BookPick: Napoleonic Memoirs & Biographies

BookPick: Napoleonic Memoirs & Biographies

by BigJules

Among the many treasured volumes in my library are memoirs and biographies, which so often give wonderful insights into the individuals who strode the Napoleonic-era stage. I particularly enjoy hearing actual ‘voices’ from the past, they can really transport you back in time. Here are four recent titles that will appeal to all those drawn to this fascinating period in history.

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Lockheed Martin to Upgrade and Support Sensors for Japan’s Apache Fleet

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received contracts to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) system for Japan’s fleet of AH-64DJP Apache attack helicopters and provide Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support.

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Lockheed Martin Delivers New Capabilities for F-35 Logistics System

The Upgraded Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) is Approved for Installation at F-35 Sites

ORLANDO, Fla., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) next iteration of the F-35’s Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) has been approved for installation at U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy F-35 sites. Along with a number of improvements to the system’s baseline, the upgrade delivers significant enhancements for managing forward operations and sustainment.

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Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion® upgrade for Citation CJ3 flight deck now certified

With Pro Line Fusion, CJ3 operators will have an all-in-one, turn-key flight deck solution for meeting airspace mandates, and gain significant situational awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Apr. 25, 2017) – An upgrade to the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics for the Cessna Citation CJ3 business jet has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The upgrade is available throughout the U.S. from Duncan Aviation’s three main full-service facilities and a number of its 26 avionics satellite and workaway locations, and Textron Aviation’s 12 company-owned service centers.

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Maersk partners with Microsoft for digital transformation; Hyundai Heavy sees order intake surge

Maersk partners with Microsoft for digital transformation
Maersk partners with Microsoft for digital transformation
April 26, 2017 — In what’s described as “a strategic move to revolutionize supply-chain management and global trade,” Microsoft has been selected as Maersk’s preferred cloud partner while Microsoft Azure is to be the digital platform to power Maersk’s app store and help fuel business model innovations.

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International Maritime University of Panama to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Latin America

The International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region. MTCC-Latin America joins MTCCs in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean under the Global MTTC Network (GMN) project, funded by the European Union and implemented by IMO.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region, under an ambitious project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by IMO, to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change.

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