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Business News Archive - June 17, 2009

FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) announced pricing for the all-new 2009 Nissan NISMO 370Z, which goes on sale today at Nissan retailers nationwide.

PARIS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- The US Air Force's fleet of Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIR and IIR-M satellites, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has accumulated 100 years of successful on-orbit operations. The 12 Block IIR and seven IIR-M satellites in service within the overall 30-spacecraft constellation have provided a reliability record of better than 99.9 percent.

PARIS, June 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 completed a major milestone when the weapon's Strike Common Weapon Datalink communicated between two Link-16 nodes.

New missile defense interceptor will provide increased capability PARIS, June 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IIA program completed the joint system design review with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD).

PARIS, June 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started integrating its Munitions Control Unit on the Jaguar fighter aircraft. The MCU is a plug-and-play system that enables integration of modern weapons on legacy aircraft with minimal modifications to aircraft wiring and no changes to the flight and stores management software.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tata Elxsi Ltd, India's leading embedded product design and engineering company, today shared plans to aggressively pursue projects in the automotive and aerospace sectors this fiscal. The development center in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India focuses on supporting automotive and aerospace customers for high-reliability and mission critical embedded software, hardware and systems, helping reduce time to market and cost of product development.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA postponed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 mission Wednesday because of a leak associated with the gaseous hydrogen venting system outside the shuttle's external fuel tank.

PARIS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand's REVIMA APU business has signed a long-term Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) support agreement with Global Aviation Holdings to provide exclusive repair services. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

MUMBAI, India, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The sustained economic growth in the country over the last five years has led to a concurrent growth in energy demand across industrial, transportation, commercial, and residential sectors.

Kbb.com Editors Detail List of Eligible Models, Give Advice on Best Ways to Take Advantage of Program IRVINE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today announces the results of the latest Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence survey of in-market new-car shoppers on kbb.com, detailing consumers' latest opinions on the 'cash-for-clunkers' proposal since it passed in the House last week.

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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