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New "Smart Rifle" Has 1,000 Yard Range

Tracking Point, a company in Texas, has begun selling a new "smart rifle" that allows an inexperienced shooter to hit a target 1,000 yards away.  With a price tag of $27,500, the rifle has a scope allows the shooter to tag the target by marking a red dot on it within the crosshairs.  The rifle will only fire when the crosshairs on locked on the red dot, even when the safety is off and the trigger is pulled. While experienced snipers are often able to hit a target of 1,000 or more yards, this rifle is unique because the scope automatically accounts for distance, gravity, wind speed, humidity and other variables that can affect a shot.  This makes it an extremely accurate weapon. The rifle ... Read more
Posted by Amber on June 20th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Military

One Project - One Vendor

American Warehouse Systems has the capability and experience to provide our clients with complete engineered material handling systems. Engineered systems can be integrated with many options based on the scope of work.  We offer such a wide variety of products and services, you won't need to go anywhere else to finish your project. We specialize in providing complete solutions for your project: from lighting, fire sprinklers, electrical systems, mechanical, automation to concrete floor supports.  We can also provide the experienced installation crews to finish the job. Contact American Warehouse Systems today to find out how we can help you! Consulting | Design | Engineering | Fabrication | Installation Read more
Posted by Amber on June 13th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling

D-Day Anniversary

On June 6, 1944 the Allied troops stormed a 50-mile stretch of heavily guarded French coastline.  The goal of the highly complex mission involving 160,000 troops was to gain a foothold in Europe to fight against Hitler's Nazi forces.  5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the mission.  By the end of the first day of the invasion, the Allied troops had already made a significant impact in Europe. The Allied forces put a lot of work into deceiving Hitler.  The Allies tricked Hitler into believing that the Allies were going to use Normandy as a diversion, while the real target would be the Strait of Dover.  Because Hitler believed this, he refused to send reinforcements into Normandy, which ultimately led to the Allied forces gaining ... Read more
Posted by Amber on June 6th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,History,Military

US Marine Surprises Younger Brother

US Marine Bailey Leonard is only 22 months older than his brother Meyers.  Because of the small age gap between them, the brothers became extremely close.  When Bailey enlisted in 2008, Meyers had a difficult time adjusting. This video shows Bailey surprising his younger brother during his college basketball practice.  Their reunion is one that might require some tissues, so be ready! American Warehouse Systems is proud to support our troops.  God bless America! Read more
Posted by Amber on May 30th, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Military

Forklift Safety

For safety is not a gadget, but a state of mind. ~ Eleanor Everet In times of economic uncertainty, many companies are turning their attention to safety.   Safety in the warehouse can include machine guarding, guardrail and rack protection, but new and exciting products are constantly being brought to market. Take a look at your forklift traffic.  Is there constant interaction between forklifts to pedestrians, forklifts to forklifts, or forklifts to obstructions?  We have several solutions for you!  We can create a safe environment using lights and sirens that will notify both forklift drivers and pedestrians of possible collisions.  There are several options out there today to protect employees, merchandise, and equipment during the daily activities in the warehouse. We have systems available that can signal ... Read more
Posted by Amber on May 23rd, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Material Handling
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