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DARPA, University of Delaware Partner for Small Composite Parts Manufacturing R&D

The University of Delaware has landed a $15 million cooperative agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help explore methods to produce small composite parts for military equipment. DARPA and the university will work to develop reconfigurable forming and molding processes for the fabrication of composite structures under the Tailorable Feedback and Forming program, the Defense Department said …

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Materion Subsidiary Aims to Become a Lockheed F-35 Casting Tech Supplier; Jim Yurko Comments

A Materion Corp. subsidiary is collaborating with Lockheed Martin to become a qualified supplier of aluminum-beryllium casting technology for the F-35 fighter jet’s electro-optical targeting system. Materion Brush Beryllium & Composites produces aluminum-beryllium composites used in the F-35 EOTS and also seeks to offer its investment casting products to the …

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Lockheed Picks Quickstep to Supply C-130J Wing Flaps; Philippe Odouard Comments

Lockheed Martin has selected Quickstep Holdings Ltd. to manufacture 120 carbon-fiber wing flaps for the Super Hercules transport aircraft through 2018. Quickstep is contracted to supply Lockheed approximately 24 C-130J flap sets a year over a five-year period, Quickstep said Tuesday. The contract, along with purchase orders Lockheed awarded to …

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