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2011-07-14 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to provide measurement and signature intelligence services in support of the National Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Office. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year base period of performance and four one-year options....

2010-05-20 07:02:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- InTTENSITY announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to provide InTTENSITY software, the combined text extraction solution of Inxight and Attensity(TM) software, for next-generation text extraction for mission elements at the DIA. "InTTENSITY is the first and only combination of two leading In-Q-Tel software packages, representing forward leaning technology for text analytics," said Jason James,...

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2008-12-19 16:15:00

In a move that would have any astrophysicist scratching his head, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) commissioned a report to assess whether gravitational waves could threaten national security. The JASON Defense Advisory Group was also asked to investigate other potential applications for high-frequency gravitational waves, such as imaging the Earth's core or uses in telecommunications. Gravitational waves are wrinkles in space-time caused by the movement of objects with...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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