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Aug. 12, 2022

America Makes Announces Three New Project Calls Totaling $4.6 Million in Awards

America Makes announces three new project calls today which will accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) and offer a new way for the supply chain to engage in the Institute.  Several actionable focus areas are aligned to each project call, including materials data, process monitoring, data management as well as education and workforce development.

July 25, 2022

Additively Manufactured Hardware Produced Under the AMNOW Program Undergoing Flight Test on Operational Aircraft

Two additively manufactured (3D printed) cargo links were installed on two operational MH-47G aircraft at Fort Campbell, KY in support of an extended flight test program. The cargo links were manufactured from a high-strength aluminum alloy 7A77 under NCDMM’s AMNOW program and represent the first Army-developed metallic AM aircraft parts to be flown on Army aircraft.

June 7, 2022

Faster, Cheaper, Stronger: Navy Engineers Discuss Impact of Additive Manufacturing at NSWC Dahlgren Division

Mechanical engineers have for decades relied on physical prototyping to catch issues from the conceptual design stage, reduce future risk and speed delivery of the final product. The future of prototyping may be a little different thanks to the groundbreaking work currently underway at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD).“We

March 1, 2021

Naval Postgraduate School and Xerox Collaborate to Advance Additive Manufacturing Solutions

In January 2021, the Department of Defense published its first-ever Additive Manufacturing Strategy to “provide a shared set of guiding principles and a framework for [additive manufacturing] technology development and transition to support modernization and Warfighter readiness” across the military.

June 16, 2020

Maintenance fab flight awarded Squadron Innovation Funds for 3D printer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Youngstown Air Reserve Center website — The 910th Maintenance Group was recently awarded $72 thousand to advance its additive manufacturing capabilities through the purchase of an AON3D printer.

April 28, 2020

DLA expands DOD additive manufacturing tool in fight against COVID-19

A Defense Logistics Agency tool that consolidates the Defense Department’s technical data packages for advance manufacturing could be a new weapon in the battle against COVID-19.

Jan. 6, 2017

Embracing opportunity: additive technology for manufacturing

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. For scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, can be a powerful tool for rapid innovation.Ultimately, it’s a