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Researchers Develop Harder Ceramic For Armor Windows
2014-04-30 13:27:32

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory The Department of Defense needs materials for armor windows that provide essential protection for both personnel and equipment while still having a high degree of transparency. To meet that need, scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have developed a method to fabricate nanocrystalline spinel that is 50% harder than the current spinel armor materials used in military vehicles. With the highest reported hardness for spinel, NRL's...

2014-04-28 16:22:01

The safety of military children should not be sacrificed at home WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CPSC joins the Department of Defense (DoD) in supporting military children and recognizing the sacrifices they and their parents make. At CPSC, we want military families to be aware of the hidden hazards that can pose safety risks in military housing. CPSC believes that the safety of military kids should not be sacrificed while in the comfort of their homes. During...

2014-04-28 16:20:46

Office of the Secretary of Defense Directs the Armed Services to Comply with Existing Law and Procure American-made Athletic Footwear ROCKFORD, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) today commends the Department of Defense for updating the policy regarding the acquisition of athletic shoes for military recruits. In a letter to members of the Armed Services Committees, the Deputy Secretary of Defense confirmed a policy change that requires new recruits...

2014-04-28 08:21:45

Company Tailors its AQUILA M2 Platform for Disaggregated Weather Missions EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Space Systems today announced that its Disaggregated Weather Satellite Pathfinder (DWSP) spacecraft, under design contract to the USAF Space & Missiles Center's Defense Weather Systems Directorate, has passed an important milestone design review. Performed under a fixed-price contract, the DWSP design directly supports the USAF Weather...

2014-04-22 23:16:42

EnProVera and Novel Applications Partner with CRGT Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 CRGT Inc., a leading provider of Big Data, Agile development, Cyber Security, and Infrastructure Optimization for the Federal Government, has increased its focus on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) programs through the execution of formal DHS Mentor-Protégé engagements with Novel Applications of Vital Information, Inc. (Novel Applications) and EnProVera Corporation. These business...

2014-04-22 12:21:04

Lunarline's Rebecca Onuskanich: "We make this easy. Well, almost." ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After many long years and a few false starts, The DoDI 8510.01, Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) has been officially superseded. As of March 12, 2014, DoDI 8510.01 has been re-issued. The process is now referred to as the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT), or simply the RMF for...

2014-04-15 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathy Brown, most recently an Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Defense, has joined Covington & Burling, where she is expected to play a key role in the firm's aerospace, defense and security industry group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120423/CL92331LOGO Ms. Brown will focus on practices that intersect with transactional work for the defense industrial base. This...

2014-04-09 16:22:03

Company Sponsorship Honors its Commitment to Providing Support Directly to Warfighters, Civilian Department of Defense Personnel and their Families MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Navy-Air Force Half Marathon and Navy 5 Miler event scheduled for Sept. 14 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C....

2014-04-04 23:38:41

Channel Partner Agreement Provides Perceptics with Greater DOD Visibility Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 With a focus on meeting the rigorous security requirements of the Department of Defense to protect military installations, assets and people at home and abroad, Perceptics announced a new channel partner agreement with Crystal Clear Technologies (CCT). Based in St. Petersburg, FL., Crystal Clear Technologies specializes in IT network infrastructures and security, data center...

2014-04-02 23:32:34

Fusion PPT will be sponsoring the Joint Information Environment (JIE) Mission Partner Symposium 2014, hosted by AFCEA International on May 12th through May 14th, 2014. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that the firm will be sponsoring the Joint Information Environment (JIE) Mission Partner Symposium 2014, hosted by AFCEA International. The event will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, in Baltimore,...


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2012-06-18 02:28:12

Symbol: ENIS Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   EPBE2 Epidendrum belvederense Fawc. & Rendle   EPIST Epidendrum isochilum Rchb. f. var. tridens Rchb. f. Distribution: Encycliaisochila(Rchb. f.) D. Dod distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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