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2011-04-02 00:00:29

Tobacco and stress: It's a vicious cycle. The very thing many do to ease their stress is actually contributing to it. Falls Church, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Most tobacco users believe that tobacco reduces their stress and helps them manage unpleasant moods. Many service men and women report that stress is a major reason they smoke or chew tobacco, since military life produces unique pressures and challenges. But a recent article published on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)...

2011-03-28 08:30:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris is providing DoD with additional multiband vehicular radios for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. AN/VRC-110 radio systems provide users with reliable and secure line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight communications. Harris radio systems are widely installed in DoD's fleet of MRAP vehicles. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company,...

2011-03-22 08:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GOMAC Tech11-- Maxtek Components Corporation, doing business as Tektronix Component Solutions, has been accredited by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Defense Microelectronics Agency (DMEA) as a Category 1A Microelectronics Trusted Source for IC packaging/assembly and test services. The accreditation certifies that Tektronix Component Solutions meets stringent product control and security standards in providing trusted microelectronic...

2011-03-15 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris is providing DoD with additional tactical satellite radios for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected-ATV vehicles. Falcon II AN/VRC-103 radio systems provide users with reliable and secure line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight communications. Harris is providing integrated communication capabilities to the majority of MRAP vehicles. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and...

2011-03-11 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris is providing DoD with additional tactical satellite radios for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected-ATV vehicles. Falcon II AN/VRC-103 radio systems provide users with reliable and secure line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight communications.. Harris is providing an integrated system of communications found in almost all MRAP-ATV vehicles currently deployed to Afghanistan. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS),...

2011-03-07 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite technologies and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced it was awarded a $495,000 contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to conduct an architectural study of commercial communications satellite (COCOMSAT) systems capabilities. The report, which will focus on meeting the future tactical communications-on-the-move...

2011-03-07 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today that it received the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Nunn-Perry Award for mentor-protege excellence. Named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, the award recognizes outstanding mentor-protege teams formed under the auspices of the DoD Mentor-Protege program. SAIC received the award in recognition for its exemplary...

2011-02-04 07:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bringing together select leaders from the U.S. Department of Defense, The Department of Homeland Security, other government agencies and the private sector, the Center of Excellence in Logistics and Technology (LOGTECH) held the First Annual General William G.T. Tuttle, Jr., USA (Ret.) Awards dinner. This special event occurred on February 3 at the Kenan Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler...

2011-01-25 12:13:41

If the U.S. military increases its use of alternative fuels, there will be no direct benefit to the nation's armed forces, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Any benefits from investment in alternative fuels by the U.S. Department of Defense will accrue to the nation as a whole rather than to mission-specific needs of the military, researchers found. The study is based on an examination of alternative jet and naval fuels that can be produced from coal or various renewable resources,...

2011-01-17 08:28:00

Continues Leadership in Delivering Solutions that Help Customers Meet Information Governance and Compliance Requirements WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ - OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) today announced that components of the OpenText ECM Suite 2010 together with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 have met U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 5015.02-STD certification requirements for records management, encompassing unstructured content including physical, electronic and email...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.