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Sectors - Aerospace/Defense  

Aerospace manufacturer outlines supply chain requirements at MACH 2014

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is among 600 exhibitors looking to build and develop relationships at the engineering and manufacturing technologies exhibition

Boeing recovers from battery issues to recover ANA relationship

Airbus will have to share its supply to one of the world's leading airlines as ANA brings Boeing back in to the fold with its latest order

Fine Tubes develops titanium tubing for aerospace sector

The precision tube manufacturer's superior products have led to partnerships being formed with the likes of Airbus and Liebherr

Kanban pioneer streamlines aerospace industry

Ultriva's updated solutions for the aerospace and defence sectors are set to streamline the supply chain through End to End Pull replenishment

Sustainability goal drives aerospace innovtion

Pratt & Whitney's eco-plan is encouraging carbon reduction technologies in many of its products as the company unveils its new geared turbofan engine

Aerospace manufacturer teams up with training specialist

Moog has turned to In-Comm in a multi-million pound deal to aid the training of 130 staff members within the organisation

BAE Systems Director wins coveted industry accolade

The Institution of Engineering and Technology has named its 2013 Achievement Award winners, honouring BAE Systems Group Managing Director of Programmes & Support, Nigel Whitehead, with top prize

GD&T education improves aerospace engineering

NPL training has tailored its geometrical tolerancing skills for Spirit AeroSystems employees to keep ahead of the ever-developing technological curve

Airbus' multifunctional fuel cell cleans up the skies

EADS' subsidiary has received an esteemed award in environmental technology as it looks to make its manufacturing process more eco friendly

Boeing wins hard-fought Korea aircraft contract

American aerospace giant expected to be confirmed as winner of the F-X III contest to provide 60 combat aircraft, fending off competition from Eurofighter and Lockheed Martin

BAE unveil new monorail assembly line for F-35 tails

A revolutionary monorail production line to assembly horizontal and vertical tails for Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lighting II aircraft has begun moving

NASA testing reveals one giant leap for 3D printing

A 3D printed rocket engine injector has recently undergone testing by NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne, marking a significant leap forward in additive manufacturing

Lockheed Martin launches new customer service division

The newly formed Lockheed Martin International is tasked with strengthening global customer relationships and industrial partnerships, and growing the Aerospace Defence & Security company's world business

Lockheed Martin robot passes disaster relief scenario

The American global aerospace and defence company's Advanced Technology Laboratories progresses to the next stage of the DARPA-sponsored Virtual Robotics Challenge

Cardiff Aviation investment demonstrates heavy mettle

The aircraft maintenance and flight training organisation founded by Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has agreed inward investment of £5 million (US$8.1 million)

Boeing aim high for this year's Paris Air Show

Boeing will showcase a pair of superefficient 787 Dreamliners at the International Paris Air Show, which begins next week

British Army takes delivery of BAE's 'Swiss Army Knife'

The British Army has officially accepted into service its most advanced, versatile combat engineer vehicle, BAE Systems' Terrier

MB Aerospace acquire Delta Industries

The international aerospace engineering group has announced the multi-million dollar acquisition of the US-based aero-engine component manufacturer

White House supports industry jobs for service members

The American Jobs for America's Heroes campaign has joined with First Lady Michelle Obama and the White House to support National Guard members and veterans find and qualify for jobs in industry

GE Aviation turn on the jets for new facility

GE Aviation, a world-leading provider of jet, turboprop and turboshaft engines, components and systems, has opened a new 300,000 jet engine factory in Auburn, Alabama

Lockheed Martin on track to launch revised GPS III satellite

The latest GPS III satellites on order by the US Air Force are set to deliver three times better accuracy and up to eight times improved anti-jamming signal power as well as being more affordable

Pratt & Whitney team with UConn to open innovation center

A world leading company in the design and manufacture of aircraft engines has joined forces with the University of Connecticut to open a state-of-the-art additive manufacturing innovation center

Silicon Valley tech hub launched by Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Space Systems has announced an initiative aimed at widening its collaboration with Silicon Valley companies to meet the diverse technology needs of the US government

BAE advance bio-inspired micro-robotics for soldiers

BAE Systems is extending the capabilities of US ground forces by playing an increasing role in the advancement of micro-robotics technology inspired by nature

Boeing to discuss Dreamliner 787 fix with FAA

Head of Boeing's commercial airplanes unit will meet with FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tomorrow to discuss proposals aimed at preventing further battery failures

BAE recognised for supporting women in the workplace

BAE Systems has announced it has reached the finals of a presitguous business awards programme in recognition of its work supporting women in the workplace

Boeing 'locate' US military contract worth $13.6m

Boeing is helping to save the lives of military personnel by supplying the US Air Force with the technology to make search and rescue missions more effective

MoD's awards an Audacious contract to BAE Systems

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £1.2 billion contract to further the construction of Audacious, the fourth submarine in the Astute class

UK space industry to benefit from £1.2bn investment

The UK Space Agency is ready to invest £1.2 billion in some of Europe's most significant and profitable space projects, laying the foundations for the creation of a UK space industry worth £30 billion by 2030

New armour soaks up the pressure time-and-time-again

Lockheed Martin UK have collaborated with a team of engineers at Surrey University to develop an innovative vehicle armour capable of withstanding the impact from multiple ballistic hits

Soaring success for BAE's new apprenticeship pilot

BAE's innovative new apprenticeship scheme has been hailed as a triumph following a crucial open day earlier this week to promote the programme to interested supplier companies

Global challenges to be solved by Aerospace taskforce

Five of the largest aerospace and defence manufacturers have united to find solutions to some of the world's most serious issues, including the impending energy crisis and our continuing environmental impact

Defence companies lack anti-corruption policies

New report reveals that two-thirds of the world's largest defence companies are failing to provide sufficient public evidence regarding their anti-corruption strategies

Aircraft Expo to showcase BASF's cutting-edge materials

The world's leading chemical company is taking advantage of the 2012 Aircraft Interiors Expo to exhibit its latest new materials and technologies for the aerospace industry

Manufacturing workshop aims to preserve US Defense jobs

Leading US Defense firms will come together in October to discuss raising competitiveness through bi-national manufacturing strategies

Magellan Aerospace Corporation acquires JHE

Magellan Aerospace Corporation has announced the acquisition of John Huddleston Engineering Limited

Karnataka set to become aerospace hub for South Asia

Taking five years and an investment of $10 billion, the proposed park will simultaneously become India's first and biggest aerospace complex

GKN agrees to buy Volvo Aero

The British automotive and aerospace components group has finally sealed a deal to purchase the aerospace and engine division from the Swedish company, AB Volvo

Boeing predicts bright future for aviation market

Boeing has projected the production of 34,000 new airplanes will create a $4.5 trillion market over the next two decades as emerging economies fuel the demand for a world fleet twice its current size

Rolls-Royce awarded nuclear contract worth over £1bn

Rolls-Royce signed a £1.1bn ($1.6bn) contract today with Britain's Ministry of Defence to manufacture and deliver reactor cores for the country's next generation of nuclear-powered submarines

Defence contracts worth £350 million to be announced

The UK government will announce this week which companies will be asked to design the next-generation of hi-tech submarines, including advanced missile and propulsion systems

BAE begin real world trials of pilotless aircraft

BAE Systems has spent the beginning of May testing unmanned planes over the Irish Sea, with the pilots being replaced by complex computer systems

Boeing design world's most efficient wingtip

Boeing announced today that a new winglet design for the 737 MAX incorporates Advanced Technology to provide additional fuel burn to customers, on top of the planes already re-engineered and improved engine model

Boeing's Maintenance Toolbox hits 100th Customer

Star Air, a cargo airline based in Dragoer, Denmark has been announced this week as the 100th airline to sign up for Boeing's Maintenance Performance Toolbox

Intelligent Textiles showcase intelligent uniforms

A UK-based textile company has demonstrated British soldiers' uniforms made from fabric interwoven with electrically conductive yarn in a bid to replace bulky batteries and cables

Cobra UK to exhibit world's lightest aircraft seat

Cobra UK plan to unveil the world's lightest economy aircraft seat at the industry's largest exhibition in Germany

Aircelle Maroc is in a class of its own

Aircelle Maroc, a leading aerospace manufacturer, has become the first Moroccan company to achieve Oliver Wight Class A accreditation

Aviation award for Boeing's Dreamliner

The team behind Boeing's record breaking 787 Dreamliner commercial airplane has had their achievements recognised at an evening of aviation awards this week

Airbus' A380 showing cracks

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has been directed to check all A380 passenger jets currently in service following evidence of cracks in wing brackets

Royal Navy unveils Sea Ceptor missile defence system

The MoD (Ministry of Defence) has unveiled a new missile defence system which will protect the Royal Navy's current and future generation of frigates

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