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Published: 12/19/2016

People on the move: 12/16
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.

Published: 10/23/2016

Meggitt expands carbon brake manufacturing capacity
With the expansion, Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems moved its wheel-and-brake maintenance and repair operations from Akron, Ohio to Danville, Kentucky.

Published: 10/3/2016

Early bird deadline for Carbon Fiber 2016 fast approaching
Attendees who register on or before Oct. 10 get $100 off their conference fees – no code required.

Published: 9/15/2016

Local Motors launches new division to help manufacturers innovate faster
Called Forth, the new division is a crowd-powered, SaaS platform to advance product development on everything from small appliances to cargo drones.

Published: 4/25/2016

US Army evaluating composites solution for airfield damage repair
The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is working on use of an FRP matting system to repair damaged military airfields.

Published: 4/18/2016

Navy unveils unmanned composites-intensive vessel
This entirely new class of ocean-going vessel can traverse thousands of kilometers over the open seas for months at a time, without a single crew member aboard.

Published: 11/20/2015

DSM Dyneema, Airborne International collaborate on radomes
DSM Dyneema works with Airborne International to apply DSM technology to a ground-based radar system that requires durability, electromagnetic transparency and high strength.

Published: 9/8/2015

San Diego Composites canisters complete two successful launches
San Diego Composites' Lightweight Low-Cost Canister is part of a US Army-sponsored SBIR program.

Published: 7/27/2015

Deep-sea shrimp inspiring ‘super-tough’ advanced composites
New research examined the exoskeleton of deep-sea shrimp exoskeleton that could have implications for the design of new synthetic armor capable of withstanding environmental extremes.

Published: 11/4/2014

F-35 makes first arrested landing aboard aircraft carrier
An F-35C Lightning II carrier varient Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier on Nov. 3 off the coast of San Diego, Calif., USA.