Aerospace & Defence
Increased investment wins new business in space sector
Hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, Harwin, has announced that increased investment in its Salem, New Hampshire cable assembly facility is winning new business in the demanding and highly specialised space and avionics sector. At its US site, Harwin’s cabling capabilities include building to customer datasheet, prototyping, and electrical and mechanical testing of both cable and wire harnesses and coaxial cable assemblies.
Morgan Advanced Materials and Airbus collaboration reaches new heights
Morgan Advanced Materials has partnered with global aerospace giant ASL (Airbus Safran Launchers) to develop and manufacture ceramic thruster chambers to aid satellite propulsion using ion beam engines. The products are being developed using Morgan’s proprietary high performance alumina materials, which are proven to deliver exceptional electrical properties.
Stainless steel wireless load links available ex-stock
LCM Systems has announced the launch of their new WLL range of wireless load monitoring links, designed primarily for marine and offshore applications. Incorporating many new features, these stainless steel load links are one of the most innovative available on the market, with IP67 environmental sealing, 3.1b material certification, and a robust storage case supplied as standard.
Stem cell technology is helping mankind to boldly go...
One of the UK’s leading stem cell storage and diagnostics companies has claimed that stem cell technology could mean the difference between life and death in any attempt to travel beyond the planet Earth to Mars, claiming that advanced medical techniques will be required to cope with the rigours of interplanetary space.
Rugged CompactPCI Serial: the low cost and easy to use OpenVPX?
Is CompactPCI Serial ready for Mil/Aero applications?
Epoxy delivers strong bonds for aerospace applications
A two component epoxy has been released by Master Bond. The EP45HTAN features thermal conductivity, electrical insulation and a service temperature range of -269.15 to 260°C (4K to 500°F). This high strength system bonds well to metals, particularly to roughened titanium.
Connectivity solutions for aerospace and defence applications
HUBER+SUHNER, a technology leader in electrical and optical interconnectivity, manufactures a wide variety of products aimed specifically at demanding applications across the aerospace and defence sector. These include connectivity solutions for a variety of airborne applications including fixed and rotary aircraft, UAVs and airships as well as gimbal and radar systems. Shipborne applications include surface vessels and submarines while grou...
Agreement to bring research vehicle to Mars' surface
A contract on manufacturing civil products for space industry for the amount of 250m rubles (£3.5m) has been signed between the leading company of the concern 'RT-Chemcomposite', part of Rostec State, Obninsk SPE 'Technologiya' and Lavochkin Research and Production Association. The contract implies the participation of Romashin Obninsk SPE 'Technologiya' in the international project 'Ekzo Mars-2020'. The document was signed on 10th Apr...
Knowles to exhibit range of Space Heritage products at Space Tech Expo
To coincide with Space Tech Expo, taking place in Pasadena, California, on May 23rd to 25th, Knowles Capacitors has produced a shortform capability guide outlining their range of Space Heritage products.
Emigration to Mars – the next giant leap for mankind?
Australia, France or … Mars? When considering a place to emigrate to, the red planet might not feature very highly in your list, but according to a YouGov survey commissioned for BBC Radio 4's Mars Week, more than one in ten of Brits would accept a one-way ticket there. Yes, you read that correctly – because the Mars One mission is looking to colonise Mars, the first voyagers will not be able to return back to Earth.