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2009-11-20
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GE Aviation and China’s AVIC Systems announced plans to form a joint venture company to develop and market integrated avionics systems for commercial aircraft customers. The new avionics company, to be headquartered in China and launched in mid-2010, will offer fully integrated, open architecture avionics and services for future commercial aircraft programs.
2009-12-10
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Boeing received a $23 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Phase 2 of the B-1 Laptop Controlled Targeting Pod software upgrade. The upgrade will enable the B-1 bomber aircraft's targeting pod to find stationary targets and automatically send the target GPS coordinates via the B-1's avionics system to the weapons.
2008-06-30
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EADS signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kazakh titanium supplier UKTMP and Aubert & Duval, a supplier of metal-based aircraft components. The MOU covers the supply of titanium to Airbus and other divisions of EADS and is potentially worth $1 billion.
2008-06-30
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The German Ministry of Defence awarded EADS Defence & Security the prime contractor role for the Agile UAV within Network-Centric Environments (Agile UAV-NCE) technology program. This program is aimed at the analysis and refinement of enabling technologies and operational concepts of unmanned agile reconnaissance operations of a UAV.
2008-06-30
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The U.S. DOD awarded a contract to Orbital Sciences Corp. as part of its Theoretical Studies and Engineering Services (TSER) program for suborbital launch vehicle research and engineering. Orbital will serve as a prime contractor to support U.S.
2008-06-30
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NASA awarded Boeing a $265 million contract to produce the Ares I crew launch vehicle’s instrument unit avionics (IUA). Boeing was previously selected as the Ares I upper-stage production contractor. The IUA provides the guidance, navigation, and control hardware for the vehicles, serving as the “brains” behind the rocket’s ascent.
2013-08-22
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UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Co. to manufacture landing gear for the new Boeing 737 MAX. The contract calls for UTC to provide the nose and main landing gear in addition to the main gear side struts.
2008-10-14
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Deere & Co. announced plans to establish a European Technology & Innovation Center (ETIC) in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Deere plans to have the center, which will accommodate up to 200 engineers, operational in the spring of 2010.
2010-07-19
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Volvo Aero signed an agreement to sell its Boca Raton, FL-based subsidiary Volvo Aero Services. The sale of Volvo Aero Services is part of Volvo Aero’s strategy to focus on its core operations of developing and manufacturing components for aircraft engines, combined with an effort to reduce tied-up capital.
2013-10-24
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The Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a $2.8 million contract for the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node (TERN) program. The objective of the DAPRA TERN program is to design, develop, and demonstrate a medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and related technologies to enable future launch, recovery, and operations from a wide range of existing U.S.
2015-09-03
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Honda has developed two new full-size side-by-side (SxS) models, the Pioneer 1000 and 1000-5, to complement its 2016 lineup, which also includes the Pioneer 700/700-4 and 500 models. The Pioneer 1000 is powered by an inline, twin-cylinder, Unicam 999-cc engine that was developed specifically for this application.
2008-06-19
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Ecliptek, a supplier of frequency-control products to the electronics industry since 1987, is just one company to have embraced the fast-growing MEMS resonator timing market, including the EMO product family of programmable oscillators. The oscillators include 12 different product series encompassing four industry-standard package sizes and three supply voltages.
2015-02-27
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The new Class 8 on-highway truck for North America combines proven Daimler Truck aerodynamic technology with what the truck maker claims is the most fuel-efficient powertrain available, a downsped Detroit DD15 engine and standard DT12 fully automated manual transmission with Intelligent Powertrain Management.
2015-09-24
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The new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, worth $30 billion, brings superior survivability to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. most prolific multi-mission mobility platform.
2009-08-26
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The best way for off-highway companies to handle the impending growth in electronic complexity is to leverage the hard-won lessons and practices from the automotive industry, which has successfully dealt with exponential growth in electrical system complexity.
2008-09-10
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Forklifts use a variety of electronic devices that are networked via one or more CAN networks, quite often with the CiA CANopen higher-layer protocol.
2011-04-19
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Ubisense believes the off-highway industry could benefit by embracing a better sense of location.
2010-08-13
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In vehicles as diverse as aircraft and agricultural sprayers, maintaining precise stability of booms and weaponry regardless of vehicular motion is becoming more important. A gyroscope and an inertial measurement unit from Analog Devices are designed to stabilize platforms that house weapons, sprayer heads, or many other devices.
2011-03-21
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Volvo says its G-Series wheel loaders enter the market with enhanced performance, comfort, and innovation.
2010-11-24
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Cat says its D Series adds more performance and operator convenience to predecessors' quality and reliability.
2012-01-18
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Volvo Construction Equipment’s Hauler Chassis can be fitted with an array of superstructures that enable an endless range of applications to be conducted over difficult terrain.
2011-07-29
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The company says the SK650 is unique compared to other machines of comparable size in that that it directs 20 net hp (15 kW) to the attachment.
2012-06-04
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The WA500-7 features improved efficiency, lower fuel consumption, improved operator comfort, and enhanced serviceability to maximize productivity while lowering operating costs.
2012-03-16
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Beyond Tier 4 Interim updates and advances, the DX350LC includes an upgraded cooling system and new hydraulics.
2012-10-01
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New track-type tractor includes improvements in blade control, fuel economy, productivity, and emissions control.
2012-09-06
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John Deere enters the recreational utility vehicle market with the RSX850i, designed with engineering consultants for Formula One and NASCAR to create an all-new vehicle.
2011-11-08
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Machine saves many cylinders from going to scrap heap. Repair shop uses new hone to bring farmed-out work in-house, increase profit, improve deliveries.
2013-07-03
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Fan drive control for H1 pumps satisfies power levels above 20 kW (27 hp), offers proportional forward control with reversing, and zero-speed capability.
2015-06-19
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Researchers from Imamoter have developed a new concept hydraulic spool valve that allows the design of new safer and more compact hydraulic circuit architectures, ensuring higher safety performance levels. The architecture presents advantages both from performance (precision, fastness) and operational points of view.
2011-09-29
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Hybrid and electric vehicles are being eyed by the military, which has often found it difficult to supply fuel when many vehicles are on the move. But a number of challenges must be overcome before warfighters see electrified vehicles in the field.
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