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2010-01-28
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A U.K. government-backed consortium is examining the possibility of using manufacturing carbon scrap for the production of carbon brake discs.
2010-01-28
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NASA is developing a primary mirror for the James Webb Space Telescope, comprised of 18 hexagonal mirror segments, that is 21.6 ft in diameter. To ensure that the mirror segments can withstand the extreme space environment, cryogenic temperature testing is being performed at Marshall Space Flight Center.
2010-01-27
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The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), a global consortium of auto manufacturers and their suppliers, has developed a way of handling automotive supply-chain information that could reduce transportation costs by $1.7 billion over the next five years.
2010-01-27
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GM has announced plans to build its own electric drive motors for future hybrid and electric vehicles, making it the first major U.S. automaker to claim in-house design, engineering, and manufacturing of this key technology.
2010-01-27
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The success of the initial flight demonstrations of the Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft (ACCA) prompted the U.S. Air Force late last year to officially designate the ACCA as the X-55A. In June 2009, the Air Force Research Laboratory and Lockheed Martin completed the first flight demonstration of the X-55A, establishing basic handling qualities and monitoring structural performance and response to load maneuvering—assessments relying on a network of approximately 600 sensors (strain gauges and accelerometers) integrated within the airframe. 
2010-01-27
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The Boeing Co. selected Science Engineering Services Inc. (SES) to perform disassembly, inspection, and repair on AH-64D Apache helicopters in preparation for upgrade to the Block III configuration. The program will create approximately 70 new positions for aviation and avionics mechanics, structural installers, and aviation quality inspectors within SES.
2010-01-27
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Purdue University’s Department of Aviation Technology has purchased 16 2010 SR20 model aircraft from Cirrus Aircraft. The 600 students currently enrolled in the Purdue program will use the new Cirrus fleet daily to obtain hands-on flying experience, earn a private pilot certificate, instrument rating, and ultimately a commercial type rating.
2010-01-27
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LMI Aerospace Inc. signed a long-term supply agreement with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. to design and build the tailcone section of the new Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), which is expected to enter into service in 2014.
2010-01-25
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At the January NAIAS in Detroit, the Volkswagen luxury brand continued the e-tron all-electric sports car theme it launched at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show with a smaller concept version. The car signals that the company has big plans for an electric car range.
2010-01-25
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ENVI EX image processing and analysis software from ITT combines image analysis tools and seamless integration with ESRI’s GIS platform, ArcGIS, to streamline image analysis workflows and allow users to extract key information from imagery.
2010-01-25
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Sherborne Sensors’ T700 series inclinometers are designed to measure inclination proportional to sine of angle in one axis (model T710) or dual axes at right angles (model T720) in applications where space is at a premium.
2010-01-22
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Supplied standard with a moisture-stable, stay-flat white PPP liner, Avery Dennison’s HPA 1902 W and HPA 1905 W feature new acrylic adhesive technology.
2010-01-22
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TP-S3LS ultralow silicone gap fillers from MH&W International contain less than 50 ppm of silicone while providing 3 W/mK of thermal conductivity between hot components and their heat sinks.
2010-01-22
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Grote Industries offers the market’s first purpose-built hook-up lamp.
2010-01-22
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Objet Geometries’ TangoBlackPlus material allows designers and manufacturers to create high-quality parts that closely resemble a range of rubber products.
2010-01-22
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The TR-74Ui illuminance UV recorder from TandD can measure and record illuminance, ultraviolet light, temperature, and humidity simultaneously.
2010-01-21
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Following a path well-worn by their counterparts in aerospace and automotive design, off-highway engineers seem to be readying themselves to replace metal with thermoplastics. A primary reason is to reduce weight, and a key secondary reason is for controlling noise and vibration.
2010-01-21
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Alphaport recently completed development of an integrated exciter-igniter ignition system for rocket and jet engine propulsion under a two-year NASA SBIR Phase II program. The integrated exciter-igniter packages both the exciter electronics and the ignition coil inside a single, hermetically sealed stainless steel enclosure that produces high-voltage sparking needed for ignition of LOx methane or other green fuels.
2010-01-21
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Concept sedan points to DTS and STS replacement, pairs V6 with Two Mode plug-in hybrid all-wheel drive.
2010-01-21
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Shown in concept and prototype forms at previous international auto shows, the final production iteration of Honda’s sporty CR-Z hybrid coupe finally debuted at the NAIAS in Detroit. The 2011 CR-Z—set to go on sale in the U.S. in late summer—features a larger-displacement (compared to Honda Insight’s 1.3-L), 1.5-L i-VTEC engine integrated with Honda’s IMA hybrid system.
2010-01-21
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As safety moves into the spotlight, many diagnostic techniques ensure that all the elements work reliably.
2010-01-20
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The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Elbit Systems of America LLC a contract to provide Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) for the AH-1W helicopter. The contract covers the development of retrofit kits to incorporate HDTS into the AH-1W helicopter.
2010-01-20
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EADS North America Test and Services has acquired Trig-Tek Inc., a Garden Grove, CA-based provider of precision, dynamic test and measurement instruments for the U.S. aerospace and defense markets. The acquisition of Trig-Tek’s product line will enable EADS North America Test and Services to provide complete, tailored test solutions to its military, semiconductor, and engine test customers.
2010-01-20
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The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a task order to provide modeling, simulation, and analytically based warfare analysis support to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations' (OPNAV) Assessment Division (N81).
2010-01-20
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Michigan Aerospace Corp. (MAC) received a NASA Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to develop a Molecular Air Data Clear Air Turbulence (MADCAT) sensor. This project is a result of MAC’s experience developing and deploying atmospheric LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) systems.
2010-01-20
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The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to develop the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) under a $577 million, five-year contract for system design and development.
2010-01-20
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The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $33 million contract for the technology demonstration phase of the Joint and Allied Threat Awareness System (JATAS)—the next-generation threat warning system designed to protect Navy and Marine Corps assault aircraft for increased survivability in hostile environments.
2010-01-20
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Boeing, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Etihad Airways, and Honeywell's UOP have agreed to establish a major research institution and demonstration project in Abu Dhabi dedicated to sustainable energy solutions.
2010-01-20
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The U.S. FAA announced that Houston air traffic controllers have begun using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) to more efficiently and safely separate and manage aircraft flying over the Gulf of Mexico, which previously had not had the benefit of radar coverage.
2010-01-20
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The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies a $2.9 million contract to develop new approaches to better protect U.S. Department of Defense Service-Oriented Architectures against malicious attacks.
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