India’s Lohia Aerospace to Supply Composites to International Aerospace Contractor

January 27, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

Indias Lohia Aerospace System has signed an offset based sourcing MOU with its first customer – an international aerospace contractor for supply of civil aerospace components. The company had acquired Israel based Light & Strong Ltd, Israels largest private producer of aerospace focused carbon fibre composite components for Israels Aerospace and...

US DoD Awards IBM $275M Contract to Enable “Trusted” Semiconductor Manufacturing

May 22, 2019 @ 10:26 AM

IBM Global Business Services is being awarded a $275,000,000 contract is to enable “trusted” manufacturing flows in contractor semiconductor fabrication facilities for US Department of Defence (DoD) programs. The contract is to enable a wide-range of associated leading-edge semiconductor technologies and services; and to create a trusted supply chain with the...

India’s Lohia Group Enters Defense Sector, Acquires Israeli Aerostructures Manufacturer

February 11, 2019 @ 07:24 AM

Indias Lohia Group has marked its entry into the aerospace and defense sector with the acquisition of Israel-based aerostructure manufacturer, Light & Strong Limited. Lohia group specializes in aerospace and military carbon fibre and glass fibre composite components production

DARPA Seeks New Materials, Technology for Hypersonic Air Platforms

January 29, 2019 @ 08:59 AM

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has begun to solicit for new materials and technology to accelerate R&D of hypersonic air vehicles and platforms. “The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of high performance leading edges...

New Coating to Cut Down Russian Su-57, Tu-160 Radar Signature

January 11, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

A new coating applied to the glass canopy of Russias Su-57 stealth fighter jet and the Tu-160 strategic bomber will cut down the radar cross-section of the aircraft by up to 30%. The glass coating developed by specialists of the Obninsk-based Technologiya R&D Enterprise (part of RT Chemcomposite Group within Rostec)...

GE To Develop 3-D Manufacturing Tech for Aviation in Turkish Lab

November 19, 2018 @ 09:59 AM

General Electric has opened a new laboratory in Turkey to develop new digital-based production models with the help of additive manufacturing technologies for aviation. "Our total investment in the center has exceeded $15 million with this laboratory

BAE Systems To Support Gallium Nitride-based Semiconductor Technology Development

September 18, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

BAE Systems has signed a cooperative agreement with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for Phase 1 of a technical effort to transition gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology developed by the US Air Force to its Advanced Microwave Products (AMP) Center. As part of the effort, BAE will transfer and further enhance the technology, and scale it to 6-inch wafers to slash per-chip costs and improve the accessibility of this defense-critical technology

IAI Signs Autonomous Robotic System Manufacturing Agreement With Croatian Firm

July 26, 2018 @ 09:36 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a collaboration agreement with DOK-ING D.O

Boeing, Russian Firm to Commence Titanium Components Project in September

June 29, 2018 @ 11:50 AM

Amidst current Washington-Moscow tensions, Ural Boeing Manufacturing (UBM), a joint venture between Russian VSMPO-AVISMA and Boeing will launch production of aircraft components from its new plant in the Titanium Valley Special Economic Zone, Sverdlovsk Region of Russia. The UBM facility will perform rough and final machining of titanium blanks, airplane fuselage components, wing and pylon structural elements, chassis parts for all models of the Boeing civil aviation programme, including the new 777X model, a Rostec statement said

Boeing Signs Data Analytics Research Agreement With Singapore’s DSTA

June 28, 2018 @ 11:54 AM

Singapores Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Boeing signed the first project agreement to commence joint research and co-development in data analytics earlier at the inaugural Singapore Defence Technology Summit. DSTA Chief Executive Mr Tan Peng Yam said: “Under this agreement, we will jointly develop an information management tool leveraging data analytics to identify trends and insights on aircraft performance

Huntington Ingalls Partners with 3D Systems to Develop Additive Manufacturing Tech

May 11, 2018 @ 09:14 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry. The joint effort is expected to support future qualification and certification programs necessary to implement this advanced manufacturing technology for the U