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2013-10-21 23:20:00

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that its TALON robot is now actively deployed in 30 countries globally. Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that its TALON® robot is now actively deployed in 30 countries globally. Since its introduction more than a decade ago, the TALON family of robots has earned a worldwide reputation for durability, flexibility, modularity and performance. TALON is in its fourth generation of upgrades,...

2013-09-30 23:22:34

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s 720th Special Tactics group has selected Tactical Atmospheric Sounding Kit (TASK™) systems and radiosondes for use by special operations weather teams. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s 720th Special Tactics group has selected Tactical Atmospheric Sounding Kit (TASK™) systems and...

2013-09-25 23:04:32

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today it was awarded a three-year, $10 million contract with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today it was awarded a three-year, $10 million contract with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide engineering and testing subject matter expertise in the areas of service oriented...

2013-06-27 23:22:58

QinetiQ North America, along with five other companies, has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement for Information Technology and Development Services by the GSA PBS CIO. Delta Corporate Services is excited to be part of the QNA team on this contract and will be providing services that may include Application Operation and Maintenance Support, PBS Application Support and National Application Helpdesk Services, Technical Training, and Information Security Services. Parsippany, New Jersey...

2013-06-13 23:15:25

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today it was awarded a five-year multiple award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today it was awarded a five-year multiple award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to provide IT and software development services to GSA´s Public Buildings Service (PBS) headquarters and GSA´s...

2013-06-04 23:03:28

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that Lockheed Martin has selected its enhanced LAST® lightweight composite armor to protect AC-130J aircraft. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that Lockheed Martin has selected its enhanced LAST® lightweight composite armor to protect AC-130J aircraft. Part of QNA´s survivability suite, LAST armor is a unique, field installable system for use on a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft....


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William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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