Quantcast

Latest QinetiQ Stories

2012-08-07 23:00:10

Additional Reconnaissance Robots Sent to U.S. Forces in Afghanistan Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 QinetiQ North America (QNA) has received a $4.3M order for additional Dragon Runner 10 (DR-10) robots to provide near term operational support to the U.S. Marine Corps. This urgent order for QNA´s lightweight, throwable robots follows two previous DR-10 orders to support both the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. “DR-10 weighs about ten pounds and fits in a rucksack. This...

2012-06-17 23:02:39

Throwable Dragon Runner 10s in Combat with U.S. Army Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that its lightweight, throwable Dragon Runner 10 (DR10) robot has been selected by the U.S. military´s Robotic Systems Joint Project Office (RSJPO) to increase combat effectiveness on the battlefield. The order, valued at $4.3M, is set to deliver dozens more of the DR10 ultra-light reconnaissance robot systems to RSJPO. This is in addition to the U.S....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related