Friday, May 22, 2009

Lockheed Martin GPS III Team Successfully Completes Major Design Review Phase On Schedule

Lockheed Martin GPS III Team Successfully Completes Major Design Review Phase On Schedule
(NSI News Source Info) NEWTOWN, Pa., - May 22, 2009: The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) spacecraft, known as GPS III, has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) phase, a major program milestone that allows the team to begin the Critical Design Review (CDR) stage. Lockheed Martin, Newtown, PA., along with teammates ITT, Clifton, NJ., and General Dynamics of Gilbert, AZ., completed a comprehensive spacecraft segment PDR, which represented the culmination of 70 subsystem and assembly PDRs, executed over the past six months. Nearly 150 representatives from the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning Systems Wing and user communities, including representatives from the Department of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force Space Command, the Department of Transportation, and the Federal Aviation Agency participated in the four day Space Vehicle PDR at Lockheed Martin Space Systems facilities in Newtown, Pa. Completion of the PDR milestone validates that the design meets warfighter and civil requirements and advances the GPS III program into the Critical Design Review phase. "The on-schedule completion of the PDR phase is an important design milestone giving the U.S. government high confidence we’ll meet our worldwide performance commitments," said Col. Dave Madden, the U.S. Air Force GPS Wing Commander. "Our progress is the result of a strong government-industry team focused on mission success and delivering the much-needed capabilities that GPS III will provide to users around the globe." GPS III will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system security, accuracy and reliability. The team is working under a $3 Billion Development and Production contract awarded in May 2008 to produce up to 12 GPS IIIA satellites, with first launch projected for 2014. The next generation GPS IIIA satellites will deliver significant improvements over current GPS space vehicles, including a new international civil signal (L1C) and increased M-Code anti-jam power with full earth coverage for military users. "The quality of the PDR demonstrates the maturity of our design, our readiness to enter the next development phase, and the entire team's dedication to keeping the GPS constellation strong," said Dave Podlesney, Lockheed Martin's GPS III program director. "We look forward to an efficient and thorough CDR phase, and delivering on our commitment to achieve mission success for our customer and GPS users world-wide." Through precision location and timing information, the GPS constellation provides critical situational awareness and precision weapon guidance for the military and supports a wide range of civil, scientific and commercial functions – including air traffic control, ATM banking, and the Internet. Air Force Space Command's 2nd Space Operations Squadron (2SOPS), based at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., manages and operates the GPS constellation for both civil and military users. Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 146,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.

DTN News: Bolivia Set To Order Weaponry From Russia - Deputy Foreign Minister Hugo Fernandez

DTN News: Bolivia Set To Order Weaponry From Russia - Deputy Foreign Minister Hugo Fernandez
(NSI News Source Info) MOSCOW - May 22, 2009: Bolivia may order weaponry worth several million dollars from Russia in the near future, a deputy foreign minister said on Friday. Sources earlier reported that Bolivia had expressed interest in buying a number of Russian-made Mi-17 multipurpose helicopters to combat terrorism and drug trafficking. The Mil Mi-17 (also known as the Mi-8M series in Russian service, NATO reporting name ("Hip") is a Russian-designed helicopter currently in production at two factories in Kazan and Ulan-Ude. "As to purchases of military equipment, we are interested not only in helicopters, but also in other kinds of weaponry," Hugo Fernandez told a news conference at RIA Novosti. "Agreements on the list of military equipment which we would like to purchase have not yet been reached, but we will return to this issue in several months. We are talking about several million dollars worth of weaponry," he added. During the talks in Moscow in February, Russia and Bolivia signed a bilateral agreement on military-technical cooperation. Moscow said it could offer La Paz a loan for the purchase of Russian-made weaponry, without specifying the amount. However, Alexander Fomin, first deputy director of Russia's Federal Service for Military Cooperation, said on Thursday that the Russian defense industry had effectively "reached its ceiling" and could not take on any more contracts in the near future. "The industry does not stretch like a rubber bag. As in other countries, [our industry] has its limits. That's an open secret," he said. According to Fomin, Russia's foreign defense orders currently total $35 billion.
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DTN News: U.S. Army - FCS Future Combat Systems Spinout Gear Would Delayed By Program's Restructuring / Delays Likely For FCS Spinout Gear

DTN News: U.S. Army - FCS Future Combat Systems Spinout Gear Would Delayed By Program's Restructuring / Delays Likely For FCS Spinout Gear
*Source: Defense News
(NSI News Source Info) May 22, 2009: Future Combat Systems spinout gear could be delayed by the program's restructuring, U.S. Army leaders told lawmakers at a May 21 Air and Land Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee hearing on acquisition and modernization. One of the items in the spinout gear package is a small sensor-carrying robot dubbed SUG-V. (U.S. ARMY) The gear is slated to begin deploying in 2011. "It will be difficult to keep to the schedule of the spinouts because of the massive amount of work it will take to restructure this contract," Lt. Gen. Ross Thompson, military deputy to the assistant Army secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, told lawmakers. Under changes proposed by Defense Secretary Robert Gates in April and codified in the 2010 budget request recently sent to Capitol Hill, the 27-ton Manned Ground Vehicle effort is being cancelled, while the FCS network and spinout-gear efforts are being swept into a new program called the Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization. The lead systems integrator contract with FCS prime Boeing-SAIC also is being renegotiated. The spinout gear, which was initially intended to be deployed with new, full-up FCS brigades, includes a small sensor-carrying robot dubbed SUG-V, the sensor-equipped Micro Air Vehicle UAV, the Unattended Ground Sensors and FCS battlefield network gear. Rep. Neil Abercrombie, D-Hawaii, the subcommittee chair, called for even more changes to the FCS program. He called for the complete elimination of the lead systems integrator role filled by Boeing-SAIC. Currently, the team is to continue managing the network and spinout efforts. Abercrombie also called for changing the Army's deal with Boeing-SAIC. In his prepared remarks, which were distributed at the hearing, he called for "new contracts with reasonable fee structures to replace the current fee arrangement that featured hundreds of millions a year in fees with very few tools for Army program managers to hold contractors to account." He also said the program should be broken into separate elements for vehicles, communications networks and spinouts, not merely swept into the new ABCTM effort. Rep. Mary Fallin, R-Okla., asked whether technologies developed under the MGV program, particularly those concerning the NLOS-Cannon, would be used in the new effort, dubbed Ground Combat Vehicles. "In your estimation, how much has already been done and is salvageable and what will the new technologies require for the new Ground Combat Vehicles?" Fallin asked. Thompson said that technological advances would be incorporated as far as possible. "I can't imagine not including a new howitzer because there is a need for precision fire, all-weather line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight capability. We wish to make sure that the $15 billion we have spent on FCS to date is fully leveraged going forward," Thompson said. Other Issues Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., asked Thompson about technologies that allow helicopter pilots to see through sand and snow. "The UH-60M Black Hawk advanced handling system will give us the ability for automatic take-off and landing to protect against brownouts and whiteouts," Thompson said. Lawmakers also questioned Army leaders about the need for safer doors on the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, which would let soldiers can exit more easily when attacked. "Every MRAP variant has a [hydraulic] cylinder to assist on each door," said Thompson. At a demonstration just a few days earlier on Capitol Hill, Oshkosh Defense showed the hydraulic cylinders on its MRAP All Terrain Vehicle. The cylinders are driven by an electric motor powered by batteries that are recharged when the vehicle is running, said Ken Juergens, M-ATV program director, Oshkosh Defense. The batteries must be replaced after 50 to 70 openings, Juergens said.
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DTN News: The New Theory Of Causes Of The Cancer And Others Chronic Diseases.

DTN News: The New Theory Of Causes Of The Cancer And Others Chronic Diseases - The Russian Miracle And Magnificent Doctor Is Absolutely Stunning, Who Cures Every Disease With Own Formula: Part # 5
*DTN News will up-date on weekly basis info on the Russian miracle and magnificent doctor respectively. This is an exclusive story of DTN News Defense-Technology News
(NSI News Source Info) May 22, 2009: The miracle doctor is Ashot Khachatryan Papikovicha, he is very kind, gentle and humble also known as 'Professor K' or 'Professor DaDa' (In Russian Da means Yes) . The Professor K is very confident on his formula curing every possible human disease and repeats Da....Da!
Seen in aforementioned photo, Dr. Ashot Khachatryan with Dr. Koh at seminar on K-EFFECT PROTOCOL held recently at Island Country Club., Singapore. Dr. Koh is operating under INNERGLOW MD Singapore and associate with K-EFFECT PROTOCOL in the territory.
The New Theory of Causes of The Cancer and Others Chronic Diseases. Today there are many theories explaining the cause of a cancer and others chronic illness, which ultimately boil down to hereditary factors, and thereby predetermine its incurability.
Professor Khachatrian, based on many years of experience in treating patients with various diseases (more than 40 000), first proposed to explain the cause of many chronic diseases by the free radical theory, and the method of treatment, which in more than 100% of the cases leads to an improvement and in more than 90% - to the full cure of many chronic, currently considered incurable, diseases (cancer, allergies, bronchial asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, eczema psoriasis, autism, parkinsonism, etc.)
The essence of the theory is following: under the influence of harmful factors (poor environment, the uncontrolled use of medicine, food, stuffed with preservatives, hormones, dyes, flavorings, radiation and ionizing radiation (computers, cellular phones), smoking, alcohol, etc., free radicals form in the human body - substances that have an unpaired electron in an outer shell.
For their neutralization, they need to join another electron.
All the cells in the human body are powered by batteries, a charge which is averages at -70 mV. So, each cell has 70 free electrons. Every minute our cells are attacked by more than 100000 free radicals, trying to take away their electrons.
Losing an electron, the charge of the cells drops, they start malfunctioning, which leads to the disturbance of metabolism. When the ORP (oxidation reduction potential) drops to the level of -50mV, it facilitates the initialization of various chronic inflammatory diseases, and the ORP level at -30 mV or more may lead to the development of malignant processes. Inflammation or cancer cells on their turn also produce toxins (free radicals).
On the other hand, free radicals have a negative effect on the intestinal micro flora by killing the good flora, which plays a huge role in the normal human life. They participate in the processes of metabolism, synthesis and sharing of vitamins, the formation and maintenance of the immune system, regulate peristalsis of colon , etc.There the disbiosis takes place , ie disturbance of the balance of the intestinal micro flora towards of the increase of bad bacteria. Breached metabolism leads to constipations. They also form poisons and toxins (free radicals). The immune system weakens, the body easily penetrate parasites, viruses, worms, which also produce toxins.Formed in the body endogenous free radicals, indirectly increase the disbiosis and reduce the potential of the cells.
Thus, the free radicals start to circulate in a vicious circle. Professor Khachatrian developed a unique technique that allows to neutralize free radicals, to break the toxic circle and to release the body from parasites, restore intestinal micro flora and, most importantly, to restore the viability of cells.
The method is patented in Russia and the United States and helped to heal the sick with a variety of serious chronic diseases.
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