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2014-02-11 16:28:09

BELVIDERE, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The April 2013 attack on a San Jose, CA, power substation serving Silicon Valley has been termed the most significant incident of domestic terrorism involving the grid that has ever occurred in the U.S. The solution for protecting such substations and other critical infrastructure could involve an old-world solution. The well-planned and organized attack on the PG&E substation began when someone cut an important AT&T...

2014-02-11 16:22:30

Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant to Destroy 523 Tons of Chemical Weapons RICHMOND, Ky., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced that construction of the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant's main plant facilities are now more than 75 percent complete. Bechtel leads the team, Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass, that is building the pilot plant for the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA) program....

2014-02-11 12:21:06

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $22 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) Special Repair Activities for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command's Apache attack helicopters. Under this three-year contract, Lockheed Martin will provide tools and test equipment to maintain components of the M-TADS/PNVS system. The Royal Saudi Land...

2014-02-07 12:20:42

Paper examines the importance of Food Defense as it relates to security measures that should be taken to protect the country's food supply SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISI Security, the industry leader in critical security solutions in the detention facilities market has recently published a position paper titled Food Defense: What it is, Why we need it, and Where Is It Going? The paper was authored by Ray Gilley, President and CEO at ISI Security. It is important to...

2014-02-07 08:23:08

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted historian and Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving (dadsrights.com) will be featured in NBC Chicago's (Ch. 5) tribute to African American history airing Saturday, February 8 at 5 AM and Sunday, February 9 at 5 and 8 AM. Host Art Norman will highlight Leving's analysis of historical artifacts evidencing the dedication and sacrifice of African Americans serving our country. First, Leving will present an archive of material related to the...

2014-02-06 16:23:39

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, CREATE (National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events), in partnership with the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, presents a dynamic, moderated discussion on the state of Terrorism; how it's portrayed in film and television and what's current in the real world. Thursday, February 6, 2014 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. The Ray Stark Family Theater, SCA...

Olympic Sized Security For Sochi
2014-02-06 13:34:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the curtain is about to rise for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi final touches are still coming together, but the question of security remains. Last week the State Department issued a travel alert to those heading to Russia, and this week news has circulated that specific threats may exist that included possible toothpaste tube bombs. The United States Navy has even been tasked to the Black Sea to be ready to help evacuate US...

2014-02-05 23:01:47

Animal Support cofounders, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are proud to support the non-profit organization Animals for Armed Forces® Foundation, which matches sheltered pets with members of the armed forces and their families through free adoption events. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Truly win-win opportunities are a rarity in today’s society; however Animal Support and its cofounders, the Omidi brothers, are happy to report they found one and are now enthusiastic supporters of...

2014-02-05 23:00:40

CollisionMax of Pennsauken, NJ is asking the public to nominate area U.S. military veterans for the 10th award of an auto body repair job; to nominate, visit metalofhonorproject.com by Friday, February 21. Pennsauken, NJ (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 CollisionMax of Pennsauken, NJ, is now accepting nominations for the next winner of its Metal of Honor Project, which has already selected nine U.S. military veterans for a free auto body repair. The deadline for nominations is Friday, February...

2014-02-05 20:21:26

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2trqtf/nonlethal) has announced the addition of the "Non-Lethal Weapons Market - Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2trqtf/nonlethal ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Prevailing uncertain economic circumstances, the complex political situation, and the deteriorating security...


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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