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The DAES Group Announces New Business Partnership

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The DAES Group Announces New Business Partnership

Joy Finnegan

DAES Group has announced a new business partnership with MDS Aero, a leading supplier of turnkey test solutions for engine and engine components. The agreement was signed on February 12. MDS Aero designs, builds, and upgrades aero engine test facilities all over the world. MDS has been a partner for aviation industry companies such as…

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Acroamatics Telemetry Systems Chosen to Support Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

Joy Finnegan

Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), a Delta Information Systems Company, has been selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver multiple Model 3022AP Portable Multi-function Telemetry Processing Systems in support of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program production and test operations. Northrop Grumman’s AARGM is a supersonic, medium-range, air-launched tactical missile compatible with U.S. and allied strike…

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Delta Digital Video Awarded Contract for Full-Rate Production of Avionics Test System

Joy Finnegan

Lockheed Martin has approved full rate production for Delta Digital Video to deliver multiple Model VSC/900 Universal Video Format Converters for use in the electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) program. Delta Digital says eCASS is the workhorse for avionics repair across the Naval Aviation Enterprise. The system can support more than 750 avionics components…

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Airbus’ BelugaXL enters into service

Charlotte Daniels

Airbus has announced that its BelugaXL has entered into service, providing the manufacturer with 30% extra transport capacity. This additional support will aid on-going production ramp-up of its commercial aircraft programmes. The aircraft made its first operational flight on 9 January, and is the first of six BelugaXL to begin work alongside the BelugaST predecessors….

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FAA Opens One-of-a-Kind Fire Research Facility in Atlantic City

Joy Finnegan

The FAA completed construction and opened a new indoor fire research facility in December to conduct performance tests of potential replacement fire extinguishing agents. The work conducted in this new $5 million, 2,500 square-foot facility will support research on fluorine-free firefighting foams. The fully enclosed fire-test facility will eliminate weather related variables in testing and…

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Rolls-Royce’s new facility dedicated to engine efficiency

Charlotte Daniels

Rolls-Royce has opened a new facility in Bristol, UK. The site will develop jet engine technologies to reduce emissions and increase efficiencies, while utilising low-energy, low-emissions processes. By maximising raw materials, the manufacturer also aims to reduce overall waste. According to Rolls-Royce, from January 2020 the composite technology hub will develop fan blades and fan…

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PCB Completes Construction of $1 Million Clean Room Facility

Joy Finnegan

PCB Piezotronics announced the completion of new environmentally controlled clean rooms totaling 4,300 sq. ft. at their headquarters. Earlier this year, the sensor manufacturer began assembly of all pressure and force products in this new state-of-the-art facility.  Sensor elements and other critical assemblies are manufactured within a 1,200 sq. ft. room, which meets or exceeds…

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Barfield Appoints Mercier as SVP of Ops Doral

Joy Finnegan

Barfield Inc. has appointed Gilles Mercier as senior vice president of Operations of its Doral facilities. Mercier will oversee the operations of the two facilities, manage the teams and further improve the overall performance.“We could not be more thrilled to have Gilles as part of our team. He has the drive, the temperament, and the…

HyDiag Project Aims to Make Safety Critical Diagnoses More Precise
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HyDiag Project Aims to Make Safety Critical Diagnoses More Precise

Joy Finnegan

Lufthansa Technik and Politecnico di Torino, the polytechnic university of Turin, Italy, recently developed an automated, non-invasive diagnostic procedure for the initial examination of primary hydraulic flight control actuators. The aim of the Hydraulic Diagnostics (HyDiag) project, which will run to the end of 2020, is to make diagnoses for these safety-critical components much more…

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Kaman Measuring Highlights OEM-2306 Non-Contact Position Sensing System

Joy Finnegan

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products is highlighting the availability of its OEM-2306 non-contact linear displacement measuring instrument, using eddy current technology. The OEM-2306 offers the same high performance machine control as the KD-2306 signal conditioning electronics in a convenient smaller, bare PC board format. The OEM-2306 is factory configured for each unique application,…

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Olympus Launches Next-Gen XRD with New Software for Real-Time Onboard Quantitative Mineralogy and Phase Analysis

Joy Finnegan

The Olympus next-generation TERRA II and BTX III mobile X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyzers offer faster quantitative mineralogy results in the field and lab. Powerful, intuitive software is paired with new X-ray detectors on both systems for increased speed, providing you with the results you need to make decisions quickly and with confidence. Olympus says both…

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