NTS Completes Successful Rapid Decompression Testing for FltPlan Android Tablets

July 29, 2014

For many professional pilots, paper charts can be extremely cumbersome when dealing with thousands of different airports and multiple pages for each. It can also take several hours for pilots to revise their paper charts each 28 day cycle. As a solution...

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NTS Santa Clarita Adds Static Firing of Initiators to Testing Capabilities

July 28, 2014

Engineers from National Technical Systems Santa Clarita facility working in conjunction with one of our valued customers, recently developed tooling and techniques for measuring the parameters of a pressure pulse produced when through bulkhead initiators (TBIs) are fired. NTS was...

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Announcing the Pneumatics Test Facility at NTS Santa Clarita!

July 16, 2014

NTS Santa Clarita is proud to announce the establishment of a new Airslab to further support customers’ test requirements. The addition was a multi-year effort designed with the future in mind, after receiving feedback from customers that new aerospace requirements were...

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Movers and Shakers at NTS Fullerton

April 30, 2014

There are some good vibrations going on at NTS Fullerton. After months of construction and streamlining our Dynamics Department is operating in a state-of-the-art facility. The newly constructed building incorporates a 16 ton crane and efficient open floor space. This...

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NTS Camden’s Target Effects Arena Brings the “Wow” Factor to Weapons Testing

March 29, 2014

Over the last few years, there has been an increase in the performance of Target Effects Arena tests at NTS Camden. The increase is largely due to the push in the defense market for design and fielding of high-intensity, low-collateral,...

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NTS LOCA: An Accident Gone as Planned

January 29, 2014

On March 28th 1979, “TMI-2 Reactor Destroyed” was the topic that swept this nation. After having been online only 13 months, Unit 2 in the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant had a partial core meltdown due to a fault...

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New Reverberation Chamber at NTS Rockford Achieves Greater than DO-160 Category L Levels!

October 30, 2013

We are pleased to announce our newly-added second reverberation chamber, coupled with state-of-the-art amplifiers, achieves greater than DO-160 Category L levels from 100 MHz to 18 GHz. Test frequencies as high as 40 GHz are now possible at NTS Rockford!...

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NTS Provides Top Service for California Special Seismic Testing Clients

August 28, 2013

NTS has been involved in seismic testing for specific products to be installed in California State hospitals, both new and upgraded for a number of years now. Judging by the results, we have been very successful. A recent test program...

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Things are changing at NTS Rustburg!

March 21, 2012

Since last Fall, our Heavyweight Shock Test Facility (formerly known as DTI) has been undergoing a series of expansion efforts to add new capabilities and enhance our existing test capacity and resources. Our goal is to provide a “one stop...

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IMX-101: One of the 50 Best Inventions of 2010

December 7, 2010

  Photo credit Timothy Rider Philip Samuels, chemical engineer (left) and Anthony Di Stasio, lead project officer (right), both members of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, look at seven different fuze plugs designed to accommodate the IMX-101-loaded M795...

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