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2013-10-28 08:20:50

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence and Security company Saab and ABB is partnering with BAE System in a competitive bid for the Department of National Defence (DND) $2 billion Close Combat Vehicle (CCV) program. The Canadian Army requires high survival medium weight vehicles for future missions. The bid includes a total of 108 vehicles along with an option for the purchase of an additional 30 vehicles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120629/MM33749LOGO )...

2013-10-21 08:36:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Havaalani Isletme Ve Havacilik Endustrileri A.S. (HEAS) has selected the A3000 Advanced - Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) by Saab subsidiary HITT for Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The A-SMGCS will utilize multiple surveillance sources, including Saab's surface multilateration system, to provide controllers with improved situational awareness and operating efficiency at Turkey's third busiest...

2013-10-21 08:36:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab has released the next generation of Aerobahn®, its suite of airport surface management products and tools. Aerobahn 8 delivers a number of new features and capabilities to enable airlines, airports and air navigation service providers to further improve efficiency and collaboration across the airport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120629/MM33749LOGO ) Aerobahn has been in use for over 10 years, delivering more than 12 million user...

2013-10-19 23:01:11

Free Lunch Design, a world class game developer based in Sweden, has signed with Silver Visibility, an international public relations and media marketing firm. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Free Lunch Design, a world class game developer based in Sweden, has signed with Silver Visibility, an international public relations and media marketing firm. Founded in 1998 by Johan Peitz, Free Lunch Design boasts the creation of the smash hit, Internet phenomenon Icy Tower game. In 2007,...

2013-10-17 23:20:35

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013. London (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 Summary “Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy...

2013-10-16 16:20:09

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The West African republic of Sao Tome e Principe is trying to sell cargo valued at USD 7,5 million which they wrongfully confiscated from Swedish company Stena Oil. This is the latest attempt by the government in Sao Tome to profit on their illegal confiscation earlier this year of the ships Marida Melissa and Duzgit Integrity, chartered by Stena Oil. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131016/647544 )...

2013-10-10 23:04:45

Routine Outcome Monitoring surveys of Narconon Eslov graduates (2010 to 2012) tabulate that 86% reported drug and alcohol free after one to three years. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 In 2012 Narconon Eslov, located near the university towns of Lund and Malmo in southern Sweden, celebrated its 30th anniversary delivering Narconon residential drug rehabilitation treatment. As part of the commemoration it asked an externally contracted staff member to survey its program graduates of the last...

2013-10-05 20:20:05

ATLANTA and STOCKHOLM, Oct. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockholm, Sweden's KnCMiner AB, the stratospheric Bitcoin mining start-up that gained huge recognition earlier this week for producing the world's first 28nm Bitcoin miner, and believed to be the world's fastest 28nm concept to silicon ever made, will be debuting the first public outing of their flagship Bitcoin ASIC Mining machine; Jupiter, this weekend, 5th October, at the Crypto-Currency Con 2013 in Atlanta. (Photo:...

2013-10-02 13:50:21

Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a paper titled "Estimated Drinking Water Fluoride Exposure and Risk of Hip Fracture: A Cohort Study." In this study a team of researchers, led by Peggy Näsman, Karolinska Institute, Department of Dental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden, investigated possible adverse health effects on bone tissue from drinking fluoridated water. The study included a large cohort of Swedish residents chronically exposed to...

2013-09-30 12:30:58

STOCKHOLM, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Nobel Prize announcements will be streamed live as the news breaks on Nobelprize.org [http://www.nobelprize.org ], the official web site of the Nobel Prize, and the official channels on YouTube [http://www.youtube.com/thenobelprize ] and Google+ [https://plus.google.com/+NobelPrize/posts ] with live coverage from official press conferences and exclusive interviews with experts, including alerts on social media on Twitter...


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Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a  breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in Norrköping, Sweden. Alfvén received his PhD from the University of Uppsala in 1934. His thesis was titled "Investigations of the Ultra-short Electromagnetic Waves." He was originally trained as an electrical power engineer and later moved on to research and teaching in the fields of plasma physics. Alfvén made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...

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2008-05-27 22:50:09

The Nordic Spitz is a type of dog bred originally for work on farms and hunting. It originated in the 1600s in Sweden and was an excellent hunting companion. In the 1940s, the breed neared extinction, but was saved by a breeding program begun by Nordic Spitz enthusiasts. The breed eventually declined once again in popularity; today it is relatively rare, especially in its original purpose, as it is used more as a companion. The Nordic Spitz stands 16.5 to 18 inches tall and weighs 18 to 33...

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2008-05-22 18:12:33

The Drever, also known as the Swedish Dachsbracke, is a scent hound, bred to hunt hares, roe deer, and fox. It may be a combination of the Westphalian Dachsbracke and a beagle. The first Drever was registered in Sweden in 1913. The body of the Drever is similar to most hunting dogs in appearance, yet its legs are very short. The tallest Drever stands 15 inches high, much shorter than most hunting hounds. The breed typically is kept solely as a hunting dog and rarely ever used as a...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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