monkhouse, 35, of the Royal Dragoon Guards, both died on Saturday.
The Dragoon was killed in a blast in Nahr-e Saraj district.