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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. Marine Corps will award future Mk281 contracts directly to ARM. This action will bring about an accurate perception of ARM's advanced munitions business structure and the breadth of U.S. manufacturing capabilities....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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