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BAE Systems 3D printing enables first ever flight using supersonically blown air

Drone development undertaken by BAE Systems in collaboration with The University of Manchester has reached a new landmark. Earlier in May this year, the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully completed trials proving the capabilities of its “flap-free” flight technologies. As a result, MAGMA is believed to have become the first vehicle in aviation history […]

Northrop Grumman granted patent for composite fiber 3D printing

American global defense company Northrop Grumman has been granted a patent for a composite 3D printing process and device. First filed December 8, 2015, the patent was granted January 8, 2019. It focuses on a fused filament fabrication (FFF) method, for depositing long-fiber reinforced materials. 3D printing at Northrop Grumman In the 3D printing industry, […]