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2014-07-23 12:20:51

ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance section during a second internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. During the test, the rail-mounted JAGM flew 6.2 kilometers and initially acquired the target using its precision strike, semi-active laser. The dual-mode guidance section then engaged its millimeter wave radar, and the moving target was destroyed....

2014-07-23 08:23:01

Cavender Buick GMC West shows off 2014 Buick Enclave SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Comparing the 2014 Buick Enclave vs. the 2014 Ford Explorer, the timeline of the crossover SUV begins to show off. There is no denying the fact that the Ford Explorer is one of the original crossovers and has helped blaze a trail into the driveways of people all over the country. Buick engineers have taken the idea of the crossover SUV and put their own spin on it and the...

2014-07-23 08:22:48

Large crossover SUV boasts versatility and functionality TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the New Jersey vacation season in full swing, the search for an SUV that offers welcoming interior features and top performance at an unimposing price is more difficult than ever. Underpowered crossovers are seemingly everywhere, while many full-size SUVs are exorbitantly expensive. However, one SUV occupies this barren middle ground, offering drivers exceptional...

2014-07-23 08:22:44

Phoenix-area dealership features latest models of Armada and Quest AVONDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just in time for vacation season, one Phoenix-area auto dealership is now featuring two models uniquely suited for all travel situations. Avondale Nissan, located west of downtown Phoenix, is home to the 2014 models of the Nissan Armada and Nissan Quest, two vehicles boasting vacation-ready power and functionality. Photo -...

2014-07-23 08:21:33

McCluskey Chevrolet of Cincinnati Ohio has a large number of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu in stock CINCINNATI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many times, car buyers go to dealerships to purchase a vehicle only to find that it's out of stock or there are only a few options of the model they want. McCluskey Chevrolet is proving that not all dealerships suffer from inadequately stocked showrooms. It not only has a...

2014-07-23 08:21:29

Houston-area dealership features popular electric vehicle Nissan LEAF HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent weeks, positive press has become a matter of course for the Nissan LEAF. America's top-selling electric vehicle has delivered on its early promise by evolving into a thoroughly modern and practical EV, rewarding Houston-area drivers with benefits both obvious--no gas stations or oil changes quickly come to mind--and subtle. Now, Nissan has unveiled its...

2014-07-23 08:21:18

Auto Source Inc. heeds call for economical performance ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nothing is certain, it is said, but death and taxes. However, a quick look at recent trends would indicate that high gas prices should be added to the list of life's unfortunate certainties, with little hope for any soon reprieve. Luckily, one Orlando luxury auto dealership is answering this troubling development by featuring a vast and ever-changing inventory of used fuel...

2014-07-23 08:21:14

Redesigned full-size SUV now available in the Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If Chevrolet was trending toward subtlety, someone forgot to tell the designers of the new Suburban. Fully redesigned for the upcoming model year, the 2015 Chevy Suburban represents a proud tradition of power and innovation, delivering both qualities in abundance. And now, Houston-area drivers can experience these virtues firsthand, as the 2015 Chevy Suburban makes its debut...

2014-07-22 20:22:48

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of Southern California's largest dental service companies, demonstrated its commitment to the Hispanic community by providing 300 free oral health screenings for children at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) National Latino Family Expo ® in Los Angeles that took place on July 19-21, 2014. Dentists were onsite to provide complimentary screenings and fluoride treatments in order to help families understand the...

2014-07-22 16:29:59

Leading Federal IT Contractor Joins World's Only Trade Group Advocating for Open Data Standards within Government WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today welcomed Citizant to the outstanding community of public and private sector groups that are advocating for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data. Based in Chantilly, VA, Citizant designs and delivers business and IT transformation...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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