Zone: Defense
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Some of the earliest applications of composite materials took place in defense applications, including fighter jets, helicopters and watercraft. This vital end market continues to be a materials innovator an early adopter of new composites manufacturing technologies.


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Antiballistics: Better defense, less expense

Armor applications grow on the strength of new markets, new composite materials.
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Survey: Use of composites in the aerospace and defense industry CompositesWorld

Tech-Clarity is conducting a research study on the use of composites in the aerospace & defense industry.

20 years of automating composites CompositesWorld

Accudyne Systems provides solutions to complex processing challenges, like its recent Small Parts Laminator that picks, places and forms plies in one minute.

Local Motors launches new division to help manufacturers innovate faster CompositesWorld

Called Forth, the new division is a crowd-powered, SaaS platform to advance product development on everything from small appliances to cargo drones.

2016 end of summer book report CompositesWorld

CW's Jeff Sloan takes a closer look at three books that focused on the creative application of design engineering and materials to achieve a specific goal.

Gardner Business Index at 48.6 in July CompositesWorld

Future capital spending plans measure up 53% compared with the same time period in 2015.

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