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2014-12-22 23:06:09

The Department of the Navy (DoN) selects DRT Strategies as a contractor for its three-year, Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Customer Technical Representative (CTR) Support Services

unmanned helicopter
2014-12-19 10:36:40

The MQ-8B was controlled and operated from a Fire Scout control station located on board the Bertholf by both Navy pilots and Coast Guard personnel.

2014-12-18 08:24:57

Company Founded by Former U.S. Navy SEALs Establishes New Record for Competitors Prizes in Obstacle Course Racing MIAMI, Dec.

2014-12-16 23:10:59

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent story of a woman from the United Kingdom who was exposed to asbestos while in the workplace and is urging individuals who were

2014-12-16 16:20:35

Northrop Grumman, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy partner to demonstrate unmanned mission flexibility POINT MUGU, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-12-15 08:21:33

BALTIMORE, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-12-12 23:06:16

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent news article from the United Kingdom about a construction worker who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, and is urging former construction

Navy Laser Weapon
2014-12-11 12:15:58

Because lasers make everything better. Except for Alderaan.

2014-12-10 08:20:37

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $25.9 million U.S.


Latest United States Navy Reference Libraries

Dale Gardner
2012-10-18 11:58:31

Dale Gardner is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Dale Allan Gardner on November 8, 1948 in Fairmont, Minnesota. Gardner grew up both in Minnesota and Savanna, Illinois, but he considers Clinton, Iowa to be his hometown. He graduated from Savanna Community High School in 1966 as valedictorian of his class. He then went on to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics in 1970. With his degree in hand, he joined...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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2007-04-18 15:16:24

The Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis, also known as the cigar shark or luminous shark, is a small rarely-seen dogfish shark. Anatomy and morphology The Cookiecutter sharks often glow green and grow up to 20 in (50 cm) long. The underside of the shark is bioluminescent, glowing a pale blue-green that matches the background light from the ocean's surface that serves as camouflage to creatures beneath it. However, a small non-luminescent patch appears black deceiving the shark's...

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Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.