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Defense

Northrop Grumman Developing Next Generation F-35 Radar Upgrade

Northrop Grumman is developing AN/APG-85, an advanced Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The radar will serve as an upgrade to the...

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Software

New HPC4EI Project to Create 'Digital Twin' Models for Aerospace Manufacturing

A partnership involving Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory aimed at developing “digital twins” for producing aerospace components is one of six new...

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Imaging

Ball Aerospace Starts Final Assembly of Space Force's Next Generation Operational Weather Satellite

Ball Aerospace completed the spacecraft bus for the Weather System Follow-on-Microwave (WSF-M) satellite, the U.S. Space Force's...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Microelectronics and Castings Remain Supply Chain Challenges for Raytheon

Raytheon Technologies Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes and Chief Operating Officer Christopher Calio said microelectronics and engine castings were among the...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Airbus Developing New Laser Communication Terminal for Military Aircraft

Airbus and VDL Group have signed a partnership agreement for the development and manufacturing of a laser communication terminal for aircraft, known as UltraAir....

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Embodied Intelligence in the Hands of Robots

The future of manufacturing calls for the need of dexterous robotic manipulation — see how researchers at Columbia University focus on a new approach of "embodied intelligence" in...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using 3D-Printing to Test Stability of Thin-Walled Cylinders

Duke Engineering student, Sage Cooley, uses 3D-printing to conduct experiments on characterizing behavior of thin-walled cylinders — testing stability by crushing...

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Aerospace

How to Manufacture Your Own Spacecraft

NASA Goddard shares a step-by-step process for producing a fresh new satellite — learn how 'PACE' is constructed and will be used for studying Earth's atmosphere and ocean health.

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Energy

Carbon Nanotubes Store Energy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have created vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes on metal foils that could be a boon for energy storage and the electronics...

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Design

A Flapping-Wing Robot Able to Perch

A flapping-wing robot that can land autonomously on a horizontal perch using a claw-like mechanism.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

BMW Takes Multi-Modal Route to Manufacturing

BMW’s Munich factory remains the fertile root of a century of manufacturing, including its first R32 motorcycle in 1923. But the Bavarian automaker’s oldest assembly site is transforming...

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Materials

Adding Vibrations to Electronics to Reduce Vibrations

A counterintuitive way to protect atomically thin electronics: adding vibrations to reduce vibration issues.

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Medical

Eitan Medical Opens New Manufacturing Facility Bolstered by Semi-Automated Production Lines

Eitan Medical, a developer of advanced infusion therapy and drug-delivery systems, has opened a new manufacturing facility at the company’s...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Autodesk Technology Center Implements Metal 3D Printing

By collaborating with Renishaw, Autodesk Research has been able to improve its customers’ workflows by connecting the design to the machine by using the Renishaw RenAM 500Q...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Manufacturing Medical Implants: Discover Renishaw’s End-To-End AM Process Chain

We are the only company in the 3D metal printing industry that offers the technologies, support and expertise that provide both highly productive metal...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Project MARCH Builds Exoskeleton for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Project MARCH is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary student team from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Its goal is to develop and build...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Driving Engineering Excellence: AM for BLOODHOUND SSC

Metal 3D printing the steering wheel and the nose of the world's fastest car - Find out how Renishaw is helping the BLOODHOUND SSC team to engineer the supersonic car that is...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Design for Metal Additive Manufacturing – Residual Stress

In a series of videos, Marc Saunders, Renishaw Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centers Director, will discuss key factors that drive the success rate and productivity of...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Race to Innovate: Exchanging Metal 3D Printing Solutions With HiETA

Discover how technology from Renishaw is helping HiETA Technologies move metal additive manufacturing (AM) from prototype into commercial production of its...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Knust-Godwin Grows Its AM Capabilities for the Oil and Gas Industry

“This AM technology started out as a prototype technology, today it has moved into serial production.” -Michael Corliss (VP of Technology Knust-Godwin USA)

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Aerospace

Ensuring Aircraft Safety by Optimizing Ice Protection Systems

By Boris Marovic and Thierry Olbrechts, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Technology & Society
Electronics & Computers

Sharp-Shooting Farm Robot

SprayBox can target individual weeds and crops at a 20-per-second rate and then spray them at a millimeter’s accuracy.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Lumotive’s New LCM Underpins Next-Gen Lidar

“The future happened yesterday” is an appropriate description of the rapid pace of development in automated-driving technology. The expression may be most accurate in sensor tech where,...

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Energy

BMW Plans Move to Structural Battery Packs and ‘46120’ Cells

The technology below the smooth skin of BMW’s i Vision Dee concept car, unveiled at CES 2023, marks a major step forward in the company’s electric-vehicle...

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Weapons Systems

US Air Force Targets First Flight of B-21 Raider This Year

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force are targeting a first flight of the recently unveiled B-21 Raider stealth bomber this year, although the timeline is dependent upon ground...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Contract Manufacturer Cadence Acquires Utitec, Inc.

Cadence, Inc., a contract manufacturer of medical and drug-delivery devices and specialty commercial products, has acquired Utitec, Inc., a manufacturer specializing in miniature, deep...

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Motion Control

It Looks the Same … Inside it’s Revolutionary

In comparison to presently available linear guides, the EXRAIL® slide guide provides smoother movement, higher load capacity and damping. It uses multiple small diameter needle...

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Photonics/Optics

Space Technology - January 2023

Read about robot construction workers on the moon, the first commercial space station, what's next for the James Webb Space Telescope, and much more in this compendium of recent articles from the editors of...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

AV Life After Argo AI

The recent shuttering of Argo AI, one of the autonomous-vehicle industry’s leading tech companies, by Ford and Volkswagen might come as a surprise to commuters in San Francisco and in Phoenix, Arizona. Those who...