The Airbus A321 XLR takes off, the DGA orders an anti-drone laser, the Finnish EPR already at a standstill… The five images of the week

The Airbus A321 XLR performs its first test flight

Airbus kicked off the maiden flight of its largest and newest narrow-body jetliner, the A321 XLR, on Wednesday (June 15th) as the aerospace group seeks to capitalize on lucrative demand for single-aisle jets for long-haul flights. mail.

The DGA orders a prototype anti-drone laser from the Cilas nugget

The Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) announced on Wednesday June 15 that it had placed an order for an anti-drone laser system with the SME Cilas, based in Orléans (Loiret), for a maximum amount of ten million euros. . It wishes to take advantage of its Helma-P laser system, capable in particular of neutralizing a drone less than a kilometer away. Photo credit: Cilas, Arianegroup.

Hardly started, the Finnish EPR of Olkiluoto 3 already stopped

A first commercial production of electricity in March suggested that the normal commissioning of the Finnish EPR nuclear reactor at Olkiluoto 3 was close. It was without counting on a problem of the steam generator. Photo credit: DR.

Following the split of Atos, CEO Rodolphe Belmer throws in the towel

On June 14, Atos CEO Rodolphe Belmer announced his resignation following the IT group’s decision to split into two identities. In office since January 1, 2022, this HEC degree will leave his position as Director General no later than September 30, 2022. Photo credit: AFP.

The paper manufacturer Norske Skog invests 200 million euros in the Vosges

The papermaker Norske Skog announced on June 14 that it had finalized the round table of a 200 million euro investment project in a biomass cogeneration unit on its Golbey site (Vosges). This will supply carbon-free steam to a paper production line for corrugated cardboard. Photo credit: Christophe Voegelé.

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