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a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing

spear with a harpoon

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The Sea Shepherd helicopter also found two harpoon ships near the Japanese vessel, whose crew covered the dead whale with a tarpaulin when they were spotted.
Boeing's Harpoon system--which the company plans to offer for the missile program--was tested in July on board the USS Coronado, an Independence-class LCS, during the Navy's Rim of the Pacific exercise, said Jim Brooks, director of Boeing Cruise Missile Systems.
Contract Awarded to Providing of all-weather, over-the-horizon, Harpoon anti-ship missiles to India.
and drift down to the comet, where it will latch on using harpoons and screws.
So now, once we take the lead off and he's coming, our guys on the harpoons are ready to strike at the exact, right moment.
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists at NASA want to send a spacecraft that will meet with a comet and then fire a harpoon to rapidly acquire samples from specific locations with surgical precision while hovering above the target.
In developing the recipe, Rich and I pooled our ideas and preferences to create something that we would like to drink, in much the same way that we started Harpoon.
My wife, Karen, slipped on the deck handing me a newly rigged bow, her other arm spilling harpoons and cameras.
The Sea Shepherd sends vessels to confront the fleet each year, trying to block the whalers from firing harpoons.
In "Harpoon: Into the Heart of Whaling" environmental reporter Andrew Darby covers the history of the commercial whaling industry around the world, from early wooden arrows to the grenade-tipped harpoons of the Japanese industry.
In the meantime, his critics should keep their harpoons holstered.
This hearth, like the gallery as a whole, was stuck full of harpoons and spattered with all kinds of muck: tar, slime, mold, and seagull droppings, all of which appeared to emanate from the spot where a harpoon had pierced a grand seascape painting (a loose reworking of Frederic Edwin Church's The Icebergs, 1861) hanging over the mantel.
Modern whalers use explosive harpoons to kill whales by detonating a penthrite grenade within the head or thorax, inducing neurotrauma and death.
The harpoons are fitted with explosive heads, which explode on entering the whale.