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2014-06-12 12:21:07

WindTracer® for Precision Air Drop to Demonstrate Faster, Safer Supply Deliveries PALO ALTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a contract to adapt its WindTracer® wind measurement system to help C-130 and C-17 aircrews make safer, faster and more accurate airdrops of essential supplies to U.S. ground forces at remote locations. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will design and...

2014-01-07 08:26:17

Michigan Gaming Start-Up Targets Next Level Gaming LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As first-person shooters continue to evolve with better graphics, smoother physics and more map and team options, brands like AirDrop are looking to enhance the physical aspects of the gaming experience. AirDrop Gaming, a Michigan gaming start-up, will showcase its first product innovation, the HipShotDot, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. HipShotDot helps gamers aim faster, earn more...

2010-05-04 08:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaman Aerospace Corporation, a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (Nasdaq GS: KAMN), has proven in recent tests that the unmanned K-MAX helicopter can resupply troops with cargo airdropped by parachute. The tests add a new delivery method for the 6,000-pound power lifter, which Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman have successfully transformed into an unmanned aircraft system for autonomous cargo delivery operations. At its Bloomfield, Conn., facility in...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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