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2011-07-26 08:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received a $48 million major subcontractor award from Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) to provide commercial solid rocket motors for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) target rocket program.

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2011-07-20 10:50:00

Researchers studying the effects of wearing heavy battle armor found that France may have lost the Battle of Agincourt because their soldiers’ armor was so heavy it left them breathless and slow-moving.

2011-06-09 00:00:29

Business Development Executive John Cronin Brings a Depth of Body Armor Manufacturing and International Commercialization Expertise to Armor Testing Laboratory Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 H.P. White Laboratory, Inc.

2011-01-11 13:54:23

Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) provides an efficient, effective way to analyze wounds from bullets and explosive devices.

2011-01-04 07:30:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a contract awarded by the United States Army, M Cubed Technologies, Inc. will develop advanced armor to protect Army vehicles and U.S. service personnel from increasingly lethal enemy ballistic threats. The contract was part of the U.S.

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2010-12-11 07:20:00

The United States Navy proved in a record-setting test on Friday in Dahlgren, Virginia that its dream weapon -- the rail gun -- is the real deal and unlike any other weapon ever used in warfare.

2010-11-08 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the recent mid term elections last week in terms of what it will mean for the missile defense program going forward.

2010-10-12 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc.

2010-10-06 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc.

2010-09-01 14:43:03

Providing body armor to all law enforcement officers in the United States would provide enough benefit to justify the cost.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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