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2010-01-08
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BAE Systems has installed the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system on U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook aircraft. The ATIRCM system is a laser-based, directable countermeasures system that protects helicopters against missile attacks.
2010-01-08
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The MapleSim Tire Component Library from Maplesoft allows engineers to extend their multidomain MapleSim vehicle models with high-performance pneumatic tire components.
2010-01-08
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Volvo Aero Norway (VAN) signed a 10-year contract for continued production and deliveries of jet engine shafts to Pratt & Whitney. The contract also covers supply of shafts for the P&W F135 engine for the production phase of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
2010-01-08
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Fokker Services B.V. has signed a manufacturing license agreement with Goodrich Corp.’s Landing Gear business for the future manufacture and supply of Fokker 70 and Fokker 100 main landing gear spare parts.
2010-01-08
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The Boeing Co. completed a detailed site survey of the Terma facility in Grenaa, Denmark, to assess its capabilities for possible commercial airplanes work. Boeing is moving forward with a plan to build long-term, sustainable partnerships with Danish industry as part of an industrial cooperation program for its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet bid in Denmark’s New Combat Aircraft competition.
2010-01-08
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NASA selected ASRC Primus of Greenbelt, MD, for the Goddard Unified Enterprise Services and Technology (GUEST) contract. The five-year contract has a minimum value of $2 million and a maximum value of $229 million.
2010-01-08
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UQM Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators, and power electronic controllers for the automotive, aerospace, military, and industrial markets, has acquired a 129,304 ft² facility on a 30-acre site in Longmont, CO, to support its expected growth in manufacturing operations.
2010-01-08
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GE Aviation Systems signed a memorandum of understanding, becoming the newest member of the Integrated Airport Initiative, which is a government-industry partnership focused on operational improvements important to Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) strategies.
2010-01-07
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Nikon Metrology and Magestic Systems Inc. have jointly introduced a fabrication solution for increasing production of right-first-time composite parts that harnesses the capabilities of the former's Laser Radar technology and the latter's Ply Compensation System (PCS).
2010-01-07
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Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. selected Eaton Corp. to supply components for a fleet of PC-21 turboprop aircraft destined for the United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defense. Eaton, through the conveyance systems division of its aerospace business, located in Gilching, Germany, is a Tier 1 supplier of bleed air ducts, tube fittings, V-band clamps, and all hose assemblies for the PC-21.
2010-01-07
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Volaris Airlines selected Honeywell’s LED technology upgrade for its Airbus A320 navigation wingtip lighting. According to Honeywell, its LED wingtip navigation lighting lasts up to 40 times longer than current halogen technology, saving maintenance costs for airline operators.
2010-01-07
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Pratt & Whitney and Malaysia Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding to form an engine nacelle repair facility in Kuala Lumpur via a joint venture. Ownership of the joint venture will be split 50:50 between P&W and Malaysia Airlines.
2010-01-07
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Helicopter Support Inc. (HSI), a support and distribution company of Sikorsky Aerospace Services, signed a memorandum of understanding with Goodrich Corp. to collaboratively promote an advanced aircraft maintenance solution to the worldwide rotary aircraft market.
2010-01-07
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Sikorsky's CH-53K program team hosted a two-day meeting in November to bring together the program's key collaborators for an in-depth discussion on system design compliance and verification, design integration, and cross-discipline system design attributes.
2010-01-07
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HyperSizer software was used to optimize the design, weight, and manufacturability of the Composite Crew Module, which recently passed a series of NASA critical, full-scale, physical tests accurately predicting performance under simulated flight conditions.
2010-01-06
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Having an extra CNC axis in addition to the more usual five axes results in significant productivity and cost benefits when machining aircraft structural parts.
2010-01-06
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Dr. Hermann Middendorf's engineers are putting spark-ignition engine technology on the fast track.
2010-01-06
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AGCO is planning to open two manufacturing sites in China this year. The first site, expected to open in the first half of 2010, will be in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, where AGCO intends to produce low- and mid-horsepower tractors, transmissions, engines, and gensets for the Chinese agricultural market and for export purposes.
2010-01-06
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Working with PSA Peugeot Citroën, engineered plastic foams specialist JSP has revealed a solution that not only improves crash test performance but also saves weight. Using ARPRO expanded polypropylene (EPP) for the rear-seat structure of Citroën’s new-generation C3 has provided a 2.2-kg (4.9-lb) savings.
2010-01-05
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For inspection, simply bolting on some quality control procedures to the existing manufacturing processes is not enough. Inspection must be fully integrated with manufacturing for the investment to really produce significant improvements.
2010-01-05
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Autoliv is a partner in a driver alcohol sensing feasibility study co-sponsored by the U.S. Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The supplier’s aim is to develop a system that would identify small variations in air composition within an arm’s length of a vehicle driver’s mouth and nose. No mouthpiece would be required and no specific driver action; the system would be wholly passive.
2010-01-05
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VisionPro software from Cognex expands image-acquisition options with support for very large camera images and nontraditional sources such as 3-D, thermal, and X-ray imagers.
2010-01-05
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Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com offers magnetic-mount LED lights that operate on 12 and 24 V.
2010-01-05
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Narda’s Model 3326B is a four-way power divider that operates from 6-18 GHz and features precise phase and amplitude balance, high port-to-port isolation, and low-input voltage standing wave ratio.
2010-01-05
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A diesel research engine at a German university operates at extremes to cut emissions to barely measurable levels.
2010-01-05
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The MortorQ Spiral Drive System from Phillips Screw features a recess that allows for full radial contact of the drive bit along all four wings of the recess, providing up to twice the torque of legacy drive systems.
2010-01-05
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NASA has partnered with Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver, CO, and MT Aerospace in Augsburg, Germany, to manufacture the first full-scale friction-stir-welded and spun-formed tank dome designed for use in large liquid-propellant tanks.
2010-01-05
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Floating- to fixed-point conversion, an essential step in embedded software development, can be tedious, labor-intensive, and error-prone.
2010-01-05
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More and more high-definition (HD) video content is becoming available through in-vehicle media players, TV tuners, and telematics links while navigation and visual-based driver-safety features proliferate.
2010-01-05
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Pentek’s 71620 multichannel, high-speed data converter XMC module is suitable for connection to HF or IF ports for communications, radar, and telemetry systems.
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