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Electronics & Computers

3D Scanning Provides Key Weapon for Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing

While AI, AR, and IIoT are increasing production efficiency and time to market, 3D scanning still has not been exploited by aerospace and defense manufacturers for its full potential to do the same.

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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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Software

Digitalization in the Aerospace Sector

The aerospace and defense industry has laid ambitious plans to reconcile mobility with sustainability. Sustainable aviation fuels, electrification, hydrogen-powered aircraft and eVTOLS (electric...

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4D Composite Printing Can Improve Drone Wings

The aviation industry faces multiple pressures from higher fuel costs and increased scrutiny over the environmental and quality-of-life impacts from its aircraft. Therefore, researchers are...

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Sierra Space Hoping to Revolutionize Space Exploration Xcelerator

Sierra Space, a commercial space company involved in creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for Low Earth orbit (LEO)...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Air Force Awards $100 Million to Continue B-1 Digital Engineering Program

The B-1 System Program Office (SPO) recently awarded a six-year, $100 million follow-on contract to Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation...

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Communications

New Products

CAD software, torque sensors, HD lenses, and more.

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Software

New Products

Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.

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An Automated System for Multi-Physics Modeling

See how domain-specific tools easily translate scientific thinking into high-performance code.

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Design

Digitalization of Product Engineering

ESI proposes “sustainable” product development via virtual prototyping to ensure operational safety and comfort for off-highway machines.

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Electronics & Computers

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Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.

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Photonics/Optics

New Products

A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

New Products

Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.

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Software

The Inside Story – SOSA: Sensor Open Systems Architecture

What is SOSA? Learn about its beginnings, its objectives, and if it's here to stay.

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Software

New Products

Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.

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Using Advanced Computational Engineering Software to Meet Aerospace & Defense Industry Challenges

Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.

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Aerospace

Reverse Engineering Technology

A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.

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Aerospace

Redesigning the Systems Engineering Process to Speed Development of E-Propulsion Aircraft

OEMs should consider replacing traditional, silo-based approaches to systems engineering with a model-based strategy.

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Electronics & Computers

New Products

Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.

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Test & Measurement

New Products

Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.

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CAM Software

HyperMILL ® CAM software and 5-axis machining is being used to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission.

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Software

Development and Verification of Body Armor Target Geometry Created Using Computed Tomography Scans

Previous methods of target geometry can be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.

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Reverse Engineering the Boeing E-3 Sentry's Secondary Flight Controls

Learn about the challenges that arise when you try to reverse-engineer the console configuration for a NATO E-3 AWACS.

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Aerospace

3D Printing Aerodynamic Improvements

Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Digital Twins: How The Digital Replica Concept Is Used By Robotic Systems

Learn how digital twins improve the use and performance of robotic systems.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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Industrial metal 3D printers, force testers, machining centers, and more.

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Design

Virtual Factories Accelerate Collaboration, Advance Technologies

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a non-profit consortium based in Prince George County, Virginia, uses a 3D visualization lab to expand beyond the...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Look Behind-The-Scenes at Acura’s Performance Manufacturing Center, Home of the Acura NSX

Acura’s latest video gives a look into what it takes to manufacture the second generation Acura NSX hybrid supercar at its Performance...

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Energy

Boeing Reports on Its Environmental Efforts

In its 2019 Global Environment report, the Boeing Company provides an update on the environmental strategy the company unveiled last year. The strategy identifies 2025 as a target year to...

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