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2011-02-11 14:44:00

In the news release, 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation Hosts Gala in San Diego, CA to Commence Year-Long Celebration, issued 11-Feb-2011 by 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, second sentence, should read "President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Dennis Muilenburg" rather than "President of Boeing Military Aircraft, Christopher Chadwick " as originally issued. The complete,...

2011-02-11 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation is pleased to announce that a year-long celebration in honor of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard's 100th anniversary of flight will commence this weekend. The Centennial of Naval Aviation Kick-Off Gala, on Saturday, February 12, 2011, is part of the weekend-long celebration in San Diego, CA which will initiate a year-long celebration across the United States. The sold out gala will take...

2011-02-09 10:35:00

MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ONPATH Technologies, the leader in scalable connectivity and monitoring solutions for high performance networks and GET Engineering, a leader in tactical data system solutions for military and prime contractor applications, are deploying cost savings solutions for the United States Navy. The Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) is a tactical information processing protocol designed by the Navy to automate the collection of combat information data...

2011-01-20 15:07:52

Scientists generate megawatt-class laser beams for the Navy's next-generation weapon system Scientists at Los Alamos National Lab, N.M., have achieved a remarkable breakthrough with the Office of Naval Research's Free Electron Laser (FEL) program, demonstrating an injector capable of producing the electrons needed to generate megawatt-class laser beams for the Navy's next-generation weapon system. The Dec. 20 milestone, which occurred months ahead of schedule, will be the highlight of a...

2011-01-20 10:17:00

DALLAS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received two contracts totaling $218 million for the Demonstration Phase of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA) Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program. The program encompasses the rapid development and demonstration of two distinct variants of the LRASM missile: LRASM-A is a stealthy air-launched variation and LRASM-B is a high-speed ship-launched missile. Lockheed Martin's LRASM-A team...

2011-01-18 14:06:53

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) showcased a number of technologies Jan. 11-13 at the annual Surface Navy Association (SNA) symposium that could influence the total ownership cost of surface ships as well as enhance warfighting capabilities. ONR's presence at the 23rd SNA conference offered an opportunity to draw attention to the Navy's top science and technology (S&T) priorities. "Technologies such as the Electromagnetic Railgun and Integrated Topside (InTop) highlight ONR's continued...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has teamed with other leading technology companies to pursue an anticipated five-year, U.S. Department of the Navy contract to provide network transport services for the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) initiative. NGEN is the latest version of the Department of the Navy's initiative to continuously evolve enterprise networks to provide...

2011-01-12 09:07:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy demonstrated its continued commitment to keeping its MH-60R Seahawk helicopter fleet at the forefront of anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, awarding Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a variety of production and development contracts totaling $360 million. The end-of-year awards cover a spectrum of systems aboard the MH-60R, built by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (NYSE: UTX). "The Navy's investment in the MH-60R fleet ensures our...

2011-01-03 13:02:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed a comprehensive series of tests to demonstrate the flight characteristics of the U.S. Navy's F/A-18E/F while carrying the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM). The flying qualities test series consisted of six flights from Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD, between October 5 and November 2 with a total flying time of 11.2 hours. The aircraft flew at altitudes ranging from 5,000 feet to...

2010-12-15 13:37:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ECC was recently awarded the 2010 GCA Excellence in Construction Award as a Project Category Winner in Environmental/Public Works for executing a $35 million time-critical remediation/civil construction project using indirect thermal treatment to treat contaminated soil at multiple sites throughout Guam. ECC excavated and thermally treated more than 34,000 tons of PCB-contaminated soil at the Former Building 3009, a former Navy transformer...


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Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Frederick Hauck
2012-10-18 14:05:34

Frederick Hauck is a retired Captain and pilot in the United States Navy, and a NASA astronaut. He was born Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck on April 11, 1941 in Long Beach, California. He was raised in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., and he graduated from  St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1958. He then went on to attend Tufts University as a Navy ROTC student, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from in 1962. He was commissioned upon graduation and reported...

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2010-11-18 18:23:59

Pete Conrad was an American naval officer, astronaut and engineer, and he was the third person to walk on the Moon. He was born Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. on June 2, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While his legal name was Charles, his mother gave him what would be his lifetime nickname, Pete. The Great Depression had a tough impact on the Conrad family, but they pulled through it. Conrad has always been bright and intelligent; however, he suffered from dyslexia, a condition that was not...

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2010-10-29 20:50:05

Jim Lovell is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the US Navy. He was born as James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr. on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. During his childhood, Lovell was interested in rocketry, and built flying models. His father died in a car accident when he was young. Lovell graduated from Juneau High School in Wisconsin. Later he attended the University of Wisconsin"“Madison for two years. He then transferred to the United States Naval Academy, and entered in the...

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