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BlackBerry to Donate Crisis Communication Tech for American Red Cross Missions

Blackberry has extended a partnership with the American Red Cross to continue support for the nonprofit organization’s disaster response missions with a company-made emergency communication platform. Red Cross plans to deploy the AtHoc system to almost 500 branches nationwide as part of efforts to facilitate communications between the organization and its staff members, …

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Boeing Pledges $1M for Harvey Disaster Relief

Boeing has pledged to give the American Red Cross a $1 million donation through the aerospace and defense contractor’s charitable trust to assist Texas communities hit by Hurricane Harvey. The company said Tuesday it will match employee contributions made to the humanitarian organization’s disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of …

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Lockheed Names 2 C130J Roll-On/Roll-Off Mission System Design Competition Winners in India; Abhay Paranjape Comments

Lockheed Martin has named teams from Indian Institute of Technology Chennai and University of Petroleum and Energy Studies as winners of a competition to design roll-on/roll-off mission systems for the C130J aircraft during an awards ceremony in New Delhi Tuesday. Lockheed unveiled the C-130J Roll-On/Roll-Off University Design Challenge in India in 2014 …

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Lockheed Aids Marines with Disaster Relief Technology

In the event of a crisis, minutes matter. The faster aid and assistance can be mobilized, the more likely victims survive and society recovers. Government contractors have long responded to calls for aid in the wake of disasters of all kinds. They’ve sent food to starving countries and medicine to …

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AT&T Aids Tornado Victims

The storms that began Wednesday passed in a few short hours, but the damage and destruction left in its wake won’t blow away so quickly. The storms spawned tornadoes that ravaged six Southern states, caused billions of dollars in damage and took the lives of at least 300 people. Sober …

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