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2009-08-19
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Targeted to lift off Aug. 24, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery will take six materials science experiments to the International Space Station’s (ISS) U.S. Laboratory Destiny for low-gravity experiments to be conducted by astronauts aboard.
2009-08-18
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GE Aviation signed a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. FAA to provide a variety of operational and technical assessments to support integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) into the National Airspace System, including the assessment of Next Generation Trajectory-Based Operations.
2009-08-18
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Northrop Grumman Corp. has established an Army Knowledge Online/Defense Knowledge Online (AKO/DKO) Emerging Technologies Lab in McLean, VA, with the aim of delivering Web-based capabilities and services to warfighters and other users with greater speed, reliability, and security.
2009-08-18
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Eberspächer has now demonstrated an electronic way of actively engineering the tailpipe sound. Named active sound system, this solution can muffle the tailpipe noise by up to 20 dB, can make a diesel sound like a sporty gasoline engine, and could give a tiny, downsized gasoline engine the beefy sound of a much bigger engine.
2009-08-18
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A tough testing program and integration of complex electronics are just two of the challenges for the UAV development team.
2009-08-18
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The Omega Engineering HHP350 series is a high-performance, handheld digital manometer with many features found in more expensive units.
2009-08-18
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The low-quiescent current LTC3858/-1 from Linear Technology is a two-phase dual-output synchronous step-down dc/dc controller that draws 170 µA with one output active and 300 µA when both outputs are active.
2009-08-18
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The 24-GHz AC100 radar system from TRW Automotive Holdings provides a number of safety features.
2009-08-18
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The 5000-psi hydraulic systems developed by Parker Aerospace for the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 are significant developments in their own right, but they arguably take a back seat to other hydraulic technologies being introduced on the soon-to-be-in-service widebodies.
2009-08-17
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Seeking a stylish look for its new electric vehicle charging station, GreenlightAC of Washington, D.C., chose a woman-owned industrial design consultancy in New York City, SnS Design. The units can be installed at homes and at driving destinations and offer 120- and 240-V charging. First installations will be at work locations in the D.C. metro area.
2009-08-17
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Initial phases of vehicle development are under scrutiny as costs must be reduced. Testing, pre-production manufacturing, and systems engineering are all areas ripe for streamlining.
2009-08-14
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Bruel & Kjaer’s 3535 all-weather case is a short- to medium-term noise monitoring system that protects unmanned equipment.
2009-08-14
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A rugged aerospace-grade differential pressure sensor from Kavlico monitors pressure drop across a turbine engine-style inlet air filter by detecting increases in pressure across the filter element.
2009-08-14
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The Specht 500/630 horizontal machining center from Mag builds on five basic configurations with more than 100 options to suit needs ranging from one-off work in job shops to agile machining lines.
2009-08-14
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The MRA air/electronic column from Stotz USA eliminates the need for a PC in combining measurements and SPC (statistical process control) data, thereby resulting in a lower overall system cost for the user.
2009-08-14
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Omega Engineering’s portable and rugged OS530LE-W9 series of Omegascope wireless handheld IR thermometers provides solutions for many noncontact temperature measurement applications.
2009-08-14
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Sandvik Coromant’s expansions to its milling product lines include new tool diameters and innovative insert grades and geometries.
2009-08-14
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Hendrickson’s HTB LT is a lightweight and non-torque reactive rear air suspension.
2009-08-14
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Schreiner ProTech offers a noise-control labeling system for automotive seatbelt buckles. It is designed to reduce noises produced by the individual components within the buckle hitting against each other during engagement as well as when the vehicle is in motion.
2009-08-14
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The DS802 PHS link board from dSpace provides modular and flexible options for setting up real-time systems with a PHS bus.
2009-08-14
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Small-diameter ballscrew assemblies from Nook Industries are designed for smaller-footprint applications including robots, unmanned vehicles, and guided missiles.
2009-08-14
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NHTSA has an Oct. 1, 2009, deadline to publish a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) on ejection mitigation, but none had been proposed as of mid-August.
2009-08-14
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Eaton Corp.’s truck and electrical businesses will support a $45.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to produce plug-in hybrid-electric power systems for 378 commercial vehicles.
2009-08-14
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The U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) has purchased $185 million worth of Honeywell 55-L-714A engines and spares to retrofit its fleet of Chinook helicopters. According to Honeywell, the Chinooks with the upgraded 55-L-714A engines will have 17% more power, increased maintenance intervals, and reduced fuel consumption by 5%.
2009-08-14
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The U.S. Air Force has approved usage of Savi Technology’s radio frequency identification (RFID) asset tracking and security devices aboard all sizes and classifications of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft—government, commercial, passenger, or cargo—that transport supplies for the U.S.
2009-08-14
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Kaman Aerospace Corp. has received a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps on behalf of Team K-MAX to demonstrate the ability of the unmanned K-MAX helicopter to deliver cargo to troops in extreme environments and at high altitudes.
2009-08-14
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Goodrich Corp. and Xi’an Aircraft International Corp. (XAIC) signed agreements to form two joint venture companies to support landing gear and engine nacelle components manufacturing focused on the Chinese aerospace market.
2009-08-14
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The Boeing Co. and Schiebel Industries AG of Austria have signed a teaming agreement to pursue marketing and support opportunities for Schiebel's S-100 Camcopter. The S-100 is a compact UAV that provides a platform for a wide variety of payloads, including a stabilized video system for surveillance and reconnaissance.
2009-08-14
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We Were The Ramchargers: Inside Drag Racing’s Legendary Team chronicles how a group of fresh-out-of-college engineers revolutionized drag racing with an engineering edge unseen before in the sport.
2009-08-14
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Seal Beach, CA-based Diversified Technical Systems Inc. (DTS) has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research Phase I grant by the U.S. Air Force Research Lab at Wright Patterson Air Force Base to analyze current test data that characterizes air combat maneuvers (ACMs) and ejection events and to build a helmet-mounted prototype device to perform real-time sensor data analysis.
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