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SAN JOSE, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum3D, Inc., a leading provider of visual computing solutions for government and commercial applications, today announced its ThermiteÂ® TL tactical visual computer has been integrated into the Man-portable Aircraft Survivability Trainer (MAST) developed by AAI Test & Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc.
For centuries it has been known for its violent combustion upon contact with air â€“ but this week a Cambridge-led team of researchers reveals that it has tamed one of the most hazardous chemical substances.
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.
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.
By Brandie Jefferson Part of the terminal at T.F. Green is evacuated for about 40 minutes while a pair of dummy grenades is examined. A section of the terminal at T.F. Green Airport was evacuated Sunday when two grenades were spotted in luggage.
Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. Ironically, it was a quest for immortality that led to the invention of the deadliest weapon before the arrival of the atomic bomb.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday acknowledged using incendiary white-phosphorus munitions in a 2004 counterinsurgency offensive in the Iraqi city of Falluja, but defended their use as legal. Army Lt. Col. Barry Venable, a Pentagon spokesman, said the U.S.
Napalm, used for military operations, is a thickening/gelling agent generally mixed with gasoline or other fuel. The term napalm comes from the ingredients of aluminum salts of naphthenic and palmitic acids. This style of napalm, however, has been long obsolete in warfare. "Napalm b" is the modern version of napalm although it is distinctly different from the previous form. Napalm is often used as the generic name of several flammable liquids used in warfare. These are often forms of...