News - 13 Sep 2004
Ceradyne, Inc. announced the opening of a new office in the Washington, D.C. area to support its lightweight ceramic armor business, with a strong focus on military ground-based vehicles. Marc King,...
Article - 24 Feb 2003
Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
News - 30 Jul 2004
Textron Marine & Land, an operating unit of Textron Systems, based in New Orleans, Louisiana, has been awarded a contract by the United States Project and Contracting Organization (PCO), on behalf...
Article - 2 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what Kevlar, Twaron or Aramid fibres were, what their properties are, or what they are used for? This article will give you the basic answers to all these questions.
Article - 9 Feb 2001
Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known to man. As such, many of its applications revolve around its wear resistance including such uses as abrasives and nozzles. It also has some...
News - 30 Jul 2014
Multiple ATK technologies supported the third successful launch in 2014 of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Yesterday's launch, the AFSPC-4 mission...
News - 7 Nov 2013
The United States Army and Marine Corps received its 100th set of sapphire-engineered armor to make the bulletproof windshields and door windows of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Launcher...
News - 15 Jul 2010
The Obama administration set the first ever greenhouse gas emission limits for US cars. To meet them, gas mileage standards must increase 40 percent to 35.5 miles per gallon. The 3rd Advanced...
Article - 13 Apr 2017
This article discusses the advantages of using an electronic nose in the security industry.
News - 27 Jul 2007
The innovative Boeing [NYSE: BA] Blended Wing Body (BWB) research aircraft -- designated the X-48B -- flew for the first time last week at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force...