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Additive Manufacturing Working Groups The Additive Manufacturing Workshops will feature these focus areas: AM Working Groups:   Research & Development to Advance AM Qualification and Certification – (Mark Benedict, Jennifer Wolk, Jeffrey Gaddes & Brandon Ribic) The intent of the workshop is to outline opportunities for strategic research and development (R&D) to address gaps in […]

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2020 AMMO Workshop Questionnaire

The planning team for the 2020 Workshops requests responses from stakeholders to include the following information (you may respond to any one or all of these questions). Responses will be accepted until 31 October 2019. Which topics from the June 2019 Workshops (listed below) should be a focus in 2020? What specific information, outcomes, or [...]
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ANSI Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Published

New York, December 20, 2018: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the publication of the Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Version 1.0). The roadmap was developed by the Institute’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC), a group established to coordinate and accelerate the development of the standards and conformity assessment programs needed […]

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Work Begins on U.S. Air Force Research Into Flaw Formation in Powder Bed Fusion Processes

Work has begun on a $1.4 million project under the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-Cost Sustainment (MAMLS) program funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) through America Makes. The project, which was announced at the 2018 RAPID + TCT event in Fort Worth, TX, commenced on June 13th. It will see a team led by the Applied Research Lab at Penn State, in collaboration […]

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Additive Manufacturing in the DoD

The global advancements in additive manufacturing (AM) are far reaching. From a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) perspective, all the Services (U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine Corps) are working to advance AM materials, processes, and manufacturing technologies. The investment is substantial. Progress is being systematically made through a variety of means including, but […]

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Additive Manufacturing in the DoD

The global advancements in additive manufacturing (AM) are far reaching. From a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) perspective, all the Services (U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine Corps) are working to advance AM materials, processes, and manufacturing technologies. The investment is substantial. Progress is being systematically made through a variety of means including, but […]

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NAVSEA: Guidance on the Use of Additive Manufacturing

As outlined in 50 U.S.C. § 2406 and § 2511 (codifying Executive Order 12344, February 1, 1982) the Deputy Commander, Nuclear Propulsion Directorate {SEA 08) has responsibilities and authorities over all fac ilities and activities· which comprise the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, a joint Department of Energy (DOE) and Navy organization. These responsibilities and authorities include all technical and logistical […]

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