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Lockheed Martin Ventures Eyes $100M in Tech Startup Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) aims to utilize $100 million in savings the company says it generated through the U.S. tax reform to invest in technology startup companies via its venture capital arm, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday that Chris Moran, head …

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Boeing Taps Assembrix to Secure 3D-Printing Design Info for Parts Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will utilize a software platform provided by Israel-based Assembrix that will work to secure intellectual property the U.S. company shares with vendors as part of design and additive manufacturing operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The memorandum of agreement between the companies seeks to …

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HII Newport News Forms Partnership on 3D Printing Use for Shipbuilding

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has entered into a partnership with 3D Systems to jointly develop additive manufacturing technologies that could potentially support naval shipbuilding operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. HII said Thursday Newport News Shipbuilding will help deploy the 3D printing approach with the …

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Orbital ATK Demonstrates Hypersonic Missile Warhead

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2018 — Orbitak ATK (NYSE: OA) has demonstrated its new missile warhead technology designed for use at hyper velocities and high-temperature environments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it based the design of the hypersonic missile weapon on real-world data and applied additive manufacturing …

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Boeing, Partner Eye Standard 3D Printing Processes for Titanium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with Switzerland-based technology company Oerlikon on a project to develop standard 3D printing processes and materials using metal, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The partnership aims to create standard titanium additive manufacturing methods and qualify suppliers that produce the metallic components in line …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Pursues Investments to Advance Manufacturing Process Amid ‘NewSpace’ Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of the space systems segment at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has noted the company’s multi-year investments in production techniques as it works to position itself against “NewSpace” startups, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ambrose, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash 100 for …

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Orbital ATK Caps Tests on Rocket Motor Prototype With 3D-Printed Metal Parts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed static test firings of a solid rocket motor prototype that the company built with metal components produced using the additive manufacturing process, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the test series is the industry’s first demonstration of a …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: AR/VR, 3D Printing & AI to Shape Satellite Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, has said the future of satellite production will be driven by developments in augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ambrose, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, …

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ORNL-Built 3D-Printed Tool for Boeing Sets World Record

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2016 — The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has set a record for building the largest solid 3D-printed object with the trim-and-drill tool the lab built for Boeing (NYSE: BA) measured at 17.5 feet long, 5.5 feet wide and 1.5 feet tall, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. ORNL said Monday it …

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AFRL Inks $75M Additive Manufacturing R&D Agreement With America Makes

The Air Force Research Laboratory and America Makes: National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute have signed a potential five-year, $75 million agreement to develop technology platforms based on three-dimensional printing techniques. America Makes said June 8 it will design 3D printing-based technologies that have potential sustainment applications for the U.S. Air …

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