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2014-03-13 12:20:19

DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $255 million contract in late 2013 from the U.S. Army for Lot 9 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket. The new allotment of rockets will be delivered to the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Republic of Italy. Delivery will begin in April 2015. Work will be performed at the Lockheed Martin facilities in Camden, Ark., and Dallas, Texas. "We are proud of the continued...

2014-03-12 23:28:38

AppDaddy Technologies' Tactical NAV, a mobile application currently available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play, is being used by military pilots in Europe for close air support training. Known as CAS, close air support uses military aircraft in an attack against enemy ground forces that are in close proximity to friendly forces. Fort Bragg, NC (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A mobile application is being used by military pilots in Europe for close air support training. The mobile...

2014-03-12 23:04:23

Build & Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 One of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Titanfall™, has been transformed from onscreen play to building sets with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. Respawn™ Entertainment, creator of the game set to release in March 2014, and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to...

2014-03-11 08:29:04

Presentation on March 25, 2014 at 2:10 PM EDT PRINCETON, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense countermeasures where there remains an unmet medical need, announced today that its Chief Scientific Officer, Robert N. Brey, PhD, will give a presentation on the "Development of Thermostable Subunit Vaccines" at the...

2014-03-10 16:21:50

Mineta Transportation Institute security experts Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth examine the facts. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --At 9:00 pm on March 1, 2014, six men and two women, dressed in black and wielding knives, arrived at the Kunming train station, one of the largest in southwest China, and began slashing people at random. Before authorities could stop them, the assailants had killed 29 people and wounded another 143. It was the...

2014-03-10 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club president wrote the U.S. secretary of Defense today expressing concern about reports that U.S. special forces personnel in Afghanistan had beaten an Afghan radio journalist. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO American special forces recently assaulted Radio Paighame Milli in Afghanistan, detaining the station owner and two employees, while cutting off its broadcasts, according to a...

2014-03-10 08:37:25

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mobility Community of CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, is teaming with Cell Phones for Soldiers to make it easier for United States service members stationed overseas to stay in touch with family and friends back home. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO The CompTIA Mobility Community has challenged association members to donate old and...

2014-03-08 23:00:08

Bands are encouraged to apply by Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with TAG Entertainment Society today announced that they are seeking band applications for the inaugural TAG Battle of the Bands competition. Applications and videos will be accepted until Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. TAG Battle of the Bands is a unique musical competition featuring bands made up of Georgia's most talented and...

2014-03-07 16:20:33

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to proposed cuts to the fiscal year 2015 budget highlighted in remarks made by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel this week, the Military Child Education Coalition® (MCEC®) raised concern for the children of Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve service members likely to be impacted by potential cuts to force strength and programs supporting military families. During this period of transition, the Military...

2014-03-07 12:28:06

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c28rcp/battlefield ) has announced the addition of the "Battlefield Management Systems Market - Forecast & Analysis 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) BMS is a rules-based expert system providing commanders with a more comprehensive view of the battlefield in terms of situational awareness, target analysis, and automated...


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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