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2011-01-27
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Lockheed Martin awarded ATK a contract to provide the Thermal Control Subsystem for the Integrated Sensor is Structure (ISIS) program. Lockheed Martin leads an industry team in the development of an airship-based autonomous unmanned sensor with unique capabilities to track ground and air targets.
2011-01-27
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General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received a $40.7 million contract from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to build two additional 34-m wide beam waveguide antennas as part of NASA's modernization and transformation plan to continue scientific studies of the Earth as well as explore distant bodies in the solar system.
2011-01-27
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DARPA awarded Thermacore a $3 million contract extension to continue the development and commercialization of active heat sink technologies for Micro-technologies for Air-Cooled Exchangers (MACE). To qualify for the contract extension, Thermacore successfully created a thermal solution demonstrator using a combination of existing and developmental heat transfer technology that exceeded the requirements of the initial 24-month "base effort" phase of the contract.
2011-01-27
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Harris Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Harris Corp., recently opened its Calgary, Alberta, avionics operation, following a $2.3 million investment to enhance the facility. The Harris facility supports the work to be completed under the company's six-year, $273 million (CAD) services contract with the Government of Canada for the CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) program.
2011-01-26
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Prodrive had the task of creating what is essentially a new, 450-hp supercharged V8 for the Australian Ford Falcon GT.
2011-01-26
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Changes in EPA test procedures and fuel economy standards provide incentive for idle-stop (stop-start) systems on conventionally powered passenger vehicles in North America. Ford and Denso are in the vanguard of development.
2011-01-24
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Tighter emissions and fuel economy mandates could spur demand for 177 million gas sensors by 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. That’s one of many predictions for solid growth in all types of sensors as a recovering industry adds more electronic control systems.
2011-01-24
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Messier-Bugatti engineers were able to design detailed hydraulic components such as new selector valves in the most efficient and economic manner as well as obtaining a global model of the hydraulic system.
2011-01-24
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Therma Klear transparent heaters from Dontech provide the warmth necessary to extend the operating temperature of liquid crystal displays in cold environments (from 0 to -40°C) and for the anti-fog, anti-icing, and deicing of optics and optical camera, sensor, and display assemblies.
2011-01-24
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Extending their signal conditioner line, Axiomatic's AX130200 provides a signal conversion and isolation between two incompatible signals.
2011-01-24
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LED driver boards from Endicott Research Group are designed in the same form factor as dc-ac inverters already in the field, thus enabling fast, easy upgrades to LED lighting without redesigning or retooling mounting hardware.
2011-01-24
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Famous for its electric racing motorcycles, MotoCzysz has developed a highly integrated e-drive system based around Remy's HVH 250 traction motor.
2011-01-24
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The Engine Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has applied for patents on its novel dual-fuel compression-ignition process while pushing ahead on various SI technologies.
2011-01-24
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European regulations on solder are causing engineers to take another look at lead-free solder.
2011-01-24
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The migration of consumer interest from basic mobile phones to smartphones is having a dramatic impact on automotive infotainment systems, as many OEMs and their suppliers scramble to develop connectivity solutions to keep up. With many more third-party apps inevitably coming to vehicles, minimizing driver distraction must be a top priority.
2011-01-24
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Comedians have gotten a lot of mileage out of drivers who leave their blinkers on for what seems like hours. But the ability to let microcontrollers pull data from vehicle networks and turn off blinkers may make those jokes obsolete.
2011-01-24
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Throughout the auto industry, industry players are scrambling to link consumer electronics to vehicles. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show put on by the CEA (Consumer Electronic Association) in Las Vegas, a number of suppliers teamed up to support GENIVI, a standard that many hope will become the target environment for infotainment developers.
2011-01-21
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Designed as a hybrid coating, JFlint Products’ Envicoat provides the benefit of a sealant, coating, wax, and protectant into one to meet the need for an all-purpose protectant for glass, plastic, metal, and painted surfaces.
2011-01-21
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The TP-9366 PRO-DigiScale from Tracer Products is a durable, high-capacity refrigerant scale that accommodates cylinders up to 220 lb (100 kg).
2011-01-21
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Marsh Bellofram offers an “S” model in the UPA-130S series to provide LED lighting and alert capabilities for monitoring applications that require improved safety compliance without standard flashing LEDs.
2011-01-21
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Executive Director and Chief Engineer Jim Federico expects the Verano to be the quietest compact sedan on the market when it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2011.
2011-01-21
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The company is enhancing its driver support technology for night driving by fitting a spotlight system to illuminate pedestrians in dark conditions.
2011-01-21
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The U.S. EPA and Chrysler have announced a cooperative agreement to develop and adapt hydraulic hybrid technology for the light-duty auto market. Chrysler will build a minivan demonstration vehicle using the EPA's patented propulsion technology, which is claimed to offer an average fuel efficiency improvement of 30-35% percent and up to 60% in city driving.
2011-01-21
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Changan Automobile Co. Ltd plans to invest $7 million and create 161 new jobs in Michigan with a new research and development center. The company is one of China's largest automakers. It will lease a facility in Plymouth Township where it plans to conduct analysis, testing, simulation, and verification activities.
2011-01-20
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Simrit’s E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) compound is certified to NAS 1613 Revision 5 Specification, which establishes the requirements for elastomer seal elements used in hydraulic systems using phosphate ester fluids.
2011-01-20
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The world's largest steel producer recently unveiled a portfolio of weight-saving designs for front, side, and rear body panels as well as for the chassis, doors, and other hang-on parts to spur increased usage of advanced high-strength steels.
2011-01-19
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Trelleborg uses water injection technology for its hybrid brake pedal, cutting weight by between 30% and 50% compared to a conventional metal pedal.
2011-01-17
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The nine-speed transaxle for fwd applications is expected to initially replace all of JATCO’s continuously variable transmission business in Chrysler’s North American C/D segment vehicles. ZF will build it in the U.S. for global sales beginning 2012.
2011-01-17
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The ONT-365 On-Trak NDT inspection system from Spectronics is an overhead track light-style modular system with powerful UV-A and white light LEDs attached to a mountable platform.
2011-01-17
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Engineers and machinists at several USAF bases are using NVision's HandHeld laser scanner to reverse engineer complex aircraft parts, which are then machined to high levels of accuracy and installed, maintaining USAF planes in peak working condition.
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