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2010-04-30 10:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $3 million contract by the U.S.

2010-02-18 11:02:00

STAFFORD, Va., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheinmetall Defence is pleased to announce the legal transference of the Mk281 green training ammunition contract from Rheinmetall Waffe Muntion GmbH in Germany (RWM) to American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) in the United States. The U.S.

2009-12-03 09:36:00

STAFFORD, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM), Inc. is pleased to announce the start-up of their new production facility in Camden, Arkansas. As a result of continued success in the U.S.

2009-09-14 04:13:28

A British man digging in his back yard with a spade turned up a live World War II anti-tank grenade, police said. Paul Davis, 32, thought the 8-inch-wide device was an old lawnmower part and took it in to his Exeter home, the Mail on Sunday reported.

2009-06-17 09:09:00

American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) receives order for 66mm MK 1 MOD 0 STAFFORD, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) announced today that it has received an $8.2 million order from the Program Manager for Ammunition, Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, VA for Grenade, 66mm Smoke Screening IR, Vehicle Launched, (SSVL) MK 1 MOD 0.

2009-06-04 15:26:06

Neighbors of Arizona's San Tan Mountain Regional Park complained that they were not warned before authorities used the park to detonate a grenade. Alden Rosbrook said the explosion late in the evening May 22 knocked pictures off the wall of his home while he was watching TV with his wife, the East Valley Tribune of Mesa, Ariz., reported Thursday. I thought a bomb had been thrown through our Arcadia door, Rosbrook said.

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2009-01-16 19:13:26

Johnny Knoxville says the fake grenade he was caught with this week at Los Angeles International Airport was a silly prop from a show he was working on. The Jackass star was detained by authorities and reportedly cited Thursday for trying to bring a prohibited item on a flight after an airport screener spotted the grenade in the actor and TV personality's carry-on bag. I was filming some commercials for this show we are doing for MTV called 'Nitro Circus,' so I took a bunch of silly props in...


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