Transportation Industry Products

Transportation Industry Products

GA-ASI Offers Capital Aircraft to Support Humanitarian Efforts

November 16, 2016

Potential to Deliver Humanitarian Rations to 3,400 People Daily

SAN DIEGO - 14 November, 2016 - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, announced today that it can provide a company-owned aircraft to support humanitarian relief efforts.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Lockheed Martin Successfully Launches WorldView-4 Satellite for DigitalGlobe

November 14, 2016

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2016 - Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has successfully launched the WorldView-4 commercial remote sensing spacecraft for DigitalGlobe, Inc. An Atlas V 401 blasted off at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time from Space Launch Complex 3 East, placing WorldView-4 in orbit for customer DigitalGlobe and marking the 137th consecutive successful Atlas launch to... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Transportation Industry Products

Amerijet Airlines approves Starcom Systems GPS Tracking Devices

November 14, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 10, 2016 - Amerijet International, Inc. announced today that it has approved Starcom Systems Kylos Air GPS Tracking Device for Air Cargo use aboard its Aircraft. Amerijet, with offices in 78 countries and moving more than 300 million pounds per year has identified the need for the latest in tracking technology to better serve its shipping clientele. Starcom Systems... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Agri-Trade Equipment Expo, Red Deer (Alberta) - Kubota Presents its Newest Products to Western Canada's Farmers

November 14, 2016

RED DEER, AB, Nov. 9, 2016 - From November 9 to 12, Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) will take part in the 2016 edition of the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo in Red Deer (Alberta), an exceptional event where visitors will have the opportunity to discover Kubota's new 2016 product line and appreciate their legendary power, durability and reliability. Product specialists available on-site will help... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

GA-ASI's Avenger® Extended Range (ER) Aircraft comes with 44-foot long fuselage.

November 14, 2016

An extended range version of its multi-mission jet-powered Predator® C Avenger, GA‑ASI’s new Avenger® Extended Range (ER) aircraft features wingspan of 76 feet and 2,200 pounds of additional fuel, and is capable of 15 to 20 hours of endurance. Offering long loiter Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and precision-strike capability, ER supports a range of sensors and... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Workhorse W-15 electric truck offers low center of gravity.

November 13, 2016

With 80 mile battery range using Panasonic 18650 Li-ion batteries and on-board generator, Workhorse W-15 electric truck is designed to dramatically lower emissions and lower fueling and maintenance costs. Providing large frontal crumble zone and lower total cost of ownership, Electric pickup truck work comes with range extender for fleet usage.

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Transportation Industry Products

Airbus Defence and Space to Order Two C295 Simulators from CAE

November 11, 2016

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2016 - Airbus Defence and Space has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CAE of Canada for the acquisition of two additional Full Flight Simulators for the C295 medium transport and surveillance aircraft. One device will be located at the company's International Training Centre at Seville, Spain and the other with an undisclosed C295 operator. The deal will... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

SSL Delivers Powerful, High Capacity Broadband Satellite for Hughes to Cape Canaveral Launch Base

November 11, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. and GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 7, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, and Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced that the EchoStar XIX satellite, which SSL designed and built for Hughes, has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Wrightspeed and The Ratto Group Deploy First Route™-Enabled Refuse Truck

November 9, 2016

Coming to a neighborhood near you: A recycled truck that recycles the waste

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 - Today, at a press conference held in Sonoma County, Wrightspeed, the leading manufacturer of range-extended electric vehicle (REV) powertrains for heavy-duty applications, and The Ratto Group, a Santa Rosa-based refuse, yard waste and recycling collection and processing... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Envirocleanse LLC Moves Forward with Patented inTank™ Ballast Water Treatment System

November 9, 2016

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2016 - Envirocleanse LLC, division of Charter Brokerage, a BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY company, recently submitted a Letter of Intent to the US Coast Guard and the International Maritime Organization indicating that Envirocleanse will apply for Type Approval of their patented Envirocleanse inTank™ Ballast Water Treatment System. Full-scale shipboard trials were performed earlier in... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Boeing, UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

October 31, 2016

Airplanes will support carrier's fleet expansion plans EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing [NYSE: BA and UPS [NYSE: UPS today announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes.  "These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe," said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Magellan Aerospace Signs Agreement with BAE Systems for F-35 Lightning II Assemblies

October 31, 2016

TORONTO - Magellan Aerospace ("Magellan") announced today that it will be producing F-35 Lightning II horizontal tail assemblies under an agreement with BAE Systems. The agreement is the continuation of annual contract awards made to Magellan by BAE Systems for F-35 assemblies, valued at more than CDN $70 million over a two year period. Magellan and BAE Systems have been working together to... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

SW45023 Exit Door Lamp Switch enables operating pressure of 32 oz.

October 26, 2016

Measuring less than ¾” diameter, SW45023 Exit Door Lamp Switch is rated at 2.0A resistive load at 28VDC input and switch life of 200,000 minimum cycles. Weighing less than 15 grams, unit offers custom PC pins 0.025 square for mating into next higher assembly connector. Featuring push-On/remain-In/push-off switch mechanism with plunger travel of approximately 0.19”, device comes... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

October 24, 2016

Advanced autonomy system demonstrated on a Diamond DA-42, Cessna Caravan and Bell UH-1 helicopter MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 - Aurora Flight Sciences is breaking ground in the world of automated flight through its work on the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. On October 17 Aurora demonstrated automated flight capabilities with ALIAS flying a Cessna Caravan through... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Second Tranche of Ballard-Powered Fuel Cell Buses Commissioned in China

October 24, 2016

VANCOUVER and YUNFU, China - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced the commissioning and deployment of 10 fuel cell-powered buses in the City of Yunfu, in the Province of Guangdong, China. The unveiling took place at a ceremony held at the Foshan (Yunfu) Industrial Transfer Park, Sinao Town, Yunfu City in Guangdong Province. The ceremony was attended by Mayor of Yunfu,... Read More

Software, Transportation Industry Products

DHS Fields New Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability for Predator B Fleet

October 24, 2016

Capability Significantly Reduces Operator Training Costs and Landing Incidents SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), radars, and electro-optic and related mission solutions, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released its newest flight... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

IFR Charts optimize pilot situational awareness.

October 24, 2016

SID and STAR Departure and Arrival Charts help pilots increase safety in flight and raise awareness of both physical obstacles and dangers, and regulatory environment for each procedure. Enhancements include addition of terrain, distinctive use of color to identify important features, and true-to-scale depiction of chart elements. MSAs within plan view provide minimum clearance of objects near... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products

Inertial Measurement Unit offers tactical grade stability.

October 21, 2016

Supporting high-accuracy navigation, guidance, and positioning, Model ADIS16490 is suited for applications ranging from aviation and unmanned systems to machine control, precision instrumentation, and smart munitions. Device features tactical grade in-run bias stability of 1.8°/hr and 3.6 µg. Angular random walk of 0.09°/root-hr and velocity random walk of 0.008 m/sec/root-hr help... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Navy Awards Raytheon $255 Million to complete Development of Next Generation Precision Landing System

October 21, 2016

System equips the F-35 and unmanned aircraft with safer, more accurate landing guidance DULLES, Va. - The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $255 million contract for development and production readiness of its next generation precision landing system. The Joint Precision Approach and Landing System uses GPS satellite navigation to provide more accurate landing guidance for manned... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Commercial Truck Bed Extender features adjustable legs.

October 20, 2016

TramBed 2.0 can be slid out by truck owners and braced via its adjustable legs. Supporting loads up to 2,000 lb (8 ft truck bed) with legs extended, legs keep extension stable and permit product to be used as in-field work surface while adding minimal to no stress on truck suspension. Heavy-duty construction features all-stainless steel deck and factory-welded, powder-painted extension rails... Read More