Two Interviews Have Been Released on Military Space Situational Awareness 2018

SMi Reports: The Military Space Situational Awareness conference takes place in London in just two weeks SMi Group’s 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness conference will commence in London on the 25th and 26th April 2018. In the lead up to the event, an interview with the conference Gold Sponsor, ExoAnalytic Solutions and newly retired RAF Squadron Leader Ralph ‘Dinz’ Dinsley, who will be chairing the 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness conference, has just been released. The full interviews are available to download from the website download centre here…

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Silexica Appoints New Vice President Worldwide Sales

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Silexica, the leading provider of multicore programming solutions, has appointed Andrew Caples as Vice President Worldwide Sales. Andrew brings over 25 years of technology sales and business development experience and will build and manage a market leading sales team. He will drive Silexica’s growth in key vertical markets including automotive, wireless, aerospace and defense – outlining the clear benefits of SLX – Silexica’s programming technology. During his career, Andrew has spent over 12 years successfully building domestic and worldwide sales teams…

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Fifth Set of Iridium® NEXT Satellites Begin Pre-Operational Testing

MCLEAN, Va., April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iridium Communications announced today that the fifth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, launched Friday by SpaceX, are functioning nominally and have begun the testing and validation process. Not only did this fifth launch increase the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in space to 50, but it was also the second Iridium NEXT launch to use a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket.   “Once testing is complete, we will be just 25 Iridium NEXT satellites shy of completing this historic tech refresh. It’s…

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LMI Aerospace Processing Operation Receives Missouri Water Environment Association 2017 Silver Pretreatment Award

CUBA, Mo., April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LMI Aerospace’s processing operation in Cuba, Mo., has received a Missouri Water Environment Association 2017 Silver Pretreatment Award. The association issues the award annually to recognize industries for outstanding achievement in wastewater pretreatment. “We are honored that the City of Cuba nominated us and that Missouri Water Environment Association has recognized our efforts to help ensure the quality of our local wastewater treatment system,” said Rob Will, LMI Cuba general manager. LMI Cuba performs anodizing and metal finishing for military and commercial…

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Fifth Successful Iridium® NEXT Launch Completed as Iridium Surpasses 1 Million Subscribers

MCLEAN, Va., March 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that at 7:13:51 am PDT (14:13:51 UTC) SpaceX successfully launched the fifth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.  All 10 new satellites have successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center and are preparing to begin testing.  Shortly before launch, the Iridium network met a major milestone as it surpassed 1 million active subscribers. This continues a trend of significant growth and serves as a testament…

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SmarTech Issues New Report Addressing Opportunities in Precious Metal Additive Manufacturing (PMAM)

CROZET, Va., March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Industry analyst firm SmarTech Publishing has just issued a new report that examines the current market for precious metal alloys in additive manufacturing (AM). SmarTech expects the overall market for precious alloys in AM to become a major segment in metal 3D printing, with materials revenues alone topping $250 million by 2028 and overall PMAM related revenues nearing $2 billion at the end of the 10-year forecast period. The penetration of AM into low-batch, high-end, high-performance parts production is the most natural evolution…

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CPI Aerostructures Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

– Company Reports 2017 Pre-Tax Income at Upper End of Range of Guidance, Operating Cash Flow in Excess of Expectations; Defense Backlog at $301.3 Million – – Separately Company Announces Acquisition of Aerospace Component and Assemblies Manufacturer Welding Metallurgy, Inc. –   – Management to Host Conference Call at 8:30 a.m. ET Today – EDGEWOOD, N.Y., March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (“CPI Aero®”) (NYSE American:CVU) today reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 financial results. Full Year 2017 vs. Full Year 2016 Revenue was $81.3 million compared to…

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Northstar Electronics, Inc.’s (NEIK) Progress Update

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northstar Electronics, Inc. (OTCQB:NEIK) provides an updated report on its subsidiary, Northstar Sealand Enterprises Ltd. (NSEL). NSEL continues to work diligently to acquire a “Definitive Agreement” for the worldwide rights to a “Turbo Prop” single engine industrial airplane from a world leader in the aerospace industry. The primary applications of the airplane are for “Agriculture” and “Rapid Response Forest Fire Fighting (RRFFF),” where the needs for both variants of the airplane are high.  Management continues to interact weekly with senior managers…

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Cadence Aerospace Appoints New Executive Leaders

Thomas C. Hutton Named Chief Executive Officer Dennis J. Orzel Selected as Chief Operating Officer ANAHEIM, Calif., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cadence Aerospace, a provider of highly complex aerospace components and assemblies to commercial and defense customers, announced today the appointment of Thomas C. Hutton as Chief Executive Officer and Dennis J. Orzel as Chief Operating Officer. Ron Case, who has served as the Company’s CEO since 2014, plans to retire later this month. With Centers of Excellence based in the U.S. and Mexico, Cadence Aerospace serves the…

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LMI Aerospace Composites Operation Receives Boeing Thermoplastics Contract

Under the multiyear contract, LMI will produce the lightweight, affordable composite parts for Boeing 787 Dreamliner, 767 and 747 airplanes Boeing in 2017 certified LMI’s Everett, Wash., operation as a thermoplastic composite parts provider EVERETT, Wash., March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LMI Aerospace’s composite operation in Everett, Wash., has received a multiyear contract from Boeing to provide thermoplastic composite parts for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, 767 and 747 airplanes. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2019. The contract follows Boeing’s 2017 qualification of the LMI operation as a provider…

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