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2011-07-11 11:53:00

GAMBRILLS, Md., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USmax Corporation, announced today that it has been awarded U.S. Navy's SeaPort-Enhanced (SeaPort-e) multiple-award contract, valued up to $50B thru 2018.

2011-07-07 11:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance to Save Energy is awarding energy-efficiency pioneer and expert Daniel Yergin its Charles H.

2011-06-27 15:06:00

CHANTILLY, Va., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. has named retired Navy Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline Jr. vice president of its newly formed Naval Programs unit.

2011-06-07 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) conducted its system requirements review (SRR) for Phase II of the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar program.

2011-06-06 12:39:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today it submitted a proposal in response to the government's Request for Proposal (RFP) for the next phases of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) program.

2011-05-31 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO announced today that it has received from the U.S. Navy a $744 million modification to its Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) contract to fully fund construction of the first two ships of the new ship class.

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2011-05-30 07:35:26

A team of researchers from the Royal Institute and Observatory of the Navy (ROA) in Cádiz (Spain) has developed a method to track the movement of geostationary objects using the position of the stars, which could help to monitor space debris.

2011-05-26 08:37:00

First Installment for National Shipbuilding Research Program CHARLESTON, S.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Advanced Technology International (ATI), an SCRA affiliate, announced a $7.75 million award in Navy funding to support the efforts of the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP).

2011-05-10 15:38:00

SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Lewis and Clark class dry cargo-ammunition ship T-AKE 14 at the company's shipyard in San Diego. Mrs. Min Kaskin served as keel authenticator for the ceremony. She is the wife of Jonathan D.

2011-05-09 10:00:00

MIAMI, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heading the week after a successful mission by the Special Operations Team known as the Navy SEALs, the team celebrates with a handmade luxury cigar.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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