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OctonX™ Newsletter #3

2021-11-02 Save the date: Materials Equivalency Exploratory Meeting 1 December 2021

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DATC to Host Industry Day for Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV) Remote Control System

2021-09-01 Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC™) will host a virtual Industry Day on September 21, 2021, 10:00am-12:00pm, for the Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV) Remote Control System (RCS). The event is open to members and non-members of DATC.


OctonX™ Newsletter #2

2021-07-21 Takeoff

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OctonX™ Newsletter #1

2021-05-29 Why OctonX™

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DATC Partners with the U.S. Army to Deliver Advanced Energy Storage Technologies

2021-04-28 The Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium™ (DATC) is partnering with the U.S. Army to launch the xTech|Innovation Combine Advanced Energy Storage Challenge (Innovation Combine).


DATC Member Perspecta Labs Wins Awards to Develop Cybersecurity Prototypes

2021-02-18 The U.S. Army awarded Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC) member Perspecta Labs, the innovative applied research arm of Perspecta Inc.


DATC™ Partners with NUDG to Streamline CMMC Efforts

2020-09-09 The Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC) has signed on with NUDG in an ongoing effort to enhance DATC’s cybersecurity posture.


Birken Manufacturing demonstrates power of implementing key AS13006 process controls

2020-01-08 For over 75 years, Birken Manufacturing of Bloomfield, CT, has specialized in the manufacturing of complex aerospace jet engine components and utilizing processes such as CNC machining, Tig Welding, Conventional and NDT Inspection, Concurrent Engineering, and Assembly and Testing Services.

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Pratt & Whitney Kalisz Demonstrates Proactive Process Control Through use of SAE AS13006 as Guidance to Streamline Activities

2020-01-08 Pratt & Whitney Kalisz, established in 1992, is located in central Poland. Over 1,500 employees in 4 plants produce components and parts for aircraft engines for Pratt & Whitney – the world’s leader in supplying engines for business aircrafts, communication - both local and intercontinental - and helicopters.

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DATC spells progress for defense prototyping

2019-02-07 One of two prototype of aluminum armored-vehicle hulls, fabricated by CTC using its unique friction-stir welding capability; the company is upbeat about its experience with the DATC consortium designed to help cut the red tape in procuring government defense contracts.


DATC Member Leonardo DRS Wins Award to Improve the Power Capabilities of the THAAD Weapon System

2018-12-04 Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC) member DRS Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, Inc. has been selected to work on the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System.

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ARMY: Army secretary directs team to speed up Next-Gen Combat Vehicle program

2018-01-31 Read the full article publshed by The Fort Campbell Courier.