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2006-04-11 18:02:21

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Tuesday released a long-awaited restructuring plan for a $30 billion program to develop advanced military radios, saying it would pursue a more incremental approach that was less risky. Boeing Co., General Dynamics Corp., Thales SA and Rockwell Collins Corp. are among companies with big stakes in the Joint Tactical Radio System, which aims to develop new radios that allow better communication among various parts of the U.S....

2005-10-12 12:42:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A decision on whether to restructure a huge program to develop advanced new military radios has been put off until November after Pentagon officials met Tuesday to review their options, a source familiar with the meeting said on Wednesday. "No decisions were made," said the source, who asked not to be identified. "It was a quick progress review" of the troubled Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program, which is meant to give the military a new networked...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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