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BAE Systems completes trial of AMPV counter-drone prototype

BAE Systems has successfully tested its Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System (C-UAS) prototype. 

Meta Materials, Panasonic Industry join forces to advance transparent conductive materials

Advanced materials company Meta Materials announced a strategic collaboration with Panasonic Industry Co Ltd, an operating company in charge of the device business within the Panasonic Group, to boost mass production in the transparent conductive materials sector. 

Bosch starts manufacturing 800-volt motors for electric vehicles

Global technology giant Bosch has begun the mass production of electric motors and inverters equipped with 800-volt technology, making recharging faster and providing a further boost for electromobility. 

Northrop Grumman launches hypersonic propulsion systems manufacturing facility in US

Global defence tech giant Northrop Grumman has opened its new Hypersonics Capability Centre (HCC) in Maryland, US, to manufacture advanced propulsion solutions that can power hypersonic missiles beyond Mach 5. 

Japanese battery company PowerX unveils world’s first Battery Tanker

PowerX, a Japanese battery startup, recently introduced the design of the first-ever “Battery Tanker” at the Bariship International Maritime Exhibition held in Imabari City, Japan. 

NASA convenes government, academia, industry for in-space servicing, manufacturing consortium

NASA has formed a consortium to make in-space servicing, assembly, and manufacturing (ISAM) capabilities a routine part of space architectures and mission lifecycles. 

US unveils national standards proposal to reduce vehicle carbon emissions

The US government has set out to accelerate its efforts to transition towards a clean vehicle future and address the climate crisis with a new proposal for federal vehicle emissions standards. 

Ford announces $2b investment to build new EV manufacturing hub in Canada

Ford Motor Company has announced a massive CAD 1.8 billion (AUD 2 billion) investment to transform the Oakville Assembly Complex in Canada into an electric vehicle manufacturing hub that will feature vehicle and battery pack assembly. 

Northrop Grumman, Shield AI partner to develop next-generation drone system

Northrop Grumman and aircraft manufacturer Shied AI have collaborated to develop a replacement drone for the US Army's long-serving RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS). 

US Navy says Markforged 3D printer enables sailors to ’think outside the box’

The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has received complimentary reviews of the recently installed Markforged X7 field edition 3D printer on the Virginia-class submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778).

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