Lockheed Martin Delivers 8,000th Combat Computing Unit to U.S. Navy

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Lockheed Martin recently delivered its 8,000th Q-70 unit to the U.S. Navy for the Virginia-class submarine USS Minnesota.

EAGAN, Minn., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered the 8,000th AN/UYQ-70 combat console suite to the U.S. Navy, marking a key milestone for a system thatis currently installed on 90 percent of the Navy’s commissioned ships.

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A Southern Expedition claims ‘new found land’ in the Needles Channel

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A Southern Expedition claims ‘new found land’ in Needles Channel

It may not quite live up to the adventurous exploits of Scott and Shackelton, but an intrepid group from the Hamble-based Royal Southern Yacht Club, led by Mike ‘Pike’ Jones, Peter Delbridge and Tim Robinson, sought out new Solent territories yesterday resulting in them naming a newly found island ‘Southern Land’ as well as declaring it a bona fide annexe to the Yacht Club’s Hamble Riverside home.

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Nighthawk Publishing Book Launch – One Hundred Years of British Naval Aviation

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One Hundred Years of British Naval Aviation
Revised and expanded edition (First edition December 2008), By Ian Johnstone-Bryden

ISBN 1-84280-128-7 More than 270 photographs and drawings 352 pages

The first RN and RM officers began flying training in March 1911 and that marks the start of one hundred years of British naval flight.

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