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2014-01-09 08:21:59

New high-performance vests offer lightest-weight and highest-performing NIJ .06 Level II and IIIA ballistic systems on the market POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Enterprises Inc., the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, today unveiled the first-of-its-kind Alpha Elite(TM) Series NIJ Level II and IIIA tactical and concealable body-armor systems. After providing a sneak peak of the technology earlier this year,...

2014-01-08 23:20:12

Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A) brings sharable, interactive maps and imagery to remote warfighters and commanders with TerraGo’s GeoPDF software. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 TerraGo, a leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, announced today its selection by the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A) program for software that provides geospatial intelligence to remote warfighters, anywhere – even without network...

2014-01-08 12:20:18

ARCHBALD, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an $84.5 million contract on Dec. 23 from the U.S. Navy to produce paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). Under the four-year indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs, shipping containers, logistics and product support to the U.S. Navy. "Lockheed Martin remains committed to providing U.S. Navy aircrews with the most innovative,...

2014-01-07 12:20:52

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Data Direct, Inc. (ADD), today announced the statewide launch of its unique tow management system, TOW123. Its web-based design allows tow and wrecker operators to control their entire business from any computer with internet access. "The development of TOW123 is a result of feedback we've received from our long-time customers who were looking for a simple, efficient, and cost-effective solution for all of the business tasks tow...

2014-01-06 16:21:31

Northrop Grumman and Trex Enterprises introduce key performance improvement into production targeting systems APOPKA, Fla., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced an agreement to collaborate with Trex Enterprises Corporation to bring celestial navigation technology to the precision targeting capability provided to the U.S. military and allied forces. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Trex Enterprises...

2014-01-02 23:23:59

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Digital Compass. Market for Digital Compass is projected to witness strong growth led by expanding applications in mobile phones, hand-held navigation devices and automotive navigation systems. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Digital compass is a small compact device with integrated sensors such as MEMS based magnetometer that helps determine geographic direction by detecting the earth’s magnetic...

2013-12-31 23:23:03

Cut the cord and get emergency help anywhere an emergency happens. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Emergencies and accidents are not planned but World Wide Security’s new Life Button 24 Freedom Mobile GPS Personal Emergency Response program provides help at the push of a button. “Life Button 24 Freedom, users can be home or about town, but are never alone. Two-way voice assistance is a button push away,” explained Kenneth Mara, President and CEO of the Garden City-based...

2013-12-21 23:02:18

In response to an article by CNN, fishbat, a leader in Long Island advertising agencies, discusses Qantas’ use of social media and GPS technology to learn from customers. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 fishbat, a leader in Long Island advertising agencies comments on an article published by CNN on December 15th, which reports that Qantas is using social media, mostly Instagram, with GPS technology to find out what customers like and dislike during their flights. According to the...

2013-12-20 12:27:07

DALLAS, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, investigative technologies, and corrections/law enforcement/emergency information technology services announced today the acquisition of Satellite Tracking of People (STOP), LLC headquartered in Houston, Texas. STOP is the leading provider of active global positioning systems (GPS) based offender monitoring devices in the United States. (Logo:...

2013-12-20 08:21:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $15 million contract modification for the procurement of 216 Excalibur Ib rounds. Excalibur is a 155mm precision-guided, extended-range projectile that uses GPS guidance to provide accurate, first-round effects capability in any environment. By using Excalibur's level of precision, there is a major reduction in the time, cost and logistical burden associated with using other...