Raytheon Delivers RAM Block 2 to US Navy

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: americas Authorities August 28, 2014 View post tag: RAM “As today’s threats continue to evolve, RAM Block 2’s enhanced features give an unfair advantage to naval warfighters across the globe,” said Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon Missile System’s Naval and Area Mission Defense product line. “Along with demonstrating a long-standing international partnership, the RAM program has a record of 91 consecutive months of contractual on-time deliveries, and continues its remarkable success rate of over 90 percent during flight tests.”RAM is a cooperative program between the U.S. and German governments with industry support from Raytheon and RAMSYS of Germany. The RAM Cooperative program has been in place for over 30 years and has enjoyed excellent integration and technology sharing between both countries.The initial Block 2 delivery milestone was marked by a ceremony at Raytheon Missile Systems that was attended by U.S. and German naval dignitaries, and Raytheon leaders and RAM program and team members.[mappress]Press Release, August 28, 2014; Image: Raytheon Raytheon Company delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company’s 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract. RAM Block 2 is a significant performance upgrade featuring enhanced kinematics, an evolved radio frequency receiver, and an improved control system. Raytheon Delivers RAM Block 2 to US Navy View post tag: deliverscenter_img Back to overview,Home naval-today Raytheon Delivers RAM Block 2 to US Navy View post tag: Block 2 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: US Navy View post tag: Naval Share this article View post tag: Raytheonlast_img read more

USS George Washington Hosts US Navy’s CNO

first_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: USS George Washington View post tag: CNO View post tag: americas View post tag: US Navy Authorities View post tag: News by topic Back to overview,Home naval-today USS George Washington Hosts US Navy’s CNO View post tag: Navy US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan Greenert, visited the crew of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego Aug. 17.After serving for seven years as the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier in Yokosuka, Japan, the George Washington conducted a hull-swap with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).Greenert spoke about the George Washington’s upcoming deployment around South America and the ship’s scheduled return to Norfolk, Virginia.[mappress mapid=”16698″]Image: US Navy USS George Washington Hosts US Navy’s CNO August 19, 2015 Share this articlelast_img read more

Indiana State Police Partners with the DEA and the Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Task…

first_imgOn Saturday, October 22, 2016 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 12th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative.  The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs.Collection sites will be set up nationwide for expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs which will be properly disposed of without threat to the environment.  This program is for liquid and pill medications.  Needles, new or used, will not be accepted for disposal.  This service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.Once again, the Indiana State Police are pleased to partner with the DEA, and as in the past, the drugs may be dropped off at any Indiana State Police Post, except the Toll Road Post.  The event will be on Saturday, October 22, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.Also, partnering with the Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force, the Indiana State Police will host a drop off site on Friday, October 21st, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. inside the Indiana Government Center North public entrance off of Robert Orr Plaza in Indianapolis.  This is between the government north and south buildings, immediately west of the State Capitol building.To locate the state police post closest to your home or business, click this link for Indiana State Police on the Map.To find other locations in Indiana or across the U.S. that are participating in the Drug Take Back initiative, click this link to the DEA.The Drug Take Back events are the safe, popular and responsible way for the public to legally and dispose of prescription drugs with no questions asked.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Air Quality Forecast

first_imgOzone(peak 8-hr avg)(expected)NA*NA*NA*NA*NA* ThursdayFebruary 9FridayFebruary 10SaturdayFebruary 11SundayFebruary 12MondayFebruary 13 OzoneAir Quality IndexNA*NA*NA*NA*NA* Fine Particulate(0-23 CST avg)Air Quality Indexgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodcenter_img Air quality forecasts for Evansville and Vanderburgh County are provided as a public service.  They are best estimates of predicted pollution levels that can be used as a guide so people can modify their activities and reduce their exposure to air quality conditions that may affect their health.  The forecasts are routinely made available at least a day in advance, and are posted by 10:30 AM Evansville time on Monday (for Tuesday through Thursday) and Thursday (for Friday through Monday).  When atmospheric conditions are uncertain or favor pollution levels above the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, forecasts are made on a daily basis.Ozone forecasts are available from mid-April through September 30th.  Fine particulate (PM2.5) forecasts are available year round. * Not Available and/or Conditions Uncertain.Air Quality Action DaysOzone Alerts are issued by the Evansville EPA when maximum ozone readings averaged over a period of eight hours are forecasted to reach 71 parts per billion (ppb), or unhealthy for sensitive groups on the USEPA Air Quality Index scale.Particulate Alerts are issued by the Evansville EPA when PM2.5 readings averaged over the period of midnight to midnight are forecasted to reach 35 micrograms per meter cubed (µg/m3).Current conditions of OZONE and FINE PARTICULATE MATTER are available in near real-time on the Indiana Department of Environment Management’s website.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Ocean City Police Activity Report for March 29 to April 4

first_imgApril 2, 2015: ThursdayCalls for service: 60Motor Vehicle Stops: 16Motor Vehicle Accidents: 1Property Checks: 18Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 6 fire and 6 EMS callsMotor vehicle accident, 800 block 6th St., at 7:20pm April 4, 2015: Saturday Calls for service: 118Motor Vehicle Stops: 484Motor Vehicle Accidents: 1Property Checks: 29Alarms: 9The Police Department assisted with 3 fire and 3 EMS callsTheft, 800 block Plaza Pl., at 10:25amObstruction, 900 block Haven, one in custody, at 11:12amMotor vehicle accident, 1200 block Asbury Ave., at 12:22pmTheft, 600 block Haven, at 7:44pm March 31, 2015: TuesdayCalls for service: 58Motor Vehicle Stops: 13Motor Vehicle Accidents: 2Property Checks: 17Alarms: 2The Police Department assisted with 4 fire and 1 EMS callsMotor vehicle accident, 3300 block West Ave., at 8:40amFraud, 600 block Battersea Rd., at 10:27amMotor vehicle accident, 3600 block Central Ave., at 12:21pmWarrant, 2600 block Asbury Ave., one in custody, at 12:59pm OCEAN CITY POLICE SUMMARIZED WEEK’S ACTIVITIESMarch 29 – April 4, 2015Calls for Service: 551Daily Average: 79 April 1, 2015: WednesdayCalls for service: 71Motor Vehicle Stops: 17Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 24Alarms: 3The Police Department assisted with 4 fire and 3 EMS callsVerbal, 600 block Wesley Ave., at 11:07am March 29, 2015: Sunday                                                Calls for service: 83Motor Vehicle Stops: 36Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 17Alarms: 3The Police Department assisted with 5 Fire and 3 EMS callsWarrant, 200 block 9th St., one in custody, at 12:21amWarrant, 400 block Ocean Ave., one in custody, at 4:37amTheft, 400 block Haven Ave., at 9:54pm PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS:Just a reminder that it is a violation of a City Ordinance to have dogs on the boardwalk anytime during the year.City Ordinance 87-17sec.4-32 prohibits any Boat/Trailer over 22 feet in overall length from being parked on a city street. Any boat/trailer less than 22 feet in overall length can only remain on a city street for three consecutive days. Officers will be issuing summons and towing boats/trailers for any observed violations. Ocean City Police Department March 30, 2015: Monday Calls for service: 53Motor Vehicle Stops: 21Motor Vehicle Accidents: 2Property Checks: 13Alarms: 1The Police Department assisted with 3 Fire and 1 EMS callsBurglary, 1200 block Simpson Ave., at 8:41amMotor vehicle accident, Pembroke La., at 1:15pmMotor vehicle accident, 9th St. & Ocean Ave., at 2:53pmWarrant, 500 block Wesley Ave., one in custody, at 4:36pmTheft, 600 block 7th St., at 7:05pmTheft, 800 block St. Charles Pl., at 8:01pm April 3, 2015: FridayCalls for service: 105Motor Vehicle Stops: 43Motor Vehicle Accidents: 0Property Checks: 27Alarms: 1The Police Department assisted with 1 fire and 3 EMS callsWarrant, 4000 block Central Ave., one in custody, at 9:49pmHarassment, 1600 block Simpson Ave., at 12:30pmTheft, 800 block West Ave., at 1:38pmlast_img read more

Jeannine Lamb, age 59, of Ocean City

first_imgJeannine Lamb, age 59, of Ocean City passed away Friday, November 11, 2016 at her home.She is survived by her mother Madeleine A. (Lynch) Lamb and seven brothers and sisters.Predeceased by her father: John J. Lamb and sister: Yvonne Winkelspecht.Her Funeral Service and interment will be held privately.www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.last_img

IU School of Medicine looking for volunteers for COVI9-19 study

first_imgCoronavirusIndianaLocalNews By Jon Zimney – November 18, 2020 0 309 IU School of Medicine looking for volunteers for COVI9-19 study Facebook Google+ Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Previous articleElkhart County moves into the state’s COVID-19 Red categoryNext articleYoung congratulates Trump Administration for quick work on vaccines Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Google+ (Photo supplied/Indiana University) The I.U. School of Medicine in Indianapolis has started enrolling volunteers for a late-stage clinical study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca.After the school was chosen in September as one of a dozen sites across the country to study the vaccine candidate, more than 3,000 Hoosiers volunteers.About 1,500 will actually be selected. Dr. Cynthia Brown, who is leading the study, told Inside Indiana Business, the research team is looking to enroll Hoosiers that are representative of the demographics of Indianapolis, from race to age to pre-existing conditions. Pinterestlast_img read more

A Cold moon

first_imgThe Wire Bridge. (Jim Dwinal)The Wire Bridge. (Jim Dwinal)The Wire Bridge in North New Portland. The photos were taken the night before the full moon this month. A big thank you to the volunteers and the town of North New Portland for purchasing the new LED lights for the bridge. (Jim Dwinal)(Karen Dalot)(Karen Dalot)(Karen Dalot)(Karen Dalot)This is two views of the “cold” moon with two different cameras, just a few hours before it was full during the evening if Dec. 11. The first picture is from the bottom of Broadway looking east, the second picture was taken at Mount Blue High School. (Steve Muise)Christmas Red. (Jane Knox)Cat tails standing on guard waiting for snow. (Jane Knox)Stopping by the the woods on a snowing evening. (Jane Knox)Snatching the last seed. (Jane Knox)Forty degrees. (Elizabeth (Stu) Mehlin)Coyote watching a field in Wilton. (Dennis York)A deer checking an apple tree. (Dennis York)Finding frozen fruit. (Dennis York)last_img read more

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Releases Live The Beatles, RHCP, Grateful Dead Medley [Pro-Shot]

first_imgLast weekend, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong celebrated Halloween with a four-night “Red Hot Sgt. Peppers” run, which included a Halloween night celebration at Richmond, VA’s The National followed by a performance at Charlotte, NC’s Neighborhood Theatre and a two-night stand at Atlanta, GA’s Variety Playhouse.Over the course of the four nights, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s dedicated fanbase, “The Flock,” was treated to 15+ cover debuts, including The Beatles’ “I Am The Walrus” and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” as well as Red Hot Chili Peppers classics like “Give It Away” and “Around The World” in addition their first complete version of “Otherside”. Dressed in red Sgt. Peppers jackets with custom patches on the back reminiscent of the classic RHCP symbol and white pants that featured black tribal designs from the RHCP album Blood Sugar Sex Magik, the band delivered on their Halloween tradition of combining the music bands they admire in new and exciting ways.On their final sold-out night at Variety Playhouse, the band surprised fans by putting a twist on the theme and mixing Grateful Dead covers into the material for a night of “Dead Hot Sgt. Peppers.” They even shocked the crowd by unzipping their Sgt. Pepper jackets to show skeleton shirts to signify the change in theme.Of the many highlights from their run, the final night’s spin on their own “Funk E Zekiel” was a true stand-out, sandwiching The Beatles’ “Drive My Car” and “Why Don’t We Do It In The Road”, and tacking on RHCP’s “By The Way”, Grateful Dead’s “Shakedown Street”, and their own “Somethin’ For Ya” toward the end of the first set. For those of you who missed it, fear not! The band released pro-shot video from the show, which you can enjoy below:“Funk E Zekiel > Drive My Car > Why Don’t We Do It In The Road > Drive My Car > Funk E Zekiel > By The Way > Shakedown Street > Somethin’ For Ya”[Video: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong]Setlist: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong | Variety Playhouse | Atlanta, GA | 11/3/2018Set One: Poseidon > I Am The Walrus > Horizon > Eyes Of The World > Horizon > Funk E Zekiel > Drive My Car > Why Don’t We Do It In The Road? > Drive My Car > Funk E Zekiel > By The Way# > Shakedown Street > Somethin’ For Ya > The Liquid, DocSet Two: J-Town^ > Give It Away > Slipknot > CWAlkabout* > The End^ > Dancin’ In The Streets > While My Guitar Gently Weeps% > Norwegian Wood > Slipknot > Su Casa, King Solomon’s Marbles > F.U., Zydeko^ > Hey JudeEncore: Schwanthem, Suck My KissNotes:“DEAD Hot Sergeant Peppers” Halloween Run Night 4# w/ “Get On Top” tease^ Unfinished* Mash-up of “Couldn’t We All” and “Walkabout”% w/ “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You” and “25 or 6 to 4” teasesPigeons Playing Ping Pong have also announced their first batch of 2019 tour dates, which will see them hit the east coast and make their way through the Midwest. The quartet will return to Chicago for their first headlining gig since 2017, as well as their first run through Florida since 2016, which includes stops in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa Bay and Ft. Lauderdale. Mungion and The Fritz will join Pigeons Playing Ping Pong for support on select dates. For more information on upcoming tour dates and ticketing information, head to the band’s website. Load remaining imageslast_img read more

brownsville song (b-side for tray) Will Play LCT3

first_imgKimber Lee’s brownsville song (b-side for tray) will receive its New York premiere by LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater’s initiative devoted to producing works by new artists. Under the direction of Patricia McGregor, the play will run from October 4 through November 16 at the Claire Tow Theater. Opening night is set for October 20. brownsville song (b-side for tray) tell the story of the family of Tray, a spirited 17-year-old whose life is cut short, as they navigate their grief and find hope together. Casting and additional creative team will be announced at a later date. Lee’s previous works include fight and tokyo fish story. The world premiere of her play different words for the same thing will play L.A.’s Kirk Douglas Theatre in May.center_img View Commentslast_img read more