The infusion technology of Russian firm JSC AeroComposit for wing manufacture of the MC-21 aircraft has won the innovative solutions award at the JEC World – 2018 event in Paris, the worlds leading composite technology show. JSC AeroComposit won the award on March 7 in the Aerospace Industry category, a press release from Russias Irkut Corp, which assembles the MC-21 airliner aircraft said
Norwegian technological firm Kongsberg has signed a long-term technology development program deal valued at more than $194.1 billion with Qatars Barzan Holdings, on the sidelines of the on-going DIMDEX expo, held in Doha, Qatar
Boeing and Oerlikon, a technology and engineering group, signed a five-year collaboration agreement to develop standard materials and processes for metal-based additive manufacturing in aerospace applications. Additive manufacturing, popularly known as 3D printing, is a controlled process in which material is joined or solidified to create a three-dimensional part
Boeing subsidiary, Horizon X announced its investment in Cuberg Incorporated, a startup developing next-generation battery technology for potential aerospace and industrial applications. Cuberg developed an advanced battery cell that is designed to be a drop-in solution to existing large-scale battery manufacturing processes
A Turkish firm, Sun Textile and Research Development Center has developed a fabric that cannot be spotted by radars and thermal cameras. Turkey plans to sell it to NATO countries
Boeing has announced its investment in Gamma Alloys, a developer of advanced metal-matrix composites and nanotechnogy based material for use in aerospace, automotive and other industries. "With funding from Boeing, we will explore compelling applications across demanding industries such as aerospace while accelerating our nanoparticle material development and the full-scale industrialization of our manufacturing processes," said Gamma Alloys CEO Mark Sommer
Russian Kalashnikov has recently showcased an electric motorcycle for Russian military and police forces at the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum in Moscow. The new electric motorcycle is available in a dirt bike model for the military and a supermoto-style bike model for urban police forces, Popular Science reported Wednesday
A prototype of the worlds first 3D printed ship propeller has been developed by a consortium that includes Damen Shipyards Group, RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas. The 1,350mm diameter propeller, named WAAMpeller was fabricated from a Nickel Aluminium Bronze (NAB) alloy at RAMLAB (Rotterdam Additive Manufacturing LAB) in the Port of Rotterdam
The US Army has awarded a $1 million contract to Kraig Biocraft Laboratories (KBL), to develop a genetically modified “spider silk” material that could hypothetically be used for protective armor, even underwear, for soldiers. The contract was made with KBL, a bioengineering company that aims to genetically modify silkworm and spider silk into high-performance polymers
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday ordering an assessment of materials, manufacturing and components required for the defense industry, their sourcing and supply chains. Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, said in a background briefing to reporters that there is a shortage of domestic companies that can manufacture and repair certain key components for defense purposes
University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded a $43 million contract for composite, adhesives, specialty technologies, and elastomer research. Contractor will provide systems support for improved materials and process (M&P) for field systems, next generation aircraft M&P, and novel M&P testing, evaluation, repair, development technology transition, and integration activities, US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Russias Saratov State University chemists have developed an air and vapor permeable membrane solution that can defend military personnel from chemical and biological weapons. The project was ordered by the Fund for Perspective Research
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