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CHC S-92 helicopter taps Universal Avionics FMS to complete first EGNOS LPV rotorcraft approach

CHC S-92 helicopter taps Universal Avionics FMS to complete first EGNOS LPV rotorcraft approach

TUCSON, Ariz., 3 June 2015. A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter operated by CHC Helikopter Service and equipped with dual Universal Avionics SBAS-Flight Management Systems (FMS) carried out the first Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approach -- to Runway 07 in Florø, Norway -- in support of the oil and gas market.

Boeing begins production of 737 MAX commercial aircraft

Boeing begins production of 737 MAX commercial aircraft

RENTON, Wash., 3 June 2015. Boeing (NYSE:BA) employees in Renton, Wash., have begun building the first 737 MAX single-aisle commercial aircraft on schedule, starting with assembling the wings for the first 737 MAX flight test airplane.

FBI flies surveillance aircraft under guise of fake companies

FBI flies surveillance aircraft under guise of fake companies

WASHINGTON, 2 June 2015. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents are using a fleet of small aircraft – under the front of fictitious businesses – armed with electro-optics over the United States. The low-flying planes are equipped with video and cell phone surveillance systems, largely being used without the consent of a judge, to gather intelligence related to specific, ongoing investigations, according to reports.

Royal Thai Air Force boosts air defense with enhanced processing and displays, avoids expensive sensor upgrade

Royal Thai Air Force boosts air defense with enhanced processing and displays, avoids expensive sensor upgrade

CAMBRIDGE, U.K., 2 June 2015. Engineers at the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) headquarters at Don Muang Airbase, Bangkok, Thailand, sought a cost-effective upgrade to legacy air defence processing and display hardware without replacing the existing and expensive radar sensors. They found their solution at Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display and tracking subsystems, in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Air Force asking industry for enabling technologies for future hypersonic munition

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 1 June 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are moving forward with a program to develop a hypersonic munition able to attack and destroy targets quickly over long distances, and pose lethal threats to many different targets in many different locations all at the same time.

Air Force orders eight MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 Reaper attack drones from General Atomics

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 1 June 2015. U.S. Air Force unmanned systems experts are ordering eight MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 armed aerial drones from manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.

Electro-optical gimbal sensor for manned and unmanned aircraft offered by ADSYS

IRVINE, Calif., 1 June 2015. Electro-optics experts at ADSYS Controls Inc. in Irvine, Calif., are introducing the Arrow 600 stabilized gimbal with modular configurations for a variety of manned and unmanned aircraft.

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Low Viscosity, One Part Cyanoacrylate Is Non-Toxic and Meets ISO 10993-5 Specifications

Master Bond MB250NT is widely used for a variety of applications ranging from repair to high speed production for disposable/reusable medical devices and passes ISO 10993-5 testing requirements. It also resists EtO and gamma sterilization processes.

Thermally Conductive, Two Component Epoxy Passes USP Class VI Tests and ISO 10993-5 Specifications

With biocompatibility and cytotoxicity certifications, Master Bond EP21AOLV-2Med is often selected for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications in the medical device industry. This two component epoxy system withstands a variety of sterilization methods, including EtO, radiation and many cold sterilants.

One Component, Snap Cure Epoxy Features High Strength Properties

Suitable for a variety of applications in the electronic, aerospace and OEM industries, Master Bond EP3SP5FL is a single component epoxy that cures in 1-2 minutes at 300°F. Since it requires heat curing, it essentially has “unlimited” working life at room temperature.

One Part Epoxy Resists up to 500°F and Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

Master Bond Supreme 12AOHT-LO is a one component epoxy for a variety of bonding and sealing applications in the aerospace, electronic, electro-optic and OEM industries. This system fully passes ASTM E595 testing for NASA low outgassing and is well suited for vacuum environments.


Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Defense Solutions division applauds Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) on the recent successful first flight of the second MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) built for the U.S. Navy. Operating out of a manufacturing facility in Palmdale, Calif., a Navy and Northrop Grumman flight test team conducted the

Curtiss-Wright’s New Rugged Mobile IP Router Subsystem Features an Integrated Cisco® 5915 ESR Router

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division, a Cisco® Systems Solution Technology Integration (STI) partner, has introduced the Parvus DuraMAR 5915 3X Series, an enhanced version of its commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Parvus DuraMAR 5915 rugged SWaP-C optimized mobile IP Router subsystem. The new rugged subsystem combines an integrated Cisco®

VICTORY Shared Processing, Fire Control Computer, and Switch for Ground Vehicles Introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has introduced a new fully integrated commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Ground Control System (GCS) processing and network switch subsystem. Designed for use with the U.S. Army’s VICTORY (Vehicular Integration for C4ISR/EW Interoperability) network architecture, the GCS combines rugged processing and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)

GE Announces First Sub-Credit Card-Sized Multi-Function High Definition (HD) Video Tracker

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— OCTOBER 13, 2014—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business today announced at AUSA (October 13-15, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC) the rugged ADEPT4000 compact high definition digital video tracker with electronic image processing. It is the first HD digital video tracker with the capability to perform tracking, image


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