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EDA Identifying Impact of Additive Manufacturing Technologies in Defence

Whilst AM technologies are being developed in the civil sector, there is still significant potential for additive manufacturing technologies to enhance defence capabilities. Among them, the most likely are mobility, sustainability, effect and protection through e.g. field repair & maintenance, reduced logistic burden and improved sustainability in war fighting and peacekeeping missions. …

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The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Its First Metal 3D Printer to Enhance R&D

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the Navy’s full-spectrum corporate laboratory, conducting a broad-based program of scientific research and development for maritime application related to oceanic, atmospheric, and space sciences. They have selected Concept Laser’s 3D metal printing technology for rapid prototyping and materials research. This is their first …

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University of Notre Dame partners with DoD’s Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

Researchers in bioengineering at the University of Notre Dame will join a consortium of academia, industry and government organizations and the nonprofit sector to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs. The Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), Manufacturing USA initiative, will bring together close to 100 …

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Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Analyzes Risks of 3D Printing for Missile Proliferation

Nuclear Threat Initiative, an association that designs innovative threat-reduction projects and works with governments, scientists, technicians and educators to raise awareness and advocate solutions, just released a study conducted by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies on the risks that additive manufacturing/3D printing could represent …

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European Defence Agency Launches Project to Test Feasibility of 3D Printing in the Field

While most probably did not even know that such an organization exists, the European Defence Agency (EDA) not only exists since 2004 and is fully operational (cit) but it has also just launched  innovative and promising defence-related project on Additive Manufacturing/3D printing. The project’s objective is to assess the areas where AM can …

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Roboze Delivers Roboze One+400 3D Printer to Elbit Systems in Israel

    Roboze, manufacturer of professional 3D printing solutions for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing applications, has successfully delivered their flag ship product – the Roboze One+400 Industrial 3D printer – to Cyclone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, which is a leading international technology company publically traded on the …

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