Category: Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

SNC Selects ULA for Dream Chaser Spacecraft Launches

August 15, 2019

Via: ASD News

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Chairwoman and President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen, selected United Launch Alliance (ULA) as the launch vehicle provider for the Dream Chaser® spacecraft’s six NASA missions […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Collins Aerospace, ILC Dover unveil Next Generation Space Suit system prototype for future missions

July 29, 2019

Via: ASD News

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), joined with ILC Dover today to unveil a Next Generation Space Suit system prototype designed for future missions. The unveiling took place at a United Technologies event on Capitol […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing May Halt 737 Output If Max Grounding Drags On

July 25, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. warned it will consider slowing or even temporarily halting production of the 737 Max, the company’s most important jetliner, if a global flying ban drags on longer than anticipated. The planemaker’s best estimate is that it will submit […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Airbus OneWeb joint venture OneWeb Satellites opens first high-volume satellite facility

July 24, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

OneWeb Satellites’s new facility is located in Exploration Park, Florida, a space leased by NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Occupying 105,500 sq ft, the factory has two production lines capable of producing the 150 kg spacecraft. In the company’s press release, […]

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

Blockchain in Automotive and Aerospace & Aviation Market to Reach $20.62 Bn by 2029

July 1, 2019

Via: ASD News

The process of evolution of smart technology has considerably changed the overall automotive and aerospace & aviation industry in terms money saving, ensuring increased safety, and convenience of the users. With the integration of the advances technologies such as blockchain […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites

June 25, 2019

Via: Reuters

The craft blasted off to cheers from onlookers at 2:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) after a three-hour delay from the original launch time late Monday. The boosters separated safely as the craft began its six-hour mission to deploy the satellites. The […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Japan National Police Agency Places World’s First Order For Subaru Bell 412epx

June 20, 2019

Via: ASD News

At a ceremony held this week, Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and SUBARU CORPORATION, announced that the Japan National Police Agency (JPNA) has placed the first order for a SUBARU BELL 412EPX. “We thank the National Police […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing, Airbus and others to speak at the Paris Air Show

June 17, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Today, 17 June, saw the opening of the week-long International Paris Air Show. An important event for the aerospace and defence industry, the show is held at Le Bourget on the outskirts of Paris. As the BBC reports, almost 2,500 […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts

June 7, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit. This move comes as NASA focuses full speed ahead […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

BAE acquires unmanned underwater vehicle producer

June 4, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Riptide Autonomous Solutions specialises in small UUVs which are said to be efficient and flexible, offering greater depth, range, endurance, and speed. “Adding Riptide’s technological capabilities will position us to provide customers unmatched flexibility by offering a family of UUVs […]