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2014-01-16 12:21:03

Leveraging its open architecture approach, General Dynamics enables the Navy to quickly integrate new technologies onto critical platforms to meet fast-changing mission requirements. FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded two contracts valued at approximately $226.7 million by the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office for continuing efforts to...

2014-01-15 12:20:23

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15 million contract modification to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the submarine base. Under the terms of the...

2014-01-15 08:20:36

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Defense and Security USA (SDAS) announced today that Saab's Sea Giraffe AMB Radar recently received its official designation from the U.S. Navy. The Sea Giraffe AMB Radar system's official U.S. Navy nomenclature is now the AN/SPS-77 (V)1.Partnering with General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works and Austal, SDAS is responsible for integrating the AN/SPS-77 radar into the USS Independence and other ships of the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat...

2014-01-09 23:02:58

Joseph Sipia, 92, of Runnemede, NJ, served in the Philippines with the U.S. Navy in World War II. He is the eighth winner of an autobody repair from CollisionMax through its Metal of Honor Project. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Joseph Sipia, a 92-year-old World War II U.S. Navy veteran, has been named the latest winner of CollisionMax’s Metal of Honor project. Free of charge, CollisionMax of Sicklerville, NJ, will repair Mr. Sipia’s “dream car,” a metallic ivory 1998...

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...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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