General Dynamics Armament invests in Maine production siteArlington, VA based General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is investing over $50,000 in production equipment and hiring 60 to 90 new employees to accelerate its enterprise-wide focus on Lean/Six Sigma-based process improvements at its Saco, ME, gun manufacturing facility. The site serves as General Dynamics’ core production site for single- and multi-barrel aircraft and crew-served weapon systems. Products manufactured in Saco include the MK19 and MK47 40 mm grenade weapon systems, high-speed multi-barrel Gatling guns and M2 50-cal. machine guns.The company employs approximately 83,500 people worldwide and reported 2007 revenues of $27.2 billion. General Dynamics’ Gatling gun systems are onboard every U.S. fighter aircraft, including the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and the company has manufactured more than 30,000 MK19 gun systems.General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command (TACOM) to produce M2HB machine guns, valued at up to $36.6 million through 2009. Production work will be performed at the Saco site, and deliveries are expected to begin in April 2008. The guns will be used on ground vehicles by the U.S. Army, Army Reserve, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy, as well as several foreign military customers. The program will be managed out of General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products Burlington, VT, facility.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 64-year-old man was fatally hit by four vehicles while crossing a street in his hometown of Patchogue over the weekend—and two drivers fled the scene, Suffolk County police said.The pedestrian was crossing Route 112 when he was hit by a northbound Toyota 4Runner near the corner of Old Medford Road at 3 a.m. Saturday, police said. Three other vehicles then hit the victim, two of which fled the scene, police said.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately available. The two drivers that stopped were not injured.Investigators believe the other two vehicles to be a dark-colored 2015 Hyundai Elantra and a 2000 to 2007 white or light-colored Ford Taurus.Vehicular Crime Unit detectives impounded the vehicles that stopped and ask anyone with information about the crash or to call them at 631-852-6555 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had the honor to score 25,000th goal in the history of the Premier League after he scored in the 11th round in the match Manchester United against Swansea.He was waiting for the goal for 609 minutes, since he scored the last league goal against Manchester City in the 4th round when they were celebrating with 2: 1 at Old Trafford.Ibrahimovic scored against Swansea in the 21st minute with the shot from about 16 meters and it was 25,000th goal of Premiership.Just 12 minutes later, Ibrahimovic scored another goal for the leadership of the United 3: 0. That goal was jubilee as well. Not for the Premiership, but for Ibrahimovic, since that was his 400th goal of his career.Before Ibrahimovic’s jubilee, a true masterpiece was performed by Paul Pogba who scored for 1:0 in the 15th minute of the match. The most expensive player in the history of football hit from 17 meters.Take a look at the VIDEO.(Source: O. T./Klix.ba)