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2014-02-11 12:21:06

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $22 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) Special Repair Activities for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command's Apache attack helicopters. Under this three-year contract, Lockheed Martin will provide tools and test equipment to maintain components of the M-TADS/PNVS system. The Royal Saudi Land...

2014-02-11 12:20:41

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies, a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, and Airbus Americas today celebrated 10 years of working together to support air transport customers around the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/MN62613) Dave Williams, Vice President of Procurement for Airbus Americas, and Robert Wrigley, Vice President-Government Relations for Airbus...

2014-02-11 08:22:29

Milestone marked with special livery on Norwegian Air Shuttle 737-800 SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing's [NYSE: BA] passenger-inspired 737 Boeing Sky Interior marked its 1,000th milestone delivery with Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA. The 737 Boeing Sky Interior features modern sculpted sidewalls and window reveals, LED lighting that enhances the sense of spaciousness and larger pivoting overhead stowage bins. "The Boeing Sky Interior is delighting passengers and our...

2014-02-10 16:21:22

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has powered up the engines and spun the rotor head on the first prototype CH-53K heavy lift helicopter -- designated the Ground Test Vehicle (GTV). The January 24 event continues the "Bare Head Light Off" phase of testing -- so named because it was conducted without rotor blades -- that began under auxiliary power in December with safety-of-flight test pilots...

2014-02-10 08:23:26

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTC QB: SWRF) "Our new structure has provided us with the ability to identify and structure well planned investments in new verticals. We are working to increase our equity portfolio and thereby increase the valuation of the company through strategic acquisitions," said Clark Ortiz, CEO of Swordfish Financial, Inc. "Leveraging our iPoint asset provides a team of social and broadcast professionals which will...

2014-02-09 20:20:14

Region represents 36 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries SINGAPORE, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) says strong economic and passenger growth will be main drivers of new airplane demand in the Asia Pacific region. Boeing estimates the region's airlines will need an additional 12,820 airplanes valued at $1.9 trillion, representing 36 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries over the next 20 years. "Asia Pacific economies and passenger traffic...

2014-02-07 20:20:09

50+ Employees On Board; More to Follow KERRVILLE, Texas, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mooney International Corporation, CEO Dr. Jerry Chen announced today the company had begun the long-anticipated production of the first new Mooney Airplane since 2009. The assembly line will begin to move later this month, February 26(th). Since announcing the return to the market in November, after a five-year production hiatus, the new leadership at Mooney has been busy preparing the dormant...

2014-02-07 16:21:06

SINGAPORE, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Falcon 7X and 2000LX to be on Display at Singapore Airshow Dassault Falcon Jet has seen a surge of interest in Falcon business jets in Southeast Asia and is investing heavily in and around the region to better serve its expanding Asian customer base and prepare for future growth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/668128 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a )...

2014-02-06 04:20:16

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $60 million sustainment and support contract from AgustaWestland for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system on the U.K.'s Apache AH Mk-1 aircraft. The contract includes in-country repairs, spares and technical services, as well as integrated logistics, engineering and depot repair support. The effort is part of the overall Integrated...

2014-02-05 08:22:03

Common Processor approach promises reduced sustainment costs, enhanced readiness PALMDALE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force will get its first look at a faster, more affordable way to replace obsolete avionics on the B-2 stealth bomber under a contract awarded last August to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Under the 43-month, $43.5 million award, the company will produce a functional...


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2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

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2007-04-10 13:51:34

The Comet is a commonly kept form of goldfish, the only type to have originated in the United States. They first appeared in the ponds of the Fish Commission in Washington in the early 1880s. Hugo Mullertt was the first person to bring the Comet goldfish to the market in a large quantity. Characterized by a long, tall, flowing tailfin they can be differentiated from the common goldfish, although otherwise they are very similar. Both of these varieties are quite hardy and will do well in...

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2006-03-01 12:05:00

The Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) is a migratory bird of prey of the harrier family. It can be found in southern parts of eastern Europe and central Asia and winters mainly in India and southeast Asia. It is a very rare visitor to Great Britain and western Europe, although remarkably a juvenile wintered in Norfolk in the winter of 2002-2003. This medium-sized raptor breeds on open plains, bogs and heathland but in winter prefers open country. This typical harrier has long wings held...

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2006-03-01 11:47:36

Marsh Harriers are birds of prey in the harrier subfamily Circus. They are medium-sized raptors and the largest and broadest-winged of all harriers. All breed in dense reedbeds. Most authorities recognize three separate but closely related species: Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) Eastern Marsh Harrier (C. spilonotus Swamp Harrier (C. approximans) They were once thought to be a single species with an almost worldwide range (excluding only the Americas), and three...

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