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2014-01-14 08:21:01

Latest variant is cruise missile gold standard TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 3000th Tomahawk Block IV missile to the U.S. Navy as part of its ninth Block IV full-rate FY12 production contract. The U.S. Navy continues to purchase Tomahawk missiles via the FY13 budget, and negotiations are ongoing for next year's production contract. The Block IV missile design was initiated as both a cost savings and a capability...

2014-01-13 23:24:30

CEO Michael Biddick will be a featured speaker for the InformationWeek Webinar “Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure” at 11:00AM on January, 14th, 2014. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that CEO Michael Biddick will be a featured speaker for the InformationWeek Webinar “Cyber Security Standards for Major Infrastructure.” The Webinar will be held at 11:00AM ET on January 14th, 2014....

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,...

2014-01-06 12:31:44

Light Cyber's MAGNA detected breaches from new Bitcoin mining malware some four days before the campaign became widely known, proving the system's superiority in detecting and containing breaches from unknown malware early in the attack life cycle RAMAT GAN, Israel, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Cyber (http://www.lightcyber.com), an emerging provider of innovative Predictive Breach Detection solutions, today announced that its customer-installed MAGNA appliances were...

2013-12-27 08:21:13

Terminals transmit emergency messages to aircrews MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the only provider of fielded Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminals that protect the military's most sensitive information, was chosen by the U.S. Air Force under a $134,399,631 contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The Global Aircrew Strategic Network...

A Third Hack In Three Years For The Washington Post News Group
2013-12-19 09:53:48

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Washington Post announced that hackers had once again breached its network. This is at least the third intrusion into the newspaper’s network in the past three years, company officials said on Wednesday. In this latest cyber-attack the hackers were able to hack into the company’s servers and gain access to employee user names and passwords. “This is an ongoing investigation, but we believe it was a few days at most,” said...

2013-12-13 13:26:28

University of Miami physicist and his collaborators discover a mathematical law that explains a wide variety of human confrontations Would you believe that a broad range of human struggles can be understood by using a mathematical formula? From child-parent struggles to cyber-attacks and civil unrest, they can all be explained with a simple mathematical expression called a "power-law." In a sort of unified theory of human conflict, scientists have found a way to mathematically describe...

2013-12-09 23:01:28

Technology innovator EWI has entered into a cooperative agreement with the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to develop advanced materials processing approaches for future production projects. The 5-year partnership, with a potential $5-million funding ceiling, will maximize new technologies to support our country’s national defense in years to come. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 EWI, the leading organization in advanced materials joining and allied technologies, has been...


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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