U.S. Navy Aircraft Programs Making Use Of 3D-Printed Parts

SAN DIEGO/ST. LOUIS—When a small plastic component broke recently in a vital piece of calibration equipment used to maintain readiness aboard the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship (LHD 7) USS Iwo Jima, it looked like the pilots and air crews were out of luck. “That piece failed. We needed it and it...

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