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2014-06-18 08:22:01

PIRAEUS, Greece, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") today announced that the Company completed the $44.8 million balance sheet program ("program") with Magna Group Partners Limited ("MGP") and Hanover Holdings I, LLC ("Hanover"). Through this program NewLead enhanced its balance sheet by $44.8 million by settling past-due indebtedness. The program allowed NewLead to complete the acquisition of one newbuilding eco-type 35,000...

2014-06-03 12:21:22

BALTIMORE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy recently awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to provide engineering design services for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) that helps protect the fleet from numerous naval warfare threats. This $10 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes options, which if exercised would bring the total contract value to $182 million. As the only system capable of launching anti-air, anti-submarine, surface-to-surface and...

2014-01-15 12:21:21

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated and validated that its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) can be launched from any MK 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) by only modifying the software to existing shipboard equipment. During the company-funded test, LRASM and Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS), MK 41 VLS and Mk-114 booster hardware with modified software executed simulated missions and provided all electrical...

2014-01-14 12:20:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently completed a milestone test on the U.S. Navy's evolutionary Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 system. This test further validated the system's ability to protect the Navy's fleet from evolving anti-ship missile threats. Under SEWIP Block 2, Lockheed Martin will upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system found on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other warships with...

2014-01-07 12:21:09

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a recent contract order for the production of Aegis weapons systems, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Navy championed an affordability approach that will drive cost savings into all phases of the program, including production, integration and test. The $574 million contract includes the production of seven destroyers (DDGs 117-123) and an option for one Aegis Ashore assembly, which together will contribute to the United...

Bomb-Sniffing Bees Could Find Unexploded Mines In Croatia
2013-05-20 09:02:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Navy has used dolphins to hunt for undersea mines and dogs have been used to sniff out bombs on land. Now, scientists are incorporating honeybees in the hunt for unexploded landmines in Croatia and possibly other war-ravaged countries in the Balkans. Bees have a perfect sense of smell and scientists believe that smell might save hundreds of lives if they can be trained to sniff out the odor from unexploded ordnance (UXOs)....

Trained Navy Dolphins Discover Rare 19th Century Torpedo
2013-05-20 05:07:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Navy has recovered an exceptionally rare artifact off the coast of Coronado, California — and if that wasn´t enough, the item in question was actually discovered not by humans, but by trained dolphins. The find was a rare 19th century Howell torpedo, and according to The Huffington Post it is one of only 50 ever manufactured and only one of two still in existence. It was found by dolphins which were reportedly...


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Southern African Hedgehog, Atelerix frontalis
2012-10-01 10:25:35

The southern African hedgehog (Atelerix frontalis) can be found in many areas of Africa including Angola, Lesotho, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. It prefers a habitat in areas that are slightly damp, with abundant vegetation, although it can live in many different habitats. It is nocturnal, spending most of the day resting under leaves and other debris, holes, or bushes. These areas are not permanent, but breeding nests and some winter nests are used semi-permanently. The southern African...

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2007-01-10 12:27:07

Hugh's Hedgehog (Mesechinus hughi), also sometimes referred to as the Central Chinese Hedgehog, is a hedgehog native to Central China and Manchuria. It prefers open areas, but can be found in shrubs and forests. Hugh's Hedgehog is native to China. It is known to look for food even in daytime on rainy days.

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