Latest manufacturing readiness level Stories

2011-04-21 06:45:00

TROY, Mich., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 28, 2010, Michigan-based Munro & Associates, Inc. was awarded a contract with the Defense-wide Manufacturing Science and Technology Program (Office of the Secretary of Defense) and the Air Force Research Laboratory, Manufacturing Technology Division, to explore and apply "Producibility Modeling during the Acquisition Process for Cost and Complexity Reduction." "This project will leverage over 22 years that we have worked in this...

2011-02-07 09:05:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $107 million U.S. Air Force contract to further the design of the Space Fence system. Under this contract, Raytheon will deliver a preliminary design and test a functional radar prototype to ensure cost and schedule certainty and technical maturity of the final design in support of Milestone B. "As the amount of debris in space continues to rise, the ability to detect smaller and smaller...

2010-02-08 07:15:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "Yes, we all want greener engines and less pollution, but we have to be sensitive to the costs or people just won't buy it," said Joe Feord, VP of Business Development at Munro & Associates. "The EPA wants to make real sure that they understand the real costs for new technology before they make any statements. We are pleased to partner in this effort with FEV to provide a rock-solid, bottoms-up engineering approach to estimating costs." A recent...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.