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2014-05-01 23:15:37

Conference will highlight history and future of ‘Getting from Here to There’. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access will host a free online education conference for teachers and students, May 14. The conference offers four sessions on the evolution of navigation throughout the centuries and navigation’s potential impact on global trends. The sessions bring together curators, educators, and field specialists from the Smithsonian’s National Air...

Genetics Sat-Nav Tool Helps You Track Ancestry Even Farther
2014-05-01 09:48:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While previous genetic research efforts have been able to identify a person’s ancestral origins within around 430 miles, a new system devised at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom can zero in on a person’s origin down to a particular village or island. According to a new report in the journal Nature Communications, the Sheffield researchers were able to develop a system called Geographic Population Structure (GPS)...

2014-04-30 16:21:46

Open systems modernization increases flexibility, bolsters cybersecurity, reduces costs and advances capabilities for joint and coalition operations MCLEAN, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded $53 million to continue modernizing and sustaining the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) command and control (C2) system used to plan, execute and manage joint and multinational military operations. The award is an option exercised on the...

2014-04-28 23:10:43

The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) has announced that it will be co-hosting CYBERWEST, an event featuring Homeland Security, NIST and industry leaders sharing information and insights on regulations, legislation and needed technology improvements to boost cybersecurity across the nation in the wake of the Target and Snowden incidents. AFEI has partnered with the Embry-Riddle College of Security and Intelligence, ACTRA and Arizona InfraGard to host this first-ever Southwest...

2014-04-28 08:21:40

Flight test is key milestone on Tomahawk modernization path TUCSON, Ariz., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment. The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon's advanced, next-generation; multi-function processor can enable the cruise missile...

2014-04-24 08:32:56

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCQB: PMCM), a medical marijuana real estate management and multi-media company, today announced that the Company is building and developing proprietary iPhone and Android apps for My Suzie Q's. The app will allow active and potential patients to visit the company's mobile website and locate the nearest My Suzie Q's clinic with hours, menu and driving directions. "The introduction of the My Suzie Q's app,...

2014-04-22 23:01:52

NDIA has announced that it presented its prestigious Red Ball Express Award on April 21, 2014 at the Rayburn House Office Building to Douglas R. Bush and Jesse D. Tolleson of the Congressional House Armed Services Oversight Team in recognition of their consistently demonstrated unmatched cooperation, expertise, and commitment to the strategic viability of the Tactical Wheeled Vehicles (TWV) industrial base. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 NDIA has announced that it presented its...

2014-04-22 16:32:56

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. PT to review its first quarter 2014 results. The call will be broadcast live on the Web at http://investor.trimble.com. Investors without Internet access may dial into the call at (800) 528-9198 (U.S.) or (702) 928-6633 (international). The pass code is 6694146. About Trimble Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in...

2014-04-22 12:20:54

QUINCY, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics American Overseas Marine LLC (AMSEA) a $32.7 million contract modification to operate and maintain seven large, medium-speed, roll-on / roll-off ships (LMSR) for the Military Sealift Command. AMSEA is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the modification, AMSEA will provide services including crewing, engineering, maintenance, procurement and provisioning....

2014-04-21 12:20:41

DALLAS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report of the "Light Weapons Market by Product (MANPADS (Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems, ATGW (Anti-Tank Guided Weapons), Heavy Machine Guns, Mortars/Grenade Launchers, Recoilless Rifles), by Technology (Guided and Unguided), Platform (Defence and Homeland Security), Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, ROW) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014-2019" the global...


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