Rolls-Royce UltraFan power gearbox tops world aerospace record

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce announced that its UltraFan power gearbox has set a new world aerospace record at its facility in Germany. The gearbox has reached 87,000 horsepower or 64 megawatts – enough to power a city the size of Bath, United Kingdom – on test at Dahlewitz, near Berlin. The power milestone was achieved as […]

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Thales Alenia Space wins lunar accommodation study contract

NEW DELHI: Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has won a contract from the Italian space agency (ASI) to conduct a feasibility study of 16 design concepts to support a human presence on the Moon. ASI’s initiative is part of a strategic partnership with NASA within the scope of […]

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New Tactical ISR Satellites Provide Global, Persistent Support For Warfighters

NEW DELHI: Lockheed Martin is addressing the accelerating demand for space-enabled warfighting capabilities with a new line of rapid, integrated, and affordable tactical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) satellites. These satellites, based on Lockheed Martin’s LM 400 mid-size bus, enable tactical warfighters to track moving targets at long ranges and operate in contested and denied […]

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Microsoft,Thales work to automate satellite image processing

NEW DELHI: Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), and Microsoft announced that they are innovating together on cloud technologies in space by adding the DeeperVision automated image processing solution developed by Thales Alenia Space to Microsoft’s Azure Orbital platform. With DeeperVision, all images downlinked by Earth observation satellites can […]

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German Space Agency selects Lockheed Martin ISpace System for Space situational awareness

NEW DELHI: To obtain real-time awareness of the more than 300,000 objects orbiting the earth, the German Space Agency at DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt / German Aerospace Center) has selected Lockheed Martin’s iSpace command and control system. The iSpace system tracks thousands of objects orbiting the earth by collecting data from a […]

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Rolls-Royce reaches new milestone as industry’s largest aero-engine build starts

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has officially started building the world’s largest aero-engine, UltraFan, which will help redefine sustainable air travel for decades to come. Work on the first module is underway at our dedicated DemoWorks facility in Derby, UK, and the demonstrator engine, which has a fan diameter of 140 inches, will be completed by the […]

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Thales launches digital secondary radar for safer air traffic management

NEW DELHI: With more than 900 Air Traffic Control radars installed in over 100 countries, Thales is a trusted leader in the global market and now unveils the RSM NG. Thales’ new digital secondary radar – an innovative meta-sensor for safer skies. The radar leverages the latest digital technologies to bring airports outstanding performances, cyber […]

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DLR to use Airbus Bartolomeo Service for First-Ever In-Orbit Verification of Laser-Optical Clocks

NEW DELHI: The Galileo Competence Center of the German Aerospace Center (DLR-GK) and Airbus have signed a €16.8 Mio contract for the hosting of DLR’s COMPASSO mission on the International Space Station (ISS) Bartolomeo platform. COMPASSO will be the first in-orbit verification of compact and highly stable laser-optical clocks. Via a bi-directional optical link, these […]

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Thales technology selected for Vancouver SkyTrain fleet expansion

NEW DELHI: Thales will provide 82 innovative SelTrac Vehicle On-Board Controllers (VOBCs) on 41 new trains for the Vancouver, Canada, SkyTrain fleet expansion, which will operate on the Expo and Millennium Lines. The new technology will allow for increased capacity and reliability for passengers. Thales’ VOBC technology is an industry-leading, ingenious solution for urban rail […]

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L&T Technology Services selected by Airbus

NEW DELHI: L&T Technology Services has announced that it has been selected by Airbus to provide technology and digital engineering solutions for Airbus’ Skywise platform as part of the ‘Skywise Partner Programme’. With more than 130 airlines around the world already connected to Skywise, the platform is playing a very important part in enabling and […]

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