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Benchtop YIG Synthesizers Offer Phase Noise for Testing of RF/Microwave Components/ Systems

Micro Lambda Wireless maker of Yttrium Iron Garnet (YIG) RF and microwave components and benchtop test instruments, has announced increased production of their high-performance benchtop frequency synthesizers. In sync with their evolving catalog of  YIG synthesizer components, their custom-tuned benchtop YIG synthesizer line now offers RF and microwave designers working at frequencies up to 20…

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Zetec Names Jenstead Director of Sales for the Americas

Zetec Inc. announced the hiring of Wade Jenstead as Director of Sales, Americas. Jenstead will manage sales and business development for Zetec’s ultrasonic and eddy current technology solutions in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. He has more than 26 years of global product sales, key account, and channel partner experience…

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SAE Int’l. and NCAMP to Develop Global Aerospace Material and Process Standards

SAE International and the National Center for Advanced Materials Performance (NCAMP) of Wichita State University (WSU) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of globally harmonized aerospace material and process specifications for advanced materials in the aerospace and air transport industries. “SAE International is pleased to partner with NCAMP on the development of…

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Element Monterrey Invests in IUT for Aerospace Customers

Element Materials Technology has invested in increased immersion ultrasonic testing (IUT) capabilities to support its aerospace NDT offering in Monterrey, Mexico. Element already provides IUT services at its laboratories in Houston, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut; Rancho Dominguez, California; and Sheffield in the UK. However, this acquisition of IUT tanks makes it the only Nadcap and GE…

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Virgin Galactic Moves to Spaceport America in New Mexico

Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Galactic’s development and testing program had advanced sufficiently to move the spaceline staff and space vehicles from Mojave, California to their commercial operations headquarters at Spaceport America, New Mexico. The move, which involves more than 100 staff, will commence immediately and continue through the summer, to minimize…

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Dayton T. Brown Wins Navy Contract and Initial Task Order Funding

In January of this year Dayton T. Brown, Inc. (DTB) was awarded an $82.6 million IDIQ (indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity) contract from the US Navy in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Special Missions Integrated Test Facility (AIR-5.4). The supplies and services being procured are in support of the continued development of the Mobile Mission…