Search Results for: ULA

ULA’s Tory Bruno: Space Industrial Base Stability Needed for Mars Exploration Missions

Tory Bruno, president and CEO of United Launch Alliance, has told a Senate subcommittee that planned exploration missions to Mars demand a “space industrial base of enormous breadth and depth.” Bruno said in a testimony published Wednesday that ULA has formed strategic partnerships with Aerojet Rocketdyne, L3 Technologies, Spincraft and other companies …

Read More »

CAE Introduces Simulator for Military Helicopter Mission Training; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has unveiled at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. a simulation system designed for military helicopter mission and flight training. The CAE 700 Mission Reality Series flight training device is based on the CAE 3000MR Series full-mission helicopter simulator and has a fixed-based platform and dynamic seat for …

Read More »

Space and Aviation Industry Reps Press Congress for Regulatory Reform

Panelists representing the Air Line Pilots Association, United Launch Alliance, Blue Origin and SpaceX recently testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation about the necessity of government regulatory reform in commercial space transportation. Teslarati reported Tuesday that the panelists identified two primary areas where timely …

Read More »

Thomas Afferton: Northrop to Help Update State Department’s Consular Systems Under $850M IDIQ

Thomas Afferton, vice president of civil solutions at Northrop Grumman, has said the company will help update legacy systems at the State Department‘s Bureau of Consular Affairs through a potential 10-year, $850 million contract. “We look forward to drawing on our deep experience in modernizing systems for defense, intel and civilian customers …

Read More »

General Atomics Puts MQ-9B RPA Through Lightning Simulation Test

General Atomics has conducted lightning simulation tests on a full-scale MQ-9B remotely piloted aircraft last month at a company facility in Poway, Calif. The company said Tuesday engineers from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. and NTS Pittsfield tested the MQ-9B that was equipped with lightning protection technology. GA-ASI plans to integrate the same technology …

Read More »

HPE to Help NNSA Process Modeling, Simulation Workloads With ‘Astra’ Supercomputer

The Energy Department has selected Hewlett Packard Enterprise to provide a supercomputer for DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration to process simulation and modeling workloads intended for science, energy and national security applications. HPE will deploy the Astra supercomputer at Sandia Labs Laboratories as part of the Vanguard program, the company said Monday. Astra …

Read More »

General Dynamics to Help Navy Update Satellite Simulator; Manny Mora Comments

General Dynamics’ mission systems business has secured a contract from the U.S. Navy to update and maintain a satellite simulator at the Naval Postgraduate School. The simulator at the school’s Spacecraft Research and Design Center/Adaptive Optics Center of Excellence is a model of a communications satellite, Navy Fleet Satellite, and works …

Read More »

Rockwell Collins to Supply Flight Simulator Display for Canada’s Search & Rescue Training Program

CAE has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a display system for a full-flight simulator the Canadian air force will implement to help aircrews operate a search and rescue aircraft platform. Rockwell Collins said Thursday it will help install the Panorama collimated display into CAE’s CC-295 FFS. The simulator for Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue …

Read More »

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build Upper Stage Engine for ULA’s Vulcan Centaur Rocket

United Launch Alliance has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to provide an upper stage engine technology to help power ULA’s Vulcan Centaur rocket. The space launch company said Friday Aerojet Rocketdyne will build RL10 propulsion systems and develop an RL10C-X variant as part of a 10-year partnership agreement between the companies. “Key determining factors to …

Read More »

Army Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Medical Simulation System

Charles River Analytics has received a $1.5 million U.S. Army contract to develop a medical simulation and tutorial platform aimed at improving the service branch’s medical training and patient care. The company said Monday the effort to develop the Virtual Intelligent Tutor for the Andragogy of Military Medicine Integrated Skills is done in collaboration with Frank Ritter …

Read More »