Keyword: Suppliers

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
Articles: Test & Measurement
COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
UAV designers need to understand the current and anticipated requirements to make an informed decision on incorporating transponders into an aircraft.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Articles: Materials
Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Securing data shared and stored on the battlefield will require hardware with built-in cybersecurity features
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.
Articles: Materials
Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Articles: Materials
By focusing just on the AM build process, a fundamental part of the production process chain is often overlooked: post-processing.
Articles: Aerospace
Although marking adds no intrinsic value to a component, it is central to the smooth operation of the industry.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
In 2019 the U.S. defense embedded computing market underwent a transformation
Articles: Aerospace
Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.
Articles: Aerospace

In the recent past, military acquisition has shifted from being locked into large long-term contracts to developing complex systems in...

Articles: Aerospace

The rise of titanium for aerospace applications has been well documented in recent years. Equally, the challenges associated with the efficient, productive and high-quality machining of this popular material,...

Articles: Software

Quality assurance and flight certification of critical aerospace parts and assemblies have reached new levels of sophistication in recent years. Leading aerospace and defense manufacturers...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Modern radar systems are complex and depend heavily on advanced signal processing algorithms to improve their detection performance. At the same time, the radio front-end must meet...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Advanced thermoplastic composites-and their emergence as prominent materials for future aerospace applications–are sparking a flurry of activity...

Articles: Test & Measurement

A jet engine is the very definition of “mission-critical.” A critical failure could cause a serious accident that endangers hundreds of lives. To prevent this from happening,...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

Northrop Grumman Corporation recently received a $124.7 million award for production of AN/APR-39D(V)2 digital...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing was invented more than 30 years ago and, from small beginnings in prototyping, has developed and grown into a $6 billion industry. While additive...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Arnold Defense
Arnold, MO
(636) 296-5417
www.arnolddefense.com

Arnold Defense, an international manufacturer and supplier of 2.75-inch rocket launchers, has been generating considerable interest...

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
AeroVironment, Inc.
Monrovia, CA
626-357-9983
www.avinc.com

AeroVironment, Inc. a manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, received a contract...

Articles: Materials

Recent advancements in composite production and processing are making thermoplastics a viable option in a wider array of aerospace applications.

Application Briefs: Defense
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
Valencia, CA
1-888-311-1017
www.stratasysdirect.com

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., was recently chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed...

Articles: Test & Measurement

As aerospace and defense manufacturing becomes increasingly digitized—from the earliest design stages to the factory floor and beyond—data accuracy is fundamental to...

Application Briefs: Defense
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar)
Portland, OR
(503) 403-3000
https://pacstar.com

PacStar®, a developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S....

Articles: Aerospace

It is both an exciting and a difficult time for the aerospace industry. While the sector is at its most buoyant with demand soaring in the commercial market, this is placing a strain...