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2008-08-12
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Lockheed Martin Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aculight Corp. based in Bothell, WA. Aculight is a privately held company primarily focused on providing laser-based solutions for national defense and aerospace customers. 
2008-08-12
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Mooney Airplane Co. has entered into a joint engineering project with Rolls-Royce to explore using the RR500 as an alternative-fuel (Jet A) powerplant to complement the current Mooney product line. Mooney’s participation in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s Future Avgas Strategy and Transition Plan and Mooney’s experience in building high-performance airframes make the two companies logical partners for the new project.
2008-08-12
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Sikorsky Aircraft has chosen Hamilton Sundstrand to supply the Utility Management System (UMS) for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, which is under development for use by the U.S. Marines. The UMS includes two different digital electronic computers, designed and developed by Hamilton Sundstrand.
2008-08-12
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Cessna Aircraft Co. selected Eaton Corp. as the fuel systems supplier for the new, large cabin, intercontinental Model 850 Citation Columbus business jet. The value of the program to Eaton is estimated at approximately $100 million over 20 years.
2008-08-12
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Vision Systems International (VSI) has been awarded an initial contract of more than $17 million from Boeing for the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) in 145 F-15E Strike Eagles. The contract includes dual-seat capable JHMCS hardware and pilot equipment including helmets and visors.
2008-08-12
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Goodrich Corp. received an initial production contract from Northrop Grumman Corp. to provide its weapons bay door drive system for all models of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The contract is expected to generate more than $20 million in revenue through early 2011.
2008-08-12
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The U.S. Office of Naval Research awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a contract to develop and demonstrate a signals intelligence (SIGINT) payload for use on a UAV under the Warfighter's Tactical SIGINT Resource (WTSR) program.
2008-08-12
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Volvo Aero entered into an agreement with Pratt & Whitney to join P&W’s Geared Turbofan engine program. Under this arrangement, Volvo Aero will be responsible for three major components for both the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) and the Bombardier CSeries aircraft engin­es.
2008-08-12
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Raytheon has joined Boeing’s EP-X industry team. EP-X is a manned airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting aircraft that will replace the U.S. Navy's EP-3 signals intelligence (SIGINT) platform.
2008-08-11
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A global-linked engineering development center will help engineers test engines, transmissions, and other powertrain components faster and at less cost. An up to 50% engineering efficiency improvement is expected for many lab procedures.
2008-08-11
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Bombardier Aerospace signed a contract with the Shenyang Aircraft Corp. (SAC), a subsidiary of the state-owned aviation industrial entity China Aviation Industry Corp. (AVIC I), to supply the center fuselage on the newly launched Bombardier CSeries aircraft.
2008-08-11
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Diehl and Thales signed a contract to purchase Airbus' plant in Laupheim, Germany. On Oct. 1, all operational business and assets of the Laupheim site will be transferred to Diehl/Thales. The Laupheim plant has a total of 1100 employees and an annual revenue base of €240 million.
2008-08-11
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MAG had no shortage of new or updated products to display at the Westec show in Los Angeles, including the Freedom NC200 Infimatic control.
2008-08-11
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One automaker has big plans for a small country.
2008-08-11
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Chinese automaker Great Wall has only just begun producing cars. Its brand new engine facility will supply three new models with up to 300,000 Euro 4- and 5 -compliant engines a year.
2008-08-11
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The potential danger to pedestrians—particularly those who are blind or partially sighted—of near-silent hybrid and EVs (electric vehicles) approaching at low speeds has prompted Lotus Engineering to develop a synthesized internal combustion (IC) engine sound system that can be used to warn of the vehicle's approach.
2008-08-08
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Dana Holding's new Spicer Model 114 (33R092) Hercules drive axle was specifically engineered for construction vehicles with operating weights of up to 15 ton (13.6 t) in front axle applications, and up to 18 ton (16.3 t) in rear axle applications.
2008-08-08
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Developing a hydraulic cylinder sealing arrangement with certainty of performance over a wide range of applications has provided a long-term engineering challenge.
2008-08-08
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Trimming electricity usage is critical for manufacturing operations that want to reduce their carbon footprint. These savings come from steps as simple as changing light bulbs to building new facilities that eliminate the waste that comes when energy generation creates heat.
2008-08-07
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Jeep's stylish diesel-electric concept features simplified fabrication and assembly and no wiring, making it easy to recycle.
2008-08-07
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Two topics of high interest to the auto industry—the decline of U.S. automakers and the push for energy conservation—are at the forefront of research projects at Argonne National Laboratory. The research lab will spend around $40 million for transportation research this year, and its research efforts could help to determine what projects the U.S. Department of Energy suggests Congress should consider supporting.
2008-08-07
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The Italian design house has developed the Sintesi concept sports car constructed around a hydrogen fuel-cell drivetrain. Instead of designing a shape to cover the mechanical elements of the car, the liquid approach is said to give shape to the mechanical elements packaged around the passengers.
2008-08-07
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Introduced in Europe and Japan seven years ago and in the U.S. in 2007, Honda’s “world car”—the B-class Fit—has been a blockbuster success for the company. The all-new 2009 Fit was developed to address customer feedback regarding interior room, ride, and handling.
2008-08-07
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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. reached an agreement with NetJets to supply 40 new Gulfstream aircraft. The agreement, valued at $1.9 billion, calls for four Gulfstream G450s and four Gulfstream G550s to be delivered to NetJets each year from 2012 through 2016.
2008-08-07
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Saab signed a memorandum of understandings (MOU) regarding industrial cooperation with Rheinmetall Schweiz AG and Pilatus Aircraft. Both agreements are connected to a possible Swiss acquisition of the Gripen fighter aircraft.
2008-08-07
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DSpace has added more AUTOSAR-compliant capabilities to two of its major automotive software development product lines. The firm's SystemDesk and TargetLink provide a seamless solution for development of AUTOSAR-compliant ECU (electronic control unit) software, focusing at the application level.
2008-08-07
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Lotus has decided to turn its new V6, naturally aspirated, mid-engined coupe from a project Eagle into a production Evora. The transformation came at the British International Motor Show in London and was necessary because the Eagle name was registered to another company.
2008-08-07
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SAE International is providing expertise to the U.S. FAA and to the aerospace industry at large regarding fuel-tank inerting, which is mandated for certain aircraft under a long-in-the-making agency rule published in the July 21 Federal Register.
2008-08-07
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The Boeing Co. and SkyHook International Inc. formed a teaming agreement to develop the JHL-40 (Jess Heavy Lifter), a commercial heavy-lift rotorcraft designed to address the limitations and expense of transporting equipment and materials in remote regions.
2008-08-06
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A weight-saving, anti-submarining rear-seat ramp system designed to reduce body-in-white (BIW) complexity across platforms has been announced by JSP.
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