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2011-08-16 13:13:00

LONDON, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Air Force personnel from UK, US, OCCAR, Poland, Brazil and Belgium are gathering at the 8th Annual Military Aviation Repair and Maintenance meeting to discuss how to increase efficiency of maintenance and parts supply whilst tackling the problems associated with industry reliance and military-industry relationships. Implementing lifecycle management and the adaptations required as aircraft life expectancy and fleet age increases and...

2011-08-03 07:00:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Air T) (NASDAQ: AIRT) announced that it will release its results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011 on August 10, 2011. Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, manufactures and sells aircraft deicers and other special purpose industrial equipment, and provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to airlines. Air T is one of the largest,...

2011-06-30 07:23:00

LONDON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With air power providing the spearhead for NATO's operations in Libya, and with Libyan rebels calling for further reinforcement on the ground, the importance of close air support (CAS), precision targeting and minimising collateral damage for today's forces can not be overstated. While the fundamentals of close air support have not changed since their initial concept, the training, platforms, weapons and procedures involved are...

2011-06-21 03:30:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a one-year subcontract worth $24.7 million for support services of the ground station elements of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system. Work under this contract will provide field support services to the mission control and launch and recovery elements for 10 Global Hawk ground stations deployed globally and operating at multiple domestic and international locations,...

2011-06-01 05:25:00

KNUTSFORD, England, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Royal Air Force Contractor Chooses Leading Content Service Provider to Supply Movies, TV Shows and Audio Channels for Military Personnel's Entertainment. IFE Services, a leading in-flight entertainment (IFE) supplier, has been selected by AirTanker to meet its onboard passenger entertainment needs. From this Autumn, IFE Services will supply AirTanker with a selection of Hollywood Blockbusters, classic movies, TV shows and...

2011-05-13 14:00:00

BINGEN, Wash., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insitu Inc., in collaboration with Boeing, ING Engineering and the Canadian Forces, today announced that it has donated a ScanEagle unmanned aircraft to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Marking the significance of Canada's participation in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, the contribution coincides with the commemoration of the 25,000 combat flight hours that Insitu systems have flown in support of the...


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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