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2014-09-29 04:20:17

Raytheon initiates more work with Polish defense industry TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is partnering with TELDAT to develop and produce advanced militarized routers for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. TELDAT engineers and technicians will design, integrate and qualify this key communications networking technology for Patriot. Under the initial contract, the engineering teams from each company can begin design work and trade...

2014-09-28 04:20:51

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: The execution of U.S. foreign policy that has relied on the use of force and support provided to selected factions, whether in the volatile Middle East or in other hot spots, has been an abject failure. An astronomical cost has been paid with American and foreign lives and currency. The war against the Islamic State will be no different. Photo -...

2014-09-26 16:22:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's address to the UN General Assembly a rhetorical cocktail of hatred, deceit and distortion. Once again, as in his previous UN speeches, Abbas undermined prospects for advancing peace. "President Abbas today offered no fresh ideas, indeed no hope for peace," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Recycling well-worn and false accusations against Israel, ignoring the damage...

2014-09-26 04:20:40

LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Soma Oil & Gas

2014-09-25 23:05:33

Selling iPhones through the Cell Phones For Soldiers iPhone Buyback Program supports troops and veterans. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Children have headed back to school equipped with the latest and greatest clothes, computers and school supplies to kick-off the year. Now, it’s the adult’s turn to upgrade. After Apple’s announcement last week, many are anticipating the opportunity to purchase the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple confirmed a record 4 million pre-orders...

2014-09-24 23:05:47

Axon Dx, LLC, an Axon Connected company, and SRI International have entered into an agreement that includes an SRI investment in Axon Dx and a non-exclusive license. HARRISONBURG, Virginia (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Axon Dx, LLC, an Axon Connected company, and SRI International, an independent, nonprofit research institute, have entered into an agreement that includes an SRI investment in Axon Dx and a non-exclusive license to certain SRI patents related to cancer diagnostics. Financial...

2014-09-23 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement today: The Royal Saudi Air Force today participated in military operations over Syria to confront terrorism emanating from Daash (ISIS). These efforts will support the moderate Syrian opposition as part of an international coalition to defeat terrorism, which is a deadly evil afflicting the world, and the fraternal Syrian people to restore security, unity and to rebuild...

2014-09-22 08:32:22

Online State Archives are a remarkable resource for librarians, historians, genealogists, students and teachers. WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DigitalStateArchives.com has completed a three-year effort to consolidate and categorize materials from the online archives of all 50 states. "State archives hold some incredible collections," says David Sarokin, the creator of the Digital State Archives website. "The trick is knowing where to find them." Digital State Archives...

2014-09-21 23:00:43

They are predicting a nuclear terrorist attack from the Hudson on Manhattan and from the Thames on Dartford, East of London, on September 22, or if not then, before the end of the month. London, England (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Their President, Gordon Ritchie, explains the new calculations as follows… “The bible book of Haggai is not a story about two Scottish Nationalist dishes. It is the story of the rebuilding of the physical temple in Jerusalem. For the first temple, built by...

2014-09-19 16:23:08

CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Artists from the Canadian Forces Artists Program provide insights from contemporary conflict zones. Compelled by narratives of genocide, the traumatic legacy of colonialism, and the War on Terror, the works in Terms of Engagement offer an encounter and provocative engagement with Canada's international role as a nation of warriors and peacekeepers. The Canadian Forces Artists Program (CFAP) was launched in 2001 to embed artists alongside Canadian...


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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