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2014-06-22 20:20:11

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a Missile Defense Agency test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) destroyed a complex, long-range ballistic missile target in space. It was the ninth intercept for the GMD program, which is designed to protect the U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attack by destroying incoming threats outside of the Earth's atmosphere. "This...

2014-06-21 23:03:52

As a mud tank and solids control system manufacturer, with location in Houston, and Beijing, GN designed mud tanks for over 30 countries in the world. GN new mud tank designed for the drilling rig including the construction of the mud tanks and new model of solids control equipment. Houston,Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 As a mud tank and solids control system manufacturer, with location in Houston, and Beijing, GN designed mud tanks for over 30 countries in the world. GN oil drilling solids...

2014-06-19 23:19:35

Aerospace Distrubutor Appeals For US Congress Support of Jordan Against Threats From Iraq (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace navigates through political hot spots in the world as it expands in foreign markets. The Tulsa-based company is one of the largest independent aerospace distributors in the Americas with 248,000 line items and 6.8 million parts and several of its key new accounts are in foreign markets with high growth potential and a...

2014-06-19 16:28:27

DALLAS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it has presented two grants, a total of $60,000, to the USO (United Service Organizations) to support locations at Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) and San Antonio, TX. The grants will be used to provide vital resources and support to active duty troops, as well as their families. "Verizon is proud to work with these two USO centers in Texas," said Michelle Miller, Central Texas region president at Verizon...

2014-06-19 12:26:09

1.4 Million American Households Have Unlocked Firearms that Could Fall into the Wrong Hands WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority. According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.4 million homes have firearms stored in a way that makes them accessible to the wrong hands -...

2014-06-17 23:15:10

ETC will showcase a stage reading of "Soldiers' Christmas," a new play about The Christmas Truce of 1914 written by award-winning playwright Philip Paradis. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 D. Lynn Meyers, Producing Artistic Director of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, announced that ETC will showcase a stage reading of "Soldiers' Christmas," a new play about The Christmas Truce of 1914 written by award-winning playwright Philip Paradis. The reading will be...

2014-06-16 12:21:08

DALLAS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Battlefield Management Systems (BMS) Market by Platform (Land, Airborne, and Naval), by Application (Commander Systems, Dismounted Soldier Systems, Tracked and Armored Vehicles, Communication Network Systems and BMS Software) - Forecast & Analysis 2014 - 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, The Battlefield Management Systems (BMS) Market is estimated to be $12.6 Billion by 2019....

2014-06-14 23:03:31

Console Vault, an American company specializing in unique security solutions for homes and automobiles, has released their latest safe for the Ford F150. The innovative safe fits securely into the existing consoles of Ford’s popular F150 truck from 2011 - 2013. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Console Vault, an American company specializing in unique security solutions for homes and automobiles, has released their latest safe for the Ford F150. The innovative safe fits securely...

2014-06-13 23:05:26

ISS 24/7 announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the company’s ISS 24/7 Command Post, a web-based system designed to enhance situational awareness, safety, and security at sporting and entertainment events, under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). Coral Spring, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 ISS 24/7 announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the company’s ISS 24/7...

2014-06-13 12:20:33

KANPUR, India, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MKU Pvt Limited, a manufacturer of ballistic protection solutions for personnel and land-air-sea platforms from India reiterates its commitment to its mission of 'Saving Lives' by adopting the philosophy and mission of 'SAVING LIVES EARNING SMILES'. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/691315-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/691315-b ) MKU was set up in 1985, with a...


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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