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Cabin wireless access point receives FAA approval

Cabin wireless access point receives FAA approval
It has been announced by Kontron that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the company's Cab-n-Connect A100 Cabin Wireless Access Point (CWAP) its Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) Supplement for multiple aircraft models including Boeing 737-700, 737-800, 767-200, 767-300, Airbus A330-300, A320-200, and Embraer ERJ 190-100. 
25th October 2016

Maintaining the world’s most advanced combat aircraft

Maintaining the world’s most advanced combat aircraft
The Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft and its UK manufacturer, BAE Systems, are benefitting from a ‘one stop shop’ control system solution from Siemens UK & Ireland, including a machine tool collision avoidance software programme.
25th October 2016

HawkEye 360 Vice President presenting at space industry conferences

HawkEye 360 Vice President presenting at space industry conferences
Developing a Radio Frequency (RF) detection and mapping technology HawkEye 360 are using a constellation of small satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), it has been announced that Russ Matijevich, Vice President, will be a featured speaker at two small satellite and space industry conferences this month.
21st October 2016


Aerospace industry lifted to new heights

Aerospace industry lifted to new heights
The second-largest national aerospace industry in the world is the UK’s. With a global market share of 17%, it employs hundreds of thousands of people and boasts around 3,000 companies. As a forward-thinking industry, the sector is always looking at ways to progress using new technology.
21st October 2016

Obsolescence management is flying high

Obsolescence management is flying high
Military and commercial aerospace manufacturers face the problem of electronic component obsolescence. In the past, military equipment used to be in production for several decades, so obsolescence management was rarely an issue when aircraft designs were agreed. However, it is now estimated that 60% of the integrated circuits currently on aerospace products will become obsolete in the next five years.
21st October 2016

MAST in action at Unmanned Warrior

MAST in action at Unmanned Warrior
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) new Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST) system is participating in a number of exercises at Unmanned Warrior. The vessel is one of over 40 autonomous systems taking part in the Royal Navy’s event this month.
19th October 2016

LCY is the first UK airport to introduce full-body scanner

LCY is the first UK airport to introduce full-body scanner
London City Airport (LCY) has successfully introduced a state-of-the-art millimetre-wave full-body scanner which will help further increase the speed of security screening and detection at the airport. The Quick Personnel Security scanner R&S QPS200 from Rohde & Schwarz completes a scan in just a few seconds and automatically detects potentially dangerous items.
12th October 2016

Taking a look at the European defence market

Taking a look at the European defence market
Increasing their defence spend for the first time in a decade will be seen this year by European NATO states. Concerns about Russia, the migrant crisis and the terrorist threat have led to many European governments focusing on their military budget. Director of International Business Development at Ultralife, David Reeves, explains why the company has chosen to expand its services in Europe.
5th October 2016

Interconnect solutions for military on show at AUSA 2016

Interconnect solutions for military on show at AUSA 2016
A range of high-performance, harsh-environment interconnect solutions for the defence industry will be showcased by ITT Inc.’s Cannon’s brand at the 2016 Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition on 3rd to 5th October 2016, booth number 3338 at the Walter E Washington Convention Centre in Washington, DC.
4th October 2016

Mission complete: Rosetta's journey ends

Mission complete: Rosetta's journey ends
ESA’s historic Rosetta mission has concluded as planned, with the controlled impact onto the comet it had been investigating for more than two years. Confirmation of the end of the mission arrived at ESA’s control centre in Darmstadt, Germany at 11:19 GMT (13:19 CEST) with the loss of Rosetta’s signal upon impact.
30th September 2016


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