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2009-11-09 09:15:00

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Boldon James, a leading provider of COTS secure information exchange solutions, has joined Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP) in the silver membership category. Boldon James is the latest to recognize the role TSCP plays in developing and deploying secure information sharing solutions in highly sensitive environments and commit to contributing to the integration and adoption of TSCP standards. Boldon James, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

2009-10-15 06:10:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Numerex Corp. (Nasdaq: NMRX), a leading single source provider of secure machine-to-machine (M2M) products and services, today announced that it is part of the QinetiQ North America team that has been awarded a multi-year contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for full program management of Asset Tracking Services facilitating in-transit visibility within FEMA's Total Asset Visibility (TAV) Program. The managed services...

2009-10-06 12:44:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America announced today that it has been asked to deliver 235 more of its Ears®/SWATS(TM) (shoulder-wearable acoustic targeting systems) sniper detection systems to the U.S. Army for use in Afghanistan and Iraq. The order is the final increment on a $10 million contract received last year by QinetiQ North America's Technology Solutions Group and will represent the broadest integration and deployment of the Ears/SWATS...

2009-10-06 10:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration, National Capital Region, has awarded QinetiQ North America a contract worth up to $28M over five years to perform information technology (IT) support services for the National Defense University (NDU). The NDU mission is to prepare military and civilian leaders from the United States and other countries to evaluate national and international security challenges through multi-disciplinary educational and...

2009-10-06 07:00:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With military forces increasingly having to consider their environmental impact, QinetiQ has been awarded a 1.5 million pounds Sterling, three year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to develop and deliver PyTEC(TM) - an ISO containerised Pyrolysis Waste Disposal System - to the US Army. Able to operate 24/7 and process up to 100kg of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) per hour, the PyTEC system also reclaims up to 500 kW of the...

2009-09-08 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced four new offerings designed to help Federal agencies jump-start their cyber security. These services can provide the fundamental framework necessary for practical steps into the world of cyber security. With this core foundation, agencies can proactively protect their staff, their sensitive information and their infrastructure from emerging online threats and risks. Reduce vulnerabilities through staff...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A QinetiQ North America subsidiary, Analex Corporation, has been honored as Large Business Prime Contractor of 2009 by NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The award recognizes outstanding engineering and technical management services to NASA on the Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support (ELVIS) contract to the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP). QinetiQ North America's Analex subsidiary supports NASA's LSP Team with launch vehicle system engineering and...

2009-08-17 07:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of the Treasury has awarded QinetiQ North America's subsidiary Apogen Technologies a $7M task order under the Department's Total Information Processing Support Services (TIPSS-3) contract to continue its support of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel. Under the competitively awarded TIPSS-3 task order, QinetiQ North America will continue to deliver state-of-the-art information technology support to...

2009-08-10 12:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America, makers of the TALON(R) robots used extensively to defuse roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, announced a new large-scale robotic capability today that it has developed jointly with Bobcat Company, manufacturer of Bobcat(R) compact loaders, in response to the increasing size and lethality of roadside bombs and IEDs (improvised explosive devices). QinetiQ North America's Technology Solutions Group has developed a kit that can be...

2009-08-05 12:59:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America announced today that it has been awarded a two-year, $2 million contract by the U.S. Marine Corps to develop a universal wearable controller to operate a wide variety of unmanned systems, including Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs), Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs), and Unattended Ground Sensors (UGSs). The Marine Corps uses many types of unmanned systems in combat today, but none of these platforms use the same controller. Marines...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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