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Business News Archive - February 22, 2011

HAIFA, Israel, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE :ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 30% of the shares of Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. ("Elisra"), held by Elta Systems Ltd.

LONDON and STOCKHOLM, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Context-aware Mobile Solution Developed by Logica and Appear Improves Employee Efficiency and Enhances Customer Service in the Stockholm Subway IT Europa, the leading European IT publisher and market intelligence organisation, recently announced the winners of the European IT Excellence Awards 2011, the pan-European awards event for IT and Telecoms channels. Amidst fierce competition from 31 countries, the mobile workforce project implemented by MTR Stockholm won the "Communications and Mobility" award. MTR Stockholm deployed in summer 2010 a mobile solution for customer-facing staff working on the platforms.

DUBAI, UAE, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report, the majority of fire safety standards within the Middle East and North Africa region are based on codes developed by the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetSelect Aviation, LLC, a Global Aviation Service Provider, announced today that its maintenance division has obtained FAA Certification as a Part 145 Repair Station.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its award-winning WEBENCH® Designer tools are now available in the Russian language.

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), launched a sale today for travel to all of the airline's destinations just in time for Mardi Gras party planning.

LONDON, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On 7th February 2011, ExCel Centre opened its doors for the 10th Annual International Armoured Vehicles ( http://www.internationalarmouredvehicles.com/) conference and exhibition, commencing 4 days of intense networking, information-sharing and product showcasing for high profile members of the military and industry. Hosted by Defence IQ (http://www.defenceiq.com/), this year's event featured sessions on Land Forces capability, equipping process, survivability, and mounted combat platforms whilst providing attendees a choice of participation in any of four Focus Days: Countering Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IEDs), Through Life Support and Sustainment of Armoured Vehicles, Armoured Vehicle C4ISR Capabilities for Joint Operations and Combined Arms Training and Simulation. The conference element of the event highlighted 50+ speakers from the military, including Major General Chris Deverell, British Army and Major General Robert Brown,

SHANGHAI, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

BEIJING, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc.

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