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Cold Spray 3D Printing OEM SPEE3D Opens First US-Based Facility in New Hampshire

Cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) SPEE3D, based in Melbourne, Australia, has opened its first facility in the US, at the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH’s) John…

SPEE3D Demonstrates Cold Spray 3D Printing in US Navy SALVEX Exercise

SPEE3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) systems, announced that the company participated in the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) SALVEX exercise, at Naval…

Navy’s Afloat Additive Manufacturing Program Creates Scalability Model for 3D Printing Industry

A story published this week in National Defense spotlights a new Department of Defense (DoD) program of record (PoR) for fiscal year 2024, the Navy’s Afloat Additive Manufacturing (AM) Program….

Latest Earnings Overview for Australian 3D Printing Firms Titomic and AML3D

Australian 3D printing manufacturing firms Titomic (ASX: TTT) and AML3D (ASX: AL3) reported their financial results for the period from July to December 2023, marking the first half of their…

AML3D’s Ohio Expansion: Capital Infusion and Defense Contracts to Boost U.S. 3D Printing Operations

Australia-headquartered AML3D (ASX: AL3) is making headway into the United States market with strategic expansion plans and a fresh capital infusion. The company, specializing in advanced wire arc additive manufacturing…

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US Navy Awards Contract to Ursa Major for 3D Printed Solid Rocket Motors

The Naval Energetics Systems and Technologies (NEST) Program has awarded a contract to Ursa Major to develop and test a solid rocket motor (SRM) prototype for the US Navy’s Standard…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: April 7, 2024

Webinars and events in the 3D printing industry are picking back up this week! Sea-Air-Space is coming to Maryland, and SAE International is sponsoring a 3D Systems webinar about 3D…

Naval Postgraduate School Opens Advanced Manufacturing Center as First Submarine Valve Assembly is 3D Printed

The US Navy’s additive manufacturing (AM) activity saw a striking acceleration in 2023, but as I wrote in November of last year, the branch was just getting warmed up. Bearing…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 23, 2024: AM in the US Coast Guard, Navy, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re discussing the use of 3D printing in various branches of the military, including the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Navy, and the German…

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Bechtel & ATI Tap Velo3D for US Navy 3D Printing Facility in Florida

As I’ve written about extensively over the last couple of years, the US Navy is at the forefront of US additive manufacturing (AM) innovation, especially when it comes to metals….

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ASTRO America Announces Details of Next Steps in 3D Printing Plan for Guam

For over two years, the Applied Science and Technology Organization (ASTRO) America has been working with the government of Guam to build up additive manufacturing (AM) capacity on the Pacific…

US Navy Demonstrates Deployable 3D Printing Kits at Australia’s Autonomous Warrior 2023

Last November, the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) hosted its annual training exercise, Autonomous Warrior (AW23). Among other representatives of Australia’s military allies that participated in AW23 were the US Office…

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Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2024: Choose Your Own Adventure

Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) in New York City is my favorite AM industry event. Now, I work for the company that puts on the show, so I’m sure I would…

US Navy, ASTRO America & Guam Team for New 3D Printing Center

The Applied Science and Technology Research Organization (ASTRO) America has been awarded $550,000 by BlueForge Alliance, a nonprofit program integrator for the US Navy’s Submarine Industrial Base (SIB) team, to…

US Navy Designs and 3D Prints Replacement Radar Part in Just Hours

Back in June, the US Navy announced that additive manufacturing (AM) specialists at the Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC) in Mayport, Florida had invented a new tool for the MK…

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The U.S. Navy’s 3D Printing Innovation Is just Getting Warmed up

Back in September, Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. (BPMI) awarded a contract to ATI Inc. to build a metal additive manufacturing (AM) facility in the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area, in support…

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The Digitalization of Grand Strategy: the US Navy’s Executive Director of PEO Submarines Matthew Sermon On Metal 3D Printing

Just as war shapes history, grand strategy is what shapes war, and military grand strategy all over the planet has changed faster than all of the other rapidly changing things…

US Secretary of Navy Attends Groundbreaking for Naval 3D Printing Center Summit

The third annual Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) and Navy Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM COE) Summit was held October 10-12 in Danville, VA, at the Institute for…

General Dynamics & Huntington Ingalls Industries to 3D Print Submarine Parts

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII’s) Newport News Shipbuilding division and General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB), the two companies most integral to the US Submarine Industrial Base (SIB), have partnered to accelerate…

AML3D Makes C-Suite Changes & Ramps Up its Metal 3D Printing Sales in Support of US Navy

The board of AML3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of metal additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, recently concluded a four month review of the company’s leadership structure, which has resulted…

ATI Wins Bechtel Contract to Build US Navy Metal 3D Printing Facility

ATI Inc., the Dallas-based manufacturer of metal powders, announced that the company has won a contract from Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. (BPMI) to support development of advanced manufacturing solutions for…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 2, 2023: Alloy Testing, Modular Buildings, & More

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs run the gamut from defense 3D printing and research to 3D printed modular buildings and more. Read on for all of the details! AML3D Receives…

US Navy Awards AML3D $2M Contract to 3D Print Submarine Part

AML3D, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of wire additive manufacturing (AM) platforms based in Adelaide, Australia, has won a $2 million contract from the US Navy to print a non…

AML3D Sells Another ARCEMY Machine to the US Navy, Is Granted European Patent

AML3D, an Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that produces large-scale additive manufacturing (AM) systems, announced that the company has sold its second ARCEMY X-Edition to the U.S. Navy. Additionally, the…