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2014-10-09 12:33:12

BEIRUT, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Samir Geagea, the leader of the Lebanese Christian political party Lebanese Forces, spoke today of Lebanon's continued deep commitment to international military intervention taking place against ISIS. He also called for a new initiative to combat the ideas of ISIS in all of our countries, communities, and online. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141009/709823 ) Speaking in Beirut, Mr Geagea said: "Lebanon...

2014-10-09 08:22:37

DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPERALIS HOLDING Corp. (IMHC.PK) announced the purchase of 100% of the common stock of Safeguard Armor, Inc. (Safeguard). Safeguard, a privately owned Nevada Corporation, with an office in Dallas, Texas, is a provider of armor protection solutions, specializing in ballistic blast, I.E.D. blast mitigation and intrusion protection for commercial assets, power plants, pumping stations, oil and gas facilities, and vehicles both military and consumer...

2014-10-08 23:12:36

The American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC), the nation's leading accreditation body (AB) introduces ARM 9009, the first and only quality management certification program for the armoring and firearms industry New York, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 For the Firearms and Armored products business, whether it be rifles, revolvers, pistols, armored vehicles or body armor, quality is essential to ensure the most accurate and reliable performance for gun owners and customers of...

2014-10-08 23:09:32

Author Tory Johnson Shares Her Treadmill Desk Obsession, Attributes It To Her Life-Changing Weight Loss and Happiness Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 October 7th, 2014: Rebel Desk, makers of adjustable-height desks and treadmill desks, recently had morning news anchors picking up the pace when author and entrepreneur Tory Johnson stopped in to promote her new book, “The Shift: How I Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life.” Johnson, also the Good Morning America “Good...

2014-10-08 16:21:00

Hack-proofing for drones, wearable tech star at AUSA show WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybersecurity experts will hack and crash a remote-controlled drone helicopter as part of Raytheon's showcase at this year's Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense contractor will also show technology including wearable computers for the battlefield and discuss products such as missile defense radars and...

2014-10-07 23:09:51

OPFOR SMARTbook 3 -Red Team Army (Forces, Operations & Tactics) is the first comprehensive educational guide documenting Soviet-derived military forces to be released in nearly 30 years. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The Lightning Press is pleased to announce the release of its first “Opposing Forces” SMARTbooks, OPFOR SMARTbook 3 - Red Team Army (Forces, Operations & Tactics). Written as a training tool for U.S. forces, this new reference guide examines the...

2014-10-07 12:28:21

"REBELS THEME" (FLUX PAVILION'S THE GHOST REMIX) SET FOR RELEASE TODAY, OCTOBER 7 BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the new Disney XD animated series "Star Wars Rebels," UK dubstep producer/DJ Flux Pavilion (aka Josh Steele) has remixed the show's evocative theme song. The "Rebels Theme" (Flux Pavilion's The Ghost Remix) is available today at digital retail outlets. Continuing the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga, "Star Wars Rebels"...

2014-10-07 08:32:48

Wisconsin CITGO Marketers to Provide Three Lucky Fans with Pro Football Tickets and Trip to Florida GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its local Wisconsin Marketers have teamed up for the "Battle of the Bays" sweepstakes to give three lucky fans the ultimate game day experience. Between now and Nov. 15, Wisconsin football fans are encouraged to visit participating CITGO locations in Green Bay, Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. and fill out an...

2014-10-06 20:23:25

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has appointed Michael Page as vice president of Information Technology Services (ITS) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, Page will lead SRI's information technology strategy and operations and drive IT-supported business process innovation. He will oversee corporate information systems, network and host security, telecommunications systems, and desktop support services. "Michael Page's experience is a...

2014-10-06 08:20:39

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies will host a discussion with Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command. The event will be held Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott--14(th) Floor, at 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia. Whether serving as a strategic deterrent, regional shaping tool, or as a platform that can span the globe--long...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.