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2009-10-22
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The U.S. National Guard awarded a $2.4 million contract to Polaris Defense for the purchase of Polaris Ranger 800 Crew Side-by-Sides. The Side-by-Sides will support the Guard in conducting missions abroad and at home including disaster relief.
2009-10-22
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BAE Systems signed a teaming agreement with Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW), a Poland-based producer and builder of construction machines and artillery equipment, that will form the basis of collaboration that may ultimately see production of the RG31 mine-protected vehicle take place in Poland, should it be selected to protect members of the Polish armed forces involved in international peace-keeping and security operations.
2009-10-22
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DARPA awarded Raytheon Co. a $5.5 million contract to design, fabricate, and test self-healing mixed-signal integrated circuits (HEALICS) technology. Raytheon's HEALICS effort incorporates self-healing into a complex system-on-chip (SOC) design, providing the capability for the chip to sense undesired circuit behaviors and correct them automatically.
2009-10-22
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Oshkosh Corp.’s Defense Segment received a $33 million award from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) to supply a rear-mounted camera system on more than 2200 MRAP All Terrain Vehicles (M-ATV) to provide improved situational awareness for vehicle occupants.
2009-10-22
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National Technical Systems Inc., a provider of engineering and testing services to the defense, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive, and high technology markets, has been awarded a five-year contract with maximum potential revenues of $10 million from the U.S.
2009-10-22
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The Toro Co. has acquired certain assets from Rosedale, British Columbia-based TY-CROP Manufacturing Ltd., a manufacturer of topdressing and material-handling equipment for golf course and sports field applications.
2009-10-22
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The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $647 million contract for 352 Stryker vehicles. Work will be performed in Anniston, AL; Sterling Heights, MI; Lima, OH; and London, Ontario, Canada, with vehicle deliveries expected to begin in July 2010.
2009-10-22
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Komatsu Ltd. recently expanded production capacity of the Shonan plant in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, which manufactures key components for hybrid-hydraulic excavators. Komatsu is working to expand the market for the PC200-8 hybrid-hydraulic excavator in China, where demand for construction equipment is growing.
2009-10-22
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Northrop Grumman recently opened enhanced facilities at its Remotec site in Coventry, U.K., to support its full range of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), including the Wheelbarrow bomb disposal robot and CUTLASS, the next-generation vehicle for hazardous operations in development for the U.K.
2009-10-22
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AGCO Corp. has been awarded a contract by the Heilongjiang provincial government in China to deliver more than 300 Valtra tractors to the province by the end of the year. These units will help meet the needs of the Heilongjiang province for advanced agricultural technologies.
2009-10-20
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Corsa Performance Exhausts’ Xtreme exhaust systems for the 2009-2010 Dodge Challenger, 2005-2010 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Magnum, including SRT8 and 5.7-L engines, are designed to give Mopar owners the option for a more aggressive sound level.
2009-10-20
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The EasyMark 5-in-1 tooling kit from Mate Precision Tooling automates metal component identification during the punching process by performing five marking operations.
2009-10-19
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Available in SPEOS for Pro/Engineer, Optis’ 3D Textures application offers lighting and backlighting designers advanced optical design capabilities.
2009-10-16
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Alliant Techsystems (ATK) recently broke ground on a 25,000-ft² expansion of its facility in Goleta, CA. The expanded operations will support NASA's human space flight program, as well as global weather satellites and possible future spacecraft missions.
2009-10-15
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LAI International Inc. has entered into a multi-year, multi-million-dollar frame agreement to manufacture structural components for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The contract is with Kongsberg Defence Systems of Norway for structural components on vertical fins on the advanced attack aircraft. 
2009-10-14
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With an eye toward better serving the heavy-duty market, Shell Lubricants is introducing a new Rotella product and improving an existing one as part of a new initiative (including a marketing element) falling under the Energized Protection banner.
2009-10-14
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Alpine has developed a multiple camera system to improve visibility around a vehicle, which is additionally linked to a navigation database to add further functionality. Although the first prototypes have been developed using passenger cars, the company believes the technology has far greater potential applied to commercial vehicles and buses.
2009-10-14
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Lockheed Martin has implemented what it calls a unique robotic aircraft finishing system for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s stealth coating. A paper describing the hardware and software work that went into the system will be presented at the SAE 2009 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition Nov. 10-12 in Seattle.
2009-10-14
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If the internal-combustion engine gets iced, the freeze-out is decades away as the ICE is still warm to fuel efficiency gains.
2009-10-14
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Buses account for a high percentage of U.S. emissions, prompting an industry-wide push to reduce pollutant output. Alternatives such as natural gas and even gasoline hybrids are getting increased attention as regulators and vehicle owners try to balance conservation and cost.
2009-10-14
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Alternative fuels can help fleet owners save money, often without requiring large investments. But before vehicle owners switch to biodiesel and natural gas, they need to ensure that they are maintaining quality levels and making sound financial decisions.
2009-10-14
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Lightweighting is a goal not just for light vehicles, as the folks at Century Inc. will gladly tell you. Its Advanced Materials Division has developed an aluminum metal matrix composite (MMC) manufacturing technology, along with a demonstrator brake drum for heavy trucks that weighs 38.5 lb (17.5 kg) and is interchangeable with standard cast iron drums weighing 70 lb (32 kg).
2009-10-14
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The Alcoa fastener conforms to machine-induced micro texture inherent in fastener holes drilled in composite material, reducing the likelihood of electrical arcing in a lightning strike. A paper describing Alcoa’s solution, and the testing that led to it, will be presented at the SAE 2009 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition Nov. 10-12 in Seattle.
2009-10-14
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Omni-ID has released a suite of new RFID products specifically designed for the manufacturing, transportation, and defense industries to track high-value assets. The 100-ft-plus read range Ultra tag uses 512-bit memory and 240-bit EPCglobal Class-1 Gen2-compliant silicon.
2009-10-14
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A new report by an SAE International committee has standardized language that will help clarify existing standards on aircraft emissions. The report’s easy-to-understand language will assist modelers in creating more consistent results.
2009-10-14
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Alcoa Fastening Systems’ Assembly Tool Systems Division has developed a flexible quick-change socket system that can be used with pneumatic and battery-powered tool platforms configured to install a variety of break-off collars.
2009-10-14
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A carbon composite tape made with Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) engineering thermoplastic from Ticona Engineering Polymers is adding strength and taking mass out of braided fabric preforms manufactured by A&P Technology for advanced aircraft interior applications.
2009-10-14
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The ForceMate 2 Panel Repair System from Fatigue Technology is designed to bring fastener holes that have been ovalized, oversized, shifted off-center, or otherwise damaged back to nominal size.
2009-10-14
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ABB’s frequency converter is designed for machine applications that require a high level of protection.
2009-10-14
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With a new processor and twice the memory, dSPACE MicroAutoBoxes now feature the ability to compute larger models faster.
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