Communication, transportation, information technology and commerce have been inextricably intertwined since the beginning of human history, and they still remain closely related today.
“The success of the first electronic telegraph line in 1844 opened an era of modern communication in America. Before the telegraph there existed no separation between transportation and communication. Information traveled only as fast as the messenger who carried it.” — D. J. Czitrom, Media and the American Mind
This reality was even codified in the Dewey Decimal library classification system:
380 Commerce, communications, transportation
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Commerce is the activity of buying and selling of goods and services, especially on a large scale. The system includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that are in operation in any country or internationally. Thus, commerce is a system or an environment that affects the business prospects of economies. It can also be defined as a component of business which includes all activities, functions involved in transferring goods from producers to consumers. — Wikipedia
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Northrop Grumman contracted for Mk 48 torpedo...
on June 21, 2018 at 8:32 pm
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has been awarded a $17 million contract for support of the Mk 48 heavyweight torpedo for the U.S. Navy. […]
Navy contracts for submarine ballistic missile...
on June 21, 2018 at 8:03 pm
Southern Research Institute has been awarded a $9.6 million contract for thermo-mechanical and aero-thermal testing of materials for SLBM re-entry systems. […]
Lockheed tapped for Aegis combat system...
on June 21, 2018 at 5:19 pm
Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $18 million contract for development and support of the Aegis Baseline 9 combat system on U.S. Navy destroyers and cruisers. […]
Army contracts GenDyn for Stryker hull upgrades
on June 21, 2018 at 4:56 pm
The Pentagon has awarded General Dynamics with a $68 million contract to upgrade Stryker flat bottom vehicles to the double V-hull configuration. […]
Replacements, improvements on the way for Air...
on June 21, 2018 at 3:50 pm
The U.S. Air Force will procure new aircraft to replace the 46-year-old fleets on each UH-1N location between 2020 and 2032. […]