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2011-08-15 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy announced the successful launch and recovery of the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) carrying the Raytheon-developed AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar. The launch and recovery was the first demonstration of the unmanned, remotely-operated RMMV deployed from the USS Independence (LCS 2) while underway. AN/AQS-20A is a critical element of the U.S. Navy's mine countermeasure capability and the only minehunting sonar sensor developed,...

2011-08-02 08:45:00

AVENTURA, Fla., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Double Eagle Holdings, Ltd. (OTCQB: DEGH), the parent company of Fuse Science, Inc. (www.fusescience.com) announced today that it has entered into endorsement partnerships with Miami Dolphins defensive standouts Paul Soliai, Sean Smith, and Nolan Carroll. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110615/CL20255LOGO ) These agreements represent three major athletic partnerships in a series of endorsement deals which the Company expects to...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Canada, a pioneer in the development of underwater acoustic processing systems, today announced the creation of a new Underwater Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (UW ISR) Centre of Excellence. The latest in a series of initiatives made to reinforce General Dynamics Canada's underwater ISR technical and product leadership, the Centre is designed to accelerate the company's research and product development efforts as...

2011-04-21 11:30:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $37 million contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., for demilitarization of munitions. The total potential value of the contract is $163 million over five years if all options are exercised. Under the contract, General Dynamics will demilitarize eight munitions families including High Explosive...

2011-04-12 14:16:00

Unprecedented enforcement action is first in Mine Act history ARLINGTON, Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced that it has issued a notice of a pattern of violations to two coal mining operations under Section 104(e) of the federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. Bledsoe Coal Corp.'s Abner Branch Rider Mine in Leslie County, Ky., and The New West Virginia Mining Co.'s Apache Mine in McDowell...

2011-04-04 08:15:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Mines Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: ADNT) (referred to herein as "Ardent Mines") has retained SRK Consulting (U.S.), Inc. to prepare reports related to two of Ardent Mines' planned acquisitions. These reports include (i) a NI 43-101 compliant technical report regarding the mining concessions of Gold Hills Mining Ltda. in Pernambuco, Brazil; and (ii) an NI 43-101 compliant technical report on the operating Condorsenga Mine located in Huacha,...

2011-03-08 11:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command for 120mm mortar ammunition in support of the Marine Corps' Expeditionary Fire Support System (EFSS). The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a total potential value of $198.7 million. Two delivery orders totaling $101 million have already been awarded under...

2011-03-03 08:15:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Mines Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: ADNT) (referred to herein as "Ardent Mines") has agreed to general terms for the purchase of 100% of the shares of Sociedad Minera Las Cumbres SAC ("Las Cumbres"), the operator of a silver mine located in the Churin region of Peru, approximately 150 miles Northeast of the capital city of Lima. Ardent Mines has also entered into an option agreement with Alfredo de Lima SMRL to purchase the mineral rights for...

2010-10-19 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recently demonstrated its alternative warhead technologies in a tactical missile flight environment. The successful demonstrations were conducted to test Aerojet's solution to eliminate unexploded ordnance (UXO) on the U.S. Army's Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS). The three-mission, missile-launched warhead tests were the first live-fire, missile-delivered performance tests conducted by...


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