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2015-03-11 08:20:54

Updates make SM-3 more lethal against advanced threats TUCSON, Ariz., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has begun enhancing Standard Missile-3 Block

2015-03-10 08:29:24

Operation Heartfirst(TM) will help military vets own and operate their own franchised gyms HASTINGS, Minn., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Fitness is partnering with Tee It

2015-03-09 23:07:34

Devoted fans are excited about this year’s live tour, and popular provider Ticketability.com is offering discount Madonna tickets to the general public.

2015-03-09 23:01:41

Retired Army Officer and strategic analyst hails forthcoming book on global threat of militant Islam. Palisades, NY (PRWEB) March 09, 2015 Retired U.S.

2015-03-06 16:25:23

NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC has announced a grant to support IsraAID in assisting Israeli trauma specialists working with their Jordanian counterparts aiding refugees from

2015-03-06 08:20:41

LONDON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Military platforms [https://www.visiongain.com/Report/1393/Military-Platform-Lifetime-Support-Services-Market-2015-2025 ] form the

2015-03-05 23:04:32

The 11th International Conference on Military Geosciences (ICMG), to be hosted June 15-19, 2015 by Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) at the U.S.

2015-03-05 12:28:11

Partnership Propels "Tennis Thanks the Troops" Campaign MCLEAN, Va., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ThanksUSA today announced a new partnership with sports apparel company Athletic

Musashi Paul Allen
2015-03-05 12:17:53

After searching for eight years, an expedition funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found one of the largest and most technologically advanced battleships in naval history, a World War II-era Japanese vessel that had been sunk in the waters near the Philippines.

2015-03-05 08:27:08

In select theaters on March 20, 2015, are ghostly attacks causing 8,000 yearly US military suicides? HOUSTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WARx2 is coming to select theaters on March


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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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