Military

Arraid LLC Awarded F-16 ATE Support Contract

Arraid LLC Awarded F-16 ATE Support Contract

Solid State Disks Limited’s (SSDL’s) US-based subsidiary Arraid, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is supplying the United States Air Force (USAF) with 45 replacement data storage drives for automatic test equipment (ATE) stations designed to support F-16 fighter jets operated by the Air National Guard and allied foreign militaries. The contract was awarded by DLA Troop…

Getac’s Next Generation F110 Tablet for Field Professionals

Joy Finnegan

Getac has launched the next generation F110 tablet, which combines fully rugged reliability with a host of powerful new upgrades for exceptional performance and efficiency in the field. Getac’s flagship F110 model has long been at the forefront of rugged tablet design, making it incredibly popular with customers across multiple sectors and industries. The new…

Boom Supersonic Completes Construction of Overture Superfactory 

Joy Finnegan

Boom Supersonice held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Overture Superfactory, celebrating the completion of construction. Located at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Overture Superfactory is the first supersonic airliner factory in the United States. Overture is Boom’s supersonic airliner, capable of flying twice as fast as today’s commercial planes on up to 100% sustainable aviation…

Handover of final A350 government aircraft to the German Air Force

Joy Finnegan

Lufthansa Technik recently handed over the third and final Airbus A350 government aircraft to the German Federal Ministry of Defense’s (BMVg) Special Air Mission Wing at a festive ceremony during ILA Berlin. Secretary of State for Defense Nils Hilmer officially put the aircraft with the registration 10+03 into service this afternoon. This already marked the…

Happy Charles Taylor Day!

Joy Finnegan

Charles Taylor, who was the Wright Brothers’ mechanic and is considered the father of aviation maintenance, was born on May 24th. AMT Day is celebrated each year in the aviation maintenance industry and honors Charles Taylor on the date of his birth. Like Taylor, aircraft mechanics are truly the unsung heroes of the aviation industry….

Kaman Measuring Highlights High Precision Displacement Sensors for Extreme Environments

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products is highlighting the availability of high precision displacement sensors for extreme environments such as power generation including nuclear and aerospace propulsion, materials research and development, with operating temperatures from -320°F to +1000°F (+1200°F short term) at pressures up to 5000 psi. Originally designed for NASA and the nuclear…

Barnbrook Sets New Sights on Airshow

Joy Finnegan

A global engineering solutions firm for the aerospace industry is set to showcase innovations at the Farnborough International Airshow. Barnbrook Systems, of Hampshire, UK, will unveil new and upgraded technology and services when it attends the world famous event for the 14th consecutive time in July 2024. They will include its market-leading refueling switch for…

Robinson Helicopter Company Acquires Ascent AeroSystems, Adding Tactical Uncrewed Solutions Portfolio

Joy Finnegan

Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC) has acquired Ascent AeroSystems, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Robinson Helicopter Company. This acquisition reinforces Robinson’s dedication to scaling innovation, accelerating new rotorcraft developments, and supporting diverse missions worldwide. By leveraging the expertise and resources of both companies, Robinson reinforces its leadership in the future of vertical flight systems and…

Kaman Measuring Highlights Family of Precision Measuring Systems for Free Space Optical Communication

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products is highlighting its family of precision differential non-contact eddy current measuring systems for free space optical communication. Widely used in commercial and military imaging and communication satellites, interplanetary exploration vehicles, laser targeting, night vision, and optics stabilization systems, the differential inductance transducer systems have a proven track record…

WISER Systems, Inc. Unveils New Software Analytics at MRO Americas 2024

Joy Finnegan

WISER Systems is unveiling its latest graphical user interface (GUI) enhancement for its ATLAS, the enterprise-wide live positioning system. The company says its new GUI is a testament to their commitment to innovation and enhanced customer usability in real-time asset tracking. The enhanced GUI features improved search functionality, enhanced graphical features for better visualization of thousands…

Abaco Systems Unveils SBC3513L: Next-Gen 3U VPX SBC optimized for FPGA-Based TSN Endpoint Solutions

Joy Finnegan

AMETEK Abaco Systems announced the release of the SBC3513L Single Board Computer (SBC), a groundbreaking solution optimized for the growing demands of modern military and industrial applications. Developed in alignment with the SOSA Technical Standard, the SBC3513L delivers exceptional yet balanced processing power and optional FPGA-based Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) Endpoint capabilities for mission and…

AAR Breaks Ground on MRO Facility Expansion in Oklahoma City

Joy Finnegan

AAR broke ground on the expansion of its maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility in Oklahoma City earlier on April 5, 2024. More than 150 representatives from AAR, Alaska Airlines, state and local government, and partner organizations supporting the efforts gathered to celebrate groundbreaking on AAR’s new three-bay facility that is being constructed adjacent to the…