Keyword: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Manufacturing & Prototyping

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Lockheed Martin is adding to its manufacturing capabilities portfolio with the grand opening of a new production facility in Courtland, Alabama, focused on...

INSIDER: Aerospace

If Rosie the Riveter had access to a new riveting technology, the erstwhile character of WWII fame could have worked faster and made lighter products. Today,...

INSIDER: Materials

Materials for aerospace applications face many challenges. The structure of an aircraft must be light yet strong. Structural components such as the wings or...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Selective brush plating has dramatically evolved from its origins of touching up existing plating jobs.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
“The mission is to develop a large-scale tool capable of producing single, jointless combat vehicle hulls at a near net size of 30 feet × 20 feet × 12 feet in size,” said Larry Holmes from ASTRO America.
Application Briefs: Software
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
Briefs: Materials
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.
Articles: Test & Measurement
COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Application Briefs: Materials
For added armor, ALLTEC Composite Material of Brazil and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Collins Aerospace recently broke ground on a new wind tunnel that will help streamline the testing process for its Ram Air Turbine product line at the company’s...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...

Articles: Aerospace
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Articles: Energy
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The fully operational, self-contained 3D printing “factory” is housed in a shipping container.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
INSIDER: Materials

As the U.S. Air Force extends the operational service life of the B-52 Stratofortress into the 2050s, it has selected Collins Aerospace to design and develop a new wheel and carbon...

INSIDER: Transportation

Bell Textron Inc. and the U.S. Army have agreed to terms on the execution of the second phase of the Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR)...

INSIDER: Materials

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is partnering with 16 industrial partners on the MASTRO project, which is tasked with...

INSIDER: Defense

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas and arrays to advance radar technology and enable new applications for the U.S. Navy. The...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Anniston Army Depot recently completed the modification of two cabs for the Army’s Extended Range Cannon Artillery project. The ERCA is a part of an Army modernization strategy...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
Application Briefs: Defense
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.