Jan 31, 2018
ADAPT member company Moog has donated an EOS M270 Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) system to Colorado School of Mines to further advance additive manufacturing research collaboration between the ADAPT Center and the Laser Machining Group led by Dr. Jeff Squier.
December 15, 2017
"To have this event here means so much to us. We actually get to see our work," says Maureen Athoe, President of Moog's Space & Defense Group. "It's a very big deal, especially for our employees who work on this stuff, work on the hardware, but they never get to see it in person, they never get to see where it goes. You usually don't get to see it on a sub, you don't get to see it on a missile. You get to see it on that ship this weekend," she says.
October 11, 2017
Under an urgent requirement for the US Army Leonardo DRS has been awarded a $42 million contract for a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS). The C-UAS will comprise of two MRAP all-terrain vehicles, a Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) turret from Moog and a mast-mounted Surveillance and Battlefield Reconnaissance Equipment (SABRE) EO/IR sensor from DRS.
October 9, 2017
As threats evolve across the world, the U.S. Army must keep pace with its adversaries’ modernization efforts. Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, has led the charge to enhance the lethality of the Army’s Brigade Combat Teams (BCT).
August 3, 2017
Leonardo DRS, which is the lead systems integrator, will work with its teammate, Moog Inc., and various other subcontractors develop the C-UAS capability. The system will include Moog’s Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) turret.
July 25, 2017
Defense News publishes its annual survey of the world's top 100 defense companies.
July 18, 2017
Leonardo DRS has received a contract from the U.S. Army to develop a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect soldiers from enemy drones, the company announced in a statement today. The contract is under an urgent operational need and worth up to $16 million. Leonardo DRS will act as the lead systems integrator and work with Moog Inc. and additional industry partners, the statement read.
May 6, 2017
The first of ten contracts awarded under the Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) was recently completed. Moog Inc. successfully completed a “Non-Destructive Evaluation, Standards, and Testing” project, March 13. The company met all program objectives and completed all deliverables on time and on budget during the 15-month period of performance.
Mar 14, 2017
Aware of the growing threat of bomb-laden mini drones that recently emerged in Iraq and Syria, the US Army is rushing to field countermeasures and kinetic effects designed specifically to defeat drones.To integrate soft kill capabilities DRS is employing jammers provided by SRC on combat platforms which will soon deploy in support of an urgent operational need. A hard kill system based on remotely operated weapon station employs the Moog Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP).
Feb 19, 2017
Oshkosh Defense, LLC will showcase its MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) and Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV), the U.S. military’s JLTV solution, at the IDEX Conference 2017. The vehicles will be on display at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, in Abu Dhabi from February 19-23, 2017.
Jan 11, 2017
TEAM CHALLENGER 2, a consortium of companies led by BAE Systems, has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Assessment Phase.
As threats evolve across the world, the U.S. Army must keep pace with its adversaries' modernization efforts. Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, has led the charge to enhance the lethality of the Army's Brigade Combat Teams (BCT).
Dec 16, 2016
Moog has carried out a live fire demonstration of a 30mm direct fire cannon on the Reconfigurable Integrated-Weapons Platform (RIWP), the company announced on 14 December.
Oct 18, 2016
Moog Space and Defense Group has developed and tested the Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP), designed to be installed on newbuild tracked and wheeled armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) to enhance their firepower.
Oct 6, 2016
The M-ATV Assault variant on display is outfitted with a Moog Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP). Along with the same Orbital ATK M230 LF 30mm lightweight automatic chain gun as on the JLTV variant, the RIwP mounts a Javelin missile, an M249 5.56mm machine gun, and a DRS Long Range AIM target acquisition sensor suite.
Sept 13, 2016
Sept 9, 2016
On September 8, 2016 an Atlas-V launch vehicle successfully deployed the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Study and Sample Return Mission. The mission is to study the near Earth asteroid Bennu and to return to Earth in 2023 with a sample of Bennu for detailed analysis
Aug 10, 2016
New channel partner to offer local presence and support for Moog Sensor and Surveillance Systems’ Solutions.
Aug 2, 2016
Since 2014, Moog has been working to re-design and supply fan motors and controllers to Raytheon IDS for the Cooling Equipment Unit (CEU) of the Army/Navy Transportable Radar (AN/TPY-2). AN/TPY-2 is the radar surveillance section of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system.
July 19, 2016
Focal Technologies, a Moog Inc. Company, has been awarded the contract to supply Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd with a 6.6 kV electrical slip ring for their new tidal turbine. Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd recently launched the 2 MW SR2000.
July 18, 2016
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense was recently selected to provide MONARC 22 thruster engines for two Thales Alenia Space (TAS) spacecraft programs; ExoMars 2020 (an ESA program) with Thales Alenia Space UK and SWOT (a joint CNES/NASA/JPL program) with Thales Alenia Space France. Moog has been a trusted propulsion component supplier to TAS for over 15 years. However, this is the first time TAS has ordered the MONARC-22 engines. ExoMars 2020 is a European Space Agency space robotics mission to Mars and SWOT is a NASA/CNES/JPL satellite mission to study ocean and terrestrial surface waters.
July 5, 2016
On the 5th of August 2011, an Atlas V launch vehicle carried aloft the NASA/JPL Juno spacecraft, destined for a rendezvous with Jupiter. At this point the probe’s trajectory was solely being controlled through its own internal propulsion system. Performing the vast majority of the trajectory velocity change is the Moog UK Westcott designed and built LEROS 1b main engine – known for its high thrust, robust performance and reliability.
June 29, 2016
Ron Gramza is the technical service manager at Moog Industrial Group. During his twenty years with Moog, he’s seen a lot of approaches to the repair, maintenance and overhaul of industrial applications. See three lessons he’s learned and a link to download the full document.
Moog’s Total Solution for motion control will be the theme for its booth (C014 in Pavilion 2) at the SPS IPC Drives Italia, the industrial automation fair held from May 24 to 26 at the Fiere di Parma Fairground. The booth displays will highlight the distinctive advantages of the complete solutions developed by Moog including efficiency, high productivity, safety, flexibility, and reduction of operating costs and energy consumption. Moog is known for tailoring products to meet specific customer requests for a range of markets including power generation, metal forming, steel production, plastics, test & simulation and motorsports.
Moog Showcases Products, Solutions and Services At Fluid Power and Systems 2016 Exhibition
10 April 2016
Moog Industrial Group today announced, it will present its range of motion control products, solutions and global support services at the Fluid Power and Systems Show, The NEC, Birmingham, UK from 12 until 14 April 2016 at stand AF200.
University of Saskatchewan Fluid Power Lab Manager Wins Moog Oldest Operating Servo Valve Contest with 53-year-old Valve
1 April 2016
The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. declared Doug Bitner, manager for the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Engineering Fluid Power Lab, the winner of its contest to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve after he sent in a video showing lab equipment running with a Moog 21 Series servo valve manufactured in 1963. Moog launched the contest last September as part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Moog’s operations in Europe
17 February 2016
Moog Announces Agreement with The Italian Institute Of Technology (IIT) For Joint Development of Next-Generation Actuation and Control Technologies for Autonomous Robots
12 February 2016
East Aurora, NY, USA - Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced that it signed an agreement with IIT, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) for the creation of a new joint lab in Genoa, Italy – Moog@IIT – focusing on the development and application of next-generation actuation and control technologies for autonomous robots. Moog and IIT will work together over the next three years to develop key enabling technologies to accelerate the adoption of autonomous robots into real-world applications.
Moog Supplies Gulfstream with 500-channel Aerospace Test Controllers for Static and Fatigue Tests on Aircraft
20 January 2016
The Industrial Group has delivered Aerospace Test Controller systems for the Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation’s Structural Test Lab in Savannah, Ga., to run static and fatigue tests on the G500 and G600 business aircraft.
Electromechanical Actuation System Supports Successful U.S Air Force and Orbital ATK Medium-Class Stage III Static Fire Test
14 January 2016
Strategic Win for Moog to Advance Launch Vehicle Booster Technology with Metal Additive Manufacturing Techniques
12 January 2016
22 December 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided critical hardware and services to Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the prime contractor and spacecraft bus manufacturer of eleven ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) Generation 2 (OG2) satellites, completing its next generation satellite constellation. The satellites were designed and manufactured at SNC’s Louisville, Colorado facility. ORBCOMM’s OG2 launch took place today from Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.
Reiser Simulation and Training Selects Moog’s Motion Base, Vibration Platform, Control Loading System and Software for H-145 Helicopter Full Flight Simulator Level D
15 December 2015
Moog Industrial Group has been selected by Reiser to provide an Electric Motion Base, the vibration platform, control loading system and software to support the training of H145 pilots on a Helicopter FFS-D (Full Flight Simulator – Level D). Reiser was awarded a contract from ADAC HEMS Academy GmbH for the provision of the H145 Helicopter Full Flight Simulator training to support H145 pilots with the most realistic training for their future missions.
Moog China to Provide Simulation Table and Hydraulic Servo Testing System for Nanjing Automobile (NAVECO) Research Institute R&D Centre
23 November 2015
Moog has won a bid to supply a hydraulic simulation table and hydraulic servo testing system to Nanjing Automobile Research Institute, a subsidiary of NAVECO and Sino-foreign joint venture between IVECO and Nanjing Automobile, which is a sub-company of SAIC Motor. The Nanjing Automobile Research Institute, a nationally certified testing institute in China, required a vehicle and spare parts test bed for mini bus, light and medium duty trucks for a newly opened research and development centre in Jiangning, Nanjing
4 November 2015
The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. will host a webinar titled “Analyzing the Root Cause of Failures Improves Machine Uptime” on November 16 at 10 a.m. ET. The webinar’s expert panellists will present case studies where indicators such as contaminated oil, worn actuator shafts or scarring of a cylinder shaft were hiding the root cause of failure in motion control products or industrial systems.
Moog has shipped the Satellite Dispenser to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to support ORBCOMM Generation 2 satellites
26 October 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group has shipped the Satellite Dispenser to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) to support the launch of eleven ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) Generation 2 (OG2) satellites. The launch will take place in the coming weeks from Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) atop a dedicated SpaceX Falcon 9, completing ORBCOMM’s next generation satellite constellation. A Moog dispenser supported the previous successful launch of six ORBCOMM OG2 satellites on July 14, 2014.
Moog Unveils New Engineering, Production and Service Facility for its Industrial Group in the United Kingdom
15 October 2015
Moog Industrial Group has today unveiled its brand new purpose built production facility in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, UK. The new facility will support existing high performance motion control engineering, design, manufacturing and service both globally as well as in the UK.
7 October 2015
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog has recently been authorized to release to production its H-60/S-70 Pitch Trim Actuator with Endurance Upgrade, making it available to customers worldwide. Moog’s Endurance Upgrade was designed to enable the Pitch Trim Flight Control System to stay on-wing longer and provides better reliability in harsh environments such as salt water, humidity and sand.
HelpMeSee and Moog Demonstrate Cataract Eye Surgery Simulator for Chinese Government, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenge Meetings
6 October 2015
Moog Industrial Group and its partner HelpMeSee, a global campaign to end cataract blindness, will provide multiple demonstrations of a first-of-its-kind cataract surgery simulator in Beijing for representatives from the Chinese Ministry of Science & Technology, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) as part of the Grand Challenges annual meeting. Grand Challenges is a group of initiatives led by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Grand Challenges Canada to promote the use of technology to help the world’s poor and solve pressing global health issues. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, despite the fact that a treatment exists. The HelpMeSee Eye Surgery Simulator is part of a global initiative to train the specialists needed to provide this essential surgical care.
TSS Completes Integration of Moog Crossbow ILC2000 Real-Time Monitoring and Tracking Device into Cloud Based Service for Cold Chain Logistics
5 October 2015
Milpitas, California, USA (5 October 2015) – Moog Crossbow, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), has been collaborating with Temperature Sensitive Solutions (TSS) AB to provide the cold chain logistics market a seamless, cloud based solution for monitoring and tracking cold chain shipments. TSS recently completed integration testing and the service is now available for cold chain customers worldwide.
25 September 2015
Redstone Arsenal, AL – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group and its defense-industry partner, DRS Technologies, today introduced the new Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) during a live fire demonstration at Redstone Arsenal.
17 September 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group has recently won two technology development studies for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) to explore new concepts for replacing the Minuteman III (MMIII) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon systems beyond 2030. The Air Force is strongly committed to the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad, expecting to spend $62.3 billion over 30 years in deterrence operations across the Future Years Defense Program.
15 September 2015
The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. has launched a contest today to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve. The company will also be sponsoring monthly drawings to give people with newer valves a chance to participate. This contest is part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Moog’s operations in Europe.
11 September 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group will enable Galileo’s Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites, Galileo 9 and 10, to maintain their orbit 22,522 km above Earth. The satellites launched today atop a Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites, manufactured by OHB System AG in Bremen, Germany, are an integral part of Europe’s program for a global navigation satellite system, providing accurate, guaranteed global positioning service, interoperable with the US GPS and Russian GLONASS systems. The complete satellite system consists of 30 satellites in three planes of Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and a ground infrastructure.
8 September 2015
East Aurora, NY, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is being awarded a $30,662,608 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for aircraft-mounted gun actuation systems and related engineering and repair services.
CTI Suzhou Successfully Commissions Moog Hydraulic Simulation Table as an Innovative Approach to Automotive Durability Testing for Components
26 August 2015
Suzhou, China – Centre Testing International Corporation (CTI) Suzhou has successfully completed powertrain mount durability and radiator / cooling fan tests with a customized Hydraulic Simulation Table (HST) delivered by Moog. A leader in the China testing industry, CTI is a comprehensive third-party agency that specializes in testing, calibration, inspection, certification and technical services. As a vehicle components durability test service supplier, CTI required multi-axle road simulation testing capabilities for one of its most important customers in China, GM PATAC – a joint venture between General Motors and Shanghai Auto Group which has become one of the most renowned vehicle R&D institutes in China.
Moog Crossbow Receives EASA Approval for Airborne use of ILC2000 Cargo Monitoring and Tracking Device
21 July 2015
Milpitas, California, USA (21 July 2015) – Moog Crossbow, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), recently passed a technical review by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to permit airborne use of its ILC2000 real-time cargo monitoring and tracking device. The technical review was based on Part-CAT AMC-GM-Issue 2 - Amendment 1 (Annex to ED decision 2014/029/R) detailing the requirements for Cargo Tracking Devices under AMC1 to CAT.GEN.MPA.140 Portable Electronic Devices. Moog Crossbow holds a similar endorsement from the FAA.
20 July 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group is celebrating the 46th Anniversary of the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon. The Apollo 11 launch occurred on July 16, 1969 and four days later the Lunar Module Eagle landed on the surface of the Moon. Shortly before 11pm EDT, Commander Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Lunar surface becoming the first human to set foot on another celestial body. Over 600 million people around the world watched a television broadcast of the event and heard Armstrong say “That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Eleven other people would eventually set foot on the Moon, including Armstrong’s Lunar Module Pilot Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, who described the view of the Moon as “magnificent desolation.”
8 June 2015
Wuxi XinDeBao has recently completed a successful flex coupling durability test program with a new simulation table specifically designed by Moog to handle smaller payloads of up to 100 kg. The Hydraulic Simulation Table 100 kg, (H-ST-100), is a new addition to Moog Simulation Table solutions, designed to meet XinDeBao’s specifications for the testing of automobile exhaust pipes. It is also capable of performing durability evaluations of other small vehicle components. The Moog Simulation Table is available in electric or hydraulic versions depending on the performance required.
1 June 2015
Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) was selected by Veritas AG, a global leader in the production of fluid systems, molding parts and thermo systems for the automotive industry, to supply the Moog Electric Simulation Table with Tilt. This innovative test system (patent pending) was specially designed for testing the behavior of fluid in in automotive fuel and fluid tank systems, a test application that requires large angular motions.
Moog Displays new Highly Integrated Smart Actuators in Active Compliant Robotic Leg Demo at IEEE Robotics and Automation Conference (ICRA)
21 May 2015
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is the leading supplier of high performance controls, and designers throughout the world have been selecting Moog servos for mission critical applications. Moog recently launched a family of highly integrated smart actuators and is working with lead users in the autonomous market space to demonstrate the next generation of high performance control.
12 May 2015
Moog Industrial Group, a leading provider of motion control products, solutions and services, is exhibiting at SPS IPC Drives Italy at Pavilion 2, Stand C014. This annual event for industrial automation will take place on 12-14 May, 2015 in Quartiere Fiere at Parma. This event is a kick off for Moog to celebrate 40 years of operation in Italy and 50 years of operation in Europe.
1 May 2015
San Jose, California, USA – Moog Crossbow, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), recently introduced the ANAV300, an Ultra-Compact MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and AHRS (Attitude Heading Reference System) for navigation and guidance in civil or military platforms.
24 April 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) but the story of Hubble begins nearly 50 years ago. Hubble launched in the payload bay of the Space Shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990 (STS-31) but was conceived of over two decades previous before man had even landed on the Moon and the Space Shuttle even existed. The Large Space Telescope (LST), as it was called initially, was originally slated for launch in 1979 but funding was cut in 1974. Astronomers lobbied for this telescope that would help unlock the mysteries of the universe. In 1978 NASA resumed funding LST with conjunction of the European Space Agency (ESA) making this a truly international effort. The new launch date was planned for 1983 but later slipped to fall of 1986. The Challenger accident in January 1986 stopped Space Shuttle launches leaving the now named Hubble Space Telescope without a launch vehicle. Finally after two years of investigation the Space Shuttles were cleared to resume flight and Hubble got its launch date 11 years after the initially scheduled date. Hubble is the only space telescope designed to be serviced by astronauts and on five different occasions repairs were performed on-orbit. These repairs and upgrades are expected to extend the life of Hubble until 2020 if not longer.
Moog Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement with QinetiQ for Airport Runway Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Detection Systems
16 April 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) and QinetiQ Ltd. have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for QinetiQ’s Tarsier® airport runway foreign object debris (FOD) detection system. The exclusive agreement will provide Moog's established customer base access to the latest FOD detection technologies for airport runways and will provide QinetiQ immediate access to Moog’s global sales channel with strong civil and military customer relationships throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
7 April 2015
Moog Inc., a leading supplier of high performance solutions for motion control, has announced plans to expand and strengthen its resources at the Moog production site in Casella, in the province of Genoa (Italy), to gain a leading position in Europe and acquire new market share. The Company has ceased its efforts to sell the business and is now focused on new initiatives that will extend the product offering and expertise in the field of brushless servo systems.
28 March 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group will enable the second set of Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) Satellites maintain their orbit 23,222 km above Earth. The satellites, Adam and Anastasia (FM3 and FM4, respectively), launched today atop a Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites, manufactured by OHB System AG in Bremen, Germany, are an integral part of Europe’s program for a global navigation satellite system, providing accurate, guaranteed global positioning service, interoperable with the US GPS and Russian GLONASS systems. The complete satellite system consists of 30 satellites in three planes of Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and a ground infrastructure.
25 March 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group played a critical role in the successful launch of the Boeing-built GPS IIF-9 satellite atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Medium + 4,2 rocket today. GPS IIF-9 is the ninth of twelve planned Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF satellites to support the space-based, worldwide navigation system. The system provides users with highly accurate, three-dimensional position, velocity and timing information 24 hours per day in all weather conditions.
16 March 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group is celebrating the 89th anniversary of Dr. Robert H. Goddard’s launch of the world’s first liquid-fueled rocket. This pioneering advancement was the first step toward advancing man into the Space Age. Liquid-fueled rockets, either alone or in conjunction with solid propellant rockets, have been used to propel every spacecraft into orbit since Sputnik in 1957 including mankind beginning in 1961. Moog has provided the hardware and engineering expertise to support launches since then. Moog’s Space and Defense Group supports on average two launches every month occurring across three different continents. Moog’s support ranges from servovalves used in Thrust Vector Control (TVC) actuators to the entire TVC system including the actuators, batteries, and control avionics; critical support brackets for main engine applications; valves for upper stage applications that control the super cold cryogenic liquid propellants; and a wide range of valves and actuators used throughout the launch vehicle including the valves and thrusters used for roll and reaction control systems.
NASA MMS Satellites to Study Reconnection Launch on United Launch Alliance Atlas V with Support from Moog
12 March 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided propulsion control to four NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS) satellites that launched this evening from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The spacecraft will study how magnetic fields around Earth connect and disconnect, explosively releasing energy via a process known as magnetic reconnection. Findings will enable new understanding of a universal process that is a major driver of space weather events that can affect modern technological systems such as communication networks, GPS navigation, and electrical power grids. All four satellites were carried into space on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.
Moog Dublin Announces “SoftRide” Technology Transfer Program for Enhanced Spacecraft Protection during Launch
18 February 2015
Moog’s Dublin facility, part of the Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group, announced today the commencement of a European Space Agency (ESA) technology transfer program to protect spacecraft by reducing harsh vibration experienced during launches. The program will make Moog Dublin the European supplier of Moog’s patented SoftRide, a vibration control technology that has already provided launch load alleviation for 34 satellites. Moog Dublin will provide end-to-end engineering support for all phases of SoftRide; from concept development, design, and qualification, to launch support.
11 February 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite that launched today from Cape Canaveral, F.L., atop a Falcon 9 launch vehicle. DSCOVR is a partnership between NOAA, NASA and the U.S. Air Force to provide a rapid advance warning to utility companies and satellite operators when solar flares approach Earth.
Moog Supports ULA Delta II Launch with NASA Spacecraft for Enhanced Understanding of Weather and Climate
31 January 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided propulsion control to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s (JPL) Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft that launched today from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carried aloft by a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. SMAP will use a combined radiometer and high-resolution radar to measure surface soil moisture and freeze-thaw state, providing for scientific advances and societal benefits with a further understanding of weather and climate.
22 January 2015
The Industrial Group has developed a 3-channel electro-mechanical test system to simulate loads on the seatback and benches of vehicles. The system has been installed at a car seat manufacturer in Asia that manufactures complete seating systems and interior components for automotive and transport companies.
Moog Supports Propulsion for Lockheed Martin MUOS-3 Satellite and Engine Control for United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch
21 January 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance (ULA) on both the U.S. Navy’s third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-3) satellite and the Atlas V launch vehicle that launched it today, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. MUOS-3 is part of a planned five-satellite constellation, operated by PMW 146, the Navy’s Communications Satellite Program Office, as a next-generation secure, tactical satellite communications system designed to vastly improve communications for U.S. forces on the move around the globe.
Moog’s Miniature Servo Valves Control the New Quadruped Robot of the Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)
12 January 2015
A team of researchers from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), based in Genova, selected Moog Industrial Group, a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems, to provide a miniature servo valve to optimize control of the legs of a new quadruped robot. The robot called HyQ or Hydraulically actuated Quadruped was created to help humans in emergency situations and during search and rescue operations in dangerous areas.
8 January 2015
East Aurora, NY, USA: The Composite Material Laboratory at the Inholland University of Applied Sciences in Delft, the Netherlands, has selected a Moog Portable Test Controller to be used for single-axis testing of composite materials such as fiber-reinforced polymers. This lab is used for research, education and commercial projects related to testing composite materials.
13 December 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V 541 launch vehicle, carrying a classified spacecraft payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) yesterday. The rocket launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
5 December 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided mission critical hardware to Lockheed Martin and UTC Aerospace Systems for Orion’s Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) that took place today from Cape Canaveral, Florida. EFT-1 will provide engineers with data about systems critical to crew safety, and will validate designs of the spacecraft before it begins carrying humans to new destinations in deep space.
4 December 2014
Moog Australia Pty Ltd., a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Moog Inc., the global designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems, celebrates the 35th anniversary of its establishment on November 7th 1979 and relocation to a new facility.
3 December 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided critical hardware to the Hayabusa-2 satellite and H-IIA rocket that launched on Dec. 3 at 1:22:04 p.m. (JST) from Tanegashima, Japan. The launch vehicle and spacecraft RCS Thrusters were built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The Electric Propulsion (EP) System was built by MHI and NEC Corporation (NEC), and the spacecraft was built by NEC in Japan. The Hayabusa-2 mission is JAXA’s follow-on to Hayabusa to perform a robotic sample return from an asteroid and bring it back to Earth. The Hayabusa mission launched in 2003 and returned to Earth in 2010 with a sample from a small asteroid near Earth named “25143 Itokawa”.
2 December 2014
Moog Inc. announced today that its Aircraft Group had been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, as the supplier of the high lift system and the pilot directional control system for the Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets.
26 November 2014
Moog Industrial Group has successfully delivered to Sogitec Industries the vibration platform and control loading system to support the training of NH90 pilots on a FFS (full flight simulator). Sogitec Industries, a subsidiary of DASSAULT AVIATION, was awarded a contract from NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter D&D Production and Logistics Management Agency) for the design and production of six NH90 Full Flight Simulators. The training systems are to be delivered to the French Army and Navy in 2015, including an FFS for the Army Aviation.
Moog Awarded Contract for Mission Critical Actuators for U.S. Navy Virginia-Class Nuclear Submarines
20 November 2014
East Aurora, NY USA — Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that has been awarded a $33.8 million contract to supply more than one thousand actuators for the next 10 Virginia-class nuclear submarines. This is part of the multi-year Block IV procurement, under which General Dynamics Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding will construct and deliver the 19th through 28th submarines of the Class between 2014 and 2023. The U.S. Navy recently procured the Block IV boats through a multiyear contract approved by Congress in 2013 and awarded by the Navy on April 28, 2014.
17 November 2014
Moog Components Group has announced the introduction of a new slip ring. The AC7257 through-bore model provides power and signal communications via the Siemens hybrid cable for the Sinamics S120M drive system with DRIVE-CLiQ®. Typical applications are packaging systems, machine tools and work centers.
30 October 2014
Moog Industrial Group has been working with their global Formula 1 (F1) customers to help them meet the challenges of 2014 Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) rules changes. Formula One cars are the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by FIA and are the most technologically advanced racing cars in the world. These new technical regulations encourage F1 auto designers to focus on new technologies, that are more relevant to road cars, and in particular techniques of improving fuel efficiency. Moog is able to help teams meet these challenges through their range of sub-miniature hydraulic F1 products and systems for actuation, supporting completely new systems on this season’s cars such as brake pressure limiting and turbocharger waste-gate control.
29 October 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group played a critical role in the successful launch of the Boeing-built GPS IIF-8 satellite atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket today. GPS IIF-8 is the eighth of twelve planned Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF satellites to support the space-based, worldwide navigation system. The system provides users with highly accurate, three-dimensional position, velocity and timing information 24 hours per day in all weather conditions.
14 October 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group is celebrating the 67th anniversary of Captain Charles “Chuck” Yeager breaking the Sound Barrier in a Bell X-1. The X-1 was built at the Bell Aircraft Wheatfield production facility located at the eastern end of the now Niagara Falls International Airport. This facility went on to produce rocket engines beginning in the 1950’s and still currently produces propulsion systems and spacecraft rocket engines as part of Moog’s In-Space Propulsion (ISP) division.
7 October 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided critical hardware to the Himawari-8 weather satellite, manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO). The launch took place today from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan atop a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) H-IIA Heavy-Lift Rocket.
12 September 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided integral hardware for the launch of Arianespace’s Ariane 5 ECA rocket and the two satellites it carried to space: MEASAT-3b and Optus 10. The satellites, manufactured respectively by Airbus Defence and Space and Space Systems/Loral (SSL), will be placed in Geo-Transfer Orbit (GTO).
Moog Delivers Tire Coupled Simulation System to Mazda Group for its First Overseas R&D Center in China
12 September 2014
Nanjing, China: Chang’an Mazda has successfully started performance and durability testing programs at its R&D center in Nanjing, thanks to a Moog Tire Coupled Simulation System delivered in a record time. The test system is a 4-poster hydraulic rig that simulates vertical acceleration and displacement inputs on the wheels, using data collected from the test track that is then replicated and played out in the lab through Moog Replication Software.
22 August 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported the first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) Satellites launched atop a Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT rocket today from Sinnamary, Kourou, French Guiana. The first two FOC satellites, manufactured by OHB System AG in Bremen, Germany, are an integral part of Europe’s program for a global navigation satellite system, providing accurate, guaranteed global positioning service, interoperable with the US GPS and Russian GLONASS systems. The complete satellite system consists of 30 satellites in three planes of Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and a ground infrastructure.
8 August 2014
29 July 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided hardware to Thales Alenia Space in support of Automated Transfer Vehicle 5 (ATV-5) Georges Lemaître, designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space as prime contractor, that launched on July 29, 2014 from ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana atop an Ariane 5 launch vehicle built by Airbus Defence and Space and operated by Arianespace. Georges Lemaître is the fifth ESA-built ATV; thirty companies from ten European countries, as well as eight other companies from Russia and the United States, work under the supervision of Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company.
14 July 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided critical hardware and services to prime Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) for the launch of six ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) Generation 2 (OG2) satellites. The satellites were manufactured by SNC at their facility in Louisville, Colorado. The launch took place today from Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.
10 July 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided hardware to Thales Alenia Space in support of four O3b FM Communications Satellites for O3b Networks Limited that launched today from French Guiana atop a Soyuz launch vehicle. The four O3b satellites (FM3, FM6, FM7, and FM8) are designed, integrated and tested by Thales Alenia Space and based on the ELiTeBus configuration.
Moog Announces Contract with Scoot, a Subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, for Long Term Support of Moog Flight Control Systems on Fleet of 787 Aircraft
30 June 2014
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) and Scoot Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, signed a 12 year exclusive contract for comprehensive support of the Moog Flight Control Systems on Scoot’s fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft. The program will include maintenance and inventory support via Moog’s strategically selected worldwide stocking locations, giving Scoot 24/7 access to spares no matter where their aircraft are located.
26 June 2014
Thule Group, with its headquarter based in Malmö, Sweden, is a world leading outdoor and sport retail company. The company has selected Moog to supply a second Moog Hydraulic Simulation Table for its test lab in Hillerstorp, south Sweden. The test system will be used to simulate conditions its products face when fastened to a car, travelling along any type of road. Thule’s safe and stylish products for transporting gear include racks for bikes, luggage, skis and surfboards.
16 June 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group’s Integrated Defense Systems Business Unit and its defense-industry partners have demonstrated the firing of a HELLFIRE missile from a ground vehicle with the Moog Third Generation Weapon Stores Management System (SMS) at Eglin Air Force Base. The SMS is a weapon controller and provides the interface for targeting sensors, operator stations and command-and-control systems. Moog will explain how its SMS works at Eurosatory, Hall 6, Stand FE438 in the Viparis Nord Villepinte Expo Center.
16 June 2014
Moog Inc., a designer and maker of high-performance sensor and surveillance systems, has provided the U.S. Department of State an around-the-clock imaging system for overseas facilities to detect terrorist and security threats in low-light and night-time conditions. The Moog imaging system helps the State Department upgrade security at its overseas facilities and protect employees from threats.
23 May 2014
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that the Company signed a 10 year exclusive contract with Xiamen Airlines for comprehensive support of the Moog Flight Control Systems on Xiamen Airlines’ fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft. The program will include maintenance and inventory support via Moog’s strategically selected worldwide stocking locations, giving Xiamen 24/7 access to Moog spares.
20 May 2014
Moog Industrial Group will be presenting its motion control solution used in industrial automation at SPS IPC Drives Italia, scheduled from 20 to 22 May, at Fiere Parma Exhibition Centre, Hall 3 - Stand A042
13 May 2014
Moog, a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control solutions, has extended its range of variable-displacement radial piston pumps, with the RKP 250 for displacements up to 250 cm³ per revolution. The largest pump in Moog’s RKP series, the RKP 250 is intended for applications requiring high system pressures, such as metal forming, presses, injection molding and other types of industrial machinery. It is capable of delivering continuous pressures up to 350 bar (5000 psi). The Radial Piston Pump is known for its robust design and reliability even in extreme environments.
12 May 2014
Moog Crossbow, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B), recently introduced the GNC1000, a highly integrated Guidance, Navigation and Control system.
5 May 2014
Moog Industrial Group delivered a test system for high dynamic rotary shock absorber testing to Piedrafita, a Spanish company that delivers solutions for Vehicle Engineering and Land Platforms. This robust fatigue test system will be used in the development process of a new shock absorber designed for military ground vehicles that work under extreme conditions.
8 April 2014
Moog Industrial Group has developed an innovative 8 DOF (Degrees of Freedom) Electric Simulation Table, featuring a 2 DOF tilt table for capturing events that require larger angular motions. The patent-pending (WO 2013/178828 A1) system was designed to perform dynamic functional tests on fuel tanks, with the ability to simulate real-world conditions. The behavior of the liquid and components of the tank system can be tested and evaluated in a confidential laboratory setting, as opposed to a test track. In addition, the system can also be used for numerous types of product development tests that may require larger angular motions. This latest technology development has already been adopted by Fiat Group Automobiles.
10 March 2014
Moog will present important developments in control systems to ensure safe operation of wind turbines in adverse conditions at the European Wind Energy Association Event, EWEA 2014, in Barcelona on March 10-13.
14 February 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided critical hardware to the TURKSAT-4A telecommunications satellite, manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO). The launch took place today from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan atop an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton-M/Breeze-M Heavy-Lift Rocket.
23 January 2014
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group played a major role in the successful launch and orbit insertion of the TDRS-L satellite, on board an Atlas V rocket.
Bombardier Selects Moog Aerospace Test System for Full Scale Structural Test on Advanced Carbon Fibre Wing
20 January 2014
Moog Industrial Group has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast to supply an aerospace test system to undertake a full-scale structural test on the CSeries aircraft advanced carbon fibre wing.
25 November 2013
Moog’s family of programmable single- and multi-axis modular servo drives has been extended to include optional safety functions compliant with the EN 61800-5-2 safety standard.
Moog Opens New Facility for the Design and Manufacturing of Ball Screws and Roller Screws in Linear System Technology
28 October 2013
Moog Industrial Group that specializes in motion control solutions for industrial machinery, today opens its new facility in Bergamo, Italy for the design and manufacturing of ball screws and roller screws, used in linear systems for industrial machinery.
15 October 2013
Beijing, China – Moog, a leader in providing blade pitch control, slip ring and rotor monitoring solutions for the wind energy industry, today announced the launch of its new AC Moog Wind Turbine Pitch System in China. Adopting a compact modular architecture, the new system has distinct advantages in safety, reliability and an overall reduction in the cost of energy, in addition to a remote terminal usability feature as well.
HelpMeSee Celebrates World Sight Day by Successfully Testing Leading Edge Virtual Cataract Eye Surgery Simulator
10 October 2013
In recognition of World Sight Day, HelpMeSee – global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – and Moog – a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems – have achieved a significant milestone in eye surgery simulation by successfully demonstrating the capabilities of the world’s first MSICS (Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery) virtual reality surgical training simulator.
9 September 2013
Moog Industrial Group has supplied a motion control system and engineering services to James Fisher Nuclear Ltd (JFN) for the ModuMan 100 Manipulator Arm which will be used for nuclear decommissioning.
8 July 2013
Moog Industrial Group, a leader in providing high-performance test and simulation systems, has delivered a Turret Test System to Lockheed Martin at their facility at Ampthill in the UK. Lockheed Martin plans to test turrets for stabilization and performance on the improved Warrior, as part of the Warrior Capability Sustainment Program and Scout Infantry Fighting Vehicles; General Dynamics UK is the Prime Contractor for the latter. The product developments include fitting and integrating the 40 mm Cased Telescoped Gun in a new modernized turret. This requires optimization of gun aiming and stability performance during maneuvers for representing a typical battlefield mission.
26 June 2013
The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. delivered an innovative fuel tank test system to the Fiat Group Automobiles (FGA). The system is designed to perform dynamic functional tests on automotive fuel tanks, with the ability to simulate real-world road conditions. The behavior of the liquid fuel and components of the fuel tank system can be tested and evaluated. The test results will allow FGA to optimize the desired configurations and verify the design of specific fuel tank systems.
21 May 2013
Moog Industrial Group will be presenting its technological innovations in industrial automation at SPS IPC Drives Italia, scheduled from 21 to 23 May at the Fiere di Parma Exhibition Centre, Hall 2 – Stand C002.
Moog Showcases Electric and Hydraulic Simulation Tables at the Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2013, Stuttgart
16 May 2013
Moog Industrial Group will showcase its comprehensive range of test systems, including the Electric and Hydraulic Simulation Table at the Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, June 4-6 2013.
23 April 2013
HelpMeSee has achieved a significant milestone in medical simulation by successfully testing virtual reality surgical training simulators as a proof of concept. This success led HelpMeSee to select Moog for a joint development contract to design and produce a high-fidelity virtual reality Eye Surgery Simulator and courseware model to train cataract surgeons to proficiency, enabling them to perform high quality, high volume surgeries to save the sight of millions of blind people worldwide.
16 April 2013
Moog Meets Demand for All-Weather, All-Terrain Surveillance Cameras with New EXO™ High-Definition Camera Model Releases
10 April 2013
Moog, which designs and manufactures high-performance sensor and surveillance systems, has developed two new EXO High Definition (HD) Cameras. The EXO GeminEye™ imaging system will supply commercial, military, and government customers with a high-definition network camera system using H.264 High Profile compression to capture clear, accurate images in extreme conditions around the clock. Also, a new EXO Pressurized Fixed Camera will add to the existing EXO PTZ camera offering.
4 February 2013
Moog Videolarm and Moog QuickSet, which specialize in designing and manufacturing high-performance sensor and surveillance systems, have begun rebranding themselves as Moog to signal that one company is collaborating to bring an array of advanced security technologies to commercial, industrial and military markets.
Moog Launches New Modular Pitch System and Innovative Solutions for Enhanced Performance at EWEA 2013
4 February 2013
Moog, a leader in providing blade pitch control, slip ring and rotor monitoring solutions for the wind energy industry, will present its latest AC Moog Wind Turbine Pitch System at EWEA 2013, Europe’s premier wind energy event, being held in Vienna on 4 -7 February. Innovative modular systems and products from Moog for wind turbine pitch control provide extra advantages in safety, reliability and reducing the overall cost of energy. A pitch system monitors and adjusts the angle of the wind turbine blades that controls the rotation speed of the rotor.
The Moog Simulation Table Continues its Worldwide Success at the R&D Center of Car Rack Maker Kemflo in China
17 December 2012
Moog Industrial Group has installed a Hydraulic Simulation Table for car rack testing at the research and development center of Kemflo International Co. Ltd, in Nanjing China. Kemflo uses the simulation table to simulate the stresses that automotive accessories, such as car racks, undergo on the road.
11 December 2012
Moog Industrial Group delivered to race car manufacturer Dallara a high performance driving simulator for race car test and simulation. Dallara had been looking for a way to effectively shorten product development time and reduce the cost of testing and driver training compared to track testing. Dallara asked Moog, the market leader in electric 6 DOF (six degrees of freedom) motion bases, to provide the motion system and software for the driving simulator. The solution is based on high-fidelity motion simulation technology that has been successfully used in innovative systems for testing and training for the aerospace, defense and automotive industries for decades.
3 December 2012
At I/ITSEC 2012 in Orlando, Fla., Moog Industrial Group will display its next generation motion control technology in motion bases used for flight simulation training.
At Semicon Europa 2012, Moog Shows How its Motion Control Solutions Help Increase Wafer Yields in Semiconductor Manufacturing
9 October 2012
Moog Industrial Group will display its robots, control systems and software for semiconductor wafer-handling at SEMICON Europa 2012 in Dresden, Germany from October 9 – 11, 2012. Moog offers a range motion control solutions including atmospheric and vacuum robots, controllers, software, aligners and ancillary products, and secondary actuators designed to help manufacturers of semiconductor, photovoltaic and LED industries to increase tool productivity and wafer yields.
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Selects Moog Servo Valves to Boost the Productivity of its New Injection Molding Machine
1 October 2012
Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. that designs and manufactures motion control solutions for industrial machinery, will deliver its high-performance Moog D680 Proportional Valves to enhance the injection and ejection speed of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s next generation El-Exis SP injection molding machines. Moog and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag optimized the proportional valve design on the El-Exis SP with an unique spool geometry to enable rapid switching between operating modes on the injection axis that could not be achieved through a standard off-the shelf valve design.
24 September 2012
Moog Industrial Group announced today that the company has been awarded a contract to supply a substantial number of Portable Test Controllers with a single channel to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The test equipment will be deployed for helicopter component testing in HAL’s Rotary Wing Research and Design Center in Bangalore, India. The tests that will be performed with the new test controllers include fatigue and endurance tests on rotor blades, flight controls and transmission systems.
24 September 2012
Moog and ERA have entered into a strategic marketing alliance for the ERA Multi-sensor Surveillance System (MSS) in the US and selected international territories.
18 September 2012
The Moog Pitch Servo Drive, a key product in Moog’s Pitch Systems that is responsible for guaranteeing the safe operation of wind turbines, has obtained TÜV certification for compliance with the guideline for the certification of wind turbines GL2010 issued by Germanischer Lloyd. This validates that Moog designs achieve Performance Level D for the feathering safety function, which ensures that the most critical operation of utility scale turbines meets relevant global standards. Moog leveraged its technical leadership and extensive experience in this field to be one of the first companies to obtain this certification for AC Electric Pitch Systems.
10 September 2012
Atlanta, GA - September 10, 2012 - Moog Videolarm has developed a new line of high-definition (HD) network camers called the EXO™ Series that can withstand contaminants, chemicals, corrosion, bullets, impacts, and flammable gases and dust.
Moog Improves Efficiency and Lowers Service Costs of Wind Turbines with its State-Of-The-Art Remote Terminal Software
10 September 2012
Moog Inc, a motion control solution provider and leading developer of pitch systems and products for wind turbines, introduced its new Wind Turbine Pitch Remote Terminal Software that allows operators and manufacturers greater control and a more in-depth understanding of the operation of the pitch systems, which are critical to the efficiency and safety of wind turbines.
6 September 2012
Moog Industrial Group will bring its innovative, leading-edge durability and performance test solutions to the Automotive Testing Expo China 2012 in Shanghai. Focused on the technologies and services involved in automotive testing and quality engineering, the Expo will be held at the Shanghai Ever Bright Convention & Exhibition Center from September 18 to 20, 2012. The 81-m2 (872 sq.ft.) Moog Booth will be at No. 4076 in the West Hall on the first floor.
8 August 2012
31 July 2012
On July 31, 2012, Moog Inc. completed the acquisition of American Pacific Corporation’s In-Space Propulsion business, now Moog ISP. The Moog ISP business, with locations in New York, California, Ireland and the United Kingdom, is a developer and manufacturer of liquid rocket engines, tanks, and propulsion systems for commercial and military satellites and launch vehicles.
9 July 2012
Farnborough, United Kingdom – July 9, 2012 – At the 2012 Farnborough Air Show, Moog will reveal a new ISR (T) capability for customers who desire a rapidly deployable and comprehensive ISR (T) solution. Dubbed the ProtectIR, Moog will demonstrate how this flexible and modular system gives allied military forces intelligence, reconnaissance, surveillance and targeting (ISR&T) superiority at half the cost and half the delivery timings that other manufacturers charge for their basic ISR configuration.
Moog and Westmoreland Mechanical Testing and Research Streamline Servo Valve Service, Increase Uptime
9 July 2012
Moog Industrial Group announced that a service contract signed with Westmoreland Mechanical Testing and Research Inc. (Westmoreland) has resulted in a servo valve repair and replacement expenditure drop of approximately 52 percent for Westmoreland. With Moog’s help, Westmoreland streamlined its servo valve inventory and carefully planned its scheduled use of “spares and repairs,” which allowed the test facility to reduce its repair costs and increase uptime.
21 June 2012
Blacksburg, VA, USA – Moog Components Group, a division of Moog Inc., announces it has been awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certificate as an approved repair station at its Blacksburg, Virginia, facility for aircraft components. This allows Moog to expand services to its customers. In addition to providing new slip ring models to meet customer’s specifications, Moog can now offer slip ring repair for the AW139, AW189, EH101, AW101, AW609 and S-92.
12 June 2012
Moog Industrial Group announced the launch of its comprehensive range of ‘Maximum Dynamic Brushless Servo Motors (MD Series)’.
Research Institute Fraunhofer LBF Selects Moog Hydraulic Simulation Table for Vehicle Component and Battery Testing
11 June 2012
Moog Industrial Group, a leader in providing high-performance testing systems to the automotive and aerospace markets, has been selected by Fraunhofer LBF, German Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability Research, to deliver a complete test system to be integrated with a climatic chamber and battery-testing safety system. The test system consists of a Moog High Frequency Hydraulic Simulation Table and real-time controller, including Moog operator test and application software.
4 June 2012
Las Vegas, NV - June 4, 2012 - American Pacific Corporation ("AMPAC") (APFC) announced today that it has reached agreement to divest its Aerospace Equipment segment, also known as its In-Space Propulsion business, to Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B).
At AWEA Windpower Conference and Exhibition 2012, Moog Pitch Control and Blade Sensing Systems Highlight Reliability
31 May 2012
Moog Industrial Group will bring its high performance technologies for controlling and monitoring wind turbine blades to the Windpower 2012 Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta, Ga., June 3 – 6, 2012, to help wind turbine makers and operators boost reliability, safety and efficiency
23 May 2012
Moog Industrial Group announced today that the company has been awarded a contract to supply a test system to Narec (National Renewable Energy Centre) to evaluate and test wind turbine blades at their new 100 m (328 ft) blade testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, UK.
21 May 2012
Moog Industrial Group will showcase its comprehensive range of test systems at the Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, June 12-14 2012.
18 April 2012
East Aurora, N.Y. – April 16, 2012 – Moog Space and Defense Group, part of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), will display a flight equivalent Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Secondary Payload Adapter, also known as an ESPA ring, at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from April 16 – 19, 2012. Moog has designed its latest generation of ESPA rings for duty as either small satellite payload adapters, intermediate uses such as orbital transfer or maneuvering vehicles, or satellite busses with avionics, solar panels and propulsion.
Unison Selects Moog Servo Motors and Planetary Roller Screws for its All-Electric Tube Bending Machines
17 April 2012
Moog Industrial Group,a leader in providing high performance motion control components and systems to the industrial production machinery sector announced today that Unison, a global technology company delivering all-electric tube bending machine in sectors as diverse as aerospace, marine, automotive and manufacturing selected Moog Brushless Servo Motors and Planetary Roller Screws for a new order to sustain its rapidly expanding business needs.
30 March 2012
Moog Industrial Group has opened a new branch office in Istanbul, Turkey.
12 March 2012
Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. and a leader in providing high-performance flight simulation and leading-edge testing systems to the automotive and aerospace markets, announced today that Semcon, a global technology company that provides engineering services and product information, has chosen a Moog Test System to perform vehicle-components testing in Semcon’s Test and Concept Center in Gothenburg, Sweden.
2 March 2012
Moog Industrial Group announced today that it will showcase its comprehensive range of test systems at Automotive Testing India, 6-8 March, 2012. Visitors to the Moog stand #4060 will learn about Moog’s wide range of automotive testing equipment and systems that include Tire Coupled Simulation Systems, Hydraulic Simulation Systems, Suspension Test Systems, Actuators, Servo Valves and Test Controllers.
16 February 2012
9 February 2012
Moog Industrial Group today announced it will showcase its range of Electric Motion Control products and solutions at Drives 2012, in Birmingham, UK from 17 until 19 April 2012.
18 January 2012
Moog has designed and manufactured a Hydraulic Simulation Table based on the company’s latest line of Hydraulic Test Actuators. This offers more capability than a conventional orthogonal system, which is a table moved by actuators mounted on its base and sides. The Moog Hydraulic Simulation Table is a six-legged hexapod with two equilateral triangular frames set one above the other, offset at 30 degrees.
20 December 2011
East Aurora, N.Y. – December 20, 2011 – Moog Space and Defense Group, part of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), has acquired Netherlands-based Bradford Engineering B.V., a supplier of Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (AOCS), propulsion, avionics and thermal solutions for spacecraft. This establishes a Moog-European base for the production of flight-proven components and subsystems for the international space industry.
28 November 2011
When it comes to training soldiers and Marines to operate ground vehicles, Moog’s technology ensures a driver simulator feels every bit as true and tactile as the real thing. Moog is supplying and supporting the high-performance electric motion systems that underpin FAAC Incorporated’s latest-generation driver simulators.
28 November 2011
Moog, a leading motion control expert and Reiser Systemtechnik GmbH, a provider of simulators, training systems and avionic test equipment, will feature a G-seat demonstration at the I/ITSEC 2011 Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.
22 November 2011
Moog Industrial Group featured a prototype for a new Electro Hydrostatic Actuator (EHA) at the SPS/IPC Drives Show 2011, held in Nuremburg, November 22-24. Combining hydraulic and electric technology in a self-contained system, Moog’s innovative EHA concept integrates high performance Moog products.
Moog Crossbow Introduces New ILC2000 Package Tracking and Monitoring System for Cold Chain and Supply Chain Applications
28 September 2011
Moog Crossbow announced the introduction of the ILC2000, Identification-Location-Condition, Package Tracking and Monitoring System.
22 September 2011
Moog officially inaugurated its new Wind Training Center at an Opening Ceremony involving customers and partners in Unna, Germany.The 1,300 m² (14,000 ft²) facility is designed to provide technical training programs to Moog’s global wind energy customer base.
8 September 2011
Moog Industrial Group today announced that the company will showcase its latest automotive testing products and systems at the Automotive Testing Expo China 2011 (September 14-16) in Shanghai. Moog will be featuring its new Integrated Test Suite software, Modular Test Controller and Hydraulic Simulation Table.
9 August 2011
After a year-long series of in-space tests, a high-performance green propulsion (HPGP) system has won a head-to-head competition against a hydrazine propulsion system. The two systems battled one another aboard the satellite Mango, which is part of the PRISMA mission.
Moog Expands Strategic Alliance with Guodian United Power Technology to Promote Wind Power Development
1 August 2011
Moog Industrial Group announced today that Guodian United Power Technology Co., Ltd. (GUP) has successfully completed the grid connection for its first 3MW wind turbine which used Moog’s tailored Pitch System. This achievement further expands the strategic partnership between Moog and GUP, and promotes the growth of China’s wind power industry.
14 July 2011
Moog Inc. announced today that its Aircraft Controls segment has received an order from Boeing for the refueling boom actuation system on the KC-46 aircraft.
22 June 2011
Moog Inc.’s Space and Defense Group is unveiling its Integrated Stores Management and Delivery System (ISMDS) at Le Bourget, the 49th International Paris Air Show. The system, designed and built by Moog, is targeted to contractors developing new military and paramilitary aircraft as well as governments interested in refurbishing and retrofitting both rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft.
Moog Supplies Test System for Full-Scale Aircraft Tests to Aircraft Strength Research Institute (ASRI) of China
16 June 2011
Moog Industrial Group, a provider of leading-edge solutions and products for the test industry, announced today that it has successfully delivered an aerospace test system to the Aircraft Strength Research Institute (ASRI) of China for full-scale aircraft tests. The order included a 192-channel control system and a 4096-channel data acquisition system. This order is ASRI’s largest test facility expansion project in the past five years, as well as Moog’s largest win in the Chinese aerospace test market.
3 June 2011
31 May 2011
Moog Industrial Group has signed a new 5 year contract with SCX Special Projects, Sheffield, UK to continue its support of the motion control system for the Wimbledon Centre Court Retractable Roof, London until August 2015.
24 May 2011
East Aurora, NY - Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired Animatics Corporation. The purchase price is approximately $25 million consisting of 467,749 shares of Moog Class A stock (based on a 30 day average price of $42.76) and $5 million in cash. Animatics, founded in 1987, is a leading supplier of SmartMotor™ servo motors and linear actuators used in industrial applications. Animatics had trailing 12 month revenues of $15 million.
23 May 2011
The Moog Industrial Group announced today a new electric pitch system which offers higher performance, reliability, additional safety and lower maintenance costs to address key challenges faced by wind turbine manufacturers and operators. The Moog Wind Turbine Pitch System is equipped with Moog’s new cost effective AC synchronous electromagnetic brushless servo motor with an innovative design that specifically meets the unique requirements of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The Pitch Systems also include Moog’s proven Pitch Servo Drive and backup systems.
19 May 2011
Moog Joins Team to Compete for Google XPrize
17 May 2011
Moog’s latest test controller is intended for simple and complex tests on components, materials and vehicles. The new Modular Test Controller is the most recent addition to a product family that already includes larger units dedicated to aerospace and automotive testing, as well as the Portable Test Controller. Based on input from customers at leading material, automotive and aerospace test laboratories, it offers efficient operation in an array of testing applications, including shock absorber, single-axis systems, vibration and performance evaluation tests.
17 May 2011
Moog’s new integrated Test Suite software lets users run a large number of basic and sophisticated tests with less reliance on test operators and specialists. The software, with its advanced algorithms, state-of-the-art workflow and a centralized database of tests and test data, enables engineers to set up and run tests quickly and efficiently anywhere in the world.
12 May 2011
Moog Industrial Group has received an order from Airbus in Hamburg Germany to supply 11 Moog test systems to provide a test capacity of 136 control channels. This order is in addition to those placed previously under a 10-year frame work contract between Airbus and Moog for the exclusive supply of multi-channel test systems for structural testing of aircraft.
Moog to Highlight Latest Software and Test Controller Developments at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2011
4 May 2011
Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc., will feature its latest innovations in automotive testing systems during the Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, May 17-20 2011.
20 April 2011
The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that the company has been awarded a contract to supply structural and fatigue test systems to the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP) in India. This project will create state-of-the-art automotive research and development, testing and validation infrastructure for the rapidly developing automotive industry in India. Moog’s advanced test systems will enable automotive OEMs and component manufacturers to have the most modern test facilities to meet international standards and significantly reduce the development time for new vehicles.
4 April 2011
A new failsafe electric actuator system from motion control specialist Moog scores on several counts over hydraulic systems that currently dominate the market for power generation control applications. It eliminates the hydraulic infrastructure and provides safer, more compact and more cost-effective performance.
4 April 2011
Leading motion control technology specialist Moog Inc. will unveil two brand new developments at the Hannover Fair (Hannover Messe) from April 4 to 8. It will also highlight several other products it has introduced in recent months.
4 April 2011
Motion control expert Moog is using the Hannover Fair as the occasion to display a complete range of Digital Interface Valves for use in a wide range of explosive environments. The ATEX certified range comprises all Servo and Proportional Valves from ISO4401 size 03 to size 10, including options for both flow and pressure control.
Moog to Present Two Technical Papers on Wind Turbine Blade Load Measurement and Pitch System Models at EWEA 2011
14 March 2011
Engineers from Moog are scheduled to present two papers at Poster Sessions on Wednesday March 16 at 16.00 and 17.30 at EWEA, Europe’s premier wind energy event that takes place this year in Brussels. Topics are “A pitch system model for more realistic load simulations of wind turbines,” and “How to increase turbine payback with blade load measurement.” Moog, a leader in providing blade pitch control, slip ring and rotor monitoring solutions for the wind energy industry, has been a frequent presenter at previous global wind events.
22 February 2011
Moog Components Group, a division of Moog Inc., has announced the introduction of a new navigation and control system for underwater vehicles including Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). The MUSICIANS™ system provides an innovative and unmatched solution for vehicle operators. The Moog UnderSea Integrated Control Interface And Navigation System (MUSICIANS) can be quickly and efficiently implemented on the vehicle while eliminating integration problems.
17 February 2011
Moog Components Group, a division of Moog Inc., has announced the introduction of a new expandable Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) fiber optic multiplexer. The Focal™ 907-GEM multiplexer provides four independent and switchless 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet links, as well as expansion capability through a PC/104 connector. Typical applications are remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), video systems and advanced sonar systems.
Moog Launches Optical Conversion Products Integrated Into A Connector-Based Solution For Military Communications
28 January 2011
Moog Components Group, a division of Moog Inc., has announced the introduction of a new fiber optic converter and electrical multiplexer module integrated into a connector-based solution. This new solution utilizes a flexible, building block component approach to design a custom solution without the added cost.
24 January 2011
Moog Provides Motion System and Software to Daimler for a New Leading-Edge Dynamic Driving Simulator Project
19 January 2011
Moog Industrial Group, a leader in providing high-performance flight simulation and leading-edge testing systems to the automotive and aerospace markets, has provided the high-dynamic motion control system portion of the new Daimler AG driving simulator. The system is installed at Daimler’s new driving simulator center, which is part of the Mercedes-Benz Technology Center, in Sindelfingen, Germany.
9 December 2010
Moog Japan Ltd., a wholly owned Japanese subsidiary of Moog Inc., celebrates this month the 40th anniversary of its establishment in December 1970.
30 November 2010
Moog Industrial Group,a leader in providing blade pitch control, slip ring and rotor monitoring solutions for the wind energy industry, was conferred an award under the ‘Most Innovative Power Technology Company’ category at the Asia Power Awards 2010. Moog’s Blade Sensing Technology, which was chosen for the award, helps wind farm operators to effectively protect wind turbines and prevent downtime.
15 November 2010
Moog has introduced its latest, advanced new Machine Controller for machines in a variety of industrial applications. Designed specifically to combine flexibility with ease of use for high performance control, Moog’s latest generation controllers are easy to configure and modular in design.
15 November 2010
Moog has introduced a new pump system that industrial machine builders with a motion control solution that can lower energy consumption in hydraulic machines by 30 percent or more when compared to traditional approaches and ultimately reduce the total cost of ownership.
14 September 2010
Bertrandt Technikum GmbH, based in Ehningen, Germany, a leading provider of engineering services to the automotive and aerospace industries, has selected Moog to supply a new high-frequency Hydraulic Simulation Table to perform vehicle components testing.
30 August 2010
Moog Industrial Group has acquired Fremont, California-based isel Robotik USA, LLC in order to add vacuum and atmospheric robots to Moog’s wafer handling precision positioning solutions for the semiconductor industry. Before the acquisition, Moog and isel Robotik USA had worked as partners to supply customers with Moog’s BX-300™ Motion and Machine Controller and isel Robotik USA’s wafer-handling robots. The Moog BX-300 is a pre-integrated hardware and software platform for motion control.
Moog Pitch System in Guodian United Power Technology Wind Turbines Completes First Low Voltage Ride Through (LVRT) Testing in China
5 August 2010
Moog Industrial Group recently supported Guodian United Power Technology Co., Ltd., a member of China Guodian Corporation, to complete the first Low Voltage Ride Through (LVRT) Testing for a wind turbine in China. The tested wind turbine is located in Guodian Shuanglong Wind Farm in Jilin Province of North China. All 33 wind turbines in this farm are equipped with Moog Wind Turbine Pitch Systems that meet LVRT requirements and have been operating stably for six months.
19 July 2010
Moog Industrial Group recently announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Sewind Co., Ltd. in China. Starting in January 2010, Moog Industrial Group will provide 400 electric pitch control systems for Sewind’s 2 MW wind turbines and variant models including on-shore and intertidal models. Ranked one of the top five companies in China’s wind energy industry, Sewind Co., Ltd. specializes in the design, manufacturing and sale of large wind turbines. It is a joint venture of the Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd. and China Huadian Engineering Co., Ltd.
24 June 2010
East Aurora, NY – June 15, 2010. Last update Aug. 16, 2010. ECAPS, a subsidiary of the Swedish Space Corp. (SSC), announced the successful June 15th launch of the Prisma mission on a Dnepr rocket from Yazny, Russia. The pair of Prisma satellites, named Mango and Tango, were separated on August 12 and are flying individually. The GPS on each satellite is functioning normally, and the two satellites performed a formation flying demonstration. Tango experienced its final calibration and is now fully commissioned in preparation for the remainder of the mission. The satellites demonstrate an innovative 3-propellant system: hydrazine, High Performance Green Propellant (HPGP), and micro cold gas. The Prisma mission serves as the trial flight of HPGP and as a demonstration of formation flying and micropropulsion. Moog is proud to be ECAPS’ partner in providing critical hardware and integration support of the Prisma propulsion systems.
9 June 2010
Moog Industrial Group has delivered a new testing simulator to Scuderia Ferrari in the Gestione Sportiva at Maranello, Italy. Two years in development, the new Ferrari F1 dynamic driving simulator features a customized motion control solution with combined motion mechanism, control loading system, complete software package, cockpit and dedicated operator workstation.
24 May 2010
Moog Industrial Group has won a contract to supply Hamburg, Germany-based REpower Systems AG with electric blade pitch control systems for the RWE Innogy Nordsee Ost 1 wind farm, one of the largest offshore projects in the world. Beginning delivery in 2011, REpower will supply 48 wind turbines, each with Moog pitch control systems, to RWE Innogy GmbH to construct Nordsee Ost. Nordsee Ost (North Sea East) is the first project under a framework agreement concluded between REpower and RWE Innogy in February 2009 for the delivery of up to 250 offshore 5 megawatt and 6 megawatt turbines. The wind farm will be approximately 40 km (25 mi) offshore from the German island of Juist.
4 May 2010
Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. and a leader in providing leading-edge solutions and products for the test industry, has completed the latest upgrade to a Mayes biaxial tension/ compression test machine for the University of Sheffield.
27 April 2010
Blacksburg, VA, USA – Moog’s Components Group segment has announced that its UK operation has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2010. Based in Reading, Berkshire, UK, the Company designs and manufactures special electro-mechanical products including slip rings, motion control components and integrated systems for a wide variety of industries ranging from industrial machinery to aerospace and defence.
25 January 2010
Blacksburg, VA, USA – Moog’s Components Group segment, based in Blacksburg, VA, has announced the introduction of a new compact slip ring that combines two slip ring models into one unit. The AC7036 slip ring integrates an AC6349 and AC6355. This new combination offers a wide range of circuit capabilities.
20 January 2010
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Industrial Group announced today that the Research Designs & Standards Organization (RDSO) division of the Indian Railways has placed a USD 4 million order for a test rig to perform fatigue testing on freight wagons. Moog is a leader in providing high-performance testing systems to the transportation, automotive and aerospace markets.
14 January 2010
East Aurora, NY USA – Moog and Thompson Friction Welding have developed the world’s largest linear friction welding machine. It is capable of welding a surface area of 10,000 mm2 (15 in2), nearly twice as much as previously achieved, and breaks the record of weld forge load at 100 tonnes.
The Blade Test Center of The Suzlon Energy Group Validates New Rotor Blades Utilizing Moog’s Test Systems
3 December 2009
East Aurora, N.Y., USA– Moog’s Industrial Group announced today that the new state-of-the-art Blade Test Center Gujarat (BTCG), owned by the Suzlon Group, the world’s third largest wind turbine manufacturer, has successfully completed tests on a new wind turbine rotor blade using a Moog test system.
13 November 2009
Rocket ships, lunar explosions and a moon base all sound like the work of a science fiction movie, but on October 9, 2009, NASA’s LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite) impacted the moon in a search for water ice, setting the stage for scientific study, future exploration and a possible lunar research station.
10 November 2009
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) has completed the integration of the Insensys acquisition and will now market all of its offerings under the Moog brand. Insensys individual pitch control and rotor blade monitoring systems for wind turbines have been incorporated into Moog’s product portfolio on a global basis. This strengthens and extends Moog’s range of pitch control solutions for the wind energy industry. Moog completed the acquisition of Insensys in April 2009.
Moog’s Aerospace Test Solution To Support Ambitious Helicopter Program from Korean Aerospace Research Institute
17 August 2009
East Aurora, NY USA – Moog’s Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), has delivered an aerospace test rig to the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) that will perform a wide range of structural and fatigue tests for helicopters. This system is part of a multi-billion dollar procurement project by the South Korean Ministry of National Defense to develop and build 245 utility helicopters over a 16-year period.
Moog Announces Joint Development with Samplify Systems for Integrating Compression Technology into CT Scanners
3 August 2009
Blacksburg, VA, Moog Components Group announced today the formation of an exclusive partnership with Samplify Systems, Inc. to bring an innovative signal compression technology to the Computed Tomography (CT) market.
22 July 2009
East Aurora, NY, USA – Drawing on its experience with power generation, flight simulation and subsea equipment, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) has unveiled an electric linear servoactuation solution, which has been designed as an convenient alternative to hydraulic actuation. Engineers can apply Moog’s electric actuation solutions to a multitude of general industrial applications including damper control, security barriers, pick-and-place robotics and metal forming presses.
13 July 2009
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog’s Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A), announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has placed an order for a 160-channel test controller system to perform full-scale fatigue testing on the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Moog is a leader in providing high-performance testing systems to the aviation, aerospace and automotive markets.
7 July 2009
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Industrial Group, a part of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B ), has put in place a high performance electric actuation solution that operates the newly installed retractable roof above Wimbledon’s Centre Court.
6 July 2009
Moog Medical Devices Group today announced that it has been awarded a Silver Sensors “Best of Sensors Expo” award in the Sensors Category. Moog won the award for its LifeGuard IQ sensing platform.
2 June 2009
East Aurora, N.Y. – After taking a 40 percent ownership stake in privately held LTi REEnergy GmbH last June, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) has acquired the remaining 60 percent of the Unna, Germany-based company . Moog is acquiring two manufacturing and testing facilities, one in Unna, Germany, and the other in Shanghai, China; and a widely used electric wind turbine blade pitch control system that complements Moog’s existing blade pitch control, rotor monitoring and slip ring systems.
4 May 2009
Moog Components Group has announced the introduction of a new slip ring that is a direct replacement for pitch control slip rings on the GE 1.5 MW series wind turbines. The AC7008 slip ring provides reliable transmission of power and data signals from the nacelle to the control system for the rotary blades.
16 April 2009
Böblingen/Hannover, Germany – At the Hannover Industrial Fair 2007 (hall 23, stand A32), Moog, a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control solutions, introduces its new D67x series Servovalve, a product which is ideally suited for the challenges posed by use in heavy industry. The three stage NG16 servovalve D672 featuring electrical feedback for the main stage and an NG06 pilot valve with a ServoJet pilot stage, offers highly dynamic valve behaviour as well as its rugged, contamination-resistant design. It has been specially designed for challenging three-way applications.
Moog Completes Integration of Berkeley Process Control, Re-brands Berkeley Process Control’s Product Offerings
3 April 2009
East Aurora, N.Y. – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) has completed the integration of Berkeley Process Control and has re-branded Berkeley’s offerings as Moog. Last October, Moog acquired Berkeley in order to add a line-up of high-performance motion control products for improving manufacturing processes across an array of industrial applications. For example, Berkeley’s software and hardware automate the precision handling of semiconductor wafers and enhance the speed, quality and safety of welding for complex technical applications.
17 March 2009
Building on our human space flight experience dating from the Saturn Rocket, the Apollo Moon Landing programs, the Space Shuttle, and the International Space Stations, Moog has advanced to the next generation of spaceflight with the development of several key systems and components for the Ares 1 and Orion spacecraft.
1 March 2009
Moog Inc. announced that it received the Vendor Excellence Award – Large Business from the US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The award recognized Moog for consistent superior performance and extraordinary customer support of critical weapons systems, particularly of the F/A-18 program requirements.
1 March 2009
Moog Inc. announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to provide more than 50 Man Portable Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) systems to the U.S. Marine Corps
11 February 2009
East Aurora, N.Y. – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) has acquired 70 percent of the stock of Insensys Ltd. for US$15.7 million in cash. As part of the transaction, Moog has an option to purchase the remaining 30 percent within one year. Insensys is a leading supplier of pitch control and rotor blade monitoring systems for wind turbines.
8 December 2008
Moog has acquired California Linear Devices (CLD). CLD specializing in high performance linear servomotors for a wide range of motion control applications.
1 November 2008
Moog Inc. announced that its Aircraft Group was selected by Airbus to supply flight control actuation for the A350 XWB High Lift System.
9 October 2008
Moog Aircraft Group has been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics and Israel Aerospace Industries as the complete flight control system supplier for the Gulfstream G250 business jet.
7 October 2008
Moog Inc. announced today that Curlin Medical and ZEVEX are adopting the Moog brand name. The organizations and product lines will be united to provide comprehensive access to an expanded product portfolio within a single, well-established company.
23 June 2008
Unna, Germany/East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B ) has made an investment resulting in 40 percent ownership of the wind energy business of privately-held LTi REEnergy GmbH of Unna, Germany. Together the two companies will further strengthen LTi REEnergy GmbH's leading market position in the field of blade pitch control systems (PCS). While Moog offers its own longstanding expertise in a range of electro-hydraulic technologies, LTi REEnergy is one of the leading providers of electro-mechanical pitch control systems. With this investment, Moog arguably becomes the world’s only supplier of both electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic PCS for the wind energy market.
19 June 2008
East Aurora, NY, USA – Moog FCS, a part of Moog’s Industrial Group and a leader in providing high-performance flight simulation and leading-edge testing systems to the automotive, aviation and aerospace markets, announced that Ferrari has placed an order for the engineering, design, development and deployment of a next-generation driving simulator to be located at Ferrari’s headquarters in Maranello, Italy.
27 February 2008
Moog Components Group has announced the addition of a new high speed Focal 907-GBE 1000 Mbps optical transfer rate capability for its 907 media converters and multiplexers. Typical uses are subsea and marine applications.
13 February 2008
Moog Components Group has announced the introduction of a new video intensive motherboard for the Focal Model 907 fiber optic multiplexer. Typical uses are remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and inspection robots.
29 January 2008
Moog Components Group has announced that PRIZM Advanced Communications Electronics Inc. is now part of its product portfolio offering marine customers a broader range of capabilities, along with innovative product development and customer support.
27 November 2007
For higher productivity and greater machine precision, Moog is offering a new, flexible servodrive: the Modular Multi-Axis Programmable Motion Control Servodrive (MSD). This modular servodrive powered by a motion controller is an important addition to the Moog portfolio offering flexibility and enabling development of advanced motion control solutions.
20 November 2007
Moog announced today that it has acquired PRIZM Advanced Communications Electronics Inc. for $12 million in cash. PRIZM, a Baltimore, Maryland based company, specializes in the design and manufacture of fiber optic and wireless video and data multiplexers used in commercial and military subsea markets for oil and gas exploration, terrestrial robotics and remote sensing applications.
17 November 2007
On November 17, Swedish firm SES SIRIUS AB's Sirius 4 satellite, controlled in part by Moog's new Common Platform Thruster Valve (CPTV), roared into orbit aboard an International Launch Services Proton rocket. Departing from the Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Russia, the Sirius 4 will beam direct-to-home broadcast and interactive services across Scandinavia, Europe and Africa.
1 November 2007
Moog Inc. announced its intentions to open a new logistics center in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The facility will provide rapid response support of Moog aircraft products to airlines operating in the Middle East, Southwest Asia and Northern Africa.
5 October 2007
As Moog Propellant Valve Assemblies (PVAs) helped control the October 5 launch of an Ariane 5 rocket from its jungle launch pad, an unprecedented two communications satellites in the ship's payload carried Moog thruster valves, solar array drives and antenna point mechanisms. Orbital Sciences Corporation's Intelsat 11 spacecraft was deployed first, separating nearly 28 minutes after liftoff, followed by a dual-payload launch structure that enabled the release of the Optus D2, 32 minutes into the ascent.
1 October 2007
Moog Inc. announced that it has been selected by the US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego, to modernize and upgrade AN/URN-25 shipboard and shore based Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) systems.
3 May 2007
Moog announced today that it has acquired Thermal Control Products Inc. for $7.5 million, including $4.3 million in cash with the balance due in notes payable over 3 years. TCP specializes in the design, prototype and manufacture of electronic cooling and air moving systems.
16 April 2007
Böblingen/Hannover, 16. April 2007 – At this year's Hannover Industrial Fair (hall 23, stand A32), Moog a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control solutions will present its newest electric, hydraulic and hybrid solutions for industrial applications. There will be 7 displays showing a range of application-specific examples which have been developed in cooperation with customers.
13 April 2007
Moog Components Group has announced the introduction of a new version of the Silencer Series brushless DC motor that will expand the motor line providing new motion solutions. The BN-IP motor is designed for those applications requiring reliability and high performance in a dusty or wet environment. Typical uses for this motor are packaging and food processing equipment, medical pumps and robotic systems.
10 April 2007
Moog will join a team of suppliers led by Boeing in pursuit of a contract for production of the upper stage for the Ares I crew launch vehicle, NASA's first new human-rated launch vehicle since the space shuttle.
15 March 2007
Shanghai, China (March 15, 2007): Moog held the opening ceremony for its new facility in Wai Gao Qiao Free Trade Zone, Shanghai, China on March 15, 2007. This year also marks the 10-year anniversary of Moogâ€™s operations in China. The new facility will reinforce Moogâ€™s manufacturing, engineering, sales, and service capabilities to provide full system solutions to our local Chinese customers, and our global customers with a presence in China.
12 March 2007
Moog FCS, a worldwide provider of high-performance aerospace test equipment and a part of Moog Inc. (NYSE:MOG.A and MOG.B ), has secured a contract to provide Airbus with multi-channel digital servo control system requirements for all of the Airbus ground-based testing facilities until at least 2016. Moog FCS will be the sole source to Airbus on for multi-channel digital servo control systems, providing Airbus the benefits of a single platform across all of its structural testing facilities in Germany, United Kingdom, France and Spain. Under the agreement, initial system deliveries have commenced and will run until May 2016.
31 January 2007
January 29, 2007, East Aurora, NY (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B ) Moog today announced it received the North American Flight Simulation Technology Innovation of the Year Award (2006). The Frost & Sullivan Aerospace & Defense Group presented Moog FCS, part of the Moog Inc. Industrial Group of East Aurora, NY and Amsterdam, Netherlands, with the award for its high payload, high performance, six degrees of freedom, electric motion base system 6DOF25000E.
10 October 2006
Moog’s new all-electric solution design has been adopted by Jinhwa Glotech Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of plastic injection molding machines. Moog has developed a unique approach for the injection axis of injection molding machines that is ideal for demanding applications such as molding of thin walled parts on small to medium sized, high performance machines. The High Power, High Speed Injection System, provides more power and higher injection speed, extends machine life, and reduces the amount of raw material used.
10 October 2006
Moog has announced the release of its High Torque Direct Drive Servomotors, a new line of large, customized direct drive permanent magnet rotary servomotors with peak torque up to 50,000 Nm and nominal power up to 510 kW. These servomotors are designed specifically for high torque applications and will enable larger industrial machinery such as all-electric injection molding machines to be constructed, than previously possible.
2 October 2006
East Aurora, NY, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B ) announced today that it has teamed with Curtiss-Wright to provide the Servo Motor Controllers (SMC) for the Future Combat System (FCS) Manned Ground Vehicles (MGV). The SMC is a product line of modular motor drive and control units for the FCS Manned Ground Vehicles. The SMC product line consists of five variations and controls a wide variety of motors common across eight vehicle variants of the MGV.
30 June 2006
Moog has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Systems sector, Equipment Strategic Sourcing Team, as a 2005 Supplier of the Year for consistent performance on the F/A-18E/F and B-2 programs in the areas of Quality and Delivery.
7 June 2006
East Aurora, N.Y. — Moog FCS announces a long-term agreement with CAE for the delivery of motion and control loading systems for full flight simulator applications. This 5-year agreement includes both hardware and support.
10 May 2006
Moog FCS and FlightSafety International (FSI) today announced they have been awarded Level D Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the world’s first full flight simulator equipped with electric motion and control loading systems that they have designed and manufactured.
16 March 2006
Moog Components Group (formerly PCSM) has been recognized for its outstanding performance as a supplier to Analog Devices and it has received the "Supplier Excellence Award." Moog Components Group's Galax Operations is located in Galax, Virginia, and designs and manufactures printed circuit boards.
1 March 2006
Moog has introduced a second-generation design for its Radial Piston Pump (RKP-II) that features significant improvements for the user. Available in sizes 63, 80 and 100 cc per revolution, the RKP-II is considerably quieter and has a longer lifetime due to a completely reengineered power train with an increased number of pistons and a sliding stroke ring. RKP-II models can also be equipped with a proportional valve with digital on-board control electronics for volume flow and pressure control.
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Moog Listed in Defense News' Top 100 for 2016
13 September 2016
Planning for December Falcon 9 launch, Orbcomm ships satellites10 November 2015
The first shipment of Orbcomm’s 11-satellite payload for the Falcon 9 rocket’s first flight since a June launch failure has arrived at Cape Canaveral, and the rest of the spacecraft will reach the Florida spaceport in the coming days, Orbcomm officials said Thursday.
As appeared in Spaceflight Now
Moog Ships Satellite Dispenser For ORBCOMM's Upcoming 2Gen Launch26 October 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group has shipped the Satellite Dispenser to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) to support the launch of eleven ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) Generation 2 (OG2) satellites.
As appeared in SatNews
Offensive Capabilities Brought to Light21 October 2015
An increasing number of suppliers are offering mission-configurable weapon systems for light attack helicopters that incorporate a range of armament options. Defense Helicopter’s Jonathan Tringham reviews what is available and interviews Jason Reichard, director of Moog Integrated Defense Systems.
As appeared in Defense Helicopter
When Performance Truly Matters...A Moog Historical Perspective2 September 2015
Moog In-Space Propulsion (Moog-ISP) has been supporting the space industry since the 1950s and the company has a rich history in many critical propulsion components and systems.
As appeared in SatMagazine.
Radio link developed for Italian regasification ship13 August 2015
Ponti Radio installs a Moog QPT-50 series Pan and Tilt positioner, with a computer-controlled rotary joint, to compensate for the vessel’s motions and ensure the reliability of the ship-to-shore radio signal.
As appeared in Marine Electronics & Communications.
Moving to smart motion controls16 July 2015
An electronic evolution in aerospace and defense systems is causing a paradigm shift in motor control.
As appeared in Military & Aerospace.
SLS Highlights - Spaceflight Partners Moog Inc8 April 2015
Moog provides critical control hardware for the SLS, from the core stage to the solid rocket boosters to the interim cryogenic propulsion stage.
As appeared in NASA Monthly Highlights
Orrville manufacturer Moog Flo-Tork reorganizes around ‘lean’ future27 March 2015
The precisely machined pieces of anodized aluminum and bronze that come out of the shop at Moog Flo-Tork keep the U.S. nuclear submarine fleet moving extremely quietly through unfriendly waters.
As appeared in Ohio.com
GPS Signal Solutions: A Moog Technical Focus24 March 2015
Determining where you are in the world, in most cases, is simply a matter of tapping a map on your mobile device. That convenience comes courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense Global Positioning System (GPS), a network of 24 satellites orbiting about 20,200 kilometers above Earth.
While GPS receivers have become ubiquitous on mobile phones as well as satellites occupying Low Earth Orbit (LEO), GPS receivers remain novelties for geostationary orbit (35,700 kilometers above the Earth) as GEO satellites must track weak GPS signals. The signal is weak, in part, because the GPS beams its signal toward Earth. In some cases, satellites orbiting above the GPS constellation will rely on more expensive technologies for tracking their position via Earth-based systems. However, that scenario is changing.
As appeared in Milsat Magazine.
More Classified Programs & Technical Track Expansion At the Space Foundation’s 31st Space Symopsium24 March 2015
For 2015, the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium will offer more choices, more classified programs, more international and government participation and more networking opportunities than ever before in this important event.
The 31st Space Symposium will be held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, April 13-16. Returning attendees will find many of the same compelling reasons to attend the Space Symposium as in previous years, such as the Technical Track program, plus some changes for 2015
As appeared in Milsat Magazine.
Controlled Landing and Ascent24 February 2015
After Hayabusa lifted off on May 9, 2003, it spent two years making its way to Itokawa. During its proximity operations with the asteroid, the satellite lost the function of two of its three reaction wheels, which rotate the satellite around its center of mass. After lifting off from the asteroid surface a chemical fuel leak disabled the reaction control system thrusters. Eventually, a set of commands from Earth enabled Hayabusa to engage its ion thrusters and control the attitude of the spacecraft, aided by the gimballing mechanism.
As appeared in Design News
Adding Thermal Cameras for Better Intrusion Detection1 February 2015
In order to achieve more while reducing costs, many enterprises’ security leaders have turned to automation. By adding thermal cameras as part of a larger intrusion detection system, security departments can reduce false alarm rates and even bring operational value back to the enterprise.
Testing Technology for Rugged Surveillance Success7 January 2015
If you can’t watch it, you can’t fix it. And sometimes “watching it,” or video surveillance in the great outdoors, can be tough. How does your video surveillance cope with harsh elements such as heat, wind, rain, snow and hail?
EXO Camera from Moog Stabilizes Ship’s Vision Capture System5 December 2014
When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution upgraded and returned its famous “Alvin” submarine (which located the S.S. Titanic) to service this year, Atlantis II (the research vessel that transports Alvin) required a newly engineered, rugged camera system mandated by U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NavSea). As appeared in DesignWorldOnline.com.
WHOI R/V Underway with Moog Camera System9 September 2014
Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group has supplied the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) with a new, rugged camera system for launch and recovery of the “Alvin” submarine aboard the research vessel Atlantis II.
WHOI R/V Underway with Moog Camera System