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Canada orders CBRN PackBots

Canada orders CBRN PackBots

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 9 (UPI) --Robotic systems for detecting improvised explosive devices and chem-bio and radiological substances are being supplied to Canada's military by iRobot.
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Inmate who escaped in California in 1977 arrested in Arkansas

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A man who escaped in 1977 from the California prison where he was doing time for armed robbery was recaptured this week in Arkansas.

U.S. Army orders more robots

BEDFORD, Mass., July 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has given iRobot Corp. a new contract for the company's PackBot FasTac robotic system.

iRobot receives $10M support award

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A $10 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract was given by the U.S. Army to iRobot Corp. for maintenance training and spares for its 310 SUGV.
Rare Motown single sells for $38K

Rare Motown single sells for $38K

LONDON, May 1 (UPI) -- One of only two copies of a 1965 single by Motown artist Frank Wilson has been sold for a record $38,000, a British dealer says.

BAE APKWS contract transferred to the Navy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- An advanced weapons technology contract that BAE Systems had with the U.S. Army has been transferred in full to the Navy.

BAE Systems test fires rocket

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy program office partnering with Maryland-based BAE Systems announced the test firing of two guided Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rockets.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin was born this day in 1928 in Chicago. Griffin now lives in France, returning to the United States once or twice a year to tour the jazz club circuit.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Johnny St. Cyr, a banjo player with Louis Armstrong and Joe King Oliver, was born this day in New Orleans in 1890.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and composer Claude Bolling was born this day in 1930 in Cannes, France. He won an amateur jazz contest in Paris when he was 14, then formed his own Ellington-style small band.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist Marian McPartland was born in England this day in 1918. In addition to performing regularly on the jazz circuit, McPartland has distinguished herself as a broadcaster.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

One of the most important and influential guitarists in jazz history was born this day in 1923 in Indianapolis. Wes Montgomery forged his unique style from new developments in jazz harmony and melody and improvements in the manufacture of electric guitars
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist and flute player Bobby Jaspar was born this date in 1926 in Liege, Belgium. He developed his jazz reputation in Paris in the early 1950s before moving to New York, where he soon performed or toured with J.J. Johnson, Miles Davis, Donald Byrd a
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpet player Wingy Manone was born this date in New Orleans in 1904. His finest recordings were made in the 1930s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

A historically significant event took place in New York on this day in 1917. The Original Dixieland Jazz Band made its first recording.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
Wiki

Frank Edward Wilson (11 April 1924 - 24 October 2005) was an Australian film, stage and television actor; musical comedy singer and director; and television game show and variety host.

Frank Wilson was born in 1924 in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote. He left school at the age of 13. In 1943, he joined the Australian Army, where he served as a Signalman in Borneo and Papua New Guinea until his discharge in 1945.

He began acting in 1948, when he appeared at Melbourne's Tivoli Theatre.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Frank Wilson."
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