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2014-08-18 23:06:36

Mr. Michel Soula, the Head of NATO's Operations Section, will speak at QMARSEC (Qatar Maritime Security - Coastal & Border Surveillance Conference) in Doha, Qatar in October. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Qatar’s largest maritime security conference, will focus on Maritime Domain Awareness - the Steps to Maritime Security. This year the QMARSEC Committee is extremely proud to announce that Mr. Michel Soula, the Head of NATO's Operations Section, will speak to the conference...

2014-08-18 23:05:19

Continental East Development recently recognized, the all-volunteer Riverside National Cemetery Memorial Honor Detail at a tribute in Moreno Valley, CA, for its service to the community. The group has provided honors to tens of thousands of deceased veterans at the cemetery since the detail was founded 18 years ago Moreno Valley, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 With over 150 veterans and local community members and political leaders on hand, the Riverside National Cemetery Memorial Honor...

2014-08-18 12:21:30

K-MAX unmanned helicopter deploys SMSS unmanned ground vehicle DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter and Gyrocam optical sensor....

2014-08-17 23:02:00

McLaughlin addressed 700-plus gathered for Civil Air Patrol's National Conference LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin, deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Md., stressed the importance of cyber technology to America’s future in his remarks to more than 700 attendees of Civil Air Patrol’s 2014 National Conference Banquet. The event, held Saturday night at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, was the finale to a week of...

2014-08-16 23:00:36

Myrick sworn in as national vice commander; Ragland, Kettell, Wheless announced as staff members. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Civil Air Patrol has a new national commander and CEO – Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez of Henrico, Virginia, sworn in Friday at the organization's 2014 National Conference. “It will be my privilege to lead the team of national staff, wing and region commanders who make CAP simply the best nonprofit corporation in the country today,” said Vazquez,...

2014-08-15 12:25:20

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up its next veterans crisis center during its 96th national convention WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to Charlotte, N.C., to conduct a town hall meeting and set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center (VCCC) to help veterans and family members affected by delays in medical care and benefits claims processing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Verna...

2014-08-14 23:08:00

Askari Founder and President Edan Puritt today announced this Canadian Information Management innovator's expansion into Western Canada and the European Union, where the company will build on its foundation of solid successes for governments, NGOs and Oil and Gas companies. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Askari Solutions Inc.'s founding partner and sales lead Edan Puritt announced the company's expansion into the European Union and Alberta, Canada. The...

2014-08-14 12:21:09

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force's RQ-4 Global Hawk, a wide area surveillance unmanned aircraft system, has just completed its 100th operational mission in Southwest Asia and recently moved into the Pacific region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Built by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), Global Hawk is operated largely out of the 69th Reconnaissance Group at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 69th Reconnaissance Group...

2014-08-13 12:26:40

Powell. McChrystal. McCaffrey. Petraeus. Clark. WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam. The Cold War. Desert Storm. The Iraq War. The Afghan War. This fall, National Geographic Channel (NGC) gathers 11 active and retired U.S. Army generals for American War Generals, a first-of-its-kind look back at a half century of America's military battles told by the men that led them. The film, premiering Sunday, September 14, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S., and globally later this...

2014-08-11 23:05:59

The New VIPER ADV Pipe Inspection Camera is well suited for exploring ducts, pipelines, mains and sewers. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Viper ADV is a Compact and Durable Device with Enhanced Design Greatly Increasing Camera’s Maneuverability in the Pipe. Medit Inc, big online supplier of NDT equipment and one of the acknowledged leaders in the market in North America and around the world, is pleased to introduce the VIPER ADV Pipe Inspection Camera – an advanced viewing device that meets...


Latest Military Reference Libraries

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Bothriechis Guifarroi
2013-06-18 13:48:58

Bothriechis guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. It was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers. It was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2012 aiming at studying the fauna of Texiguat Wildlife Refuge. This area is thought to be one of the most endemism-rich and diverse highland forests in Mesoamerica. This species represents the 15th endemic species that occurs in the region. As a member of the genus Bothriechis,...

David Walker
2012-10-27 13:40:43

David Walker was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born David Mathieson Walker on May 20, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia and graduated from Eustis High School in Eustis, Florida in 1962. He then went on to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1966. Upon graduation, he went through flight training in Florida, Mississippi, and Texas and was subsequently named a Naval Aviator in December 1967. His first...

Mark Lee
2012-10-25 11:41:36

Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...

Gregory Johnson
2012-10-22 11:08:31

Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...

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