Aerospace & Defence
Milrem Robotics to develop the Nordic Robotic Wingman
The leading European robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics is to develop a new Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) named Nordic Robotic Wingman in cooperation with the leading technology and defence supplier, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG).
iSea25HD Systems delivered to a European Coast Guard
CONTROP Precision Technologies has announced the delivery of its iSea25HD Systems to a European Coast Guard, thereby expanding its maritime activity in Europe, bringing operational value to border and coastal security and safety in the EU.
Lane Electronics recertified to EN 9120:2018
Following the completion of a BSI Assessment Lane Electronics is now recertified to EN 9120:2018 the Quality Management System Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defence Distributors.
Finnish satellite sends 75GHz signals from space
The W-Cube nanosatellite sent a signal on the high frequency range of 75GHz on 31st August at 16:21 Finnish time. The signal was received by the ground station in Graz, Austria. The satellite, ordered from Finland by the European Space Agency ESA is broadcasting the signal using a radio beacon system developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Germany's Fraunhofer IAF.
Contract awarded to Stratasys by the US Navy
The US Navy has issued Stratasys a $20m contract to purchase up to 25 Stratasys F900 3D printers over the next five years, with delivery of the first eight expected before the end of 2021. In addition to the printers, the contract includes initial support and sustainment, materials, and development of initial training for the supplied systems.
Smooth sailing with braking resistors
The company supplied its REOHM series BWD158 water-cooled braking resistor to the design of a luxury vessel, with the resistor able to ensure long-lasting safety and reliable performance in a compact, simple-to-integrate footprint.
Smiths Interconnect wins multi-mode radar support deal
Smiths Interconnect has clinched a six-year contract to deliver a highly integrated multi-channel subsystem to support General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ Lynx Multi-Mode Radar in ground and maritime missions.
Crossover to electric aircraft progressing
Electraflyer has announced that it has passed crossover, meaning it now sells more battery-electric aircraft than polluting ones. Pipistrel sold over 100 battery-electric aircraft last year as they take over from its traditional offerings. Bye Aerospace does not even make conventional aircraft. With its Tesla-style approach, its order book exceeds 720 battery-electric aircraft evenly split between two and four-seaters.
Nano and microsatellite market to reach $6m
According to new research published by Polaris Market Research, the global nanosatellite and microsatellite market is anticipated to reach over $6,111.8m by 2026. In 2017, the nanosatellite segment dominated the global market, in terms of revenue. In 2017, North America accounted for the majority share in the global nanosatellite and microsatellite market.
Bringing supercomputing to next-gen space applications
Aitech’s S-A1760 Venus brings NVIDIA-based AI supercomputing to next-gen space applications - a radiation-characterised COTS system qualified for use in small sat clusters and short-duration spaceflights.