Designed with versatility and dependability in mind, an extensive array of systems from GE Power are bringing propulsion electrification to maritime fleets. Serving both naval and commercial vessels, many incorporate cutting-edge magnetic technology to accomplish their tasks and to replace hydraulic systems. Coming next, the company is focusing on new electromagnetic launch systems for military craft and new gas turbine solutions — as well as fuel cell systems, through a collaboration with Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology of Holland. […]
BAE Systems and Malloy Aeronautics recently demonstrated the capabilities of their electric-power heavy-lift drone during a large NATO exercise in Portugal to integrate the latest maritime technologies across allied forces. Powered by multiple permanent-magnet electric-motor propulsion systems, the T-600 uncrewed air system (UAS) is a demonstrator aircraft that is capable of vertical take-off and landing, can carry a payload of 200kg and can travel at up to 140km/h. […]
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a production contract for the company’s new inertial sensor module that can overcome jamming of Global Position System signals, a key concern for military navigation operations. Designed with magnetic sensing along with a multiple of other sensing capabilities, the unit is a next-generation sensor that significantly improves maritime navigation in Global Positioning System-denied environments for ships and submarines. […]
AMSC (American Superconductor Corporation) has entered into a delivery contract for approximately $8 million with Textron Systems for a pre-production High-Temperature Superconductor (HTS) Magnetic Influence Mine Countermeasure Payload System.
Whitmor/Wirenetics, a long-time distributor of magnet wire based in Valencia, California, is now part of the FDH Aero organization through its acquisition of BJG Electronics Group. A global provider of supply chain solutions for the […]
Metamagnetics Inc., a provider of cutting-edge RF magnetics solutions for the aerospace, defense and telecommunications industries, has announced new executive leadership. Vince Harris has taken on the role of chief executive officer, and Lee Burns has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. The moves come as the company has received several new contracts recently including an $11 million award for a military communications project. […]
Swedish holding company KAMIC Group has acquired, through its subsidiary ETAL (UK) Ltd., all the shares of Avon Magnetics Ltd. The deal bolsters the magnetics company portfolio of KAMIC, which also owns SIGA Electronics and […]