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2010-09-29
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The U.S. State Department has ordered 11 additional upgraded S-61 utility helicopters for use in Iraq and Afghanistan from Sikorsky Aerospace Services. Earlier this year, the State Department entered into a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for up to 110 upgraded S-61 aircraft for passenger and cargo transport missions in support of its worldwide operations.
2010-09-29
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BAE Systems recently received a $41.7 million contract for technology maturation efforts on the U.S. Navy's Next-Generation Jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently installed on the EA-18G Growler aircraft.
2010-09-29
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NASA has awarded Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. a contract for the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) satellite. Procured by NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), JPSS-1 will ensure continuity of vital climate and weather data records.
2010-09-29
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NASA has selected the Lockheed Martin Corp. and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) Athena Launch Vehicle Family to become part of its Launch Services II contract. Vehicles selected fulfill NASA's requirements for domestic launch services with a minimum performance capability of placing a 250-kg spacecraft in a 200-km low Earth orbit (LEO) at an inclination of 28.5°.
2010-09-29
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Boeing has signed an agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and fly the SolarEagle unmanned aircraft for the Vulture II demonstration program. Under the terms of the $89 million contract, SolarEagle will make its first demonstration flight in 2014.
2010-09-29
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International turboprop manufacturer ATR opened its first training center in Africa in partnership with South African airline Comair. The center, to be based in Johannesburg, will be operational in April.
2010-09-29
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The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) selected Rockwell Collins to provide the cabin core system (CCS) for its C919 aircraft. The CCS will be standard equipment on all C919 aircraft. The CCS being developed specifically for the C919 will leverage innovations from Rockwell Collins Venue Cabin Management.
2010-09-29
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ThermoEnergy Corp., a supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, has formed a strategic alliance with Newark, NJ-based Contego Systems. Contego Systems provides complete, U.S. EPA-approved aircraft deicing services to more than 30 airline companies located at major airport hubs around the U.S.
2010-09-29
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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.
2010-09-29
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Asahi Kasei Plastics North America’s Thermylene P8 specialty compounded polypropylene (PP) resin offers improved short-glass-reinforced PP, providing an alternative to long-glass technology.
2010-09-29
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The propshaft boot with integrated splash protection designed by ContiTech Vibration Control protects the bearings of the propshaft.
2010-09-27
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Engineers at euro engineering AG’s Commercial Vehicles business line in Neu-Ulm, Germany, began development in 2007 of a new hybrid technology that could allow vehicles to be driven using multiple power sources—and enable a potential fuel savings of up to 30%.
2010-09-27
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After massive reductions from advanced fuel injection, he says it has to be about chassis, size of vehicle, rolling resistance, and air resistance.
2010-09-27
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"Once we have Euro VI, Japan 09, and EPA 10, we don’t see any further lowering of [pollutant] emissions with new standards, so my vision is that we now change the mindset to CO2,” said Wolfram Schmid, Director of Heavy Duty Engines in Truck Product Engineering at Daimler Trucks.
2010-09-27
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CCE says its N Series machines deliver best-in-class backhoe and loader breakout force, lift capacity.
2010-09-27
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The AS10CN801 crystal notch filter from Anatech Electronics has a notch center frequency of 10 MHz and notch bandwidth of 1 kHz.
2010-09-27
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Dawn VME Products’ VPX Cube is a CCE-3VX4 ruggedized, four-slot, conduction-cooled enclosure for VPX 3U modules.
2010-09-27
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MicroPulse from InterTech Development is a solid-state device that produces small, short pulses of various gases; it is an accurate alternative to mechanical syringes.
2010-09-27
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Mahr Federal’s MarCal digital calipers include protection against dust and immersion to class IP67; increased battery life; and lapped guideways, which not only smooth slide operation and sensitivity but significantly increase the instruments’ service lives.
2010-09-23
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German materials company to exhibit new and existing products at the K 2010 show in Düsseldorf at the end of October.
2010-09-23
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The new model may look very similar to the previous generation, but Engineering Director Dr. Ulrich Eichhorn quantifies the difference between the two at 70%.
2010-09-21
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Using Hybrid Synergy Drive technology, Toyota subsidiary Toyota Industries Corp. launched the world’s first internal-combustion hybrid lift truck late last year in Japan.
2010-09-21
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TK Holdings Inc., the North American subsidiary of Takata Corp., has begun construction of an 18,500 ft2 expansion of its Auburn Hills, MI, facilities. The $14.6 million investment will include North America's first automotive supplier servo-controlled crash simulation sled with advanced pitching capabilities, according to the company.
2010-09-21
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Zero-maintenance bearings from Zero-Max are available as an option for Schmidt offset couplings, eliminating the need for periodic coupling lubrication and the resulting system downtime.
2010-09-17
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The importance of battery technology and its development has become central to the emergence of alternative-powertrain vehicles on a global scale.
2010-09-17
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Takata’s SafeTraK commercial truck vision system offers an added driver-alertness feature that detects and monitors erratic driving or weaving within the lanes.
2010-09-17
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The number of parts made of the new triple nickel titanium materials, or “heavy metals,” will be increasing to make up 15% of the weight of the new generation of aircraft, such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
2010-09-16
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The company's C 42 U machining center allows for five-axis/five-sided machining within an 800 x 800 x 550 mm working envelope.
2010-09-16
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A123 Systems' celebratory opening on Sept. 13 of a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Michigan stamps the U.S. as an up-and-coming global player in the production of energy cells for hybrid and full-electric vehicles.
2010-09-16
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New tools help expand use of CAE in vehicle NVH refinement.
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