Advanced Defense Technologies (ADCF) Announces Closing of Acquisition of Star Jets International

NEW YORK, Oct. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK:ADCF) announces that it has closed on its acquisition of Star Jets International, LLC (www.starjetsintl.com), a leading provider of private jets booking, brokerage and software solutions. Shareholders of Star Jets International are being issued preferred stock, which will constitute a majority of the capital structure of the public company. The public company expects to change its name to Star Jets International as soon as practicable. “We are thrilled to become a publicly traded company and are excited…

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BigLever Execs to Spotlight Feature-based Product Line Engineering for the Enterprise at Systems & Software Product Line Conference 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BigLever Software, the long-standing leader in the Product Line Engineering (PLE) field, today announced that the company’s CEO, Dr. Charles Krueger, and its VP of Customer Success, Dr. Paul Clements, will present several sessions on Feature-based PLE practices and successes at the 21st International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC) 2017 taking place in Seville, Spain, Sept. 25-29, 2017. PLE sessions will also feature case study papers co-authored by BigLever and major aerospace and defense companies Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and General…

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Emergent BioSolutions to Supply DoD With Chemical Threat Countermeasure RSDL Under Five-Year Follow-On Contract Valued at Up to $171 Million

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) today announced that it has been awarded a five-year follow-on contract valued at up to approximately $171 million by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to supply RSDL® (Reactive Skin Decontamination Lotion Kit) for use by all branches of the U.S. military. The RSDL Kit is intended to remove or neutralize chemical warfare agents and T-2 toxin from the skin. “Emergent’s continued supply of RSDL reinforces our longstanding commitment to partner with governments around the world to provide…

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Woodward Selected by Airbus for A320neo PW Thrust Reverser Actuation System

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) today announced that it signed an agreement with Airbus to supply the Thrust Reverser Actuation System (TRAS) for the new nacelle of the Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by the Pratt and Whitney engine.  Woodward will design, develop and manufacture a TRAS system including a suite of locking and feedback actuators, flex shafts and tertiary locks. Application of Woodward’s TRAS system platforms for single aisle aircraft will enhance the new nacelle’s design and reliability. “We’re excited to work directly…

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Oxygen Concentrators and Cylinders Market worth over $4.5 billion by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Ocean View, Delaware, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oxygen Concentrators and Cylinders Market is expected to surpass USD 4.5 billion by 2024; according to a new research study published by Global Market Insights, Inc. Increasing prevalence of COPD, asthma and other respiratory disorders will drive market growth over the forecast years. Excessive smoking and exposure to industrial dust will deteriorate the air quality leading to respiratory illness. Climate change further poses a massive threat to respiratory health as it increases risk factors such as amounts of pollens, allergens and…

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Mercury Systems Receives $3.8M Order for Advanced Electronic Warfare Application

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $3.8M order from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance radio frequency (RF) and microwave modules integrated into an advanced electronic warfare system.  The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2018 first quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters. The Company’s leading portfolio of RF and microwave solutions include products addressing applications from 1 to 140 gigahertz (GHz) frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum. State-of-the-art design tools minimize…

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Constellium Signs Multi-Year Contract with Aerospace Manufacturer Pilatus to Support Jet Aircraft Program

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellium N.V. (NYSE:CSTM) (Euronext Paris:CSTM) announced today that it has extended its long-term contract with aircraft manufacturer Pilatus to support its new executive jets aircraft program. With this agreement Constellium will supply an increased volume of aerospace plate to Pilatus.  Under this contract, Constellium will supply Pilatus with aerospace plates from its manufacturing plant in Issoire (France) to support the delivery of more than 80 PC-24 Super Versatile Jets as part of Pilatus’ efforts to develop a new executive jet segment. “This…

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FishEye Patents Real-Time Processing of Streaming Data

MAYNARD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FishEye Products, LLC, a leading provider of real-time systems, has been awarded a patent for their Real-Time Platform (RTTK). The invention defines a process that looks inside applications to extract knowledge to unlock the fastest access to real-time machine data and real-time analytics. Real-time embedded systems have hard deadlines, are complex, and must share machine data across varying hardware. These systems are hard to understand making them difficult and expensive to make, debug, validate, and keep operational. The patent radically simplifies the…

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EMCORE Announces New Precision Fiber Optic Gyro-Based Inertial Measurement/Navigation Unit for Replacement of Legacy Systems

ALHAMBRA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR), a leading provider of advanced Mixed-Signal Optics products that provide the foundation for today’s high-speed communication network infrastructures and leading-edge defense systems, announced today the introduction of its new EN-300 Inertial Measurement/Navigation Unit for platform stabilization in unmanned aerial vehicles, dismounted soldier applications, aeronautics and aviation. Designed with options for full navigation capability, or as a higher performance, lower cost replacement for legacy Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), the EMCORE EN-300 IMU is being introduced at DSEI, September 12-15 at…

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Airline swaps pen and paper for Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Bracknell, UK. 5th September 2017: European cargo airline West Atlantic is transforming life for aviation crew, who formerly used pen and paper to keep on top of logistics, by equipping them with Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged tablets. The result is a better and more efficient working day in the form of saved time, increased user-friendliness and better overview. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1, which is approved for Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) use in the aviation industry, will be used in this capacity by West Atlantic. EFB’s are designed to replace paper-based…

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