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Category: Aerospace & Defense


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Orbital ATK Begins Assembly of Industry’s First Commercial In-Space Satellite Servicing System

September 12, 2017

Via: ASD News

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced significant progress on the industry’s first commercial in-space satellite servicing system. The Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1) spacecraft successfully completed its critical design review earlier this year and is […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Orbital ATK Completes Qualification of Solid Rocket Booster Avionics for NASA’s Space Launch System

September 7, 2017

Via: ASD News

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, recently completed an important qualification test of the avionics system for the solid rocket boosters the company has developed and is now manufacturing for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS). Completion […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Rolls-Royce Sets New Aerospace Record With Ultrafan Power Gearbox

September 5, 2017

Via: ASD News

Rolls-Royce today announced that it has set a new record for the world’s most powerful aerospace gearbox, just months after testing began. Speaking at the International Society for Air Breathing Engines (ISABE) conference in Manchester, UK, Paul Stein, Chief Technology […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Minotaur IV Rocket Carrying ORS-5 Satellite for the U.S. Air Force

August 28, 2017

Via: ASD News

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced its Minotaur IV space launch vehicle successfully launched and placed into orbit the U.S. Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space-5 (ORS-5) spacecraft on August 26, 2017. The Minotaur IV launched […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Today’s Honda: Planes, Names And (Really Fast) Automobiles

August 28, 2017

Via: Forbes

As a longtime motorcyclist I’m keenly aware of the emblem seen on many Honda motorycycles over the past six decades — a wing. In my younger days I never gave that emblem much thought, other than a passing, “Yeah, a […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Aerospace manufacturing takes off with digital technology

August 10, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

A number of deals were announced at the Paris Air Show in June 2017 which are expected to contribute £3.3 billion to the UK economy and £35 billion to the global economy. This is positive news for the aerospace industry, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Soaring through virtual aviation: The role of VR in aerospace manufacturing

July 28, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

While most of us would likely assume the link between VR and the aviation industry as an opportunity for consumers to soar like a bird through a virtual space, the aerospace industry is, in fact, capitalising on the technology in […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Intelsat 35e Launches Successfully

July 6, 2017

Via: ASD News

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 35e satellite, the fourth of the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites. Intelsat 35e was launched from […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Boeing, Georgia Tech Unveil Advanced Development Research Center

June 28, 2017

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Georgia Institute of Technology have announced the opening of a new advanced development research center that will tackle some of the toughest technical challenges in manufacturing. The Boeing Manufacturing Development Center (BMDC), located in the new […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Leidos and AT&T to Implement Software Defined Networking for the Defense Information Systems Agency

June 26, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, will help the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) automate virtual private networking services in support of our nation’s defense. DISA awarded a Task Order to Leidos to help it take […]