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2009-09-04 17:00:00

GAINESVILLE, Va., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueShred announced today it has earned NAID AAA Certification - the highest level of certification awarded by NAID for the document destruction industry. NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. "Achieving NAID Certification confirms the security of TrueShred's strict on-site document destruction procedures," said Jeffrey E. Knight,...

2009-08-28 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) demonstrated its innovative firepower capabilities at the U.S. Army's Ft. Benning Red Cloud Range, on August 27, 2009. During the live-fire event, ATK demonstrated advancements to its battle-proven Bushmaster Chain Gun systems, on a variety of platforms, with enhanced precision, lethality, reliability, and range to address current and future operational needs. ATK is a leader in integrated weapon systems...

2009-04-21 12:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Army Joint Munitions and Lethality Contracting Center awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a multi-year contract for the Load, Assemble and Pack of the M231 and M232A1 Modular Artillery Charge System (MACS). The value of the order is approximately $35 million, with deliveries beginning this fall. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The MACS...

2009-04-05 07:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday's rocket launch by North Korea is another urgent reminder to Congress and the administration about the vital importance of funding our national security space and missile defense programs. North Korea joins Iran as an unfriendly nation developing intercontinental ballistic missiles and building a space program. Fully funding missile defense and space situational awareness programs are critical to keeping U.S. citizens, our troops,...

2009-03-25 11:32:00

DALLAS, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher successfully fired two Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) during a U.S. Army "common launcher" feasibility demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, NM. U.S. Army and industry representatives conducted the "proof of concept" firing to examine the viability of firing an air defense missile from the currently-fielded HIMARS. (Photo:...

2009-03-09 16:05:00

SAO PAULO, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM (NYSE: TAM; BOVESPA: TAMM4) announces operating data for February 2009, as disclosed by the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080221/SPTH002LOGO ) According to ANAC, TAM registered a 1.9% reduction in domestic RPK (demand) compared to the same period last year, and a 13.6% increase in domestic ASK (supply). In February, market demand decreased 0.6% and market supply...

2009-03-02 09:00:00

Small Business Contract Award: Mk281 "Green Ammunition" Projectile Bodies PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Greystone Corporation announced today that it received a 3-year contract to produce "green ammunition" projectile bodies for American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM). The projectile bodies are for the Mk281, the only 40 mm Non-Dud Producing (NDP) training ammunition in the United States. Through the Rhode Island Economic Development Commission, Greystone secured a loan to...

2009-02-18 06:45:00

Ten Security Tips for Preventing Identity Theft NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The continued popularity of electronic tax filing has made this annual burden incredibly simple for many taxpayers. As a result, some individuals mistakenly equate ease-of-use with safety. Identity Finder (http://www.identityfinder.com) presents 3 big myths that risk your identity during tax season, as well as important security tips to prevent identity theft. Myth #1: Supporting documents such as PDFs used...

2009-02-11 08:44:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM (NYSE: TAM, BOVESPA: TAMM4) announces operating data for January 2009, as disclosed by the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) today. According to ANAC, TAM registered 11.8% growth in domestic RPK (demand) compared to the same period last year, and 13.8% increase in domestic ASK (supply). In January, market demand increased 9.6% and market supply increased 9.8%. TAM registered domestic market share (RPK) of 49.5%, a...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With a down economy causing Americans to re-evaluate their finances, many are looking forward to a tax rebate check in the mail this spring. Few, however, are worried about identity theft, a crime that impacted nearly 8.1 million Americans(i) and on average cost victims $1,865.27 out of their own pockets in 2007(ii). In a new national survey*, sponsored by Fellowes, Inc., the leading shredder manufacturer, nearly half of Americans (48 percent)...


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2010-09-29 16:59:34

Dynamite, invented by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1867, is an explosive that harnesses the potential of nitroglycerin to explode. Normally it is sold in an 8 inch long stick and weighs about .6 pounds although other sizes do exist. TNT is usually the standard by which explosive power is gauged; however, dynamite actually has more than 60% greater energy density than TNT. Nitroglycerin dissolved in nitrocellulose and a small amount of ketone can form another type of dynamite. This type...

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