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2009-07-30 06:50:00

LAFAYETTE, La., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Burner Fire Control, Inc., of Lafayette, LA, recently delivered its patented Global Defender Blast Mitigation System to the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad. On July 16, 2009, Burner Fire Control conducted a comprehensive training session, including live explosive devices, and officially transferred ownership to the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad. Bill Buford, Commander of the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad, acquired the system to meet a wide...

2009-06-26 13:32:02

University of Michigan students say they have designed a palm-sized metal detector designed to locate hidden improvised-explosive devices. The detectors could be hidden, say, in trash cans, under tables or in flower pots, the students say, and they're connected to a wireless network that sends to a movable base station information on where IEDs are located. The sensors are cheaper, use less power and have a longer range than existing technology, Nilton Renno, a professor in the UM Department...

2009-06-15 09:56:00

Successfully Completes Key Step in Phase II Contracts with U.S. Army and U.S. Navy IRVINE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) a clean energy company with subsidiary operations in security-related systems and technology, announced that its subsidiary Ionfinity successfully completed a key step in two phase II contracts awarded by the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy to develop and demonstrate a new detection and analysis system for identifying...

2009-05-10 13:12:16

A school bus driver in Hempstead, N.Y., decided to personally deliver two pipe bombs she found to police rather than wait for help, sources say. Sources said the unidentified bus driver found the apparent pipe bombs in her Hempstead home's driveway Friday and instead of waiting for police, chose to deliver the devices to them in her school bus, the New York Post reported Sunday. Unnamed sources said the woman wrapped the possible explosives in blankets before tossing them into her empty bus...

2009-05-04 07:30:00

Under $750,000 Phase II Contract PASADENA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) a clean energy company with subsidiary operations in security-related systems and technology, has scheduled a mid-May 2009 field demonstration of its new detection and analysis system for identifying hazardous chemicals, explosives, industrial toxic gases, and the chemical components of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The demonstration is part of a phase II...

2009-03-23 09:00:00

Veteran-Owned Small Business Part of U.S. 40mm "Green Ammunition" Supply-Chain MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Stamping Company, Inc. (AKS) announced today that it received a contract to produce "green ammunition" links for American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM), a U.S. subsidiary of German-based Rheinmetall. The links are for the Mk281, the only 40 mm Non-Dud Producing (NDP) training ammunition in the U.S. The contract positively affects 30-40 jobs at AKS and their...

2009-02-17 10:11:00

Fort Irwin's Battle Between Unexploded Ordnance and Training Excellence DUSSELDORF, Germany, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. subsidiary, American Rheinmetall Munitions, is pleased to announce partial integration of Mk281 "green ammunition" at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, California. The U.S. Center for Health Promotion and Preventative Medicine at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland has given the Non-Dud Producing Mk281 a stamp of approval. Mk281 does not contain...

2009-02-05 15:39:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC) is sponsoring a public demonstration of robotic technologies to detect and remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) from training ranges Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009 at Fort Bliss, Texas, beginning at 10 a.m. The Army's Range Modernization Program will require construction on tracts of land that have been previously used for training. Sometimes these lands contain unexploded ordnance that can be difficult to...

2008-10-14 13:00:00

A study suggests U.S. hospitals aren't adequately prepared for the medical consequences of a terrorist attack involving radioactive materials. "Hospital emergency departments will play a crucial role in the response to any terrorist attack involving radioactive materials," said study lead author Steven Becker, an associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. "In fact, it is no exaggeration to say the actions of hospitals will be central to the success or...

2008-09-22 15:00:50

Applied Signal Technology, Inc. James Doyle, 408-749-1888 Chief Financial Officer Alice Delgado, 408-749-1888 Investor Relations Logo: http://www.appsig.com Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:APSG) (AST), a provider of explosives detection products and systems, announced today it has been awarded a contract option by the U.S. Government, to provide an enhanced system for the detection and identification of vehicle- borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) based on its neu-...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.