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2014-10-14 08:21:26

Contracts Support U.S. and Allied Militaries with Advanced Capabilities and Proven Training Rounds ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has received $65 million in contracts for medium- and large-caliber ammunition. These awards provide training and tactical ammunition for air, land and sea platforms, and advanced capabilities for existing ground platforms,...

2014-02-03 12:20:49

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $72.7 million under an existing contract to upgrade 12 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 Systems Enhancement Package (SEP) V2 configuration. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The most technologically advanced digital tank, the M1A2 SEP V2 includes improved color displays, day and night thermal...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.