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2014-05-22 23:02:21

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) said that this year’s SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and Exhibition), held from May 20-22 in Tampa, has come to an end after a productive, exciting and successful three days highlighted by the theme “Strengthening the Global SOF Network.” Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) announced that this year’s SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and...

2013-10-18 23:24:13

The NDIA SO/LIC Division Annual Awards Banquet on February 10, 2014 is being held in conjunction with the 25th Annual SO/LIC (Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict) Symposium & Exhibition, February 10-12, 2014, in Washington, DC, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 NDIA’s (National Defense Industrial Association) SO/LIC (Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict) Division is pleased to announce that it will present its highest awards,...

2013-09-30 23:22:34

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s 720th Special Tactics group has selected Tactical Atmospheric Sounding Kit (TASK™) systems and radiosondes for use by special operations weather teams. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s 720th Special Tactics group has selected Tactical Atmospheric Sounding Kit (TASK™) systems and...

Air Force Cancels iPad Order
2012-02-24 05:19:46

Nextgov reports that the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has canceled a planned acquisition of 2,861 Apple iPads. The iPads were going to be used as electronic flight bags, replacing the current 40 pounds of charts and technical manuals that the pilots and flight crew currently carry on-board the plane. Apparently the purchase was withheld because of a specified reader program titled GoodReader. This program was developed in Russia and met the security standards that the Air...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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