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NASA Taps Aerojet Rocketdyne to Support CubeSat ‘Green’ Propulsion System Maturity

Aerojet Rocketdyne

NASA has awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a contract to support the technology maturity of a CubeSat “green” propulsion system that works to boost maneuverability, safety and performance compared with systems using traditional hydrazine propellants. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday the AF-M315E green propellant for the MPS-130 propulsion system serves to drive CubeSat and SmallSat development in terms of mission life extension, architecture resiliency …

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General Atomics Begins Central Solenoid Fabrication for Int’l Fusion Energy Project

General Atomics Begins Central Solenoid Fabrication for Int'l Fusion Energy Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics has begun the fabrication of the central solenoid for an experimental tokamak fusion reactor as part of U.S. participation in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project on the potential of fusion energy. The company said Friday the ITER central solenoid is a superconducting electromagnet weighing at 1,000 tons with a stored energy …

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IC Fab Firm POET Technologies Signs Foundry Services Pact With BAE

IC Fab Firm POET Technologies Signs Foundry Services Pact With BAE - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAE Systems has inked a collaboration deal to provide foundry services to POET Technologies in support of the latter’s plan to transition into a Lab-to-Fab platform. POET said Monday the agreement covers process transfer, prototype builds and development of design enablement kits through an initial phase that runs through August. BAE’s support in the Lab-to-Fab plan works …

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Raytheon to Upgrade Navy Air Traffic Control Systems

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Raytheon Co. has won a $7,027,114 Navy delivery order to provide technical services for air traffic control systems, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, Raytheon will upgrade navigation, integration and coordination systems. Raytheon’s services will include: Assembly/Disassembly Fabrication Fault isolation Fleet support Purchasing parts, components and assemblies …

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Navistar to Sign Lease for Third Manufacturing Facility in Alabama

Navistar International Corp. announced its plan to sign a lease agreement for a former National Alabama rail-car plant in Alabama with The Retirement Systems of Alabama making it the company’s third manufacturing plant in the state. According to a company statement, the hope is to “maximize the facility's under-utilized fabrication equipment …

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