Kaman Measuring Announces New KD-5100+ High Reliability Sensor System for Fast Steering Mirror Control

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products announced the KD-5100+, an upgraded higher reliability version of Kaman’s legacy KD-5100 measuring system. The KD-5100+ retains the proven performance of the KD-5100 system while incorporating upgrades to the circuit layout, ground connections, and sensor connectors. The upgraded system also features higher reliability diodes and capacitors. The KD-5100+…

RHH Franks Celebrates 60 Years of Engineering with Fresh Look and New Strategy

Aerospace manufacturing firm RHH Franks is celebrating its 60th trading year, and has relaunched with a new brand and long-term strategy of continual improvement. In line with its commitment to the highest levels of quality, on-time-delivery and manufacturing technology, managing director Elsa Hogan has introduced plans to revol utionize the Hampshire-based business that requires a…

GROB Systems Introduces New Universal Machining Center

GROB Systems announced the availability of its new universal machining center, the G150, rounding out the company’s universal machining center range of products. The modular G-series system has continually set the bar for productivity and process safety. The G150 is positioned for the precision engineering, medical technology, mold and die, mechanical engineering and aerospace industries…

U.S. Air Force to Standardize on Siemens’ Teamcenter as its Product Lifecycle Management Platform

Siemens announced the U.S. Air Force has selected Teamcenter software as the foundational system of record to support its digital acquisition and sustainment strategy for critical systems and technologies across the service. The selection of Teamcenter as the Air Force enterprise standard follows a 2019 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for $24.6 million to Siemens for licensing,…

GDP Space Systems Provides Telemetry Receivers for Upcoming NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Psyche Mission

GDP Space Systems will be providing ground equipment to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in support of the upcoming Psyche mission. Originally purchased to support previous successful Mars programs, GDP’s telemetry receivers have now been repurposed to test the RF transmitter for the Psyche mission; a journey to a unique metal asteroid orbiting the Sun…

Collins Aerospace’s TCTS Inc. II Air Combat Training System Completes First Flight on a U.S. Navy F/A-18E at Pax River

The U.S. Navy completed the successful first flight of the TCTS Inc. II Air Combat Training program on an operational F/A-18E/F Hornet in early February. Developed and built by Collins Aerospace Systems and teammate Leonardo DRS, TCTS Inc. II is a scalable and flexible open architecture system that enables highly secure air combat between Department…

Safe Flight Instrument Awarded RC-135 Auto Throttle Performance System

Safe Flight Instrument of White Plains, NY announced that L3Harris has selected their Auto Throttle Performance System for their RC-135 aircraft refresh program. Safe Flight’s Auto Throttle Performance System (ATPS) consists of two Enhanced Aircraft Performance Computers (EAPC) and four independent Synthetic Clutch Servomotors (SCS). The EAPC will host Safe Flight’s pioneered Autothrottle, Angle-of-Attack (AoA),…