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2008-09-10
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NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center awarded a five-year contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. for engineering and technical services to support NASA's use of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft for Earth science research.
2008-09-10
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Goodrich Corp. and Rolls-Royce plc have signed a letter of intent proposing the formation of a joint venture company, which would develop and supply engine controls for Rolls-Royce aero engines. If the proposed JV goes ahead, it would enable the two companies to integrate their engin­e controls activity more closely.
2008-09-10
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U.S. Army awarded Boeing a five-year contract valued at $4.3 billion for 181 CH-47F Chinooks and 10 additional Chinooks under fiscal year 2008 supplemental funding. There are options in the award for an additional 24 aircraft over the course of the contract.
2008-09-10
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Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. awarded Curtiss-Wright Corp. a contract for an electronics package that will provide protection against ice buildup on the engine air inlets, windshield, and main and tail rotor blades on a new utility helicopter.
2008-09-09
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Parker Hannifin’s Parker Aerospace segment has been chosen by Bombardier Aerospace to design and produce the fully integrated hydraulic and fuel systems for its new CSeries family of aircraft. The company estimates that the contracts will generate approximately $1.2 billion in revenues over the life of the program.
2008-09-09
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Tesa Tape’s 51010 high-load tensilized polypropylene (TPP) strapping tape features a high-strength backing and metallic appearance.
2008-09-08
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Deere says its 75D mid-sized hydraulic excavator is for small contractors or landscapers who need pinpoint metering for control yet a lot of production in a maneuverable, fuel-efficient package.
2008-09-08
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Caterpillar's new compact track loaders combine a newly engineered suspension-type undercarriage with the chassis of their multi-terrain loader counterparts.
2008-09-08
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The entire hydraulic system of Claas' Axos tractor was reengineered and equipped with a 60-L/min pump for high performance, particularly with a frontloader.
2008-09-05
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National Instruments has beefed up its design and testing tools, making it simpler for engineers to create and test prototypes. Its upgrade of the LabVIEW graphical system design software will help engineers move to multicore architectures and utilize wireless technologies.
2008-09-05
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The iPro 9000 SLA Center from 3D Systems Corp. is a stereolithography system for production of ultra-high-definition Pro-Parts from Accura Plastics.
2008-09-05
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ADAM (Autonomous Delivery and Manipulation) from RMT Robotics is an intelligent self-guided vehicle that is designed for product delivery.
2008-09-05
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Dorner's 2200 Series Conveyor features a perforated bedplate to allow air to flow through the frame and bedplate, cooling passing product.
2008-09-05
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The SL-20APL from Haas Automation is a compact lathe with an integrated automatic parts loader that automatically picks up parts from an external tray and loads them into the lathe for unattended turning or flips parts for double-ended machining.
2008-09-05
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Flowmaster V7 Gas Turbine is a simulation software program that meets the needs of secondary air and fluid mixing applications.
2008-09-05
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Dressta North America’s TD20M Extra crawler dozer is powered by a Tier 3 compliant Cummins QSC engine that delivers 240 net hp (179 kW).
2008-09-05
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All four of Bobcat's new compact tractors for applications that include farming, landscaping, and groundskeeping have an independent PTO that can be engaged with the flip of a switch while the tractor is in motion.
2008-09-05
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Lotus Engineering, Jaguar, and Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, are collaborating on a variable compression ratio research engine project targeted at maximizing fuel efficiency when burning renewable fuels.
2008-09-05
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A heavy-heaving hood shaker from Saleen gives a sports car fitted with the new technology an extra performance kick. The company's new SuperShaker mates a twin-screw supercharger with a two-stage water-to-air intercooler and a ram-air induction system.
2008-09-05
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Military suppliers are moving toward synthetic instruments that replace existing test and measurement equipment with flexible modular architectures. BAE Systems and Phase Matrix have completed a down converter to handle RF capabilities in a small form factor.
2008-09-04
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Thousands of feet above ground level, specially equipped airplanes are acquiring data that are used to create 3D road geometries, and those terrain profiles could become a viable tool for tailoring a vehicle's powertrain control strategies for better fuel efficiency.
2008-09-04
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­Hella has given details of the Opel Eye system for the new General Motors Europe Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, stating that it can read both speed-limit and no-passing signs and even notify drivers when speed restrictions have been lifted.
2008-09-04
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The first official test house for the Euro NCAP rear impact (whiplash) ratings program will be the U.K.-based Motor Insurance Repair Research Center (Thatcham).
2008-09-04
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The Western Star 6900XD is a purpose-built truck, and when combined with a J&J body, is a formidable workhorse designed for the mining market.
2008-09-04
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As dual-clutch transmission systems with their green credentials gain market presence, torque converter technology is fighting back. ZF Sachs stated that the use of special clutches with torsional dampers is providing improved fuel consumption and acceleration values.
2008-09-04
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Production of Delphi’s Direct Acting Diesel Common Rail (DADCR) system has started, following a five-year development program in France, Luxembourg, and the UK. The system incorporates direct-acting piezo injectors—claimed by the company as a "world first" that can operate at pressures up to 2000 bar (29 ksi) and will help meet Euro 6 emissions standards.
2008-09-04
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A driver is leaning over the steering wheel with eyes practically glued to the windshield in a desperate attempt to see the lane markings through a dense fog, but this driving situation vastly improves with the aid of an enhanced vision system under development.
2008-09-04
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General Motors, the U.S. Department of Energy, and Natural Resources Canada have picked the participants for EcoCar, a contest that lets college students customize an SUV to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. The three-year contest is the successor to the ChallengeX contest that ended last year.
2008-09-04
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New full-size pickups and SUVs sporting the XFE moniker have better city and highway ratings thanks to a number of mechanical, mass reduction, and aerodynamic improvements.
2008-09-04
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"The best way to get that understanding of your customers and their market is to simply go and see," said Robert Sump, Vice President of Component Engineering for the Nissan Technical Center North America. Engineers learn lessons from technical libraries, meetings, and seeing the world-at-large.
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