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Speeding up maintenance with 3D printed tools

Speeding up maintenance with 3D printed tools
The Royal Netherlands Air Force is the Netherland’s guardian of the skies. The military base in Woensdrecht is the primary maintenance location of the Air Force. Staff perform regular maintenance and repairs on aircrafts such as Chinooks, Apaches, NH90s, F16s, and many more. The base is also home of the Koninklijke Militaire School Luchtmacht (KMSL) which is the Royal Netherlands Air Force’s academy.
16th January 2019

A-50 early warning aircraft upgraded

A-50 early warning aircraft upgraded
The Vega Radio Engineering Corporation of the Ruselectronics holding company, (part of Rostec), and the Beriev Aircraft Company, have upgraded the A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft to the A-50U version. Among other improvements enhancing the combat and aircraft performance characteristics of the plane, the companies have modernised radio technical complex Shmel. 
2nd January 2019

US spending on counter-UAS technology reaches $1.5bn

US spending on counter-UAS technology reaches $1.5bn
  US Department of Defense (DoD) spending on C-UAS systems has reached $1.5bn this year (January-November) according to a new study by Unmanned Airspace, market analysts of counter-UAS and UAS traffic management (UTM) sectors. 
20th November 2018


AB-212 helicopter unit delivered to the Spanish Navy

AB-212 helicopter unit delivered to the Spanish Navy
The engineering and technology group SENER and Babcock have delivered the sixth helicopter to successfully complete its life extension programme (PEVH in its Spanish acronym) to the Spanish Defence Ministry's General Armaments and Materials Department (DGAM in its Spanish acronym).
30th October 2018

Modernising the Be-200 amphibious aircraft for foreign markets

Rostec’s United Engine has presented the project to re-equip the Be-200 amphibious aircraft with the Russian-French SaM146 engine unit. The presentation took place at the ongoing Hydroaviasalon-2018 exhibition in the Russian city of Gelendzhik. The modernisation will make it possible to introduce the aircraft on the European and American markets, and also to begin the validation of the aircraft in the transport and passenger configurations.
7th September 2018

Helping maximise aircraft test time efficiency

Helping maximise aircraft test time efficiency
HBM has announced its latest free webinar; 'Maximising Test Time Efficiency in Aircraft Testing', which will take place on 18th September 2018 at 9am (GMT). As different test types such as structural, functional and wind tunnel testing grow, the need to both reduce the setup times and increase the efficiency of testing time is essential for economical processing.
13th August 2018

New platform features small form factor for ISR defence designs

New platform features small form factor for ISR defence designs
Kontron has announced its COBALT(TM) 901|400 Series with MIL-STD-1553. Designed as a mission-ready platform for a wide range of aircraft-based defence applications, COBALT with MIL-STD-1553 provides complex serial data bus sub-system support. This addition to Kontron's proven COBALT family extends its extensive and rugged small form factor features for usage in high density multi-protocol airborne embedded applications.
31st July 2018

Partnership to accelerate time to market for Air Mobility

Partnership to accelerate time to market for Air Mobility
Callen-Lenz and Lynx Software Technologies have announced a strategic teaming to address the fast-developing Air Mobility, Personal Air Vehicle and Certified Unmanned Air System markets around the globe. Lynx’s LynxSecure Safety Bundle (LSB) and Callen-Lenz’ development of flight control and vehicle management systems for unmanned and optionally manned aircraft together provide a solution to rapid development of multi-core based systems that offer critical SWaP-C (size, weight, power and cost) benefits.
20th July 2018

Safety bundles for Intel multi-core processors delivered

Safety bundles for Intel multi-core processors delivered
It has been announced that the partnership between LDRA and Lynx Software Technologies is being extended to integrate the LDRA tool suite with the LynxSecure Safety Bundle (LSB). The LDRA tool suite is available for use with the LynxOS family of operating systems, including LynxOS-178, for the development and verification of high and mixed criticality embedded applications.
19th June 2018

3D printing platform selected for US air force research

3D printing platform selected for US air force research
3D Systems has announced that its Figure 4 Production system has been selected for the US Air Force-sponsored research focused on integrating high-speed 3D printing into the aircraft maintenance supply chain. Overseen by America Makes, the national additive manufacturing innovation institute, and led by the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), this initiative project brings together 3D printing and aerospace manufacturing leaders, including 3D Systems, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK and Northrop Grumman.
15th May 2018


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