Aerospace & Defence
Aviation fuel safety innovations at airport CONNECT event
Parker Hannifin has announced that it will preview three aviation fuel safety products at inter airport CONNECT from 20th to 21st April 2021. To support airport industry recovery post-COVID 19, inter airport Europe is launching its first digital event. The two-day inter airport CONNECT exhibition includes product showcases, business networking opportunities and an extensive webinar programme.
FDM 3D printers to produce aircraft parts for OEMs
UK-based Senior Aerospace BWT has enhanced its capability in additive manufacturing by installing Stratasys FDM 3D printers to spearhead the design, production and deployment of 3D-printed interior aircraft parts for its customers.
Collaboration to enable Kassiopeia space project
SweGaN AB has announced that it is partnering with Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH) and the University of Bristol in a European Space Agency project ‘Kassiopeia’ that includes a focus on SweGaN’s QuanFINE GaN-on-SiC epitaxial materials to help boost the device efficiency for Ka band applications.
British Armed Forces lead the way in SlingShot Special Forces
Spectra Group is an international provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, specifically optimised for use in remote and challenging environments, with offices in the UK and USA. Recently, the British Armed Forces have announced that they have equipped regular Army units with Spectra Group’s SlingShot system, as they deploy on Operations and Exercises, to enable tactical satellite communications across the area of...
Multicore avionics RTOS gains certification
Green Hills Software has announced that the INTEGRITY-178 tuMP multicore real-time operating system (RTOS) is the first operating system to be part of a multicore certification to RCTA/DO-178C and CAST-32A. The certification is part of a Technical Standing Order (TSO) authorisation for CMC Electronics’ PU-3000 Avionics Computer, and the TSO submission included evidence of meeting all CAST-32A requirements for multicore processors.
Military monitors deliver 4K resolution at 1080p
Pristine image quality of up to 4K resolution at 1080p is a feature of Winmate Communications’ ultra-high definition (UHD) military monitors.
Optical modules scoop satellite deal
Reflex Photonics, a Smiths Interconnect company has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to deliver thousands of SpaceABLE28 optical module devices to be used in state-of-the-art, high-throughput communication satellites (HTCS) that will be deployed into geostationary orbit.
Milrem Robotics and Marduk to launch autonomous C-UAS system
Milrem Robotics, the European robotics and autonomous systems developer and Marduk Technologies, the provider of Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) solutions jointly launched a unique mobile autonomous C-UAS platform that offers protection against loitering munition and surveillance drones.
Spectra Group joins the UK’s new national space team
Spectra Group has joined Athena, the UK’s new national space team to work on government satellite communication opportunities together. Athena is a diverse and agile commercial coalition made up of Serco, Inmarsat, CGI UK and Lockheed Martin UK. Envisioned to grow and adapt for purpose, Athena is a principles-based alliance, with an aim of better forging relationships across the UK’s space sector and to bid together on a number of gro...
Smart training facility sharpens close combat skills
The British Army’s 16 Air Assault Brigade is set to sharpen its close quarter fighting skills in a new smart training facility installed by 4GD in Colchester, Essex. Designed and developed by British ex-Marines, the new high-tech 4GD SmartFacility, the build of which commenced on 4th January, is equipped with the advanced close quarter battle training capabilities that will test the metal of 16 Brigade trainees and prepare them for high-int...