Design007 Magazine

Design007-Apr2020

Issue link: http://iconnect007.uberflip.com/i/1233021

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 69 of 101

70 DESIGN007 MAGAZINE I APRIL 2020 Burt Rutan's Keynote: SpaceShipOne E In this video clip from his presentation, Burt Rutan discusses some of his aircraft's revolu- tionary flights that drew the most public at- tention, including SpaceShipOne, which flew three of the five manned space flights launched by man in 2004. He also explains the benefits of working with Microsoft's Paul Allen, who agreed to fund SpaceShipOne based on a sim- ple handshake. Defense Speak Interpreted: Be Prepared for CMMC E If you are a current or future Defense Depart- ment contractor or subcontractor, you need to be prepared for the next cybersecurity require- ments coming online during 2020. This is the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, or CMMC, in Defense speak. Dennis Fritz ex- plains how there will be five levels of cyber- security requirements for various amounts of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) you handle, with increasing requirements from one (least) to five (most). FLIR Inks $23M USAF Order for Centaur Unmanned Ground Vehicles E FLIR Systems announced that the United States Air Force ordered more than 180 of the com- pany's Centaur unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), plus spares. The $23 million contract is sourced through the Dept. of Defense Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) program. Boeing Reveals its U.S. Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Design E Boeing is offering the U.S. Army an agile, fully integrated, purpose-built system for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) proto- type competition. What It Takes to Be a Milaero Supplier, Part 2 E The decision to pursue military and aerospace (milaero) certification impacts every facet of the organization, and not every shop is prepared to make this transformation. In Part 2, Anaya Vardya focuses on what it takes to be a milaero supplier in the areas of engineering and CAM. Lockheed Martin's HELIOS Laser Weapon System Takes Step Toward Ship Integration E Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy moved one step closer to integrating a laser weapon system onto an Arleigh Burke destroyer after successfully conducting a Critical Design Re- view (CDR) for the High Energy Laser with In- tegrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HE- LIOS) system. Catching up With Midstate Electronics E Dan Beaulieu recently sat down with Susan Matteo, Joan Allen, and Gerri Wooten from Midstate Electronics' sales team to discuss their company, how long they have been in business, the key ingredients to their longevity and success, and how they see the market to- day in general. Midstate offers everything from multilayer PCBs to flex and rigid-flex circuits and PCB assembly. BAE Systems Secures $188 Million Contract for U.S. Navy's AEGIS Combat System E BAE Systems Inc. was awarded a five-year $188.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy's AEGIS Technical Representative (AE- GIS TECHREP) organization with critical large- scale system engineering, integration, and test- ing expertise for the AEGIS Weapons and Com- bat Systems aboard U.S. Navy surface combat- ant ships.

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Design007 Magazine - Design007-Apr2020