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2010-06-30 09:28:00

CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today praised the World Trade Organization's final ruling that billions of dollars in European launch aid subsidies used by Airbus to develop its commercial airplanes are illegal and must end. The decision, which the WTO made public earlier today, also declares that a broad array of government funding for Airbus research and infrastructure development violated international trade agreements. "This is a landmark decision and...

2010-06-30 05:54:00

PARIS, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, announced today that it has selected Astrium to build a 48-transponder Ku-band satellite that will be located at its 70.5 degrees East location in geostationary orbit. Scheduled for launch in fourth quarter 2012, the satellite will replace the W5 craft and more than double Eutelsat's resources at 70.5 degrees East. It will be used for a range of...

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2010-06-04 12:21:58

Technical director of European aerospace giant EADS said on Friday that it is preparing to unveil the world's first "hybrid" aircraft that runs on algae fuel. Director Jean Botti told the Die Welt daily that the firm will present the machine at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) that runs from June 9 to 13. "At the ILA, we are going to fly for the first time a craft with biofuel that has been made 100 percent from algae. That is a world premiere," Botti said. "We need a paradigm shift in the...

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2010-05-12 06:56:24

The second of ESA's ATV automated cargo craft has been cleared for shipping to the launch site in Kourou. Its launch on an Ariane 5 to the International Space Station is scheduled for late this year. ATV-2, named after German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler, has undergone extensive system testing at EADS Astrium's site in Bremen, Germany, over the last few months and has now been given the go-ahead for shipping. It will be dispatched to Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana...

2010-05-11 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's study of the global aerospace & defense (A&D) industry financial performance for 2009, released today, evaluated the 2009 financial performance of the 91 global A&D companies with revenues exceeding $500 million and found that despite recession of 2009 the A&D companies in this study demonstrated resilience. "Despite the economic recession of 2009, these 91 global A&D companies faced financial challenges head-on and...

2010-04-20 03:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- FiReControl, England's national fire and rescue emergency response infrastructure, will use proven incident response management solutions from Intergraph®, the world leader in public safety and security solutions, to enhance public and firefighter safety and provide rapid response for more than 50 million citizens. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) FiReControl will create a network of nine regional...

2010-04-19 09:08:00

MURRAY HILL, New York and PARIS, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and EADS Defence & Security today announced they had signed an agreement in principle to jointly develop and offer a powerful mobile solution designed specifically to address the public safety market in the United States. The EADS and Alcatel-Lucent solution, based on the emerging 4G standard called LTE (Long Term Evolution) and on the public safety Project...

2010-04-14 11:48:00

Further Delays Put Our War fighters in Jeopardy WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve members of the National Defense Trust (NDT) today sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing concern over the ongoing delays and political maneuvering preventing the Air Force from awarding the contract to build the next generation of aerial refueling tankers. The letter was signed by retired military officers, leaders of think tanks focusing on national defense, and a former US...

2010-04-08 08:00:00

PARIS, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercim, one of the first authors of Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) software solution for complex and highly regulated industries signs a framework agreement with its historical customer, EADS. The signature of this contract marks an important stage in the relation between Intercim and its customer EADS following successful collaboration of 5 years and twenty projects in several subsidiaries of the group. This contract allows the...

2010-04-06 08:43:00

CONROE, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hemiwedge Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HWEG), a global supplier of engineered valves, today announced the appointment of Rodney W. Eads to its Advisory Board of Directors. Mr. Rodney W. Eads has over 35 years of experience in upstream energy business. The majority of his career has been with Exxon, serving 20 years in engineering and operations management primarily focused on drilling and completions of oil and gas wells. For the past...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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