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Army Working to Fill Air-and-Missile Defense Gaps

via http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org

October 2, 2018

This is part 2 of a 6-part series covering the Army’s modernization priorities leading up to the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 8-10. Today’s focus: Air-and-Missile Defense. After nearly two decades of fighting insurgents on the ground, the Army is turning its attention to threats from the air and beefing up its ability to fend off attacks.

 

A 21st Century Supply Chain (Commentary)

August 7, 2018

Companies in aerospace and defense (A&D) supply chains have many problems, which seem to grow with the rising proportion of information in their supply chains; this data growth is in part due to surging inflows of data from the Internet of Things (IoT) and lifecycle-based precise replicas of products and processes known as digital twins and digital threads. While physical parts are the reason supply chains exist, there has been an explosion in the amount of highly detailed, proprietary data—materials, requirements processes, inspections, verifications, certifications, and more—that accompanies components from producer to prime contractor and manufacturer to airfield and depot.

 

US Army increases investment on counter-drone program

August 1, 2018

WASHINGTON — Leonardo DRS has received an additional $13 million to continue engineering and testing a vehicle-mounted system that the U.S. Army hopes will protect soldiers from small drones, according to a July 31 Defense Department statement. Leonardo was awarded an initial $16 million contract by the Army in July 2017 to develop a counter-UAV capability dubbed the Mobile Low, Slow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Integrated Defense System, or MLIDS, with hopes of deploying “numerous production systems in early summer 2018."

 

Lockheed Martin to help UK Space Agency build first commercial spaceport; Launch first orbital rocket

July 16, 2018

"The countdown to the first orbital rocket launch from UK soil has officially begun," said Patrick Wood, Lockheed Martin's UK Country Executive for Space. "The UK Government has stated its desire to grow the UK's space sector to ten percent of the global space economy by 2030. We are proud to be selected to help them achieve this goal. This initiative will not only spark advancements in science and innovation, it will create new opportunities for current and future UK-based suppliers to become part of the next space age."

 

Lockheed Martin, Orbex to launch from new British spaceport

July 16, 2018

written by Jeff Foust (Space News)

The U.K. Space Agency, in the second of a two-part announcement about its launch plans, said it had awarded $31 million to Lockheed Martin and $7 million to Orbex to develop launch systems that will operate from a vertical launch site to be developed in Sutherland, Scotland. The agency announced the location of the launch site, but not its users, July 15. Lockheed Martin will use the funding to establish launch operations from Sutherland as well as develop what it calls the Small Launch Orbital Maneuvering Vehicle (SL-OMV), an upper stage that will be manufactured by Moog in the U.K. to place up to six six-unit cubesats into orbit.

 

Army Anti-Aircraft Stryker Can Kill Tanks Too

July 10, 2018

written by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. (Breaking Defense)

With its eyes firmly on Russia, the US Army is racing to field 8×8 Strykers with an array of weapons that can down enemy aircraft — from drones to helicopters to jets — and incidentally make enemy tanks think twice. The first prototypes will be delivered next year, with up to 144 (four battalions) by 2022, although the contract details are still being negotiated. With the IM-SHORAD (Initial Maneuver Short Range Air Defense) Stryker, “you’ll have more combat power, more lethality, than the Bradley fighting vehicle,” says Ed House, the retired Army infantry colonel who runs the program for Leonardo DRS.

 

US Army’s Interim Short-Range Air Defense Solution Crystallizes

June 29, 2018

written by Jen Judson (Defense News)

The U.S. Army’s interim short-range air defense system, which will urgently fill a capability gap identified a few years ago in the European theater, has crystallized. The Army went through a selection process through the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium to determine the best collection of vendors to build prototypes.

 

Air Tractor’s Menker on Future Prospects for AT-802U Multi-Mission Aircraft

May 25, 2018

Tom Menker, business development & government relations representative at Air Tractor, discusses the company’s AT-802U multi-mission aircraft, why its ISR capabilities make it a good fit for the US Air Force despite its elimination from the service’s light-attack experiment aircraft competition, the aircraft’s specifications and more during a May 18, 2018, interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor and Host Vago Muradian at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, held May 21-24 in Tampa, Fla.

 

Army Details Timeline for Short Range Air Defense System Contract And Prototype

March 29, 2018

Leonardo DRS has a SHORAD system that is fully integrated onto the Stryker. The centerpiece is its “reconfigurable integration weapons platform,” made by its partner Moog, according to Ed House, DRS Land Systems’ business development manager, who spoke to Defense News at Global Force...

 

AUSA GLOBAL: LEONARDO DRS TAKES DOWN DRONES

March 28, 2018

ALast year in July, Leonardo DRS announced that it has received a contract award from the US Army for up to U$16 million, under an urgent operational need, to develop a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect soldiers from enemy drones...

 

Moog Donates Printer to Colorado School of Mines

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.

 

Moog Pride Swells As USS Little Rock is Commissioned

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.

 

AUSA 2017: Leonardo leads the fight against UAS threat

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.

 

A Precision Medium Caliber Leathality Solution Available Today

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).

 

Could the DRS Counter-UAS system be the U.S. Army's Solution to defeating enemy drones?

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.

 

Moog Listed in Defense News' Top 100 for 2017

July 25, 2017

Defense News publishes its annual survey of the world's top 100 defense companies.

 

Moog & Leonardo DRS win contract to develop counter-drone capability for U.S. Army

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.

 

Moog Completes First Project Under USAF’s Booster Propulsion Maturation Program

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.

 

U.S. Army to Evaluate Counter-Drone Gun System

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).

 

Oshkosh Defense Displays Next Generation Vehicles Equipped for the Modern Battlefield at IDEX 2017

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.

 

 

RIwP: A Precision Medium Cailber Lethality Solution Available Today

Dec, 2016

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).

 

Moog demos M230LF cannon on RIWP

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.

 

Oshkosh Defense Showcases Upgunned JLTV, M-ATV

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.

 

Moog Listed in Defense News' Top 100 for 2016

Sept 13, 2016

 

Moog Space Hardware to Travel on OSIRIS REx Asteroid Study and Sample Return Mission

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

 

Moog Announces Partnership with IMCA Electronics in Turkey

Aug 10, 2016

New channel partner to offer local presence and support for Moog Sensor and Surveillance Systems’ Solutions.

 


Moog Receives “Special Award for Partnership” from Raytheon - Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)

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.

Moog Focal Technologies Supplies Electrical Slip Ring for Scotrenewables Tidal Power LTD SR2000

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.

Moog MONARC 22 Thrusters to Maneuver EXOMARS 2020 and SWOT Spacecraft

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.    

 

UK Company Provides the Main Engine for JUNO Mission to Jupiter

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.

Three O&M Lessons Learned from a Career in Motion Control

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 Presented at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2016
May 20, 2016

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 Invests in New Space Engine Test Facility for Future Space Access
12 April 2016

 

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

 

Moog Congratulates JAXA on the Successful Launch of the Hitomi Spacecraft

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

 

Moog Provides Critical Hardware and Services for ORBCOMM Generation 2 Satellites

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

 

Moog Webinar: Analyzing Root Cause of Motion Control Problems Improves Machine Uptime

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.

 

 

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.

 

Moog Debuts Mission Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform at Successful First Fire

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.

 

 

Moog Wins Two Technology Development Studies for Ground Based Strategic Deterrent

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.

 

Moog Launches Contest to Find Oldest Operating Servo Valve

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.

 

 

Moog Awarded Gun Actuation System Contract by Naval Surface Warfare Center

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 Celebrates 46th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Landing on the Moon

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.”

 

 

Wuxi XinDeBao Selects Moog’s Test Solution for Automobile Component Testing

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.

 

 

Veritas AG Selects Moog Simulation Table for Testing Fluid Tank Systems

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 Shows Integrated Approach to Motion Control at SPS IPC Drives Italy 2015

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.

 

 

Moog Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Launch of the Hubble Space Telescope

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 Continues to Invest in the Casella Operations

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.

 

 

Moog Propulsion Systems Manage Orbit for Two More Galileo Full Operational Capability Satellites

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.

 

 

Moog Supports Boeing GPS IIF-9 and ULA Delta IV Mission for U.S. Air Force

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.

 

 

Moog Celebrates 89th Anniversary of Goddard’s Launch of the World’s First Liquid-Fueled Rocket

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.

 

 

DSCOVR: Mission Success for Moog Engines Over a Decade Later

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.

 

 

Moog Car Seat Test System Allows Greater Flexibility in Automotive Test Labs

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.

 

 

Moog Test Controller Allows Inholland University’s Composite Lab to Test More Efficiently

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.

 

 

Moog Supports New Atlas V Upper Stage for United Launch Alliance

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.

 

 

Moog Plays a Key Role for the Future of Spaceflight: Orion Exploration Flight Test-1

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.

 

 

Moog Australia Celebrates 35th Anniversary and New Facility

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.

 

 

Moog Supports Hayabusa-2 Mission

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”.

 

 

Moog Supplying Flight Control Systems for Gulfstream G500 and G600

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.

 

 

Sogitec Selects Moog Vibration Platform and Control Loading System for NH90 Full Flight Simulator

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.

 

 

New AC7257 Slip Ring Offers Solutions for Packaging Systems

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.

 

 

Moog Meets the Challenges of Rules Changes in Formula 1

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.

 

 

Moog Provides Control Components and Systems for Atlas V and GPS IIF-8

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.

 

 

Moog Celebrates 67th Anniversary of Bell X-1 Breaking the Sound Barrier

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.

 

 

 

HelpMeSee and Cornerstone Assistance Showcase MSICS in Fort Worth,TX

8 August 2014

 

 

 

Moog Provides Hardware for ATV-5 Georges Lemaître

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.

 

 

Moog Plays Key Role in Launch of Orbcomm Second Generation Satellites

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.

 

 

Moog Provides Precision Control Components for O3b Satellites

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.

 

 

Thule Group Continues to Expand Safety and Performance Testing with One More Moog Simulation Table

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.

 

 

Moog Weapon Stores Management System Launches HELLFIRE from Ground Vehicle

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.

 

 

Moog Imaging System to Protect Overseas Facilities

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.

 

 

Moog Announces Contract With Xiamen Airlines

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.

 

 

Moog Motion Control Solutions Presented at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2014

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

 

 

Moog Unveils its Largest Radial Piston Pump for Industrial Applications

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.

 

 

Piedrafita Selects Moog for Fatigue Test 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.

 

 

Moog Launches Electric Simulation Table with Tilt for Fluid Tank Tests

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.

 

 

Latest Moog Turbine Blade Pitch Control Technology Increases Safety in Wind Farms

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.

 

 

A Successful Launch for TURKSAT-4A

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

New Programmable Servo Drives from Moog with Integrated Safety Functionality

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.

 

 

Moog Launches New AC Modular Pitch System with Optimized Performance for Turbines

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.

 

 

James Fisher Nuclear Selects Moog Motion Control System for Moduman 100 Manipulator Arm

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.

 

 

Lockheed Martin Tests Turrets Using Moog Test System

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.

 

 

Moog Develops Innovative Fuel Tank Test System for Fiat Group Automobiles (FGA)

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.

 

 

Moog Presents the Latest Developments in Motion Control at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2013

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.

 

 

HelpMeSee Selects Moog to Develop a Leading Edge Virtual Reality Eye Surgery Simulator

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.

 

 

Moog's Space and Defense Group Conclueds Successful Flight Tests of Stores Management System

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Moog Driving Simulator Enables Dallara to Improve Race Car Performance and Train Drivers

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.

 

 

Moog Introduces Next Generation Technology for Motion Bases Used for Full Flight Simulation

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.

 

 

Hindustan Aeronautics Selects Moog Test Controllers for Helicopter Component Testing

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.

 

 

Moog Announces Alliance Agreement with ERA for Aircraft

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.

 

 

Moog Obtains TÜV Rheinland Certification for Safety-Critical Blade Feathering on Wind Turbines

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.

 

 

Moog Videolarm Rolls Out HD Network Camera Systems for Harsh Conditions

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.

 

 

Moog to Showcase Advanced Test Solutions at the Automotive Testing Expo China 2012

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.

 

 

Moog Throttle Valves Lessens “Seven Minutes of Terror” for Curiosity

8 August 2012

 

 

 

Moog Closes In-Space Propulsion Acquisition

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.

 

 

Moog Demos High-Performance ISR (T) Pod at Farnborough Air Show 2012

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.

 

 

MOOG COMPONENTS GROUP AWARDED FAA REPAIR STATION CERTIFICATION

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.

 

 

Moog Launches Maximum Dynamic Brushless Servo Motors

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.

 

 

American Pacific Corporation Announces Divestiture of In-Space Propulsion Business

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

 

 

Moog Wins Contract to Supply Narec with a Test System to Evaluate 100 m Wind Turbine Blades

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.

 

 

Moog Highlights Leading Edge Testing Systems at the Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2012, Stuttgart

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.

 

 

Moog Lifts Secondary Satellites with ESPA Ring at the 2012 National Space Symposium

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.

 

 

New Moog Office Delivers Significant Benefits to Customers in Turkey

30 March 2012

Moog Industrial Group has opened a new branch office in Istanbul, Turkey.

 

 

Semcon Selects a Moog Test System for its Test Lab

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.

 

 

Moog Highlights Leading Edge Testing Systems at Automotive Testing India 2012, Chennai

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.

 

 

Innovative Experiments are Bringing Microgravity Science to the Classroom

16 February 2012

 

 

 

Moog Highlights Electric Motion Control Solutions at Drives 2012, UK

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.

 

 

Moog Hydraulic Simulation Table Allows Exova to Achieve More Realistic Automotive Testing

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.