Tag: Defense

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

GE Delivers 250th CT7-2E1 Engine

November 8, 2022

Via: ASD News

GE’s CT7-2E1 hit a significant milestone with its 250th engine delivery. The 250th CT7-2E1 engine was shipped to Leonardo in late September in support of the AW149 and AW189 helicopter programs respectively. According to Elissa Lee, Director of GE Aerospace’s […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Kaman Selected to Build Cargo UAS Prototype for US Marines

October 10, 2022

Via: ASD News

Kaman Air Vehicles, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that they have been selected to build a logistics UAS prototype for the United States Marine Corps. Kaman will build a funded military version of its KARGO UAV, a […]

Process, R & D

Boeing and AE Industrial Partners Launch Second Venture Fund to Invest in Innovative Aerospace and Defense Startups

July 20, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Boeing has committed a $50 million investment in AEI HorizonX, a partnership the company established with private equity firm AE Industrial Partners to invest in transformative aerospace technologies. The new funding will anchor AEI HorizonX’s second venture fund (Fund II), […]

Logistics, Process

Aircraft Carriers to Be Supported by New Logistics Facility

June 22, 2022

Via: ASD News

A new Royal Navy logistics centre in Portsmouth – dedicated to crucial maintenance for HMS Queen Elizabeth and wider naval ships and equipment – has been officially opened today. Providing critical support to the UK’s largest and most powerful surface […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Collins Aerospace teams up with Intel to redefine the future of flight computing

April 4, 2022

Via: ASD News

Collins Aerospace today announced its Perigon™ computer will be the first certified aviation solution to use the Intel Atom x6400E processor. The advanced processor will underpin Perigon’s ability to support customers’ next-gen flight control and vehicle management needs across a […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Boeing to Build New Factory in Illinois to Produce MQ-25 Stingray

September 20, 2021

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build the Navy’s newest carrier-based aircraft at a new high-tech facility in Illinois, bringing the benefits of digital aircraft design and production to the Navy and up to 300 advanced manufacturing jobs to the greater St. […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Tech Industry Seeks Bigger Role in Defense. Not Everyone Is on Board.

September 7, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tech-industry leaders are pushing the Pentagon to adopt commercially developed technologies on a grand scale to counter the rise of China, an initiative that could transform the military and the multibillion-dollar defense-contracting business. The Pentagon has long led the way […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

US Navy Awards Sikorsky Contract to Build 9 More CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters in Connecticut

June 29, 2021

Via: ASD News

Utilizing proven advanced manufacturing techniques and continuing to drive down unit price, Sikorsky will build nine more CH-53K™ heavy lift helicopters under a new contract for the U.S. Navy. This production award also includes an agreement for the next production […]