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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.

2009-12-16 16:21:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Boscobel Marketing Communications, the Washington, D.C.-area branding and PR firm, now in its 31st year of business, announced that it has been named among the top 25 public relations agencies by the Washington Business Journal in 2009.

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.

2009-10-15 06:10:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Numerex Corp.

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.

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).

2009-10-06 07:00:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, Oct.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.