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2010-06-03 08:30:00

DALLAS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shred-it, an information security company that provides secure information destruction services worldwide, is pleased to offer free copier hard drive destruction to every healthcare organization that becomes Shred-it's client in 2010. Shred-it will destroy up to 100 hard drives, a potential value of $1,200. "Healthcare administrators selling or disposing of used photocopying machines may inadvertently do so without removing and securely destroying the hard...

2009-10-29 08:52:00

ARCHBALD, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully completed the first in a series of flight tests of the paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) guidance kit. The paveway II Plus LGB uses an enhanced laser guidance package, significantly improving precision when compared to existing paveway II LGBs. The flight test consisted of two GBU-10s released from a U.S. Navy Super Hornet at the Navy's China Lake, CA, test ranges. Each weapon included the new paveway...

2009-10-28 09:34:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: PESI) today announced that it will host a conference call at 11:00 AM ET on Friday, November 6, 2009. The call will be available on the Company's website at www.perma-fix.com, or by calling (877) 407-8033 for U.S. callers, or (201) 689-8033 for international callers. The conference call will be led by Dr. Louis F. Centofanti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Ben Naccarato, Vice President and...

2009-09-20 11:05:00

Police in Palm Springs, Fla., say four men were stabbed after a fight broke out involving rappers competing at a local strip club. Palm Springs Police Department Capt. Mark Hall told The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post that details regarding the stabbings early Saturday morning have not been determined, but all four victims did not appear to have life-threatening injuries. We never determined who stabbed who or with what, Hall said. We looked for improvised weapons. We were not able to find broken...

2009-09-18 09:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems announced today that it has successfully developed and tested a new approach for low-cost guided mortars called the 120mm Roll-Controlled Guided Mortar (RCGM). Under a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., General Dynamics successfully tube-launched and guided RCGM prototypes from a M120 120mm mortar weapon system at the U.S. Army...

2009-09-15 09:04:00

SAO PAULO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM (NYSE: TAM, BOVESPA: TAMM4) announces its operating data for August 2009, as disclosed yesterday by the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080221/SPTH002LOGO ) In the domestic market, the company has observed the return of business passengers due to the end of vacations as well as the absence of holidays in the month of August. However, the company has seen this return in...

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,...


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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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