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Save Time and Money with Simulation and Modeling

September 11, 2018

Simulation and modeling can accurately quantify the flow of lightning currents in an object. The approach is important for producing engineering-level data earlier in the product lifecycle, which can improve time to market and increase design confidence prior to testing....

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NTS Justin McKennon to be Keynote at COMSOL Conference 2018 Boston

September 5, 2018

We are excited to announce that Justin McKennon of our Pittsfield laboratory has been selected as one of this year’s keynote speakers for the COMSOL Conference 2018 Boston on October 3-5, 2018. Justin will be presenting “The Role of Multiphysics...

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IAASS-SSI-1700 Commercial Human-Rated System Standard Published

September 5, 2018

Recently SAE International and IAASS (International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety) co-published IAASS-SSI-1700 Commercial Human-Rated System standard as a first step towards the establishment of a complete set of safety, technical, and management standards to be used by...

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FAA appoints NTS’s Justin McKennon as Designated Engineering Representative

September 5, 2018

The FAA is responsible for determining whether or not a design shows compliance with the required aerospace standards. This role is crucial in ensuring flight safety and continued air worthiness. However, the FAA simply does not have the bandwidth to...

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NTS Lightning Laboratory Featured on Discovery Channel

February 14, 2018

At the NTS laboratory in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, industry-leading engineers and technicians are able to generate 2.4 million volts and 250,000 amperes to test the effects of lightning on commercial products. That’s why the Discovery Channel turned to NTS, the undisputed...

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Lightning Strikes!

September 29, 2017

Any electronic component is potentially susceptible to lightning damage. As sophisticated navigation and communication systems come to play a larger role in maintaining safe flight operations, lightning testing is an increasingly important part of quality control for both military contractors...

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Lightning Protection of Wind Turbines

September 12, 2017

Over the past decade, we’ve all watched the world’s energy markets shift towards cleaner, alternative sources. Technological advancements in renewable industries like wind, solar, and tidal, have enabled us to make these potential solutions a reality. As research and development...

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Learn how Lightning Phenomena is Shaping the Wind Power Industry

May 12, 2017

Did you know that WindPower contributed more new electric generating capacity in 2016 than any other source?¹ And did you know that NTS has supported the WindPower industry for 30 years? NTS will be participating in this year’s AWEA WINDPOWER...

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NTS offers CAD/FEA Modeling for Direct and Indirect Effects Lightning, Reducing Test Costs and Time

May 24, 2016

The NTS Lightning Technologies laboratory in Pittsfield, MA is now offering finite element analysis, allowing the performance of complex simulations that accurately model the interaction of lightning with a variety of aircraft and avionics components for our customers. This service...

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MIL-STD-461G Released

February 3, 2016

The G revision of the MIL-STD-461 standard was released in December 2015 and is available here. NTS’s Jeffrey Viel’s wrote an article for InCompliance Magazine reviewing the proposed changes which was published back in August 2015. These changes have carried...

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