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Navy turns to General Dynamics for anti-missile protection

Navy turns to General Dynamics for anti-missile protection

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Feb. 16 (UPI) -- General Dynamics was awarded a contract for services in support of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement program.The deal, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is valued at $ 11.9 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price modification to previous award contract.The agreement between General Dynamics and the Navy provides options for ship enhancements for onboard electronic warfare countermeasures in order to provide early detection, analysis, threat warning and protection from incoming anti-ship missiles.Work on the contract will occur in Massachusetts, California, and Virginia, with an expected completion date of October 2019, the Pentagon said.The full contract award will be obligated to General Dynamics from Navy fiscal 2017 other procurement funds ...
Gates turns attention toward poverty, growing inequity in US

Gates turns attention toward poverty, growing inequity in US

Technology
Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other. In an interview with The Associated Press, the couple said they're concerned about President Donald Trump's "America first" worldview. They've made known their differences with the president and his party on issues including foreign aid, taxes and protections for immigrant youth in the country illegally. And they said they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse. "We are...
Navy turns to ERAPSCO for sonobuoy support

Navy turns to ERAPSCO for sonobuoy support

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Jan. 25 (UPI) -- ERAPSCO has been awarded a contract for engineering support for the Navy's underwater active sonobuoys.The deal, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 9.6 million under the terms of a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery and is a modification on a previously awarded contract.The contract taps ERAPSCO for the procurement of engineering support services, along with other design and development efforts for multiple ping sonobuoy qualification and testing.The U.S. Navy has long maintained an anti-submarine warfare capability that is used to detect, identify and track hostile submarines. The Navy uses three different types of sonobuoys to find and track submarines that may be lurking beneath the water.Passive sonobuoys listen for the energy or sound...
Iskra Lawrence turns bikini bombshell as she unleashes assets

Iskra Lawrence turns bikini bombshell as she unleashes assets

Entertainment
The English star has wowed fans with a stunning bikini snap.The Iskra Lawrence Instagram pic saw the star dazzle in her teeny swimwear.The 27-year-old unleashed her curves in the teeny pink two-piece.Her cleavage took centre-stages as her assets struggled to stay in place.JJSIZZLING: Iskra wowed in her latest bikini picJHJHOT STUFF: The curvy model is known for her swimwear reveals “She's so damn fine” Instagram userThe blonde's washboard stomach was also on display as she wore matching bottoms.Iskra smiled into the distance as she posed up a storm in a pool.She teamed her pink cozzie with some matching sunnies and a big pair of hoop earrings.Iskra Lawrence shows off her curves  'Plus-size' model Iskra Lawrence shows off her hot curves on Instagram.hhREVEALING: She
Helen Flanagan turns red carpet vixen in sheer dress

Helen Flanagan turns red carpet vixen in sheer dress

Entertainment
PAHELEN FLANAGAN: The Coronation Street actress wowed in the eye-catching sheer dressThe Coronation Street cast member — who plays fan-favourite Rosie Webster — is no stranger to dropping jaws with her blonde bombshell appearance.And Helen did just that when she arrived at The Sun Military Awards in London this evening.Ensuring all eyes were on her, the Brit beauty stepped onto the red carpet wearing a midi-length black gown with metallic embellishments.Showcasing her flair for fashion, the 27-year-old embraced the see-through clothing trend that has dominated 2017.WennBLONDE AMBITION: The 27-year-old dared to flash a little skinHelen Flanagan's sexiest moments We take a look at Helen Flanagan's sexiest moments Looking every inch the small screen siren in the sheer-panelled number, wh