13 September 2005 Military News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 13 Sep 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Transcript: Press Briefing on Overview of Operation Restoring Rights in Tall Afar, Iraq 13 Sep 2005 -- Presenter: Army Col. H. R. McMaster, commander of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
- Defense Department Report: Iraq Operational Update Washington File 13 Sep 2005 -- Terrorists have suffered hundreds of casualties and are on the run from an Iraqi city near the Syrian border, a U.S. Army colonel says.
- Two terrorists killed emplacing IED MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers killed two terrorists who were trying to emplace an improvised explosive device in Samarra at about 2:30 p.m. Sept. 12.
- Civilian leads Soldiers to munitions in eastern Diyala Province MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- A civilian led Task Force Liberty Soldiers to a large number of munitions along the Iranian border in eastern Diyala Province at about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12.
- U.S. Soldiers, Iraqi Police discover vehicle-borne IED MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- U.S. Soldiers and Iraqi Police discovered and defused a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device near Sha Lanei, southwest of Musayyib, on Sept 10th.
- Coalition Forces detain known terrorist in Haditha MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- Coalition Forces captured a known terrorist during a raid in Haditha Sept. 13 at approximately 2:30 a.m.
- Operations in Tall Afar net 78 terror suspects MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- Task Force Freedom detained 78 suspected terrorists during operations in Tall Afar Sept. 12 as Operation Restoring Rights continued.
- Operation Restoring Rights continues in Tall Afar MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- In the last 24 hours, the Iraqi Army's 3rd Division and U.S. Army's 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment have continued Operation Restoring Rights in Tall Afar.
- Al Qaeda-Connected Terrorist, Other Insurgents Captured AFPS 13 Sep 2005 -- Coalition forces captured a terrorist today known to have connections with senior leaders of al Qaeda in Iraq, officials reported.
- Tall Afar Terrorists 'On the Run,' U.S. Officer Says AFPS 13 Sep 2005 -- Terrorists who once ran the western Iraq city of Tall Afar have been routed by American and Iraqi security forces, a U.S. military officer told Pentagon journalists today.
- 'Operation Restoring Rights' to secure Tal Afar Army News 13 Sep 2005 -- At least 119 suspected terrorists have been detained since Sept. 10 by Iraqi security forces and Coalition troops in northern Iraq as they continue operations to purge insurgents from the city of Tal Afar, about 30 miles west of Mosul.
- Reconstruction underway in Tal Afar after offensive Army News 13 Sep 2005 -- Scores of insurgents were reportedly killed, detained or fled from the town of Tal Afar Sept. 11 as Coalition forces launched an offensive into the city, located about 30 miles west of Mosul in northern Iraq.
- Central-South troops seize weapons and ammunition MNF-I 13 Sep 2005 -- Multi-National Division Central-South units along with Iraqi security forces seized a weapons cache in Wasit province Sept. 12.
- Security Council extends mandate of security force in Afghanistan UN News Centre 13 Sep 2005 -- The United Nations Security Council today voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan for a year from the middle of next month and called upon UN Member States to commit more personnel, equipment and funds so that the force can work more effectively.
- NATO Eyes Expanded Role in Afghanistan VOA 13 Sep 2005 -- NATO defense ministers are discussing an expanded role for the military alliance in Afghanistan, with the United States suggesting NATO could eventually take over counter-terrorism operations there.
- Two U.S. Troops Injured In Afghan Blast RFE/RL 13 Sep 2005 -- Two U.S. soldiers were injured in a bomb blast in southern Afghanistan today.
- U.S. To Ask NATO To Relax Afghan Mission Limits RFE/RL 13 Sep 2005 -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld plans to press NATO allies today to drop restrictions on what their troops may do in Afghanistan and on other alliance missions.
- Karzai Defends Taliban Participation In Election RFE/RL 13 Sep 2005 -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai says allowing candidates accused of human rights abuses to run in his country's upcoming election is in the interests of national reconciliation.
- Afghanistan: Banning Of Candidates Complicates Parliamentary Ballots RFE/RL 13 Sep 2005 -- Afghanistan's electoral watchdog has disqualified a further 28 candidates from parliamentary elections on 18 September.
- Keesler helping restore Gulf Coast medical infrastructure AFPN 13 Sep 2005 -- The Air Force joined a unified medical command of local, state and federal agencies aiming to restore primary care services to Mississippi's ravaged Gulf Coast.
- Reserve conducts aerial spray mission over Louisiana AFPN 13 Sep 2005 -- The Air Force Reserve continues to save lives in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath by conducting the first of many aerial spray missions that began Sept. 12 over Louisiana in an attempt to reduce mosquito and filth fly populations.
- Guard Readies for Possible Ophelia Mission AFPS 13 Sep 2005 -- National Guardsmen in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are eyeing Tropical Storm Ophelia and preparing to respond, if needed, National Guard Bureau officials reported today.
- Military Continues Hurricane Katrina Support AFPS 13 Sep 2005 -- The more than 72,000 active and reserve component troops were continuing their support today for Hurricane Katrina relief operations through air, sea and ground operations, defense officials reported.
- Flow of Military Forces Into Gulf Coast Region Slows AFPS 13 Sep 2005 -- The movement of military forces and equipment into the Gulf Coast region decimated by Hurricane Katrina has all but ended, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today.
- Canadian Relief Arrives in Pensacola Navy NewsStand 13 Sep 2005 -- Three Canadian ships carrying approximately 1,000 Canadian military personnel and pallets of supplies and heavy equipment arrived at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Sept. 12.
- VR-57 Returns From Hurricane Relief Efforts Navy NewsStand 13 Sep 2005 -- Air crews from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 57, returned here Sept. 6, after participating in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts for six days.
- International, U.S. Sailors Join Forces for Hurricane Relief Navy NewsStand 13 Sep 2005 -- First Baptist Church in Biloxi, Miss., - the largest Red Cross food distribution center in two states - welcomed volunteer help from more than 200 U.S. and international military service members Sept. 12.
- NEPMU 2 Ensures Air Quality for New Orleans Relief Efforts Navy NewsStand 13 Sep 2005 -- Members of Naval Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2's Forward Deployable Preventive Medicine Unit (FDPMU) East continued their efforts to establish a safe environment for relief workers and residents recovering from the impact of Hurricane Katrina Sept. 13.
Defense Policy / Programs
- CENTCOM command chief: Knowledge, actions have far reach AFPN 13 Sep 2005 -- The command chief for U.S. Central Command wants everyone who has deployed to go back to their bases and share their experiences.
- Raptor completes avionics testing, advances to next phase of acquisition AFPN 13 Sep 2005 -- The F/A-22 Raptor recently finished avionics engineering manufacturing development testing here and surpassed 2,592 flight hours, pushing the aircraft one step closer to taking its place as the premier weapon system of the U.S. Air Force.
- 212th MASH lending medical support in Angola Army News 13 Sep 2005 -- The last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in the Army has its tents pitched with all systems "go" in Angola, Africa, for Exercise MEDFLAG 2005, which began Aug. 21 and runs through Sept. 22.
- US Army top brass to discuss defence with Nepal IRNA 13 Sep 2005 -- Commander of the US Army, Pacific, Lt General John Brown arrives in Nepal on Tuesday to assess the situation in the Himalayan Kingdom and discuss matters relating to defence with the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA), reports 'The Pioneer'.
- State Department Briefing, September 13 Washington File 13 Sep 2005 -- North Korea, Egypt, China, Japan, Iran
- BAE Systems Receives Contract To Develop Joint Strike Fighter Engine Control BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has been selected by the GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team (FET) to develop a full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The propulsion system design, which uses two FADECs per engine, resulted from a joint study between BAE Systems and GE Transportation-Aircraft Engines, located in Evendale, Ohio.
- BAE Systems Type 45 Combat Management System achieves successful acceptance BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has successfully completed the formal qualification and acceptance testing of the latest Combat Management System (CMS) software release for the Type 45 Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer.
- Test Success For Astute Combat System BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- As the command deck module for first of class submarine Astute takes shape in the BAE Systems Warspite integration and test facility at Barrow-in-Furness, North West England, a key piece of combat system equipment has passed its installation and set to work tests 300 miles away.
- BAE SYSTEMS Strategy Underlined By Land Systems Orders Success BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has seen a series of early contract wins for its newly established Land and Armaments business, which together underline the successful rollout of its Land Systems strategy.
- Astute Class Submarine Programme Firmly On Track BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems submarine manufacturing facility at Barrow-in-Furness, the prime contractor for the Astute Class of submarine, is on track to deliver the first of Royal Navy’s advanced nuclear submarines by August 2008.
- BAE SYSTEMS Develops Hyperspectral Imaging Technology For Enhanced Target Detection BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- Scientists at BAE Systems Advanced Technology System in Bristol are developing hyperspectral imaging to identify targets which are becoming increasingly difficult to detect due to sophisticated camouflage and concealment techniques.
- BAE SYSTEMS Panther CLV Debuts At DSEI BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- Panther, the British Army’s command and liaison vehicle (CLV), assembled and integrated by BAE Systems at its facility in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England, is making its public debut at DSEi in its British Army configuration.
- BAE SYSTEMS Seeks Helicopter Landing Breakthrough BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- Landing helicopters safely in conditions currently considered too dangerous or impossible may soon be a regular occurrence as the result of new a helicopter landing aid sensor under development by BAE Systems in Australia.
- BAE SYSTEMS Wins Main Battle Tank Upgrade Order For South African National Defence Force BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has been awarded a follow-on contract for approximately 15 million by Armscor, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) acquisition agency, for the upgrade of an additional batch of Olifant MK1B Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) to Mk2 standard.
- Typhoon Fatigue Testing Hits 1000 Hours BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- The full scale fatigue test for the Eurofighter Typhoon, known as P-MAFT (Production - Major Airframe Fatigue Test) has now completed 1,000 test hours, which involves applying half a million load distributions. This process will be repeated 18 times to complete the full scale test over 5 years the equivalent to a 25 year in-service life.
- BAE SYSTEMS Provides Royal Navy Technical Documentation And Training Online BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems, working in partnership with the UK Defence Logistics Organisation, has been given the go-ahead to roll-out of a technical information browser across the UK Royal Navy fleet before the end of the year, following successful trials aboard the Type 23 frigate HMS Westminster.
- BAE Systems selected for new Royal Navy Warfare Operator Training Programme BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has been down-selected as preferred supplier for phase one of the new Maritime Composite Training System (MCTS) programme, valued in the region of £100 million.
- BAE Systems awarded Systems Integration contract for new offshore patrol vessel BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from VT Shipbuilding Limited for the supply and integration of the combat management system and air surveillance radar for the new Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (Helicopter) (OPV(H)).
- 105MM Light Gun Still In Demand BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems 105mm Light Gun is now back in production, to meet the requirements of an ASEAN nation and emphasising the importance light artillery systems play in modern military operations. The BAE Systems family of lightweight indirect fire support solutions, including the 105mm Light Gun, will be displayed on the BAE Systems stand at DSEi.
- BAE SYSTEMS Develops Hawk Simulator For South Africa And India BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- The South African Air Force (SAAF) will soon benefit from the latest in pilot training technology in the form of a simulator developed by BAE Systems in Australia and the Indian Air Force is expected to follow.
- BAE SYSTEMS To Provide Transparent Armoured Gun Shields To US Marine Corps BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems is to provide more than 1,000 Marine Corps Transparent Armor Gun Shields (MCTAGS) kits and spares to support U.S. Marine Corps vehicles under a contact modification worth up to $39.9 million from the U.S. Marine Corps System Command.
- Warspite Sets New Standards BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has completed five compartments on Astutes command deck module (CDM) to a new grading standard of cleanliness and environmental control. The work was undertaken in BAE Systems Warspite facility in Barrow-in-Furness, North West England, and enabled the installation of sensitive combat systems equipment.
- Netherlands Success Emphasises BVS10 Capability BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems recent 43 million contract with the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation for 74 BvS10 all terrain vehicles underlines the capability the vehicle offers to customers worldwide.
- BAE SYSTEMS In Smart Dust Technology Breakthrough BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems has made a significant breakthrough in the way Smart Dust sensors communicate with their host communications device.
- M777 Concept Demonstrator Showcased At DSEI BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- A new transport concept for the revolutionary BAE Systems M777 155mm howitzer, now in full rate production for the US Marine Corps and US Army, is being showcased at DSEi.
- Nimrod Development Gathers Pace BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- Development of the new BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 continues to gather pace with a third development aircraft (PA03) now flying as part of the test fleet.
- CV90 Development Helps Generate BAE SYSTEMS Export Success BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- Capability enhancement has helped drive continued export success for the BAE Systems Hgglunds CV90 family of tracked infantry fighting vehicle. The agile, multi-role combat vehicle with all-target capability has been continuously developed to meet the challenges of todays threat scenario. The current CV90 platform is based on requirements originally outlined by the Swedish Army. Since production began in 1993 the vehicle has entered service with Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and Finland. Last December, the Netherlands signed a contract for 184 CV90s for delivery between 2007 and 2010.
- Typhoon Training Takes Off BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- With Typhoon aircraft rolling off the production line, BAE Systems in-service support for Europes largest defence programme is in full swing.
- Innovative Support And Partnership Agreements Deliver Significant Savings To The UK MOD BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems commitment to cost saving partnerships with the UK Ministry of Defence was underlined recently with the award of a 60 million support contract for the AS90 155mm self-propelled gun.
- Global Tanker Team to Deliver Boeing Advanced Aerial-Refueling Tanker Boeing 13 Sep 2005 -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) announced today the industry Global Tanker Team currently working on aerial refueling tankers for Italy and Japan has agreed to partner should the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force determine a new aircraft is the best solution for replacing the KC-135.
- CACI Awarded $188 Million Contract to Support U.S. Navy Mine Countermeasure Programs CACI 13 Sep 2005 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year, $188 million prime contract to support the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command's Program Executive Office for Littoral and Mine Warfare. The contract, which has a one-year base and four option years, calls for CACI to support a wide range of current and next-generation mine countermeasure programs and combat systems.
- EADS sensor fusion software supports warning & control aircraft EADS 13 Sep 2005 -- The sensor fusion software developed by EADS Defence Electronics for Turkish airspace surveillance on board the "Peace Eagle" early warning aircraft, has successfully completed its acceptance test. As the company announced during the Defence Systems & Equipment International fair DSEi in London, the Multi-sensor Integration (MSI) software was accepted by Boeing in its role as the general contractor for the Peace Eagle programme following two intensive weeks of testing involving approximately 160 individual tests. The MSI software is in service on board the NATO AWACS fleet and has been ordered also for the Australian "Wedgetail" programme.
- General Dynamics Awarded $10.6 Million for Production of M2HB Machine Guns and Barrels General Dynamics 13 Sep 2005 -- General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has received three orders totaling $10.6 million from U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command, Rock Island, Ill., for the production of 526 M2HB machine guns and 2,000 barrels. These orders will extend M2HB gun deliveries through May 2007 and barrel-only deliveries through June 2006.
- CRITICAL MILESTONE IN C-5 MODERNIZATION EFFORT REACHED FIRST RERP ENGINE PYLON INSTALLED Lockheed Martin 13 Sep 2005 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] reached a critical milestone in the C-5 Galaxy modernization programs, as technicians installed the first engine pylon on a Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) test aircraft. The RERP is the second phase of a two-phased C-5 modernization effort and incorporates over 70 improvements to the aircraft, including new engines. Both C-5A and C-5B test aircraft are included in this modernization test effort that improves the reliability of the aircraft and adds longer term mission capability most cost effectively. Current Air Force acquisition plans call for modernization of all 112 C-5s in service.
- LOCKHEED MARTIN HIGHLIGHTS RECENT F/A-22 RAPTOR SUCCESSES AS THIS 5TH GENERATION FIGHTER PREPARES FOR INITIAL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY Lockheed Martin 13 Sep 2005 -- WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2005 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], builder of the world’s only 5th generation fighter aircraft flying today, provided an F/A-22 Raptor program update detailing the game-changing advantages and unmatched capabilities that only the F/A-22 can bring to the United States and its allies.
- LOCKHEED MARTIN F-35 LOOKING TOWARD PRODUCTION, OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY Lockheed Martin 13 Sep 2005 -- WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2005 – As the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter moves toward its inaugural flight next year, the program continues to meet milestones on schedule and is planning for initial production and operational capability for the armed services.
- C-130J SUPER HERCULES DEMONSTRATES TRANSFORMATIONAL PERFORMANCE AND CAPABILITY IN SOUTHWEST ASIA Lockheed Martin 13 Sep 2005 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] officials told reporters today at the Air Force Association’s 2005 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition that the C-130J Super Hercules is outperforming legacy air transport aircraft in combat operations by at least a two-to-one margin and the reliability is the highest of any aircraft in theater.
- LOCKHEED MARTIN PRODUCES WORLD'S ONLY 5TH GENERATION FIGHTERS Lockheed Martin 13 Sep 2005 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], producer of the world’s only 5th generation fighter aircraft, today detailed the game-changing advantages and unmatched capabilities that only 5th generation fighters can bring to the United States and its allies. The company presented a top level view of a Tactical Aircraft operations study covering air dominance, advanced fighter aircraft, operations and sustainment (O&S) costs, the order of magnitude increase in capability provided by 5th generation fighters, mix analysis of fighter capability and cost effectiveness associated with making decisions based on long-term best value.
- Northrop Grumman Receives Navy Mine-Detection-Pod Production Contract Northrop Grumman 13 Sep 2005 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) recently received a $124.5 million U.S. Navy letter contract for the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). Operating from the MH-60S helicopter, ALMDS uses a light detecting and ranging blue-green laser to detect, localize and classify near-surface, moored and floating sea mines.
- Northrop Grumman Wins Contract to Develop Shipboard Protection System for U.S. Navy Northrop Grumman 13 Sep 2005 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected by the U.S. Navy to develop the Shipboard Protection System, intended to enable naval vessels to counter asymmetric terrorist threats while moored to a pier, at anchor or during restricted maneuvering.
- Oshkosh Truck Corporation's TerraMax Meets Speed Requirements for DARPA Grand Challenge Oshkosh 13 Sep 2005 -- Oshkosh Truck (NYSE: OSK) announced today that its TerraMax driverless vehicle for the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge has successfully navigated a rugged 19.6-mile test segment at an average speed of 19 mph, which makes it fast enough to potentially complete the 175-mile Grand Challenge in less than the required 10 hours. Partners for TerraMax include Oshkosh Truck, Rockwell Collins and the University of Parma, Italy
- U.S. Tour to Demonstrate the CN-235 and C-295 Airlifters' Capabilities for the U.S. Army's Future Cargo Aircraft Mission Raytheon 13 Sep 2005 -- The CN-235 and C-295 transports have embarked on a four-week U.S. tour to highlight the medium-sized airlifters' capability to meet U.S. Army mission requirements for its Future Cargo Aircraft (FCA).
- BAE SYSTEMS Plays Key Role In European Crisis Planning Initiative BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- European nations are set to improve the way they cooperate in the event of a crisis and BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre is playing a key role. A European Commission 6th framework project called OASIS (Open advanced system for improved crisis management) aims to halve the reaction time to emergencies such as the New Orleans style flooding or the Exxon Valdez sized oil slicks, thus saving lives and minimising other disruption.
- BAE Systems joins the "Alliance Shield" team to support NATO'S Theatre Missile Defence Capability BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- BAE Systems is part of the multi-national team “Alliance Shield” that is competing to work with NATO to evolve its existing Theatre Missile Defence capability. Alliance Shield is engaged with NATO to understand the capabilities, skills and technologies it requires to deliver this Missile Defence programme. The programme has been established to join NATO missile defence sstems and improve its capability to protect member countries against the ballistic missile threat. Alliance Shield has experience in the design, development and integration of missile defence systems and continued support of those systems after they are fielded.
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- Somali Militia Returns UN's Jowhar Office VOA 13 Sep 2005 -- A warlord who seized a United Nations compound in Somalia's restive south returned it to U.N. control Tuesday.
- Sharon Heads to UN, Hopes to Reap Diplomatic Benefits of Gaza Pullout VOA 13 Sep 2005 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon heads to New York Tuesday to attend this week's U.N. General Assembly
- 300 Detained, Dozens Injured During Anti-King Rally in Nepal VOA 13 Sep 2005 -- Reports from Nepal say police in the capital, Kathmandu, have arrested about 300 people during continuing protests against King Gyanendra's seizure of absolute power.
- DRC-RWANDA: Interview with Anastase Munyandekwe, spokesman for the Hutu-dominated FDLR IRIN 13 Sep 2005 -- The Great Lakes Region has been engulfed by instability since the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and the wars that followed from 1996-1997 and 1998-2003 claimed millions of lives.
- Indonesia's Aceh Rebels Prepare to Start Turning in Arms VOA 13 Sep 2005 -- Later this week, the tsunami-ravaged Indonesian province of Aceh takes another crucial step towards ending more than three decades of civil war, when rebels of the Free Aceh Movement start surrendering their arms in return for the withdrawal of security forces
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- International Scientists To Evaluate Tsunami Warning Methods Washington File 13 Sep 2005 -- The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding a team to develop a "tsunami preparedness model" that can be used to enhance public safety in tsunami-prone regions.
- BAE Systems RAD750® On A Trip To View Mars BAE Systems 13 Sep 2005 -- MANASSAS, Virginia -- BAE Systems' radiation-hardened microprocessors, aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) launched August 12 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, are playing a key role in enabling National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to examine the surface, atmosphere and subsurface of Mars.
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