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2011-01-24 09:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced the appointment of Bill Goss as executive vice president and chief financial officer, with responsibility for finance and accounting, treasury and risk management.

2011-01-18 08:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced the appointment of John Lambeth as chief information officer. He will be responsible for strategic development of the company's information technology (IT) capabilities and management of its IT network infrastructure.

2011-01-07 00:00:48

QinetiQ North America today announced that the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps have selected SWATS® (Shoulder-Worn Acoustic Targeting System) as their solution of choice for individual gunfire detection systems.

2010-12-25 03:15:00

Officials from the international governing body for air sports records have confirmed that a solar-powered aircraft set a new standard for longest time spent in flight back in July.

2010-12-07 09:19:00

Veteran Industry Executives Join Leading Information Technology Services Company SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec.

2010-11-09 14:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boscobel Marketing Communications, Inc. today announced that the branding and public relations firm has received the prestigious Silver Davey Award for their work on QinetiQ North America's 2009-2010 print ad campaign.

2010-07-24 06:40:00

The UK-built Zephyr unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) took its place in history by becoming the first aircraft to stay afloat for 336 hours and 24 minutes.

2010-07-17 06:30:00

The Zephyr solar-powered plane recently broke the endurance record for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

2010-07-14 10:58:35

The manufacturers of an unmanned solar-powered aircraft are preparing the plane to fly non-stop for two full weeks.

2010-07-12 08:30:00

HOUSTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shell (NYSE: RDSA) and QinetiQ (FTSE: QQ.L) today announced a collaboration to exploit QinetiQ's OptaSense® fiber-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) systems to optimise the development of oil and gas fields.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.