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1 hr ago | Marine News

HMS Prince of Wales Hull Departs for Rosyth

A huge section of hull for HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier, has today begun its delivery voyage from HM Naval Base Portsmouth the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class.

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Related Topix: Canada, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

5 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

Lockheed Martin's Superhuman Workers Of Tomorrow

In the latest news of life imitating art, it seems that an exoskeleton suit similar to ones used in Tom Cruise's summer movie Edge of Tomorrow may be here today.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Edge of Tomorrow, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, US Military, US Navy

6 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Engineering Newswire 105: BAE Makes Planes More Human

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

6 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Aircraft Set to Become More Human as Engineers Develop Smart Skins

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like 'skin', enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to 'feel' the world around them.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

DARPA Is Building A New Space Plane For The Pentagon

Aerospace and defense contractor Northrop Grumman recently unveiled its concept for the Pentagon's new space plane, the XS-1 - an unmanned drone-shuttle capable of carrying small and medium-sized satellites into orbit cheaply and autonomously.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Conservative Political News, US News

9 hrs ago | Newindpress

$7 bn Mars Rocket Set for 2018 Debut: NASA

WASHINGTON: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced to launch its $7 billion Space Launch System - the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans beyond earth and eventually to Mars - by November 2018.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

10 hrs ago | Daily Herald

AAR division acquires container manufacturer

Wood Dale-based AAR Corp. said its Mobility Systems business has acquired the assets of Cool Containers, a manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers used to transport climate-sensitive pharmaceuticals and biological cargo.

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Related Topix: AAR

11 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Cessnaa s Independence plant delivers 10,000th single-engine plane

Cessna Aircraft's Independence plant has reached a milestone with the delivery of the 10,000th single-engine airplane built at the plant since it made its first delivery in June 1996, the company said.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Cessna Aircraft, Liberty University, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Citation Mustang, Lynchburg, VA

13 hrs ago | News Max

Economy Expands 4.2 Percent, More Than Previously Forecast

The economy in the U.S. expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, propelled by the biggest gain in business investment in more than two years that bodes well for the rest of 2014.

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Valhalla, NY

13 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Economy in U.S. Expands 4.2%, More Than Previously Forecast

U.S. gross domestic product, the value of all goods and services produced, rose at a 4.2 percent annualized rate, up from an initial estimate of 4 percent, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington.

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services

16 hrs ago | Marine News

Textron Awarded $22-M Navy LCAC Contract Modification

The US Department of Defense informs that Textron Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, is being awarded a $21,904,620 modification to a previously awarded contract for the construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushion 101 of the ship-to-shore connector program.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Textron, New Orleans, LA, Department of Defense, US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

OC Weekly

Jinbei Thinks Different

I usually avoid using the tooA -easily misconstrued word to describe anything. But not since Kappo Sui in Costa Mesa have I encountered a more authentic Japanese restaurant in OC than Jinbei.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Costa Mesa, CA, Semiconductors, Irvine Sensors, Electronics, Irvine, CA, Japanese Cuisine, Sushi

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director Unloads 401 Shares of Stock

Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director W William Coon, Jr. unloaded 401 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.

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Related Topix: Willis Lease Finance, Leasing

Alabama Live

DRS Technologies eyes new opportunities during groundbreaking at Redstone Gateway in Huntsville

"We're working several new opportunities here on Redstone, so, strategically, it made sense for us to be aligned here."

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, DRS Technologies, Huntsville, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

GigaOM

After two weeks in space, the most powerful commercial satellite ever launched is sending back pics

The first images released by DigitalGlobe show an airport and neighborhoods in Madrid.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on United Technologies

United Technologies saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 11,104 call options on the company, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Homeland Security Capital, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

Business Journal

Cessna plant in Independence delivers 10,000th single-engine aircraft

Textron Aviation's Independence production plant for its Cessna Aircraft Co. division has delivered its 10,000 single-engine aircraft.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Citation Mustang, Cessna Aircraft

Business Journal

Lockheed acquires innovative battery company. But is it cursed?

Bethesda-based defense giant Lockheed Martin this week announced it had purchased the assets of Sun Catalytix Corp., a company that's developing groundbreaking energy storage technology.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Startups, United Space Alliance, Savi Technology, Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Business Journal

I Tried It: Flying the new F-35 fighter

The simulator consisted of about eight large TV screens and the plane's cockpit.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

Daily Times

NASA developing robot troops to explore alien worlds : August 27, 2014,

National Aeronautics and Space Administration is developing a new troop of robots that could one day race across distant planets as a sort of space exploration vanguard.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Space

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