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Northrop to Support In-Space Manufacturing Demo for NASA

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a subcontract to help Made in Space demonstrate an in-orbit manufacturing system for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate. The industry team aims to deploy a 3D printing robot in space as part of the agency's Archinaut mission, Northrop said Tuesday. MIS received a $74M prime contract to conduct the flight demonstration.

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Made In Space to Demo In-Orbit Manufacturing System Under $74M NASA Contract

Made In Space has received a $73.7M contract from NASA to test a small robot designed to produce spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The company will demonstrate the potential of Archinaut One to manufacture technologies for the agency's missions to Mars and the moon, NASA said Saturday.

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General Dynamics Taps GE Additive to Explore 3D Printing of Combat Vehicle Parts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2019 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will utilize 3D printing in the production of metal parts for combat vehicles as part of a collaborative project with General Electric’s additive print services business, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GE said Wednesday General Dynamics Land Systems awarded a contract …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Buys Additive Manufacturing Firm 3DMT; Eileen Drake Quoted

Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) has purchased 3D Material Technologies from ARC Group Worldwide for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its capabilities to develop additive manufacturing-based metal alloy components for aerospace power and propulsion systems. “The addition of 3DMT’s capacity and expertise in metal alloy additive manufacturing expands our range …

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Huntington Ingalls, NAVSEA to Install & Test 3D-Printed Metal Part on USS Truman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 15, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) is collaborating with the Naval Sea Systems Command to install a prototype 3D-printed piping assembly on the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier by early 2019 for a yearlong test period that aims to certify the component, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Lockheed, Navy Seek to Combine ML & Robotics for 3D Printing Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is studying the possible uses of machine learning and robotics to support additive manufacturing as part of work required under a $5.8M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Advanced Technology Center will work with the …

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in 3D-Printing Tech Provider Digital Alloys

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in additive manufacturing system developer Digital Alloys to help the latter advance its development of 3D-printed aerospace parts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The aircraft manufacturer said Tuesday HorizonX Ventures participated in a Series B funding round …

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Lockheed Wraps Quality Tests on Satellite Fuel Tank With 3D-Printed Parts; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has concluded quality tests on a titanium container that it built with 3D-printed parts to store fuel for the LM 2100 satellite bus as part of a multiyear development effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said July 11 it used the Electron Beam …

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CTC Lands New Army Work Under Additive Manufacturing, Materials R&D Subcontracts; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 15, 2018 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will support the U.S. Army‘s research and development efforts on materials and additive manufacturing techniques for tactical shelter systems, vehicle platforms and air assets under two subcontracts worth $1 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported June 7. The company said June 6 it …

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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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