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2010-10-18
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Through the use of a common software methodology and reuse of some of the same code, Vermont Tech students have produced robust, high-assurance software for use in extremely demanding environments.
2010-10-18
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Caterpillar Inc. has been awarded a long-term contract worth up to $641.2 million to manufacture 621G wheeled tractor scrapers for the U.S. Department of Defense. The wheeled tractor scrapers will be manufactured at Caterpillar's facility in Decatur, IL.
2010-10-18
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Oshkosh Corp.'s Defense division will showcase a U.S. Army vehicle equipped with Oshkosh TerraMax unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition.
2010-10-15
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The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing a three-year contract to manufacture spare main rotor heads for the U.S. Army's fleet of Apache attack helicopters. The fixed-price contract calls for an initial 100 main rotor heads, at a value of $31 million, and allows for 50 additional rotor heads, which would increase the contract value to $48 million.
2010-10-15
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The U.S. Army awarded EADS North America a contract for the supply of Mission Equipment Packages (MEPs) on UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to be operated by Army National Guard Security and Support Battalions.
2010-10-15
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NASA awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $60.3 million contract to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) prelaunch, launch, and post-launch support through March 31. The contract is an extension to the current space shuttle program flight manifest launch schedule, which shifted the last two scheduled launch dates for missions STS-133 and STS-134 to fiscal year 2011.
2010-10-15
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The U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a new prime contract to provide technical solutions to support the modernization of Army training ranges worldwide.
2010-10-15
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Astrium, Europe’s leading space company, will acquire Jena-Optronik, a German specialist in space sensors and optical systems. Jena-Optronik is a leading company in the development of attitude sensors as well as space-based optics for a variety of different platforms, including Earth observation (EO) satellites, and the laser guidance system for the European International Space Station supply vessel, ATV.
2010-10-15
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BAE Systems will provide identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) systems for U.S. Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcons under a four-year contract with the first delivery order valued at $17.2 million. The company will provide 90 AN/APX-113(V) combined interrogator-transponders, versatile IFF systems developed specifically for the F-16.
2010-10-15
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Harris Corp. has been awarded a 21-month, $25 million contract to upgrade the ground-based space control system for the U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center's Space Superiority Systems Wing at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA.
2010-10-15
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DARPA awarded Pratt & Whitney a $33.8 million contract to develop Constant Volume Combustion (CVC) engine technology under Phase II of the Vulcan advanced propulsion program. While conventional engines burn fuel at a constant pressure, CVC engines combust fuel at a constant volume and are significantly more efficient than conventional engines.
2010-10-15
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B/E Aerospace signed an agreement to acquire TSI Group Inc, which designs, engineers, and manufactures customized, fully integrated, thermal management and interconnect solutions that address complex power management requirements of OEMs in the aerospace and defense industries.
2010-10-15
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Naval Air Systems Command and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strategic Acquisition awarded Raytheon Co. two contracts totaling $115.7 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S.
2010-10-15
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Nexteer Automotive, a Tier 1 automotive supplier of wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, is hiring both new and seasoned professionals skilled in software engineering and mechatronics, a field that combines mechanical and electrical engineering.
2010-10-15
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SAE International has been named by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) as an officially sanctioned provider of Aerospace Auditor Transition Training (AATT). SAE will offer the IAQG Sanctioned Aerospace Auditor Transition Training classes at its world headquarters outside of Pittsburgh, PA.
2010-10-15
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Navistar Defense, LLC has received an award for $18.9 million from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for 38 International 5000-MV heavy truck tractors (HTTs), including spare parts and training services, to support Navy Seabee transportation needs.
2010-10-15
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PREEvision is a broad-scope engineering tool from Vector CANtech for the design and optimization of software-driven electrical and electronic architectures.
2010-10-15
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GM's top EE, Micky Bly, talks about the 2011 Volt and its impact on the automaker's electrified-vehicle development moving forward.
2010-10-15
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Airbus has opened the A350 XWB Landing Gear Systems Test Facility at its site in Filton in the U.K. Construction of the €39 million facility started in January 2009. Inside there is a large bay that will house the following: the landing gear systems integrated rigs; an avionics suite with test benches known as the Landing Gear Systems Functional Integration Benches; a control room from which all tests are coordinated; a parts store; and a dedicated viewing area for visitors.
2010-10-15
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Magellan Aerospace recently began construction of a new Advanced Composite Manufacturing Facility in Winnipeg in support of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. BAE Systems awarded Magellan a contract to produce the JSF F-35 Lightning II horizontal tail components.
2010-10-15
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Aurora Bearing's catalog no. 610 shows the breadth of the company's rod-end and bearing products for a broad range of land vehicles and aircraft.
2010-10-15
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In-wheel electric motors from Protean Electric highlight a retrofitted Ford F-150 that the start-up company is showcasing at the Oct. 19-20 SAE Convergence show in Detroit.
2010-10-14
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High-strength, heat-resistant plastic bantam jack spacers custom-molded by Minnesota Rubber and Plastics offer improved electrical properties and are used in various connecting devices.
2010-10-14
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A rugged, maintenance-free single board computer (SBC) from Men Micro offers robust display functions for harsh mobile applications and intelligent display environments.
2010-10-14
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Hamsar's model 71078 is the high-beam companion to the company's 71076 low-beam LED headlight.
2010-10-14
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SAE International is rolling out the EngineerXchange on Oct. 19 at SAE Convergence 2010 in Detroit. EngineerXchange will promote peer-to-peer interaction and host an expanded jobs site.
2010-10-14
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Engineering students or professionals looking to further their education beyond the bachelor’s level have many decisions to make.
2010-10-12
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Blower-technology upstarts Lontra and Rotrak are looking to challenge turbocharging's dominance with novel supercharger technology aimed at downsized gasoline and diesel engines.
2010-10-12
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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is launching a new consortium focusing on fuels and lubricants to discover ways to suppress low-speed preignition (LSPI), a condition that causes heavy engine knock and can seriously damage engine parts or cause complete engine failure. 
2010-10-12
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Automobile buyers today rank infotainment as key differentiating criteria, but getting the high-definition content into the car has its challenges. Stephen Kempainen of National Semiconductor, a 2010 Convergence exhibitor, highlights possible solutions.
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