Aerospace Testing

Curtiss-Wright Adds Variable Message Format (VMF) Support to TCG BOSS Tactical Data Link Network Simulator and Exerciser System

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Curtiss-Wright Adds Variable Message Format (VMF) Support to TCG BOSS Tactical Data Link Network Simulator and Exerciser System

Joy Finnegan

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a supplier of tactical data link (TDL) software and hardware solutions, has enhanced its industry leading TCG BOSS (Battlefield Operations Support System) TDL testing, simulation, and platform integration solution with support for Variable Message Format (VMF) messages. TCG BOSS can now be configured to test the VMF message format, as defined in MIL-STD-6017, which…

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X-ray inspection made easy with D-Tect X

Joy Finnegan

D-Tect X is the latest of DURR NDT’s software for industrial radiography and was developed from the ground-up in close cooperation with level 3 experts and users. The result is a software solution that the company says sets new standards in terms of performance and user-friendliness with flexibility. The product covers everything from image acquisition,…

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Exact Metrology Now Represents GOM CT in U.S.

Joy Finnegan

Effective immediately, Exact Metrology has become a distributor of the GOM CT scanner in the U.S. The announcement was made by company co-presidents, Steve Young and Dean Solberg. GOM is an established global company and leader in structured light scanning technologies. The company develops, produces and distributes software, machines and systems for industrial and automated…

AEROSPACE TESTINGINNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

GE9X Engine Achieves FAA Certification and Ten GE9X Engines Have Been Delivered for Boeing’s 777X Flight Test Airplanes

Joy Finnegan

GE Aviation announced that its GE9X engine has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorities, a key milestone in its journey to power the new twin-engine Boeing 777X family.  The FAR (Federal Aviation Regulation) Part 33 certification involved eight test engines. This certification achievement culminates GE Aviation’s renewal of its commercial jet…

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Rohde & Schwarz Offers Precise AESA Testing Options

Joy Finnegan

Modern active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars are a strong focal point of the global aerospace and defense industry. The performance of state-of-the-art AESA radar systems depends strongly on the performance of the individual transmit-receive-module (TRM) assembled in the antenna array. Rohde & Schwarz offers new test and measurement solutions for TRM performance validation, enabling…

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Olympus and Lavender Collaborate to Support Advanced NDT Training

Joy Finnegan

Olympus has provided its new OmniScan X3 phased array flaw detectors with full matrix capture (FMC) and total focusing method (TFM) to Lavender International’s U. S. facility to support their advanced training courses. Lavender is an NDT training provider, offering courses in NDT techniques for internationally-recognized central and employer-based certification programs at their training facility…

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Element and GE Aviation Team Up to Expand Product Qualification Test Services

Joy Finnegan

A new agreement between Element Materials Technology (Element) and GE Aviation provides Element customers with access to GE’s comprehensive product qualification testing (PQT) capabilities. Building on a 50-year relationship between the two companies, Element expands its current capabilities, providing PQT customers with a broader range of testing in GE Aviation’s 40+ global testing facilities. GE…

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Ansys Achieves Certification of its Multiphysics Solutions for TSMC’s 3nm Process Technology

Joy Finnegan

Ansys achieved certification of its state-of-the-art multiphysics signoff solution for TSMC’s most advanced 3nm process technology. This enables mutual customers to satisfy key power, thermal and reliability requirements for the world’s largest AI/ML, 5G, HPC, networking and autonomous vehicle chips. Achieving power integrity and electromigration (EM) reliability for 3nm process technology remains a challenging signoff…

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SAKOR Technologies Provides New Dynamometer System to General Atomics

Joy Finnegan

SAKOR Technologies recently provided a dynamometer test system to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems for use in testing starters/alternators for military remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) of the Predator class and larger. The system features a 58 horsepower (Hp) AccuDyne AC 4 quadrant motoring dynamometer and other subsystems configured for starter/generator testing and is automated by SAKOR’s…

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Exact Metrology Now Offers New Artec LEO 3D Scanner

Joy Finnegan

Exact Metrology announces the availability of the Artec LEO  3D scanner, produced by Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanners and software. Artec LEO is the first scanner to offer onboard automatic processing with an integrated touch panel viewer and frees users from being tied to a computer for data capture. The…

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Kaman Measuring Highlights SMT-9700 Position/Displacement System Ideal for Analytical and OEM Applications

Joy Finnegan

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products highlights the availability of its SMT 9700 position/displacement system, which provides high resolution non-contact position/displacement feedback of virtually any electrically conductive target. Kaman says its flexible SMT 9700 features “easy, cost-effective performance customization that provides an excellent fit for customer applications – and at significant cost savings for…

Evolution Measurement Achieves BSI Accreditation During Lockdown
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Evolution Measurement Achieves BSI Accreditation During Lockdown

Joy Finnegan

UK instrument manufacturer, Evolution Measurement, is celebrating successfully having their BSI Quality Management System – ISO 9001:2015 accredited during a period when much of the UK was in lockdown. Work for the accreditation has been ongoing since October last year, but production manager, Mark Adams, finalized the process with the BSI auditors using an all-day…

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