Lockheed Martin Advancing on Next-Generation Commercial Remote Sensing Satellite System for GeoEye

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing GeoEye’s next-generation, high-resolution commercial Earth-imaging satellite system known as GeoEye-2, has successfully completed on-schedule a System Requirements Review (SRR), an important program milestone that precedes the Preliminary Design Review.

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Harris Corporation Receives $9.5 Million Contract to Support Australia Department of Defence Communications Modernization

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. and BRISBANE, Australia, Aug. 31 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $9.5 million contract to provide engineering services to support the Australia Department of Defence Land 200 communications modernization program.
The three-year contract from Elbit Systems calls for Harris to provide engineering services to integrate its Falcon(R) tactical radio systems into the Battle Management System being developed by Elbit for the Australian Defence Forces (ADF).

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For Sale: Spud leg workboat “Julperi”

Julperi

Transport/workboat with spud legs.

Equipment: Teleflex engine controls, Raytheon Raypilot 650 autopilot, Furuno GPS navigator, Raytheon R41XX radar, Sailor RT4722 DSC VHF, Shipmate RS 8000 VHF. Viking DK+ 6 person x-pack life raft, inspected 05-2010. EFFER 14100 hydraulic crane, 2 x 6.5 meter hydraulic spud leegs. Kabola E5, 5 kW diesel furnace. Genius Power G-24-300, 300W DC-AC inverter.
General arrangement: Work deck measures 11 x 3.8-5 meters. Deckhouse with messroom/galley with propane oven/stove, refrigerator and microwave oven. WC and two store rooms on aft deck. Store room and engine room below deckhouse. Below the work deck is a store room with bow thruster tunnel.

http://www.shipsforsale.se

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Discovery Air Selects Quantum Control Aviation ERP Software

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., August 31, 2010 –[ASDWire]– Discovery Air Inc. (TSE: DA.A), a Canadian aviation services corporation with six subsidiaries providing fixed-wing and helicopter services across Canada and in international markets, recently selected Component Control’s Quantum Control aviation enterprise resource planning (ERP) software as its business software platform for its new Discovery Air Technical Services MRO facility in Quebec City.

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Boeing to Provide Landing Gear Exchange Service to Qantas Airways

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SEATTLE, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will perform landing gear exchange, repair and overhaul services on Qantas Airways’ 747-400ER (extended range) jetliners. Qantas, the program launch customer for the 747-400ER and operator of six of the airplanes, becomes the launch customer for the 747-400ER Landing Gear Overhaul and Exchange Program.

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Arklow RNLI rescues brother and sister after vessel capsizes

Date: 30/08/2010

Author: Vincent McCarthy, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

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A brother and sister were rescued yesterday (Sunday 29 August) by Arklow RNLI lifeboat volunteers when the small dinghy they were in got into difficulty a half mile south of Mizen Head. The Coast Guard was alerted when a member of the public at the European Golf Club saw that a dinghy appeared to have capsized and two people were in difficulty in the water. Arklow RNLI was immediately requested to launch.

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