Aerospace and Defense Press Releases
MassVentures, the venture capital arm of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, named Metamagnetics as one of 10 winners of the 2013 START program. START is a $6 million initiative to help growing companies commercialize technologies developed under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contracts. Selected from more than 90 applicants, Metamagnetics received a grant of $100,000 under the 2013 Stage I program for its high frequency self-biased circulators. This is the second Stage I award for Metamagnetics. In 2012, the company won for its high frequency power cores program. Based on its success towards commercialization with the 2012 Stage I grant, it was one of five companies to receive a follow-on $200,000 START Stage II grant.
Metamagnetics, Inc. was recently awarded three new Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I grants from the NASA, NAVSEA and the Office of Naval Research. The company has won 10 SBIR contracts since 2010. Based on the results achieved in Phase I, which include establishing the scientific and technical merit, feasibility and commercial potential of the proposed R&D efforts by the small business awardees’, federal agencies provide further support in the form of Phase II awards. Metamagnetics has a 100% success rate transitioning from Phase I to Phase II for its five Navy SBIR awards. Below are the three recently funded SBIR projects with Metamagnetics as the primary contractor:
The world’s most demanding hunters and sportsmen are consistently choosing allriflescopes.net to find the best in rifle scopes as well as pistol and spotting scopes. The new e-commerce website focuses on outdoor sport and hunting optics from the world’s best manufacturers.
Students, restaurants and resorts everywhere are preparing for this year’s spring break madness soon to hit beaches throughout southern areas of the United States.
The Series 77 “Full Nelson” Environmental Shrink Boots from Glenair provide leading-edge environmental and mechanical protection. BTC is a franchised/authorized Glenair distributor.
Force Production Inc. announced today the introduction a their new Demon Force Sniper Rifle Chassis. Designed for the precision shooter, it incorporates a modular, shooter friendly platform that can be installed and maintained by the end user without requiring gunsmithing.
Lone Eagle Aviation Services, one of the largest helicopter operators in North Australia, launches its website, loneeagle.com.au, to showcase their fleet of aircrafts and for easy accessibility of their clients. Featuring a gallery of their helicopters and services offered, their online site provides clients a view of what they can look forward to with Lone Eagle’s helicopter charter services.
Preci-Dip is a leading manufacturer of interconnect components and further expands BTC Electronic Components extensive product roster.
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The audits were conducted by Underwriters Laboratories Inc., an internationally accredited registrar for management systems standards who verified that BTC’s quality system fulfills the requirements for the AS9100C:2009-01, EN9100:2009 and JIS Q9100:2009 standards.
Some people mistakenly believe that in order to work in the military, they must be enlisted in one of the branches, have served on active duty, or be a member of the reserves.
Followed by the success of the last two Aerospace Manufacturing event, the 3rd China Aerospace Manufacturing Summit held in late Sept, 2011 was another highly-anticipated, influential industry event. The joint conference of the five provincial aeronautic societies from Jiangxi, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Sichuan and Shaanxi started in early 1990’s. It had 25 years of long history and was only held once every two years. This year’s event, again, attracted 200+ industry experts from all over the world. The director general of COSTIND- Jiangxi province, Mr. Xianshu LI; deputy chairman of Jiangxi Provincial Science Society, Mr. Chunping LIANG all participated at the event.
Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, analyzed the emerging carbon fiber applications market and presents its findings in the report, “Emerging Carbon Fiber Applications: 2011–2016.”
According to Lucintel’s research indicates that, applications for carbon fiber are increasing day by day. Until 2000, aerospace, industrial and sporting goods applications drove the increased usage of carbon fiber. Great demand for carbon fiber driven by new commercial aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Airbus A380, and A350 XWB; weight reductions in automobiles for greater performance and fuel efficiency; growing use of carbon fiber in the wind energy, offshore oil and gas development and several emerging carbon fiber applications are likely to drive growth during the next five years and beyond.
October 2011, Boeing on finding itself in the crucial situation of having lost market share to Airbus had to respond in order to regain its leading position by enhancing customer benefits and recapturing an advantage over its competition. The diversification strategy included the new midsize (200–300 passengers), long-range 787series. The 787, nicknamed the Dreamliner, was designed to meet the demand for direct, long-distance connections between cities with a moderate capacity demand.
Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the Indian aerospace supply chain and presents its findings in its report, Indian Aerospace Supply Chain Market: 2011.
Air Power Inc., the low Cost Provider of Genuine Factory Aircraft parts, engines and cylinders recently announced a vital addition to an already stellar website by offering PayPal as a payment option when shopping for and purchasing Aircraft Parts for Cessna Airplanes.
Lucintel has analyzed the UK Aerospace and MRO Market and offers its findings in a comprehensive research report, Opportunities in UK Aerospace and MRO Market: 2011–2016.
The US aerospace industry, which was hit by recession in 2009, began showing signs of recovery in 2010 and is expected to reach $100 billion by 2016 with a CAGR of 6.9% over the next five years.
Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) and LoPresti Engineering announced today an agreement to bring additional innovative aerospace technologies to the Eclipse platform. LoPresti will add further performance enhancements to the list of factory options, as well as joining with Eclipse to offer their new "NeverFlat" LifeSaver tire.
The Edac Group – one of BTC’s 31 franchised/authorized lines - has expanded their line of waterproof connectors and now offers a new line of magnetic jacks.
This study focuses on both the ground control stations and data links that make up key infrastructure nodes and communication networks supporting unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Air Power Inc., the low Cost Provider of Genuine Factory Aircraft parts http://www.airpowerinc.com/ Factory Aircraft parts, engines and cylinders, adds the brand new Garmin 796XM/795 Portable Touchscreen Aviation navigators with 3D Vision. The new Garmin GPS http://www.airpowerinc.com/productcart/pc/prodpartsv.asp?catid=6&mfgid=GRtouchscreen makes it perfectly smooth while the 3D terrain makes it totally awesome. The 796XM/795 features includes all the best features of the GPSMAP 696 http://www.airpowerinc.com/productcart/pc/prodpartsV.asp?catid=34&subcat=37&mfgid=GR, while adding new capabilities including:
LoPresti has been developing this very technology to meet needs of the General Aviation market. However, it’s only recently that innovations in graphite material science have made this product possible. We call it the NeverFlat because it's just about impossible to puncture this tire and even if you could it still wouldn't go flat.
Prescott Support air cargo and air freight services provide time critical delivery express services to locations worldwide.
According to our new research report, “Aerospace Industry Forecast to 2013”, global aerospace industry has witnessed an impressive growth during the past few years, with civil aviation segment emerging as the major contributor towards the growth of the industry. Increase in air traffic and considerable increase in military budget have provided the much required growth impetus to the industry. The US and European countries have been the dominant markets of this industry and are acting as catalyst for the overall industry growth.
Air Power, Inc. - the World’s Largest Factory Engine Distributor, with over 27,000 engines delivered to date - announces the New Ford F150 Sweepstakes with the purchase of a Lycoming Factory Engine.