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Bird Strikes With Military Helicopters Studied
2014-03-04 04:44:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study by published in the Wildlife Society Bulletin shows how US military helicopters are vulnerable to getting hit by birds. Apache and Chinook helicopters play important roles in military services, but the latest study shows just how vulnerable rotary-wing aircraft are to wildlife strikes. Estimates show that these wildlife strikes cost the aviation industry $1.2 billion per year globally, but these predictions did not include...

2013-10-12 23:02:32

Suunto Ambit 2, one of the best navigation and fitness GPS watches ever made, is on sale with super savings for members of the US military. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Suunto Ambit 2 is on sale with huge price reductions for all military personnel at the Heart Rate Watch Company. EXCLUSIVE MILITARY DISCOUNTS "This is an awesome sale because these watches are 25% off and on top of it you can use our exclusive 10% military discount coupon code which you can get simply by...

2013-09-26 12:20:31

Safety and efficiency are among core attributes of the Tulsa-based company's launch of new material-handling equipment designed for construction contractors, municipalities, security contractors and the US military. TULSA, Okla., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacuworx Global, a leading provider of vacuum-lifting equipment for pipeline handlers and contractors in the US and abroad, will demonstrate its new concrete road barrier lifter during the 2013 International Construction &...

Researchers Use Squid Protein To Create High-Tech Camouflage
2013-09-11 11:35:27

[ Watch the Video: Camouflage Coating Modeled After Squids ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In another instance of technology inspired by nature, researchers from the University of California Irvine’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering say they’ve created a camouflage coating modeled after the Pencil Squid. This development, say the researchers, could one day be particularly useful to the US Military. Using a protein modeled after that found in a...

2013-09-10 23:04:20

San Francisco-based tie designer, Bows-N-Ties.com, just released a limited edition military necktie honoring for each of the four military branches. The proceeds from the sale of these ties will be donated to Stop Soldier Suicide - a nonprofit that connects military men and women who struggle with PTSD with free mental healthcare. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 San Francisco-based tie designer, Bows-N-Ties.com, just released a limited edition necktie to honor the men and...

Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding Enemy In WikiLeaks Case
2013-07-30 14:46:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Army soldier charged with providing classified data to WikiLeaks was found not guilty of aiding the enemy on Tuesday. This was the top charge in a 21-count indictment that could have carried a life sentence. However, PFC Bradley Manning could still find himself behind bars for the rest of his life, as he was convicted on multiple counts including violation of the Espionage Act. Manning had previously confessed to being...

US Cyber Command Prepares For Virtual Warfare
2013-06-07 11:08:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Facing constant attacks from Chinese hackers, the US military is gearing up for a high-tech battle to defend national secrets and American companies. According to Reuters, the cyber warfare arm of the military, Cyber Command, is packing its $358 million command center with another three to four thousand soldiers to ward off incoming assaults from China, Russia and elsewhere. Cyber Command is lead by Army General Keith Alexander,...

2013-05-24 23:21:13

With Memorial Day coming up Funeral Financials asks American´s to take the money they would have spent on beer and donate it to an EOD Scholarship fund. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Funeral Financials is encouraging American´s to donate their beer money this Memorial Day to the EOD Memorial Foundation Funeral Financials considers EOD´s from the US Military to be the greatest victims from the war. According to MarineEOD.com, bomb disposal in the United States originated...

2012-10-02 02:20:22

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) announced today that it has signed an agreement worth approximately $3.5 million with the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) to support malaria vaccine development. Under the terms of the agreement, GenVec is responsible for producing clinical supplies of its malaria vaccine, which utilizes its novel, proprietary technology. NMRC plans to use this clinical material to assess the safety and efficacy of these...

Hacker Looking For US Military Documents Finds VMWare Source Code
2012-04-27 05:44:32

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Members from the hacktivist group “LulzSec” are at it again, as source code from VMWare´s ESX hypervisor technology has been leaked to a website used to anonymously host hacked files. According to a company blog, VMWare has said a “single file” from their ESX source code had been leaked and posted to Pastebin. The company also went on to say the source code is 8-9 years old. Lain Mulholland, director of VMware´s security...