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2014-02-20 08:21:20

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and Security Company Saab's man-portable weapon system Carl-Gustaf has been chosen by the U.S. Department of the Army to be a Program of Record within the U.S. Army. This means that the world leading shoulder fired weapon system, with a long service record with the U.S. Special Operations Forces, will now become standard issue to the U.S. Army's Light Infantry units. The Carl-Gustaf system will provide the U.S. Army with a capability...

2014-02-19 08:21:04

Persistent Threat Detection Systems Provide 24/7 Surveillance HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built and maintained Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) has surpassed 1 million airborne mission hours of providing around-the-clock, 360-degree monitoring and force protection for coalition forces in theater. Since 2007, Lockheed Martin has worked with deployed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan supporting the tethered aerostat surveillance...

2014-02-19 00:20:44

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) JAPANESE INTERNMENT Profile America -- Wednesday, February 19th. On this date in 1942, some two and a half months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order requiring Japanese-Americans living along the Pacific Coast to be relocated inland. This...

2014-02-18 23:04:51

TechCabal.com, in partnership with Stanbic IBTC, iROKING, Jobberman, Konga, Etisalat and more offer the largest startup prize of $20,000 to Nigerian tech startups in their TechCabal Battlefield competition. Lagos (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Nigeria's leading tech blog, TechCabal has searched out young Nigerian tech startups to compete for fame, glory and the ultimate prize of $20,000 -- the largest reward of its kind for tech startups in Nigeria ever. After a rigorous selection process,...

2014-02-17 12:23:00

NSSF Promotes Don't Lie for the Other Guy Program in Illinois, Michigan NEWTOWN, Conn., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal "straw" purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding the public in and around the cities of Chicago, as well as Detroit and Flint, Mich., that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Billboard advertisements for the...

2014-02-17 12:20:10

Pocket Audio Bibles bring peace and comfort by speaking God's Word to America's heroes in uniform ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2008, Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) has provided more than 400,000 Military BibleSticks to this nation's brave men and women in uniform - free of charge. The small, portable digital device contains a dramatized recording of the New Testament with 65 minutes of specially selected Psalms, and is distributed to troops...

2014-02-17 08:29:01

DUBLIN, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zdggz6/battle_of_the ) has announced the addition of the "Battle of the Platforms in European Smart Energy" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Battle of the Platforms in European Smart Energy The Role of ICT Solutions at the Household Level This analysis investigates why the platform in the home is an important step to win...

2014-02-16 23:00:33

Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Genesis Young and Sulara James have created a petition to teach Non-Violent Communication in Schools which they believe will help stop violence and create a more peaceful society. Over 2500 people are supporting this ground breaking petition. It is heartbreaking and gut wrenching to...

2014-02-13 04:20:41

PARIS, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The secret burial has taken place in the absence of UN and families of the victims The Iraqi government has secretly buried the bodies of the 52 Iranian dissidents who were mass-executed in Camp Ashraf Iraq on September 1. The burial took place without the knowledge of the victims' families or U.N. officials assigned to help the Iranian dissidents in Iraq. The secret burial...

2014-02-11 23:30:44

The nonprofit organization, Animals for Armed Forces® Foundation, appreciates the support of Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi and their charity Animal Support. They look forward to expanding their calendar of free pet adoption events for members of the United States military. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Animal Support and its charity cofounders, Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, recently received the thanks for supporting the work of Animals for Armed Forces Foundation®, 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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