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2014-01-08 12:20:18

ARCHBALD, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an $84.5 million contract on Dec. 23 from the U.S. Navy to produce paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). Under the four-year indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs, shipping containers, logistics and product support to the U.S. Navy. "Lockheed Martin remains committed to providing U.S. Navy aircrews with the most innovative,...

2013-12-23 23:24:58

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “Our top priority is making certain that all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma have instant access to the nation’s most skilled and experienced mesothelioma compensation lawyers, which is why we will be remaining open on Christmas and New Year's day. All US Navy Veterans or individuals seeking honest help, support, and advice about mesothelioma, can call the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466 for their unsurpassed services....

2013-12-22 23:02:51

Comark, a leading provider of high-performance, rugged computer and display solutions, will be exhibiting at the 26th Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium (SNA) on January 14-16, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Virginia. The SNA is specifically designed to promote communication between the Military and Business communities who share a common interest in Naval Surface Warfare and to support the activities of Surface Naval Forces. Medfield, MA (PRWEB) December 22, 2013...

2013-12-13 23:24:26

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, "Tragically of the 2500 to 3000 US citizens who are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year about one third served in the US Navy, and we are incredibly passionate about making certain these individuals get the best possible compensation, and treatment, and at the same time we also make certain these incredibly special people are treated properly by the VA." For more information diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members...

2013-12-12 23:31:30

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, About 40% of the diagnosed victims we talk to are Veterans of the US Navy. Of this group, more than 50% went on to work in careers where it was likely that they were exposed to asbestos for a second time, and this is why we want these types of individuals, or their families, to call us at 866-714-6466 so we can provide them with instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, because these types of victims should...

2013-12-05 23:28:50

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the most quoted group on the Internet for families of diagnosed victims of mesothelioma whose family member has passed away before there was time to get the financial compensation claims process started. The group fears hundreds of families lose out on what could be hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars, in mesothelioma financial compensation claims because they incorrectly assume with the loss of the loved one, they lose the potential for...

2013-12-04 23:19:33

HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel-S Thermal Imaging System Featured in an OPSTAR Demonstration in California Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 This past week in California, HGH Infrared Systems had the privilege of participating in the Offshore Platform Security Threat Awareness and Response (OPSTAR) program. The program, developed and conducted by the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Asymmetric Warfare, was designed to explore the homeland security, homeland defense,...

2013-12-03 23:29:41

Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has been awarded a contract valued up to $112 million from the Naval Air Systems Command, Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to develop hands-on training devices, desktop trainers and simulators for each variant of the Littoral Combat Ship’s (LCS) Mission Bays. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has been...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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