Is ARM the Future for Airborne Platforms in Aerospace and Defense?

Authors Rick Hearn, Senior Product Manager, Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Mike Slonosky, Senior Product Manager, Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Geoffrey Waters, Senior Systems Engineer, NXP Semiconductors Lisa Sarazin, Marketing Portfolio Manager, Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions In recent years, ARM processors have made a quiet, understated entry into the aerospace and defense market. With...

GKN Aerospace, COMAC, and AVIC to manufacture advanced aerostructures

GKN Aerospace, COMAC subsidiary Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Company (SAMC), and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC International) are establishing a joint venture based in China to manufacture advanced aerostructures for the civil aerospace market, with production scheduled to begin in late 2021 in a new state-of-the-art facility in a location...

Space Tango Takes Its Next Steps in Orbital Manufacturing

Lexington, Kentucky-based Space Tango is aiming to launch an autonomous robotic orbital platform by the mid-2020s. The platform, called ST-42, is designed for scalable manufacturing in space and will leverage the unique environment of microgravity to produce high-value products across multiple industries – from patient therapeutics to advanced technology products....