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Hornet steamed from Pearl 30 April, to aid Yorktown and Lexington at the Battle of the Coral Sea.
Hornet planes attacked the fleeing Japanese fleet 6 June 1942 to assist in sinking cruiser Mikuma, damaged a destroyer, and left cruiser Mogami aflame and heavily damaged.
Hornet's attack on Mogami wrote the finis to one of the decisive battles of history that had far reaching and enduring results on the Pacific War.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/h8/hornet-vii.htm   (1154 words)

  Hornet - MSN Encarta
Hornet, name commonly applied to the members of a group of social wasps that make nests of papery material composed of chewed plant foliage and wood.
The bald-faced, or white-faced, hornet, widely distributed throughout North America, is about 3 cm (about 1.2 in) long and is fl with white markings on most of its segments and on its face.
This hornet is reddish brown streaked with yellow and attains a length of more than 2.5 cm (1 in).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761577452/Hornet.html   (285 words)

 USS Hornet (CV 12)
The USS HORNET underwent SCB-27A modernization at the New York Naval Shipyard from 1951-1952, and was subsequently redesignated as CVA 12 on October 1, 1952.
HORNET, basing from Eniwetok in the Marshalls, raided enemy installations ranging from Guam to the Bonins then turned her attention to the Palaus, throughout the Philippine Sea, and to enemy bases on Okinawa and Formosa.
HORNET was the recovery carrier for the Apollo 11 moon mission during which astronauts Neil Armstrong, and Edwin Aldrin Jr., landed on and walked on the moon in July 1969.
navysite.de /cv/cv12.htm   (1503 words)

 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers - USS Hornet (CV 8)
Hornet steamed from Pearl 30 April, to aid USS Yorktown (CV 5) and USS Lexington (CV 2) at the Battle of the Coral Sea.
Hornet, Yorktown, and Enterprise launched strikes as the Japanese carriers struck their planes below to prepare for a second strike on Midway.
Hornet's attack on Mogami wrote the finish to one of the decisive battles of history that had far reaching and enduring results on the Pacific War.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/carriers/histories/cv08-hornet/cv08-hornet.html   (1202 words)

 Hornet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hornets are the largest eusocial wasps, reaching up to 45 millimetres (1.8 inches) in length.
The true hornets make up the genus Vespa, and are distinguished from other vespines by the width of the vertex (part of the head behind the eyes), which is proportionally larger in Vespa; and by the anteriorly rounded gasters (the section of the abdomen behind the wasp waist).
The name "hornet" is used for this and related species primarily because of their habit of making aerial nests (similar to the true hornets) rather than subterranean nests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hornet   (1902 words)

The name HORNET is one of the most distinguished in American naval history.
HORNET was a converted yacht, purchased for use in the Spanish-American War.
In the ensuing bloody struggle, the seventh and eighth HORNETS, CV-8 and CV-12, would bring everlasting fame and glory to the name with their illustrious wartime careers against the Japanese in the Pacific.
www.cco.caltech.edu /~drmiles/early_hornets.html   (799 words)

 European Hornet - Penn State Entomology Department Fact Sheet
The adult European hornet worker is approximately 35 mm in length with yellow and brown coloration (Fig.
In addition to the hazard created by their stings, the hornets will also damage various trees and shrubs by girdling the branches and twigs to gather bark for nest building and to obtain nourishment from the sap.
Be certain NOT to plug the hornets' entrance because they may chew through interior wall coverings in an attempt to escape and enter the living area.
www.ento.psu.edu /extension/factsheets/european_hornet.htm   (515 words)

For the uninitiated, "improving" a rifle round generally means increasing the powder capacity of a case by reducing the taper of the case walls, steepening the angle of the shoulder, moving the shoulder forward, or combinations of all three.
Although the Hornet and K-Hornet are best known as rifle rounds, their tiny diet of fast-burning powder also makes them truly spectacular pistol rounds.
Hornet barrels in 10-inch bull configuration are still listed as a regular item for the Contender, and a variety of K-Hornet barrels can be had from Fox Ridge Outfitters, T/C's official custom shop.
www.reloadingroom.com /page28.html   (2546 words)

The Hornet may be mounted anywhere under the front side of the vehicle where it has an unobstructed, clear view of the road surface.
The Hornet can be mounted anywhere it has a clear, unobstructed view of the road surface in a forward direction, at a 45-degree angle to the road surface.
The Hornet is effective on a moving vehicle due to the fact that it is an unfamiliar sound to the animal and is not constant.
www.hornet-canada.com /faq.htm   (1711 words)

 The US Navy
The newest model, Super Hornet, is highly capable across the full mission spectrum: air superiority, fighter escort, reconnaissance, aerial refueling, close air support, air defense suppression and day/night precision strike.
Hornets taking direct hits from surface-to-air missiles, recovering successfully, being repaired quickly, and flying again the next day proved the aircraft's survivability.
The first operational cruise of Super Hornet, F/A-18 E, was with VFA-115 onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) on July 24, 2002, and saw initial combat action on Nov. 6, 2002, when they participated in a strike on hostile targets in the "no-fly" zone in Iraq.
www.navy.mil /navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=1100&tid=1200&ct=1   (879 words)

 U.S.S. Hornet and Reunions
The sixth Hornet was a steel steam yacht converted in 1898.
Hornet and her screen of escorts sailed under sealed orders on April 2nd as "Task Force 16.2".
Hornet was only one year and six days old when she went down.
members.tripod.com /~Post_119_gulfport_MS/hornet.html   (1096 words)

 Hornets - Gentle Giants!
n the presence of a hornet, four things should be avoided: rapid movements, blocking the flight path, vibrating or breathing on the nests.
With care and calm it is quite possible to study the intimate life of hornets without being stung.
With several kilograms of honey in an average bees nest, the primary role of the bee sting is to defend the colony against sweet-toothed attackers, ranging from the mouse through badgers to brown bears and humans.
www.vespa-crabro.de /hornets.htm   (1128 words)

 HORNET   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HORNET is a WDM MAN ring that uses packet-over-WDM technology to form a multiple-access ring architecture instead of a ring formed of point-to-point links (we define packet-over-WDM as packet-switching at the optical layer, instead of at the network layer).
This allows HORNET to be optimized for metro area traffic conditions as content is distributed throughout the network, and bursty, unpredictable packet-based communications is required between all access points on the network.
HORNET is a research project conducted in conjunction with Sprint Advanced Technology Laboratories, Burlingame, CA.
wdm.stanford.edu /hornet/hornet.html   (700 words)

The Hornet uses diesel fuel and a standard rental air compressor rather than an exotic aircraft turbine as the prime mover.
The Hornet is securely mounted and anchored to the floor, it produces around 300 lbs of thrust at full power.
Check out this video of the Hornet in operation: hornet.mpg The huge volume of smoke followed by a bang and burst of thrust is produced by injecting unburned fuel into the hot combustor then igniting it with the spark igniter.
www.gas-turbines.com /hornet.htm   (433 words)

 2006 Dodge Hornet concept cars
Moreover, the designers envision the Hornet as a vehicle that can be easily customized through the purchase of add-on exterior and interior parts and accessories, allowing owners to personalize their cars to express individual needs and desires.
The Dodge Hornet is powered by a 1.6 liter supercharged engine with 170 hp and 165 lb-ft (224 Nm) of torque (both at 4,000 rpm) driving the wheels through a six-speed manual transmission.
The Hornet would have the sportiness of the original Neon and the reliability of the PT (which has been way up there in quality rankings), and because they've already invested so much in PT engineering, it would probably still be cheaper than adapting another car to meet Dodge needs.
www.allpar.com /cars/concepts/dodge/hornet.html   (1758 words)

 Hornet SQL Bridge — plone.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hornet differs from Archetypes SQLStorage in that Hornet objects are not actually persistent ZODB objects and do not fill/bloat the ZODB.
A Hornet storage of 1,000,000 objects will add no more size to the ZODB than one with 10 objects so it is ideal for tasks were you need to store truly large numbers of records.
It is also important to understand that Hornet is not an alternative to ZODB and is not a replacement for Archetypes.
plone.org /products/hornet   (1151 words)

USS Hornet, a 19,800 ton Yorktown class aircraft carrier, was constructed at Newport News, Virginia.
Hornet was then sent to the South Pacific to reinforce U.S. units there following the Battle of Coral Sea, but was recalled to Pearl Harbor in mid-May. She then took part in the Battle of Midway, on 4-6 June, during which her planes shared in the sinking of the Japanese cruiser Mikuma.
Damage to the smokestack and signal bridge of USS Hornet (CV-8) after it was struck by a crashing Japanese dive bomber, during the morning of 26 October 1942.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-h/cv8.htm   (824 words)

 Alameda High - Hornet Boosters
The 2007 Lady Hornet softball team is holding an 'e-waste' (old electronic equipment) recycling fundraiser on November 18-19, from 9am-3pm in the New Gym parking lot.
A number of different hornet logos have come into use in recent years on calendars, school stationary, hornet gear, etc., so the school decided to designate one as the "official" logo to be used on all AHS-related materials.
The Hornet Boosters Club was established to assist coaches in supporting and funding their sports programs and our student-athletes.
www.hornetfootball.org /boosters.htm   (516 words)

 USS HORNET CV-12 CVA-12 CVS-12 by Dwayne Miles
The Hornet is regaining financial strength and widespread public visibility of a positive nature - all key metrics were met by the beginning on March 2006.
The Hornet Museum continues to rely on general museum membership dues, corporate donations, individual benefactors and the support of the Hornet Association to remain the premiere naval aviation exhibit in northern California.
The USS HORNET Museum is looking for any photos taken during the trip from Long Beach to Bremerton for the decommissioning in 1970, and even some in Bremerton.
www.its.caltech.edu /~drmiles/hornet.html   (1779 words)

 AMC Hornet.com - Welcome!
The 1972 Hornet was notable for being one of the first American cars to offer a special luxury trim package created by a fashion designer
As you may have already guessed, the AMC Hornet will be included in the show.
It's an interesting look into American Motor's marketing of the Hornet in that country as well as how well the hobby is thriving.
www.zitrotek.com /amchornet   (543 words)

 F/A-18 Hornet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 Hornet is a modern all-weather carrier-capable strike fighter jet, designed to attack both ground and aerial targets.
The initial fleet reports were complimentary, indicating that the Hornet was extraordinarily reliable, a major change from its predecessor, the F-4J.
Canadian Forces Air Command announced the selection of the Hornet on 10 April 1980, largely on the basis of the dual engines, which they believed to be a safer setup over the large isolated regions in Northern Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/F-18   (4770 words)

 The Green Hornet TV Show - The Green Hornet Television Show - TV.com
The Green Hornet debuted shortly after the 1966 Batman TV Series and was produced by the same company.
Part 2 begins with the Green Hornet using his tracking signal to close in on the visitors from outer space and their mystery.
One of the very first serious crime fighting dramas out there, the Green Hornet starred Van Williams and Bruce Lee as two crimefighters who pretended to be gangsters in order to take apart the underworld's various unsavory characters truly worth watching.
www.tv.com /green-hornet/show/587/summary.html   (486 words)

 F/A-18 Hornet - Military Aircraft
The F/A-18 Hornet replaced the F-4 Phantom II fighter and A-7 Corsair II light attack jet, and also replaced the A-6 Intruder as these aircraft were retired during the 1990s.
Some 48 F/A-18D two-seat Hornets are configured as the F/A-18D (RC) reconnaissance version, with the M61A1 cannon replaced by a pallet-mounted electro-optical suite comprising a blister-mounted IR linescan and two roll-stabilized sensor units, with all of these units recording onto video tape.
In January 1997, the Super Hornet successfully conducted its initial sea trials on board the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS JOHN C. The Navy is planning to procure a minimum of 548 Super Hornets, and possibly as many as 1,000.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ac/f-18.htm   (2947 words)

 "The Green Hornet" (1966)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On Police records a wanted criminal, Green Hornet is really Britt Reid, owner-publisher of the Daily Sentinel, his dual identity known only to his secretary and to the district attorney.
Created by George Trendle, the story of the Green Hornet is similar to many other masked vigilantes created before, like Batman (very similar, with their characters wealthy background and the use of a sidekick), the Shadow, and The Lone Ranger.
The Hornet himself fights with the usual fist-only punches like a boxer, but with Kato, the action is spiced up.
us.imdb.com /Title?0059991   (678 words)

 AMC Hornet.com - 1975 AMC Hornet
And although all car sales were tumbling, the Hornet would yet again be counted on to tow the company line.
The Hornet line wore the same styling for 1975, now six years old, with few mechanical changes.
This is what allowed the new buyers of Hornet to personalize it to their tastes.
www.zitrotek.com /amchornet/ProdYrs/1975/1975.asp   (446 words)

OFFF, an enthusiastic celebration of a new visual culture, invited Hornet directors Aaron Stewart, Dan and Jason, Guilherme Marcondes and Peter Sluszka, along with producer Hana Shimizu, to participate in their New York City conference.
Hornet is proud to sign Guilherme Marcondes, acclaimed director of short film ‘TYGER’.
Bright Eyes is reviewed on Shot's Cut and Paste, hip new stuff you can pretend you found first.
www.hornetinc.com   (133 words)

 Hornet Italia
da ora in poi, il marchandising di Hornet Italia sarà gestito da una nuova persona per me mooolto speciale: Virginia.
Con un'accelerazione incredibile e con l'arrivo della Hornet 2007, la Honda piazza la sua best seller al primo posto delle vendite di moto nei primi 3 mesi del 2007 staccando di quasi 1000 unità la seconda Yamaha Fz6.
Ecco il link al 3d: Nuova Hornet 2007 - Impressioni di guida.
www.hornetitalia.com   (818 words)

 Claremont Controls
Founded here in Claremont Road Newcastle in 1979, Hornet Software (Claremont Controls Ltd.) is one of the longest-established software houses in Europe - with more than 2,400 copies of the Company's Business Resource Management programmes issued to household-name businesses throughout the world.
A leader in project management software for civil engineering and construction applications since 1982, Hornet's unique ability to illustrate and manage complex relationships between multiple project activities and resources is now gaining wider application for Hornet in modern manufacturing and other business environments where improved competitiveness is a key target.
By focusing product development on Clients' needs, Hornet Windmill (Windows/NT) and Hornet XK (Unix) have become the most powerful and flexible professional Business Resource Management products available - with many of the products' best features resulting directly from close Client relationships.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Hornet&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://www.claremont-controls.co.uk/&bdct=20071107152258&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-2CA43505-A9F1-DA82-5491-67DE85542FA5-ym   (133 words)

 Welcome to the USS HORNET MUSEUM
The USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier museum, on the shores of Alameda Point, California, offers a wide variety of attractions, activities and a link to our proud history.
The only Aircraft Carrier museum on the west coast, featuring several historic aircraft
Our exhibit of Apollo 11, Apollo 12, Moon Program and NASA memorabillia.
www.uss-hornet.org   (74 words)

 The State Hornet
Nice guys don't finish last, they finish on top
11/7/2007 12:43 PM The State Hornet would like to congratulate Ralph Madriaga for winning this year's State Hornet Halloween costume contest.
Students are invited to Saturday's "Artist Talk" event where each artist will present his or her work.
www.statehornet.com   (1113 words)

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