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America Makes Announces Winners of AM Qualification Project Calls

Founded in 2012 as the DoD’s national manufacturing innovation institute for AM and a Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII), America Makes, based in Youngstown, Ohio, is focused on accelerating adoption of…

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Firestorm Gets $12.5M from Lockheed and Others to Automate Drone Production with 3D Printing

Firestorm Labs is advancing an initiative that has been a topic of discussion on our site for a while: automating drone swarm production. Drones are increasingly altering the landscape of…

3D Printed Ramjet Created by Lockheed Martin and Velo3D

To bring hypersonics to reality, we require either materials that surpass the performance of those NASA and other organizations developed in the 1970s, or innovative ways to utilize these existing…

Lockheed Orders Titanium Plate from 3D Printing Materials Company IperionX

IperionX, a Charlotte, NC-based metals supplier specializing in titanium powders for additive manufacturing (AM), announced that the company has received an order for titanium plate components from defense giant Lockheed…

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Lockheed, GE, and ASTRO America Push for 3D Printing Small Business Fund at Pentagon

Last year, representatives from five of the most established US manufacturing brands met with President Biden and additive manufacturing (AM) industry experts in Hamilton, OH, to announce the launch of…

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Printing Money Episode 7: Notable 3D Printing Transactions in the Last Month, and More SSYS Deal Coverage

The deals didn’t take a break over the summer, as Alex and Danny have plenty to discuss in this July episode of Printing Money. Applications increasingly take centre stage as…

Lockheed Martin Invests in Advanced 3D Printing Bureau Sintavia

Advanced 3D printing service Sintavia has announced a direct equity investment from Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT). Though the exact sum has not been disclosed, the investment represents the aerospace…

Aerojet Rocketdyne Marks Milestone with Completion of RS-25 Engine Certification Tests

The recent successful completion of a 12-test certification campaign marks a significant milestone in Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) ‘s RS-25 engine production restart program. In partnership with NASA, this rigorous…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 18, 2023: Post-Processing, Footwear, & More

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Wohlers Associates has published a specialty report on post-processing, and AON3D has launched a line of filaments. On to business, Lithoz and…

Lockheed Martin’s 3D Printed Omnidirectional Antenna is Ready for Launch

Lockheed Martin recently announced it qualified its first complex 3D printed antenna for space flight. The omni directional antenna will be used for communications relays between it and Earth, and…

Lockheed Martin Invests in Fortify for Electronics 3D Printing

Fortify, an additive manufacturing (AM) startup specializing in developing materials and production processes for printed electronics, announced that the company has received a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures, the…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Better Air Conditioning Through 3D Printing, Conflux and Fortify

Fortify secures an investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures. Initially Fortify focused on tooling inserts which I thought was silly and would not see them become a viable company. I said…

AM Forward: Lockheed Martin Taps Sintavia for Metal 3D Printing

On May 2022, President Joe Biden joined five large U.S. manufacturers to announce the launch of AM Forward, an alliance to help smaller domestic suppliers increase their use of 3D…

Lockheed Martin Invests $100M in Terran Orbital and Its Spacecraft 3D Printing Capabilities

Today, we see a marriage of old space with new space. Terran Orbital Corporation (NYSE: LLAP), a small satellite producer that relies on 3D printing, among other manufacturing technologies, to…

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5 Ways Biden’s AM Forward Strategy Will Grow 3D Printing in the US

On May 6, 2022, President Joe Biden paid a visit to United Performance Metals in Hamilton, Ohio, where he announced the launch of a new federal 3D printing program dubbed…

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Biden Admin Launches U.S. 3D Printing Program: AM Forward

A decade after his predecessor, Barack Obama, launched what would become America Makes, the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has launched the AM Forward program, meant to further spur…

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Scramjet Engine Powered US Hypersonic Vehicle Flight

We recently learned that the United States tested a hypersonic weapon in mid-March. At the time, Pentagon officials decided to keep it under wraps to avoid further tensions with Moscow…

Lockheed Martin and Stratasys Release Aerospace 3D Printing Filament Data

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) is already in the business of supplying the largest number of 3D printed polymer aerospace parts. Now, the company has qualified yet another polymer for 3D printing…

Lockheed Martin’s 3D Printed Satellite Parts to Be Made by SWISSto12 and CAES

The niche electronics 3D printing segment is steadily growing as parties in military, space and aerospace continue pursuing methods for improving satellite and communications technology. When it comes to 3D…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: February 20, 2022

This is the busiest week for webinars and other online events we’ve had in some time! Topics include how to streamline CAM programming, 3D printed cycling saddles and metal medical…

Will Purdue Close the Hypersonic Weapons Gap with 3D Printing?

Purdue University is developing a new hypersonics center that is meant to create high-temperature materials—and it’s bringing along a number of high profile partners to help. The University’s Hypersonics Advanced…

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Coatings Giant PPG 3D Prints Lockheed Aircraft Parts with New, Proprietary Tech

As 3DPrint.com’s Matt Kremenetsky recently pointed out, centuries-old conglomerates are pushing into the 3D printing space, where smaller firms could give them an Industry 4.0 life raft as global economics…

Fitted With 3D Printed Parts, Lucy Spacecraft Is Off to Explore the Trojan Asteroids

The first mission to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids is finally underway after NASA’s solar-powered spacecraft Lucy launched on an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on…

NASA’s Lunar Rover: Lockheed 3D Prints Prototype Parts With MakerBot

Engineers at aerospace giant Lockheed Martin will use MakerBot’s industrial desktop METHOD X printers to create prototypes and proof of concept parts for its upcoming artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted lunar rover….