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2011-04-15 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) released the 2012 beta versions of the award-winning Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security, which are now available for free download from the Norton beta website. The Norton 2012 betas improve on performance and protection in what are already the industry's fastest and lightest security products(1). They include key security enhancements, including the ability to assess the safety and...

2011-04-12 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered critical mission systems early for the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer. The ship's first Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) data center and AN/SQS-60 mid-frequency sonar array were delivered two and eight months ahead of schedule, respectively. "The early delivery of these ship systems continues our history of stellar performance on this complex program as we effectively manage...

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2011-03-17 10:28:34

Scientists have long been aware of a link between naval sonar exercises and unusual mass strandings of beaked whales. Evidence of such a link triggered a series of lawsuits in which environmental groups sued the U.S. Navy to limit sonar exercises to reduce risk to whales. In 2008, this conflict rose to the level of the US Supreme Court which had to balance potential threat to whales from sonar against the military risk posed by naval forces inadequately trained to use sonar to detect enemy...

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2011-03-01 13:20:09

There are already systems that detect ships at sea, but a group of engineers from the UAH, led by the researcher Raúl Vicen, has introduced a new development, involving "the use of artificial intelligence techniques and improvements in the templates used to select input data". The team has come up with a new detection method "that outperforms the one that has generally been used until now, as well as offering the advantages of low computational costs, and which can also be...

2011-02-16 09:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As evidenced by the new Norton Cybercrime Index, which launched today and tracks and warns people about cybercrime risks, online crime takes place daily all over the world. Last year, Symantec discovered 286 million distinct threats, an average of nine new threats every second, targeting consumer, corporate and government computers. Given the massive growth in threats, consumers need the strongest, most comprehensive protection to...

2011-01-18 15:04:47

Military tension between North Korea and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) extends to areas of the Yellow Sea. Now defence experts based in the Republic of Korea have devised improved methods to model underwater warfare, which they believe can aid future decisions about weapons and defence purchases. The details appear today in the Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, published by SAGE. The researchers based at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Seowon...

2011-01-14 07:07:00

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a U.S. Navy contract to continue providing sonar systems for U.S. submarines, enabling the fleet to maintain an acoustic advantage. The $84 million contract contains options which, if exercised, will bring the total contract value to $2.1 billion. The program's scope includes the development, production, support and modernization of all U.S. submarine sonar systems including initial system deliveries for...

2011-01-13 05:00:00

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of sonar products for the defense and commercial fisheries markets, announced today that it has secured an equity investment led by Hasting Equity Partners, LLC and Admiralty Partners, Inc.  Boenning & Scattergood, Inc., a U.S. based investment banking firm, served as financial advisor to Marport. "This capital raise, at a time of great challenge and...

2011-01-10 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) recently delivered its 331st sonar dome rubber window (SDRW) to the U.S. Navy. Goodrich's Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) team in Jacksonville, Fla. has been the exclusive supplier of sonar domes for FFG-7, DDG-51, and CG-47 class ships to the U.S. Navy and allied navies for more than 40 years. A sonar dome is an acoustically transparent housing that surrounds the sonar transducer array, which together make up...

2011-01-07 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has delivered its 24th Sonar Composite Dome (SCD) for U.S. Navy FFG-7 class frigates. Goodrich's Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) team in Jacksonville, Fla. has been the exclusive supplier of sonar domes for FFG-7, DDG-51, and CG-47 class ships to the U.S. Navy and allied navies for more than 40 years. A sonar dome is an acoustically transparent housing that surrounds the sonar transducer array, which together...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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