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2011-08-08 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) will showcase its UAV technologies at AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. August 16-19, 2011. Highlights at Goodrich's booth 1407 will be: Electronic fuel injection (EFI); Extremely compact shortwave infrared camera (SWIR); TASE gimbals - inertial stabilized micro-gimbals; Piccolo Autopilots - complete flight management systems; TERPROM systems...

2011-08-04 08:00:00

BINGEN, Wash., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insitu Inc. announced today that it has introduced the Inceptor small unmanned aircraft system (UAS), which will provide the public safety market with real-time video and stable, high-resolution imagery. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110804/SF47197) The short-range tactical rotorcraft system can be available when first responders need it. Inceptor's compact size fits in the trunk of a car and is easy to launch and recover in almost...

2011-07-31 00:02:09

Coast Guard awards $2.2 million contract to modernize ROV fleet. State College, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2011 KCF Technologies' Smart Tether -- a robust, ready-to-use technology that has revolutionized underwater navigation and positioning -- is proud to have played an important role in helping VideoRay obtain a major contract by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) of the US Department of Defense. Announced July 15, the $2.2 million contract will modernize the United States...

2011-07-25 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) and Currawong Engineering Pty Ltd. of Tasmania, Australia, today announced a joint distribution agreement for technology developed for small gasoline and heavy fuel UAV engines. Goodrich will become a worldwide distributor for the marketing, selling and integration of Currawong's high efficiency Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) technology called "SEEFIS". The Currawong SEEFIS technology, already tightly...

2011-07-21 07:20:00

MANCHING, Germany, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EURO HAWK®, the first high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), signals intelligence (SIGINT) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) based on the RQ-4 Global Hawk produced by Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for the German Bundeswehr, successfully touched down in Manching, Germany, today. The EURO HAWK® took off on July 20 at 2:50 PDT (11:50 Central European Summer Time) from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and landed at...

2011-07-18 06:45:00

KINSTON, N.C., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spatial Integrated Systems, Inc. (SIS) announced that it has won a major contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for the advancement of Unmanned Maritime Systems. The award builds on SIS's successful development to date of a fully autonomous maritime navigation and control system (Autonomous Maritime Navigation (AMN)). Under this three-year contract, SIS will demonstrate the technical viability of beyond-state-of-the-art advanced...

2011-07-16 00:00:35

VideoRay has been awarded a $2.2 Million contract by Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to Modernize the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Fleet. Phoenixville, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 VideoRay announced that it had been awarded a $2.2 million dollar contract by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) of the US Department of Defense to modernize the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) fleet of VideoRay Remotely Operated...

2011-07-12 07:40:00

POINT MUGU, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The AME Unmanned Air Systems (AME UAS) team announces the receipt of a follow-on contract for the Joint Interoperable Target Control System (JITCS). This contract enables the continued development of standard Target Control System interfaces for the Common Interface Target Control System (CITCS). The contract was received on June 20, 2011, and has a three-year period of performance. The JITCS effort will directly support the Target...

2011-07-06 10:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced the appointment of Joseph Parsley as vice president, business development of its engineering and life-cycle management business unit. In this role, Parsley will be responsible for capturing new business and growing the client and partner relationships already in place for the Huntsville-based business unit. Parsley joined the company from Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems. His 14-year career at Northrop...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

BINGEN, Wash., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insitu Inc. announced today that it has become a founding partner of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Foundation. As a founding partner, Insitu will contribute valuable resources to the foundation and its global initiatives to develop educational programs that attract and equip students for careers in robotics and the rapidly growing unmanned systems industry. "We want to help keep students interested in math...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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