Advanced materials use in current and upcoming NASA missions.
Contributing Editor, CompositesWorld
Lockheed Martin awarded Elbit Systems with a four-year contract to supply structural assemblies for the F-35 aircraft’s forward equipment bay assemblies.
Alpine Advanced Materials’ HX5 demonstrated retention of 96% mechanical performance with exposure to five million rads of gamma radiation.
Siemens Gamesa, Composites for Europe, SPE, Lockheed Martin and more announce management changes.
Manufactured by Airborne, the solution will support fabrication of composite horizontal tail assemblies for the F-35 fighter aircraft.
Reduced manufacturing time and high part-to-part dimensional repeatability are some benefits of Matrix Composites’ HiRPM molding technology.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
In preparation for the Artemis I mission, NASA’s Orion spacecraft has recently completed systems-level testing in a simulated space environment.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
ACMA, KraussMaffei, FACC, LANXESS, and UAMMI announce new hires in the composites industry.
Five-year, £9.5 million contract with Lockheed Martin specifies honeycomb center console panels for C-130J Super Hercules airlifter.
The $1.9 billion contract will support operations and sustainment of the global F-35 aircraft fleet and efforts to improve mission readiness and reduce costs.
Lockheed Martin reports that it exceeded its 2019 delivery goals for the F-35 defense aircraft, and plans to deliver 141 F-35s in 2020.
In a recent contract with Lockheed Martin, Aerojet Rocketdyne engines and other products will be used on NASA’s Orion spacecraft for three Artemis missions.
Lockheed Martin is scheduled to complete construction of the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft’s systems in late 2020, with first flights in 2021.
Albany, already a fabricator of more than 200 parts for the F-35, is now producing wing skins for the F-35A (CTOL variant) Lightning II fighter jet.
The Brockworth, England facility will include a full production facility for the company’s all-composite aircraft propeller blades.
Albany Engineered Composites, GKN Aerospace, Michelman and Sirrus Inc. announce new hires in the composites manufacturing industry.
Aerospace and defense company Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. is expanding its reach in North America with a new corporate headquarters location.
Dassault event challenges industry to break barriers between designers, analysts, manufacturing and business teams.
In addition to two new centers, Solvay has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin and several Belgian companies to grow aerospace composites in Belgium.
Proposed lunar landing system to be considered for NASA’s Artemis program, which seeks to return humans to the moon by 2024.
The composite aeroshell for the Mars 2020 rover is, along with the Curiosity rover, the largest built.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
A STEM academy recently opened the doors to a brand-new composites fabrication lab, to prepare students for the local aerospace workforce after graduation.
The contract is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that includes a commitment to order a minimum of six and a maximum of 12 Orion spacecraft over the next ten years.
As we celebrate National Composites Week here’s a look at some of the ways composites help us explore.
As we celebrate National Composites Week, here’s a look at some of the ways composites keeping us safe.
Columnist Dale Brosius considers the surges of company mergers that have affected the composites industry over the years.
NASA announcement calls for companies to participate in development of technologies to support the next generation of lunar landers.