Raytheon supports aerospace research at Canadian universities

  • 29-Sep-2010 11:22 EDT

Raytheon Co. awarded Dalhousie and Memorial universities grants totaling $500,000 to advance research in the aerospace industry. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, will receive $100,000 for research to determine the effect of thermal interface materials and quantify their properties in severe airborne environments. Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, will receive $400,000 to advance research into remote sensor technology for wake detection. Canada's Industrial and Regional Benefits policy requires prime contractors to make investments in the Canadian economy valued at 100% of the contract value as an element of defense and security procurements made by Canada. Raytheon's investment with Dalhousie and Memorial universities is a result of this policy.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-12-20
Researchers from Iowa State University are expanding fundamental materials studies into research and development of new, all-solid-state technology for batteries.
2017-02-20
Researchers from Purdue University are studying the fundamental mechanisms behind a method that uses electrical fields to enhance ceramics-sintering processing, which could aid R&D of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells. The research also could shed light on a phenomenon called electromigration, which can affect the performance of electronic devices.
2017-01-03
NRL scientists have demonstrated metallic spin filtering at room temperature using ferromagnet-graphene-ferromagnet thin film junction devices.
2016-12-20
Industrial aluminum slabs are typically produced by blending small amounts of copper or manganese in a reservoir of molten aluminum that is rapidly cooled, a process known as direct-chill casting. Variations in the way these elements solidify can yield uneven results that weaken the final product.

Related Items

Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-10-25
Training / Education
2013-02-20
Book
2012-11-01