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  Bren - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bren (from 'Brno, the Czechoslovakian town of design, and Enfield', the British manufacturer), usually called the Bren Gun, was a series of machine guns adopted by Britain in the 1930s and used in various roles into the 1980s.
The Bren was replaced as the section LMG by the L7 GPMG, a heavier belt-fed weapon.
Bren is also a commune of the Drôme département in France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bren   (1303 words)

 uc irvine::bren school::about::bren gift::about donald bren
Bren is known as a leader and innovator within the real estate industry, one of the first to combine well-designed homes with such amenities as parks and substantial open space, schools, employment centers and shopping centers to create balanced master-planned communities.
Bren’s vision and expertise are guiding the creation of the nation’s premier planned community on The Irvine Ranch in central Orange County -- 93,000 acres stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the inland mountains of the Cleveland National Forest.
Bren purchased additional outstanding shares from his partners to secure ownership of 92 percent of the company, and was elected chairman of the board.
www.ics.uci.edu /about/bren/bren_about.php   (1011 words)

 Bren Light Machine Gun
A Bren gunner of 1 RAR scans the enemy hills during the daily stand-to at last light, 1952.
The Bren light machine-gun was the main portable firepower of Australian infantry in Korea.
The Bren was originally a Czech design and its name resulted from the combination of "Brno" and "Enfield", the location of the small-arms factories in Czechoslovakia and Great Britain respectively that contributed to its development.
www.awm.gov.au /korea/weapons/bren/bren.htm   (223 words)

 Bren remembered by UCI officials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bren attended student classes and rehearsals at which she offered her professional advice and inspiration.
Bren won an Oscar in 1948 for her supporting role in the movie, Key Largo.
Beck said that Bren did not donate money to the school simply to have her name on a wall, but for the benefit and aid of aspiring actors.
www.newu.uci.edu /archive/1999-2000/spring/000417/n-000417-bren.html   (458 words)

 Bren School - Donald Bren Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bren Hall sets the highest standard for sustainable buildings of the future, and is being used as a model for facilities and operations, particularly throughout the campuses and institutions in the state of California.
Bren Hall is proof that cost is not a significant deterrent to green construction.
The pilot program (version 1.0) in effect when Bren Hall was being built specified a total of 44 available credits, 6 bonus credits, and 10 prerequisites, arranged in five categories that described major areas of sustainable design: sustainable site planning, improving energy efficiency, conserving materials and resources, enhancing indoor air quality, and safeguarding water.
www.bren.ucsb.edu /about/donald_bren_hall.html   (1311 words)

 Bren Hill's Home Page
For, from the moment she steps onto the stage, you begin to realize that only too soon she will finish her act and be gone.
Hint: The name of the company is the opposite of "BigHard." And he loves Bren's comedy so much that he commissioned a hundred scientists to build a Time Machine just so he can revisit her act over and over and over.
Bren split sides so freakin' hard that the Queen had to be put in the ICU.
www.brenhill.00go.com   (393 words)

 UCI Honors Don Bren
Bren's gift equaled the largest gift ever to UCI and marked another example of the chairman's support of public education on The Irvine Ranch.
The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences is the first independent computer science school within the UC system and one of the fastest-growing programs of its kind in the nation.
Bren has donated more than $40 million to UCI since 1984, and has endowed more permanent faculty chairs than anyone in the campus's history.
www.irvinecompany.com /aboutus/in_the_news/bren_uci/dbren.asp   (558 words)

 Bren Mark I Light Machine Gun, Bren Mark III, Bren Mark IV
The Bren Light Machine gun was introduced in 1937 and the Mark III version in 1944.
This was a curse and a source of feed checks and annoyance for soldiers who used them when the flanged rims on the.303 cartridges got into the wrong position overlapping behind the next cartridge in the magazine.
Yes the BREN was captured no doubt in some quantity but not nearly as much as Lend Lease from Canada.
www.rt66.com /~korteng/SmallArms/bren.htm   (920 words)

 EFS Profile: University of California at Santa Barbara - Bren Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bren's vision was to create a program that integrates science, business and management practices, law, and policy.
The outstanding international faculty who have been recruited into the Bren School are committed to constructing an environmentally sensitive building and, along with support from the Bren School Advisory Board, have made exceptional progress to this end.
Bren Hall will be the "greenest" building on the UCSB campus by a wide margin.
www.efswest.org /resource_center/profiles/ucsb.html   (837 words)

 Modern Firearms - Machineguns - Bren
The BREN machine gun had been initially developed in Czechoslovakia as ZB-26, and then redesigned to fire rimmed british.303 ammunition.
Brens in.303 had been manufactured in Mk.1 to Mk.4 configurations, being slightly differend in barrel lenghts, sights and other aspects, and saw wide and sucessful use during the World war 2.
Each BREN can be fired from integral folding bipod, from tripod mount or can be installed on vehicle (pintle or turret) mount.
world.guns.ru /machine/mg10-e.htm   (303 words)

 The Bren Ten In Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One of the interesting, and somewhat frustrating, aspects of the Bren Ten are the various modifications made to the guns over the course of their production.
And finally, while the Bren Ten is a great design, it must be admitted that there were in fact problems with the gun.
Therefore when buying a Bren one must carefully consider whether they want to pay the "big bucks" for a gun that they probably shouldn't shoot all that much, or possibly even at all, due to concerns over potential metal fatigue and the almost non-existance of spare parts.
www.bren-ten.com /id3.html   (3750 words)

 Buildings filling to the Bren at UC Irvine
Bren, chairman of the Irvine Co., donated $20 million to the school in December.
“[Bren] wanted the focus to remain on the school and its building momentum, knowing he would be recognized down the road.
Irvine Co. Chairman Donald Bren speaks at UC Irvine during a Wednesday groundbreaking ceremony for the new information and computer sciences school to be named after Bren.
marketing.irvinecompany.com /corporate/articles/dailypilot_bldgs_bren.htm   (493 words)

 University of Rochester Chemistry Department Kara L. Bren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Bren group is working toward understanding relationships between structure, dynamics, and stability of metalloproteins.
In a second project, the Bren group is preparing cytochrome c mutants with altered electronic structures to explore how molecular and electronic structure are related.
Kellogg, J. A.; Bren, K. "Characterization of Recombinant Horse Cytochrome c Synthesized with the Assistance of Escherichia coli Cytochrome c Maturation Factors." Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 2002, 1601, 215-221.
www.chem.rochester.edu /Faculty/Bren.html   (534 words)

 Bren Olswanger > The "dead horse" thing.... - Forum | The Apprentice Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I believe Bren realized the value of meeting with the Staples managers in person, but he failed to voice his opinion regarding the issue with Alex.
Bren included, from what I remember, he was a good sport about the whole thing.
Actually, Bren implied in his blog that he did remain passive on purpose, because he was unwilling to take apart his best friend.
www.theapprenticerules.com /phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=1962&sid=196133f5edddda90f7ac616b5ef610c3   (1829 words)

 Applications and Uses for BREN Automated Systems
Installing a BREN Automated Stencil Cutter reduced the job to less than 5 minutes, allowed stencils to be stored and recalled from the computer and virtually eliminated mistakes since the stencil can be viewed on screen before it is cut.
By installing a BREN cutter they were able to reduce the cost of a typical street sign from $28.00 to $8.00 and can produce the sign the same day it is needed.
BREN provides cutters engineered and built to cut out wide assortment of Stencil and Masking Materials with the added benefit of easily cutting the amazing array or colored films for Signs and Decals.
www.breninc.com /appspec.htm   (1244 words)

 UCSB General Catalog - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Bren School's mission is to play a leading role in researching environmental issues, training research scientists and environmental management professionals, and identifying and solving environmental problems.
The Bren School offers a unique environment, where students and faculty in many branches of environmental science and management are able to interact and create new approaches to environmental problem solving.
Students should choose the Bren School because their research interests are complementary to those of a specific faculty member or group of faculty.
www.catalog.ucsb.edu /esm.htm   (5031 words)

 CCN - Bren - Home
Bren Project: One of the key challenges that my project team faces is in reconciling the academic research requirements of our project with our desire to effect long-term change on our campus.
Bren Project: What excites me about this project is that its components and execution paths are practical yet idealistic, making our interaction with the campus community genuine and rewarding.
Danielle is a 2003 Master's graduate of the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC-Santa Barbara and received her Bachelor's Degree in Geography/Environmental Studies and French from UC-Los Angeles in 2000.
www.naels.org /projects/ccn/schools/bren/team.htm   (2233 words)

 Bren gun carrier; fast, furious and lots of help
Bren Gun Carriers were quickly phased out of service as more appropriate vehicles became available.
This vehicle was never adopted but is importance in the development of the carrier because it set the form for the projecting front section of armour in front of the gunner.
Bren and Scout Carriers were upgraded during the war to the "universal" standard; many of these Carriers received "in the field" alterations which included the mounting of heavier machine guns like the American.30 in and.50 in Brownings.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-armour/allied/bren_carrier.htm   (4456 words)

 Author Bren Yarbrough Bruhn Announces Public Availability of 'Far from Paradise'
Bren Yarbrough Bruhn announces publication of her second historical romance novel.
Bren was born and raised in Newnan, Georgia.
Bren is currently working on a new project, a time travel romance, also set in Florida, as well as the third book in the series that began with "The Price of Eden." You can learn more about Bren and her writing by visiting Bren's Romances (http://www.brensromances.com).
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/3/prweb362815.htm   (354 words)

 BREN MK 1 Kit
Bren Mk 1 mounted on a Bren Tripod
I am planning to build this Bren LMG into a semiautomatic Bren at some point in the future.
Following is a picture of Tim's Great looking Bren Mk 1 that he was nice enough to E-mail me to compare to my own parts.
www.quarterbore.com /weapons/bren_mk1.htm   (397 words)

 UCSB Press Release: "UC Santa Barbara Appoints New Dean for Bren School "
In addition to educating highly qualified research scientists and environmental management professionals, the Bren School's mission is to play a leading role in researching environmental issues and in identifying, preventing, and solving environmental problems of the 21st century.
The chair of the search committee for the new dean, John Melack, a professor of ecology, evolution and marine biology at UCSB and acting dean of the Bren School, said his committee and the school's faculty saw in von Weizsäcker an opportunity to expand both the vision and the reach of the Bren School.
The Bren School is housed in a state-of-the-art "living laboratory" that is accredited as the "greenest" laboratory building in the United States.
www.ia.ucsb.edu /pa/display.aspx?pkey=1339   (951 words)

 Office-clutter task sweeps out Bren
Finally, Bren and Alex decide - sans input from any rational, non-loser human being - to rest their fate on "The Packrat." Their table on wheels has shelves and two wire baskets under a hinged, clear-plastic top.
Bren and Alex immediately proclaim their creation, which is larger than most zoo animals, the salvation of cluttered offices everywhere.
Bren makes a feeble defense, but Trump smells his weakness and dismissed Bren from the game.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/arizonaliving/articles/0428apprentice0428.html   (933 words)

 Batch Renamer ( bren )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
bren is planned as a crossplatform and it is written using the crossplatform GUI framework - wxWidgets.
bren is able to add multiple source files at once, to add directory content or directory content recursivly, using defined filemasks.
bren is able to produce a log file for all operations which were made automatically or by user request.
bren.sourceforge.net   (191 words)

The company that produced the Bren Ten (Dornaus & Dixon Enterprises, Inc.) only lasted a few short years and fewer than 1,500 pistols were produced, but the 10mm Auto cartridge lives on.
The 10mm Auto may not share the same popularity as some other cartridges, but it is an excellent choice for those looking for an autoloader that will fill both CCW and "woods carry" rolls.
The Bren Ten story is a complicated and sometimes confusing one.
www.bren-ten.com   (408 words)

 527 feet, BREN Tower
The BREN Tower 1,527 feet tall, has been a focal point of attention ever since it was erected on the Nevada Test Site in 1962.
The first experiment (from which the BREN tower got its name) was the Bare Reactor Experiment, Nevada.
These light-frame simulated Japanese houses were used in the BREN test as part of a research project to estimate radiation doses received by survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atom bomb blasts.
www.shundahai.org /bren_tower.htm   (485 words)

 uc irvine::bren school::about::bren hall
The six-story Bren Hall will expand the existing ICS campus and increase general assignment classroom space by more than 90,800 square feet.
The design of this facility is intended to enhance interaction between faculty and students and to create a progressive learning environment.
Designed with flexibility in mind, the plans are outlined to accommodate ICS' growing faculty, staff and student populations.
www.ics.uci.edu /about/brenhall/index.php   (92 words)

 Ariel Sharon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He violated his orders from the head of Southern Command by exploiting this success to cut the supply lines of the Egyptian Third Army, located to the south of the canal crossing, isolating it from other Egyptian units.
The divisions of Sharon and Abraham Adan (Bren) passed over this bridge into Africa advancing to within 101 kilometers of Cairo.
They wreaked havoc on the supply lines of the Third Army stretching to the south of them, cutting off and encircling the Third Army, but could not force its surrender before the ceasefire*.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ariel_Sharon   (4911 words)

 NBC.com> The Apprentice> Candidates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bren, 32, married with children, was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee., and attended The University of Memphis where he received his BA.
Leaving a lucrative career as a real estate closing attorney, Bren now serves as an Assistant District Attorney General.
Far from the fame and fortune of Fifth Avenue, Bren works in the world of thugs and drugs.
www.nbc.com /nbc/The_Apprentice_3/candidates/bren.shtml   (84 words)

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