Business News Archive - October 18, 2009

MERRIMACK, New Hampshire, October 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) is pleased to announce the 500th Enhanced Vision System (EVS) operating within the Gulfstream family of aircraft.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a Lockheed Martin-built meteorological satellite for the U.S. Air Force into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Oct 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to the Atlas rocket program's accomplished five decade legacy, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V successfully launched the U.S.

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F-18 Block 5D-3 spacecraft, built under contract for the U.S. Air Force by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), was launched this morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. at 9:12 am PDT.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magnum D'Or Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDOR), a next generation rubber recycling Solutions Company, announces Magnum SRI, technological innovation marks historic level for Rubber Industry at its best.

BEIJING, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The "Sales Rankings of Chinese Real Estate Companies for Q3 2009" report released on October 9 by CRIC (China) Information Technology Co., Ltd.

BEIJING, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Evergrande Real Estate, seeking accelerated growth, sold 4.537 million sqm of floor space during the first three quarters of this year, with sales revenue of RMB23 billion, a year-over- year increase surpassing 150 percent.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly three decades, drag racer Troy Coughlin has chased his dream of winning a national title.

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