How Advanced Manufacturing is Keeping F-35 Pilots Off the Ground and in the Skies

In our previous article on the GovDesignHub, we spoke with Arthur De Ruiter and Dustin Vagedes of Collins Aerospace, about the incredibly innovative and futuristic helmets utilized by F-35 pilots, and what makes them so unique. As Arthur De Ruiter…

The F-35 Helmet – a Modern Marvel That Creates a Unique Maintenance Challenge

For a military aircraft pilot, instantaneous perception and response can mean the difference between life and death. To give military aviators immediate access and visualization of the data and intelligence they need to increase survivability and accomplish their missions, companies…

Boeing Defense on the role advanced manufacturing is playing in the production of its WGS-11+ satellite

One of the most critical resources that almost every modern, warfighting capability relies on is connectivity. In austere terrains or off-grid environments where traditional, terrestrial networks do not exist, satellite connectivity has emerged as the primary solution that the U.S.…

3 ways additive manufacturing and digital twins are transforming Air Force and Space Force supply chains

At the U.S. Air Force and Space Force, finding innovative and modernized processes to design, manufacture, and maintain their critical assets and weapons systems is a top priority. In fact, the mantra, “Accelerate change, or lose,” has become an unofficial…

Draper on the benefits additive manufacturing is delivering to the U.S. military

While each branch and organization that comprises the U.S. military is responsible for different domains and face different challenges, there is one challenge that every branch faces – the expensive and slow process of developing, maintaining, and repairing critical military…

The past, present, and future of subtractive manufacturing

*This article was originally published on KETIV’s official blog. Subtractive manufacturing has long been a foundation of modern industrial production—but that doesn’t mean it’s old school. Tools, processes, and possibilities have been evolving to keep pace with the needs of…

Construction safety – Five statistics everyone in the industry should know

Safety is fundamental to the success of construction projects and construction firms as a whole. What does it take to make a project safe? It requires regular training, relevant safety programs, and a cultural commitment to safety at both organizational…

Understanding CAD Automation in Manufacturing

If there’s one way customer expectations have changed in the 21st century, it’s the need for speed. Customers want customized products and they want them fast. It may be unreasonable to expect manufacturers to move at lightning speed, but CAD…

Let’s talk reverse engineering! Join Autodesk and CADD for a webinar

Designing a product can be a difficult process due to multiple factors such as time constraints and manufacturing limitations. This is where reverse engineering comes in handy. Reverse engineering can aid in the design process by reducing time, costs and…

People, processes, and platforms – three keys for AEC digital transformation

People. Process. Platform. These are the three P’s of digitization according to Accenture and Industry X’s Principal Director, Stephen Pester. And though research from Accenture shows that 90 percent of companies in the construction industry are investing in digital transformation,…