Boeing Integrates Next-Gen Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System on Silent Eagle

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Test validates functionality of JHMCS II/h on flight demonstrator
Fighter jet development proceeding on schedule

ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2012 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently validated the integration of the next-generation Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II/h (JHMCS II/h) on the company’s F-15 Silent Eagle demonstrator aircraft, continuing the on-schedule development of this advanced multi-role jet fighter.

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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez – 29 September, 7 October 2012 Yachting – Classic et Modern yachts

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A PASSION FOR LES VOILES!

– Meeting of Les Voiles from 29 September to 7 October
– On the water: an exceptional line-up
– On shore: all eyes on the procession of the crews

Both on the water and on land, the 4,000 crew who set a course for Saint Tropez and its coppery, early autumn light each year, aboard over 300 modern and traditional boats, have transformed the original amicable gathering into an unmissable meeting. True to its values, the team from the Saint Tropez’ Société Nautique and its President, André Beaufils, have nevertheless managed to maintain the unique spirit of Les Voiles de Saint Tropez. And so it is, each year, with the approach of a new edition, that the passion for this event pervades Saint Tropez, its narrow streets, its port and its bay area, at the prospect of an exceptional week.

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Vellums presented to Exmouth RNLI volunteers after surprise thank you meal

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Following a rescue of four young men on October 23 2011, volunteer crew members Mark Champion and Andy Williams both received an inscription of thanks from the Institution on vellum for their roles. In-shore lifeboat helmsman, Roger Jackson who was awarded a bronze medal for gallantry for the same rescue, cooked a meal for 12 RNLI volunteers to thank them. The diners ate al-fresco at the top of the launching ramp on July 26 with the surprise guest TV chefs Hairy Bikers revealing their help in the kitchen.

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Record Breaking Attendance Expected For Newport Melges 32 Worlds

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Newport, RI – The 2012 Melges 32 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club will take place on September 20-29 in Newport, RI, where already, twenty-four entries have registered to compete. More than 30-plus teams are expected to attend, potentially breaking the class’ previous record of 32 set in San Francisco, California in 2010.

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The Hustle and Bustle of Our Solar System

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This diagram illustrates the differences between orbits of a typical near-Earth asteroid (blue) and a potentially hazardous asteroid, or PHA (orange). PHAs are a subset of the near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and have the closest orbits to Earth’s orbit, coming within 5 million miles (about 8 million kilometers). They also are large enough to survive passage through Earth’s atmosphere and cause damage on a regional, or greater, scale.

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Lockheed Martin-ARINC Team Submit Bid for U.S. Air Force Rapid Deployment Air Traffic Control Radar System

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Teammates Lockheed Martin and ARINC – world leaders in transportable radar systems and communications, engineering, and integration – have submitted a proposal to the Air Force’s Deployable Radar Approach Control transportable air traffic control program.

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 30, 2012 – Industry team Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and ARINC has submitted its proposal for a new, transportable air traffic control (ATC) radar system that will enable U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard units to quickly establish tactical military or disaster-relief airfield operations around the world.

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ATK Introduces Expanded Product Line of Small Satellite Spacecraft Platforms

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Affordable, Dependable Bus Design Complements Growing Market Demand for Small, Agile Spacecraft
ATK “A” Series Meets Wide Range of Mission Applications from Microsatellites to On-Orbit Satellite Servicing

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced an expanded product line of small, agile satellite buses designed for a wide range of missions in civil, national security and commercial applications. Designed to meet the growing demand for affordable small spacecraft with dependably fast delivery, ATK’s family of agile buses are built for both near-term and long-term markets. ATK’s demonstrated expertise in the small satellite industry with nearly three decades of experience in government and commercial space programs has resulted in a premier product line that has grown over the past few years to address the changing space market. The Company’s demonstrated capability to build small satellites quickly and effectively positions ATK as a leader in new space markets that include science and Earth observation small satellites and complex on-orbit satellite servicing missions.

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