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2011-04-29 14:00:00

GROTON, Conn., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has released $1.2 billion for the construction of the 14th Virginia-class submarine, SSN-787, to General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

2011-04-14 09:00:00

PORT MATILDA, Pa., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QBC Diagnostics is pleased to announce the sale of STAR hematology analyzers to the United States Navy for use on submarines around the globe. The QBC STAR provides a 9-parameter complete blood count through its patented dry hematology approach, which eliminates the need for liquid reagents in the system.

2011-04-13 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During a U.S.

2011-04-11 09:00:00

GROTON, Conn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat reached a major construction milestone on the submarine Mississippi (SSN-782), completing work on the pressure hull in less time than any previous ship of its class. Electric Boat achieved "pressure hull complete" three weeks faster than the previous Virginia-class submarine record.

2011-02-25 12:45:04

One Sailor's request to replace humming fluorescent bulbs with a quiet alternative inspired the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to create the Solid State Lighting (SSL) project, currently being evaluated aboard several ships and submarines across the US Navy.

2011-02-11 10:00:00

GROTON, Conn., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $60 million U.S. Navy contract modification that funds continued design efforts to make Virginia-class submarines more affordable.

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.

2010-11-23 13:55:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KnuckleBonz(®) Inc. is excited to unveil a series of limited edition statues in their Rock Iconz(® )series representing characters from the animated film classic The Beatles, Yellow Submarine. KnuckleBonz is working closely with Apple Corps. Ltd.

2010-10-12 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received two contracts totaling $115.7 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multimission helicopter.

2010-10-07 16:18:00

GROTON, Conn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a $400.6 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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