Thomson Scientific Adds Military and Federal Specifications and Standards to Techstreet(R)

Jul. 17, 2007, 12:50 PM

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, today announced that it has added Military and Federal Specifications and Standards to Techstreet(R) (, the one- stop source for industry codes and standards for engineering and technical professionals.

The Military and Federal Specifications and Standards Collection includes active, unclassified U.S. standardization documents with the designations MIL, FED, JANS, QPL, MS, AND, ANA, AN, USAF, NAF, DESC/SMD, DID, CID, and FIPS. This latest feature will benefit industries that design, manufacture or sell products to the U.S. government, including aerospace and defense, civil engineering and construction, and information technology.

"The Military and Federal Specifications and Standards available through Techstreet are a vast improvement over the content provided from any other source," said David Brown, Executive Vice President, Thomson Scientific, Corporate Markets. "Our service makes it much easier to find the latest documents, as well as related components such as Amendments, Notices and Supplements. Having quick and easy access to Military and Federal Specifications and Standards can shorten product time to market, as well as increase the capability of organizations quoting on government bids."

Techstreet uses web-based technologies to speed delivery of industry codes and standards to engineers and technical professionals worldwide. Techstreet also provides automatic updates and email alerts when documents are revised by the government, saving time and ensuring current content for all users. Documents are easy to locate in a freely searchable online database, and are available for purchase in single-copy format or multi-user, web-based subscription at

For more information on Military and Federal Specifications and Standards, visit

About Thomson Scientific

The Thomson Corporation ( is a global leader in providing essential electronic workflow solutions to business and professional customers. With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson provides value-added information, software tools and applications to professionals in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, scientific research and healthcare. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).

Thomson Scientific is a business of The Thomson Corporation. Its information solutions assist professionals at every stage of research and development-from discovery to analysis to product development and distribution. Thomson Scientific information solutions can be found at

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