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2015-02-25 12:20:52

BINGEN, Wash., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Insitu announced today the successful demonstration of its Integrator unmanned aircraft system during the live flight event at IDEX in Abu Dhabi.

2015-02-24 04:21:46

Boeing joins Raytheon-led team to provide superior, integrated solution ABU DHABI, Feb.

2015-02-23 16:21:42

Missiles Developed by Lockheed Martin Demonstrate Continued Readiness SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted successful test flights Feb.

2015-02-23 08:26:58

With 5 out of 5 star ratings flooding in, Across The Pond has garnered the attention of fans from all over the globe speaking praise of the Vietnam War novel -- even from Ron Kovic, author of Born

2015-02-23 08:25:36

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Institute (ULI), with the support of the John D. and Catherine T.

2015-02-23 08:20:35

Company to provide support services to the Office of the Chief Engineer, PEO C4I, and FRD MCLEAN, Va., Feb.

2015-02-22 00:20:04

AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defense ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb.

2015-02-19 12:21:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated how its leading-edge Maritime Test Bed can help the U.S.


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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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Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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