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SPbPU has developed software for "metal" 3D printing
Specialists of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) have developed the country's first software for 3D printing installations working with metal and alloys. This software will find application in a wide variety of industries, including shipbuilding, aviation and metallurgical industries.
Rosatom presented the largest Russian DMD printer
On May 22, at the Metalloobrabotka-2023 exhibition in Moscow, Rusatom – Additive Technologies (RuSat LLC, part of Rosatom's TVEL Fuel Company) held a presentation of Russia's largest 3D printer using direct laser growing technology (PLV/DMD).
SHAK-12: Counterterrorism weapons
How can a special forces soldier hit a terrorist if he is protected by a powerful bulletproof vest or is in hiding? For this purpose, the High-Precision Complexes Holding has developed the SHAK-12 assault assault rifle system, created specifically for close combat during anti-terrorist operations in urban conditions.
A new rare earth elements plant is being built in the USA to reduce dependence on China in this regard
Rare earth metals are becoming increasingly important in the production of household, automotive and military equipment.
The global titanium market may grow to $6.1 billion by 2026
At the same time, the global titanium dioxide market is projected at $27.9 billion
The global titanium market may grow to $6.1 billion by 2026 with an average annual growth rate of 7%, while the global titanium dioxide market is projected to reach $27.9 billion by 2026, with an average annual growth of 5.9%. Such estimates are given in the titanium market review prepared by Roscongress analysts (available to TASS).
The US may impose a duty of 200% on aluminum from Russia
The United States is preparing to impose 200 percent duties on Russian aluminum this week on the eve of the anniversary of the start of the military operation, Bloomberg reports, citing sources. Russia is the second largest producer of aluminum in the world, the metal supplied from Russia accounts for about 10% of the total US imports. In the event of the introduction of 200 percent tariffs, aluminum imports from Russia to the United States will actually stop, Bloomberg notes.
It became known that NATO actually forgot in Ukraine
The USA needs Ukraine for cheap titanium, and Europe needs it for cheap steel
The military crisis around Ukraine is dragging on. And gradually there are new confirmations that the US and its NATO allies supporting the Kiev regime are guided primarily by economic benefits.
The US has a new reason to support Ukraine
Newsweek: The US expects to receive titanium from Ukraine for the military industry
Titanium is vital for the economic and national security of the United States, writes Newsweek. Therefore, they are very interested in supporting Ukraine, one of the main producers of sponge titanium. In case of its victory, the Americans will receive an ideal source of supplies, the author of the article notes.
"We need armored steel to create equipment": the Turkish press appreciated the lifting of the arms embargo by Finland
The Turkish defense industry produces various combat systems, gradually penetrating into the most complex areas of military production. However, at this stage of development, the military-industrial complex is more of an assembly line, and therefore its weak point remains dependence on the supply of components from abroad.
Scientists have Fused bronze and steel to improve rocket and airplane engines
Researchers from Skoltech printed samples from previously unexplored steel and bronze alloys on a 3D printer and determined their mechanical characteristics. Combining the valuable properties of both main components, these new iron-copper alloys can be used in aircraft and rocket engines: it is possible to make a combustion chamber to which steel will give high heat resistance, and bronze — the necessary thermal conductivity to prevent overheating. The study is published in the journal Materials & Design.
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A meeting of the Board of the Russian Defense Ministry was held in Moscow under the leadership of the head of the military department
On November 30, a meeting of the Board of the Russian Defense Ministry was held at the National Defense Management Center of the Russian Federation under the leadership of the head of the military Department, Army General Sergei Shoigu.
The industrial framework of the country: Sergey Chemezov — about the results of Rostec's work over 15 years
We talk about the main achievements, difficulties and victories of the Rostec state Corporation, whose products can be found today in a variety of fields: from public transport to medicine and defense.
Evgeny Chernyakov: the share of products with high added value in exports will recover in 3-5 years
Russian steel producers have faced challenges this year that have seriously hit the industry - weakening domestic demand, strengthening of the ruble exchange rate, logistical and trade restrictions. Evgeny Chernyakov, the company's Deputy General Director for Sales and Operations, told Interfax how Severstal adapts to changes and tries to minimize operational losses.
Severstal has started shipping bimetallic sheets for the construction of the bow of the most powerful nuclear icebreaker in the world
Severstal has started shipping the first bimetallic sheets for the construction of the outer skin of the bow of the hull of the main linear nuclear icebreaker Rossiya (project 10510 LK-120 I, cipher "Leader"). The ice protection of the nuclear icebreaker, the so-called ice belt of the vessel, will be made of bimetal. This is the reinforced lower part of the hull, which directly resists the ice.
Rostec to double production of engine components in Samara
The Rostec United Engine Corporation has launched three new production buildings equipped with modern equipment at the Samara enterprise "ODK-Kuznetsov". More than 4 billion rubles have been invested in their construction. Commissioning of new capacities will double the volume of production of components for a number of power plants, including NK-32 series 02 and "Products of the Russian Federation".
How Russia ruined Boeing's Life
One of the two largest aircraft concerns in the world, Boeing, has reported huge losses. They have grown 78 times. Its main rival, the European Airbus, looks much better financially. At least in the first half of the year, the concern was still profitable. What is happening to the aviation giants and what role did Russia play in their troubles?
Rostec presented a vacuum 3D printer for "growing" heavy-duty parts
Rostec State Corporation has presented a vacuum electron beam 3D printer with an all-angle robot manipulator. The device allows you to "grow" heavy-duty parts of complex construction made of titanium and steel for aerospace engineering. A prototype of the product can be seen in Moscow at the international exhibition Weldex-2022.
Kalashnikov increased the output of machine-tool products by 36%
The machine tool division of JSC Concern Kalashnikov manufactured and shipped 35.7% more products in the three quarters of this year than last year. These are turning and screw–cutting machines, special equipment and repair services for spindle assemblies totaling 285 million rubles (against 210 million rubles in 2021).
A. Inozemtsev – on the prospects of engines for aircraft from Tu-214 to MS-21-400
Alexander Inozemtsev, Deputy General Director of JSC "UEC" for the management of the Perm Motors RPC, Managing Director - General Designer of JSC "UEC-Aviadvigatel", told on the sidelines of the International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2022" about the prospects for the production and modernization of the PD-14 engine, the required number of PS-90A, about the progress of development the PD-35 engine and about the possibilities opening up for designers after its appearance.