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2014-08-13 08:21:16

CLINTON, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary Remotec Inc. an $8.8 million contract to repair and upgrade 103 MK3 Series Remote Ordnance Neutralizations Systems (RONS), increasing the capabilities and availability of the explosive ordnance disposal robots. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division,...

2013-11-23 23:00:25

Crazy Sapper from Aratog LLC challenges gamers to use their wits to solve a variety brain-bending logic puzzles to help the hero Max avoid threats, dangers and dozens of deadly hidden mines. The app features stunning 3-D graphics, immersive sound effects, a campaign mode with 30 levels, online multiplayer mode, and a range of special features. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Fans of Windows’ legendary game Minesweeper and everyone else who loves solving logic puzzles can now...

2013-05-24 23:21:13

With Memorial Day coming up Funeral Financials asks American´s to take the money they would have spent on beer and donate it to an EOD Scholarship fund. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Funeral Financials is encouraging American´s to donate their beer money this Memorial Day to the EOD Memorial Foundation Funeral Financials considers EOD´s from the US Military to be the greatest victims from the war. According to MarineEOD.com, bomb disposal in the United States originated...

2011-07-22 14:51:27

Designed to cut the 50 pounds of battery devices hauled by the Navy's explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams, the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) TechSolutions Program has developed a lightweight power system, which was delivered July 22. Responding to a request from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training and Evaluation Unit (EODTEU) 2 to create a lightweight power device to charge their specialized equipment, TechSolutions partnered with Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane, Ind., and...

2009-08-31 15:08:50

Authorities in Cincinnati said the bomb squad was called to dispose of a land mine discovered in the garage of a home. Police said the Cincinnati Bomb Squad was called to the home Sunday afternoon by the resident who found the device and the mine was safely destroyed, WLWT-TV, Cincinnati, reported Monday. Bomb squad officers did not say whether the mine was active and they did not specify whether the device was destroyed at the scene or taken to a secure location for detonation. No one was...

2008-09-17 15:00:27

Text of report by Radhouane Hafiani entitled "Military bomb disposal experts in the Sahara. Military units combing areas south of Dakhla and El Msid to realise tourism projects and to establish zones for camels to graze", published by Moroccan privately-owned newspaper Assabah website on 16 September The day before yesterday Sunday [14 Sep] military mine-clearing units resumed their activities in Sahara sites after a break of about two months. According to information received by Assabah,...

2008-08-14 03:00:43

By Martin, Gregg F For ENFORCE 2008, we chose to focus on the human dimension because, in the words of our Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Robert L. Van Antwerp, "It's ALL about PEOPLE!" Soldiers, noncommissioned officers (NCOs), warrant officers, officers, civilians, and Families-they are the heart, soul, brains, and essence of all that we are and do as a Regiment, and they are what unites the entire Regiment into the incredible team that we are. Since 9/11, the Regiment has played...

2008-06-15 15:00:36

By Bill McKelway, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 15--The shift to a tech-savvy, multitasking business climate -- the ruin of graying workplace warhorses in every cubicle -- is about to cast another victim onto the junk pile of history. Baking in the noonday sun last week, MURV 100 looked a thing of pity. "We're not sure who did that," said Henrico County police officer Bill Leyda, looking at a strip of tape affixed to the veteran robot's 40-pound chassis. "MURV THE ELDERLY ROBOT,"...

2006-06-25 11:39:41

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish police were preparing to question a man on Sunday after bomb disposal experts removed a suspected bomb that had been strapped round his waist, a police spokesman said. "We have been able to get the belt off him. The suspected bomb is being driven away for examination," the spokesman said. Police earlier evacuated part of a suburb of the Swedish capital after residents reported seeing a man with a suspected bomb strapped to him. Police said the man told...

2005-07-22 09:11:13

LONDON (Reuters) - Armed police told residents around Harrow Road in west London to stay off the streets on Friday and one witness told the BBC he saw remote-controlled trucks that he thought were used by bomb disposal units. "There's what looks like a bomb disposal-type vehicle, armored, and there's several armed officers around it," Houst Monfaradi told BBC television, adding there was a huge police presence in the area. "About half hour an ago, police ran up my road telling everyone to...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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