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Famous birthdays for Nov. 11: Leonardo DiCaprio, Demi Moore

Famous birthdays for Nov. 11: Leonardo DiCaprio, Demi Moore

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Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio.They include:-- Abigail Adams, wife of U.S. President John Adams, in 1744-- Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky in 1821-- U.S. Army Gen. George Patton in 1885-- Baseball Hall of Fame member Walter "Rabbit" Maranville in 1891-- Novelist Kurt Vonnegut in 1922-- Jazz musician Mose Allison in 1927-- Golfer Frank "Fuzzy" Zoeller in 1951 (age 66)-- Actor Stanley Tucci in 1960 (age 57)-- Actor Demi Moore in 1962 (age 55) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- Actor Philip McKeon in 1964 (age 53)-- Actor Calista Flockhart in 1964 (age 53)-- Actor Leonardo DiCaprio in 1974 (age 43)-- Actor Tye Sheridan in 1996 (age 21) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Leonardo receives $58M for tactical vehicle computers

Leonardo receives $58M for tactical vehicle computers

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Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Leonardo DRS is receiving more than $ 58 million in new orders from the U.S. Army for the Mounted Family of Computer Systems for tactical vehicles.The contract will provide the Army with dismountable tablets, processor units, and ruggedized touchscreen displays. The production will be performed in Melborne, Fla."We have been able to significantly increase the computing power, storage and mission flexibility of the platform computer, while simultaneously improving performance in all areas of size, weight, power and cost," Jerry Hathaway, vice president of DRS Land Electronics business at Leonardo, said in a press release.The MFoCS is a modular series of networked computers designed for field use with ruggedized components. The have their own encryption systems included. Eac...
Leonardo, Hensoldt awarded $323 million U.K. IFF contract

Leonardo, Hensoldt awarded $323 million U.K. IFF contract

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June 22 (UPI) -- Leonardo and Hensoldt have received a joint $ 323 million contract from the British Ministry of Defense for upgrading Identification Friend or Foe systems.Leonardo and Hensoldt will be partnering on the program as "Team Skytale." The contract covers IFF upgrades fo 31 different vehicles used by the UK, including land, air, and sea platforms.The upgrade will convert the IFF systems of over 350 aircraft, ships, and ground-based air defense systems to the Mode 5 standard. All NATO nations are required to switch to the Mode 5 by 2020.The UK conversion will use Leonardo's M428 Transponder and SIT 2010 cryptographic computer, alongside Hensoldt's MSSR 2000 I and MSSR 1000 I interrogators.ILeonardo has already installed Mode 5 IFF systems on Britain's Eurofighter Typhoons and Que...