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2014-04-22 23:16:13

The daylong seminar is free to all veterans and will be held at Club Hood on Tuesday, May 6. Fort Hood, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 USAA is sponsoring the upcoming post-military career planning seminar for exiting soldiers, facilitated by veteran-owned-and-operated management consulting firm Afterburner®. The Military Leader Transition Seminar is open to transitioning leaders from all ranks, and will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6 at Club Hood in Fort Hood, Texas. The partnership...

2014-04-03 12:21:48

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed a series of flight tests demonstrating the first production Smart Node Pod for the U.S. Air Force. Smart Node Pod is an aircraft-mounted airborne communications system that allows real-time information to be exchanged among many disparate military and commercial radios and different datalinks, extends the network to the forward edge of the battlefield and relays full-motion video....

2014-03-24 00:20:13

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program. "We are honored by and appreciate the trust and confidence the Republic of Korea has placed in the 5(th) Generation F-35 to meet its demanding security requirements. We look forward to supporting the discussions between the Republic of Korea and U.S. governments in support of a final...

2014-03-17 12:20:13

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force declared initial operational capability (IOC) for Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sniper(®) Advanced Targeting Pod - Sensor Enhancement (ATP-SE) and has now deployed the system to support combat operations in theater. An enhanced configuration of Sniper ATP, Sniper ATP-SE provides U.S. Air Force strike fighter and bomber aircraft with advanced modes for non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance;...

2014-03-11 08:21:39

Distributed Flight Simulator Program Requires Real-Time Network Connectivity and Performance to Conduct Virtual Aircraft Training Exercises BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced Northrop Grumman Corporation has selected the company to deliver network services as part of the defense contractor's multi-million dollar agreement with the U.S. Air Force to support their distributed simulation training network....

2014-03-04 16:25:11

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrwjkv/smart_weapons ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Smart Weapons Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The nature of warfare has changed drastically since 9/11. The threats faced are uncertain; the battlefield is often the urban environment and population centers; and the...

2014-02-12 23:29:02

Avi-8 launches collection of timepieces in honour of iconic British fighter planes. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 This collection of aviation-inspired watches has been launched by watchmakers AVI-8 to pay tribute to iconic British fighter planes. This collection pays homage to British aviation history is dedicated to the Harrier II, the world-famous ground attack aircraft known for its short take off and landing capabilities. The Harrier II was a result of the British and American defence...

2014-02-12 23:28:24

Avi-8 Launches Collection of Timepieces Named in Honour of the Iconic British Fighter Plane (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Avi-8 have launched the Hawker Hurricane Collection, an elegant collection of timepieces to honour the iconic Hawker Hurricane fighter plane that is remembered with affection by the British as it boldly brought home victory in the Battle of Britain in 1940. A small, robust single-seater fighter plane first built in 1935, the Hawker Hurricane valiantly swooped through the...

2014-02-02 23:00:45

Smart Weapons Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of type, geography, forecasting revenues, market share, and analyzing trends: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-weapons-market-1284.html. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Smart Weapons Market Forecast Analysis (2013 - 2018) Browse more than 49 market data tables with 82 figures spread through 149 pages and in-depth TOC on "Smart Weapons Market"...

2014-01-13 16:21:05

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), in use with the U.S. Army since 1996, recently surpassed 100,000 combat flight hours in service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=23024 The MQ-5B Hunter, which is currently deployed supporting contingency operations...


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