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2014-06-25 16:21:55

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is incorporating the newest cockpit technology and open architecture design in both fixed- and rotary-wing platforms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The cornerstones of Northrop Grumman's integrated, open system are mature and proven technology, as well as a partitioned software architecture that minimizes life cycle cost while enabling easy capability upgrades...

2014-05-29 20:20:20

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. and NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In three separate flight tests on May 27th, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft demonstrated air-to-air combat capability, completed the first flight test with the next level software load and accomplished a landing at the maximum test speed and drop rate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92431 In the Point Mugu Sea Test Range airspace off the Central...

2014-05-27 12:20:45

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S. Department of Defense that enables fifth-generation aircraft to share information through existing data links with fourth-generation fighters to improve situational awareness and combat effectiveness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II are the world's only...

2014-05-08 16:21:34

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft fleet, which surpassed 16,000 cumulative program flight hours to date in April, flew a monthly record high for System Development and Demonstration (SDD) with 282 flight hours and 153 flights in April. "The SDD fleet achieving more than 150 flights in one month speaks to the quality of this aircraft and the commitment of this team," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice...

2014-04-17 20:20:35

Company's centers of excellence will drive efficiency and affordability for its customers ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) dedicated its new Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine today, which builds upon the company's 34-year legacy of operations there. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-04-16 08:25:01

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTC QB: SWRF) -- As announced in February, our new structure has provided SWRF with the ability to identify and structure well planned investments in new verticals. We have the ability to increase our portfolio and thereby increase the valuation of the company through strategic acquisitions of cash producing companies," said Clark Ortiz, CEO of Swordfish Financial, Inc. The purchase agreement comes from months of...

2014-04-15 16:20:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program. "Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted for more than half of those flight hours," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice president for F-35 Test & Verification. "While...

2014-04-03 12:21:17

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2014. Major program deliveries during the first quarter were as follows: Major Programs 1st Quarter Year-to-Date 2014 2014 --- ---- ---- Commercial Airplanes...

2014-02-12 23:29:02

Avi-8 launches collection of timepieces in honour of iconic British fighter planes. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 This collection of aviation-inspired watches has been launched by watchmakers AVI-8 to pay tribute to iconic British fighter planes. This collection pays homage to British aviation history is dedicated to the Harrier II, the world-famous ground attack aircraft known for its short take off and landing capabilities. The Harrier II was a result of the British and American defence...

2014-02-12 23:28:24

Avi-8 Launches Collection of Timepieces Named in Honour of the Iconic British Fighter Plane (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Avi-8 have launched the Hawker Hurricane Collection, an elegant collection of timepieces to honour the iconic Hawker Hurricane fighter plane that is remembered with affection by the British as it boldly brought home victory in the Battle of Britain in 1940. A small, robust single-seater fighter plane first built in 1935, the Hawker Hurricane valiantly swooped through the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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