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2010-05-27
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In May, we learned that more than half of the 1300 patents filed by General Motors Co. in 2009 were considered green innovations. In a study of patent activity of the top-15 global automakers released by the intellectual-property firm Ocean Tomo LLC (www.oceantomo.com), GM was hailed for maintaining a leadership position in the development of green technologies.
2010-05-27
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Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. has been awarded a contract for expanded support of Lockheed Martin's Space Systems' development of the ISIS (Integrated Sensor is the Structure) airship powered by a regenerative fuel cell (RFC).
2010-05-27
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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $20.3 million contract for the first phase to design, develop, and test a high-performance liquid upper-stage propulsion system that will support early intercept capabilities for the Missile Defense Agency.
2010-05-27
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Through its U.S. subsidiary, Kontron, which specializes in embedded computing technology, has acquired San Diego-based AP Labs Group. The group, which has two operating companies, is regarded as one of the leading system integrators in the areas of defense and aerospace.
2010-05-27
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XCOR Aerospace and Masten Space Systems have announced a strategic business and technology relationship to jointly pursue anticipated NASA-sponsored unmanned lander projects. These automated lander programs are expected to serve as robotic test beds on Earth, on the lunar surface, Mars, near Earth objects, and other interplanetary locales.
2010-05-27
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Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract by NASA to develop and demonstrate a method for generating robust autonomous flare maneuvers. The goal of a flare maneuver is to safely transition an aircraft from final approach to touchdown, decelerating the vehicle and setting up a safe landing attitude.
2010-05-27
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Raytheon Co. selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to supply the inertial measurement solution for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems (JPALS) Shipboard Reference program. Northrop Grumman's Navigation Systems Division will deliver 18 LN-270 inertial navigation systems (INS) for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the JPALS Increment 1A Shipboard Reference System (SRS).
2010-05-27
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Defence Electronics, an integrated activity of EADS Defence & Security, has invested €1.5 million to extend its skills and capacity for the production of high-frequency modules under clean-room conditions at its Microwave Factory (MWF) in Ulm, Germany.
2010-05-27
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John Krafcik applies his skills as engineer, lean-production expert, product planner, and program manager to keep Hyundai's U.S. operation on the hot track.
2010-05-27
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Menahem Anderman's larger point in a recent presentation was that lithium-ion batteries must have a good safety record and a minimum life of 10 years to be a mass-market solution.
2010-05-26
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Thanks to its precision position, velocity, and attitude sensing capabilities, KVH Industries' CG-5100 small-form-factor inertial measurement unit (IMU) is a versatile solution suitable for stabilization, navigation, and autonomous vehicle applications.
2010-05-26
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VisionView VGA from Cognex is a DIN rail-mount adapter that provides direct VGA output for VisionView application software, allowing operators to connect to any size VGA monitor without the need for a PC.
2010-05-26
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GERWAH couplings from Ringfeder Power Transmission USA consist of magnetic couplings, metal bellows couplings, servo-insert couplings, line shafts, RING-flex couplings, and safety couplings for power transmission applications.
2010-05-26
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The M10 Pro machining center from Datron Dynamics features linear scales on all axes driven by larger motors and drives with ±5 µm position accuracy, and it operates up to 30 m/min.
2010-05-26
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Prima North America’s Convergent Lasers CL-R pulsed Nd:YAG laser is designed to be an in-place replacement for the JK704 lasers used by Laserdyne Systems customers.
2010-05-26
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Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley Kinetix 6500 features integrated motion over EtherNet/IP technology for simplified and enhanced machine design.
2010-05-26
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Polaris Industries Inc. plans to create manufacturing centers of excellence for Polaris products by enhancing the existing Roseau, MN, and Spirit Lake, IA, production facilities and establishing a new facility in Mexico, likely in the Monterrey/Saltillo area.
2010-05-26
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While probably better known for its engineering solutions for ground vehicles, Ricardo announced in late May that it is developing a new purpose-built family of UAV engines for both civilian and military applications.
2010-05-26
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The best thing about the worst thing about this year’s Bauma—considered the world’s largest construction equipment show— was that the worst thing actually had nothing to do with the off-highway industry, per se, at all.
2010-05-26
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Thermacore, a provider of advanced thermal management solutions, has acquired Pittsburgh Materials Technology (PMT). PMT specializes in complex material joining, refractory metal alloy development and characterization, mechanical testing to 2000°C and above, and most recently, cryomilling of aluminum to achieve higher material strengths.
2010-05-26
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To reduce the environmental impact of conventional depainting operations and to increase aircraft availability, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) issued a task order to Concurrent Technologies Corp.
2010-05-26
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Commercial Aviation Corp. of China Ltd. (COMAC) selected Kidde Aerospace & Defense, a Hamilton Sundstrand business unit, to provide the integrated fire and overheat protection systems for its new C919 aircraft.
2010-05-25
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A new SAE International standard, J2836/1 - Use Cases for Communication between Plug-In Vehicles and the Utility Grid, establishes use cases for two-way communication between plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs) and the electric power grid, for energy transfer and other applications.
2010-05-25
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $50 million contract to provide the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft program with an interim repair capability for its integrated sensor suite (ISS) and the enhanced integrated sensor suite (EISS).
2010-05-24
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Midtronics’ HYB-1000 hybrid battery system analyzer communicates to a vehicle’s onboard diagnostic system using a wireless convergence module that allows it to read the battery cell, block, and pack parameters while under the stress of an accelerated hybrid drive test.
2010-05-24
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Vishay Intertechnology’s DSCC 10011 ultrahigh-capacitance capacitor features up to 72,000 µF in the A, B, and C case codes.
2010-05-24
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The DAPL 3000 operating system from Microstar Laboratories supports the xDAP data acquisition processor series that serves as the basis for device control and embedded processing in future data acquisition products.
2010-05-24
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EDAC Technologies Corp., a diversified designer, manufacturer, and servicer of precision components for aerospace and industrial applications, has acquired Accura Technics LLC, a privately owned manufacturer of high-precision grinding and machining systems based in Keene, NH.
2010-05-24
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Allen Aircraft Products Inc. joined forces with the Boeing Co. as part of a team to bid for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers. As a member of the team, Allen Aircraft will become eligible to increase orders if Boeing is awarded the tanker contract in 2010.
2010-05-24
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Magellan Aerospace Corp. reached agreement with Rolls-Royce Plc and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG to manufacture mainline shafts and stub shafts for various Rolls-Royce engine programs. Work will be performed at Magellan's Middleton Aerospace facility in Haverhill, MA.
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