ARLINGTON, VA-NASA stands front and center as the most visible representation of the U.S. space program and is critical to the United State’s future leadership and competitiveness, said Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Vice President of Space Systems J.P. Stevens, in testimony to the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics.
CHARLOTTE, NC-Goodrich Corp., supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets, has been selected by Airbus to supply the external video system for the new A350 XWB commercial aircraft.
INDIANAPOLIS-Rolls-Royce, a power systems company, has been awarded a contract worth $80 million by the U.S. Air Force to provide AE 2100D3 spare engines and parts to power Lockheed Martin C-130J military transport aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, the Royal Norwegian Air Force and the Indian Air Force.
AVIATION PARK WEST, UNITED KINGDOM-Meggitt PLC, maker of aerospace equipment, sensing and defense systems, announces that Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems has won a £150 million (approx. $229 million) contract for its NuCarb carbon brakes from Bombardier.
SILVER SPRING, MD-Imperium Inc., maker of the Acoustocam, a portable ultrasound imaging camera, has announced that Air Dynamics (Quebec, Canada), a supplier of industrial equipment to the aerospace industry, will resell the Acoustocam to its customer base in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada for inspection and maintenance purposes.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Despite work stoppages and the global credit crisis, 2008 was a record-setting year for the companies included in the 2008 Global Aerospace & Defense Industry Performance Wrap-up, a global aerospace and defense (A&D) industry study released by Deloitte in late May 2009.