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2009-12-10 14:18:29

University of Maryland researchers have developed and successfully tested new computer software and computational techniques to analyze patterns of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in Iraq, Afghanistan or other locations and predict the locations of weapons caches that are used by insurgents to support those attacks.

2009-09-02 09:27:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 14, 2009, the U.S. Army awarded a $9.4 million performance-based task order to Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure, Monroeville, Pa., for environmental remediation services at Fort Belvoir, Va. The task order was awarded by the U.S.

2009-08-17 17:28:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 7, 2009, the U.S. Army Environmental Command awarded a $1.295 million performance-based task order to Environmental Chemical Corporation, Burlingame, Calif., for environmental remediation services at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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