Rapid Fire 2010-03-26: Apple Idod?

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* The Apple of the Army’s eye: Service looks at i-prefixed devices for military application. Army release | Mac Observer | Ubergizmo | Ars Technica | Touch Reviews. * MQ-9 UAV to patrol Texas borders. Meanwhile, US Army AMCOM delays and slow US equipment delivery is endangering Merida Initiative efforts in Mexico. * Solutions appearing to the challenges of machining next-generation alloys and materials like titanium, Inconel, Hastelloy, and Waspalloy alloys and composites. * Cowabunga, Dude! Marine Corps Base Hawaii uses sun and waves to generate electricity. * Raytheon ups dividend by 21%, plans $2 billion in share repurchases. * USAF looking for companies to develop a high capacity SATCOM link for RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV. * USAF cracking down on Blackberries, Windows Mobile devices. * German helicopter test uses Galileo GPS signals for navigation. * $250 million US Army Joint Fires training contract to Potawatomi Training-led team that includes Northrop Grumman. * A-10 at Eglin AFB, FL becomes first USAF aircraft powered solely with a biomass-derived jet fuel blend. * General Dynamics IT snags $22 million SeaPort-e order to support new US Navy Air and Missile Defense Command in Dahlgren, VA. * Lockheed Martin, ATK team to offer small […]

* The Apple of the Army’s eye: Service looks at i-prefixed devices for military application. Army release | Mac Observer | Ubergizmo | Ars Technica | Touch Reviews.

* MQ-9 UAV to patrol Texas borders. Meanwhile, US Army AMCOM delays and slow US equipment delivery is endangering Merida Initiative efforts in Mexico.

* Solutions appearing to the challenges of machining next-generation alloys and materials like titanium, Inconel, Hastelloy, and Waspalloy alloys and composites.

* Cowabunga, Dude! Marine Corps Base Hawaii uses sun and waves to generate electricity.

* Raytheon ups dividend by 21%, plans $2 billion in share repurchases.

* USAF looking for companies to develop a high capacity SATCOM link for RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV.

* USAF cracking down on Blackberries, Windows Mobile devices.

* German helicopter test uses Galileo GPS signals for navigation.

* $250 million US Army Joint Fires training contract to Potawatomi Training-led team that includes Northrop Grumman.

* A-10 at Eglin AFB, FL becomes first USAF aircraft powered solely with a biomass-derived jet fuel blend.

* General Dynamics IT snags $22 million SeaPort-e order to support new US Navy Air and Missile Defense Command in Dahlgren, VA.

* Lockheed Martin, ATK team to offer small payload launch services aboard 2nd generation Athena rockets.

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