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Lockheed Tests 3D-Printed Satellite Fuel Tank; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Tests 3D-Printed Satellite Fuel Tank; Rick Ambrose Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has completed the final set of quality tests on a titanium cylinder built using 3D printing technology for satellite fuel storage, concluding a multiyear development project. The fuel tank consists of two domes that function as caps, and a variable-length, traditionally-manufactured titanium cylinder that serves as the body, Lockheed said …

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CTSi Demos Navigation System Prototype Under Navy SBIR Program’s Phase 3

CTSi Demos Navigation System Prototype Under Navy SBIR Program's Phase 3 - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Coherent Technical Services Inc. has collaborated with L3 Technologies to demonstrate an integrated communication and navigation technology designed to work in a GPS-denied or contested environment. CTSi said Tuesday it developed and flight-tested the Enhanced Link Navigation System prototype under an $8.7 million Small Business Innovative Research phase 3 contract from the U.S. Navy. Pilots at aviation company Airtec provided …

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Airbus-OneWeb JV Eyes DARPA’s Low-Earth Orbit Military Satellite Program

Airbus-OneWeb JV Eyes DARPA's Low-Earth Orbit Military Satellite Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event

France-based Airbus seeks to participate in U.S. military space technology development projects through the establishment of a Florida-based satellite assembly line scheduled to be operational this fall, SpaceNews reported Friday. Airbus’s joint venture with satellite broadband company OneWeb established the facility with the goal to produce at least 900 spacecraft designed to operate …

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