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Missiles Developed by Lockheed Martin Demonstrate Continued Readiness SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted successful test flights Feb.
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Among the electromagnetic guns and aquatic drones demonstrated earlier this month by the US Navy’s research office was a robotic seaglider – one of many that the Navy has commissioned to study Arctic ice, according to online reports published Sunday by NPR.
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Company to provide the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations with program objective planning and warfare support analysis MCLEAN, Va., Feb.
Stites, Navy director of shore energy, to step in for Dennis McGinn FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Capt.
Next-generation weapons that reduce the Navy’s reliance on gunpower should be the primary goal of the service’s scientific and technological research, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert said this week during a military conference in Washington DC.
IntelliJet Marine, Inc. to present paper on propulsion and computer simulation for sustainable high speed boats and ships at ASNE Day 2015.
- Fourth-quarter revenues up 3.9 percent FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2014 fourth-quarter and full-year results.
PEC’s The TV Shield, a Weatherproof TV Enclosure, to Protect TVs at the Navy SEAL Museum Orlando, Fl.
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 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 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...
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...
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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