Advanced Composites Group Gets U.S. Navy Contract

Advanced Composites Group Inc, a part of Umeco Composites Structural Materials has been awarded $1.967 million from the United States Navy for research and development efforts in support of its Out-of-Autoclave processable materials and technology.

Advanced Composite Group’s OoA program “Lightweight Composite Structures phase 3” continues the work of previous programs to increase the technology readiness level of a number of OoA capable prepreg materials, including the MTM®45-1 and MTM®47 systems, to permit deployment on military and other air and space vehicles.

The contract will be administered through Naval Air Systems Command Patuxent River and will support advanced fiber placement, process development, the manufacture of demonstrator parts and design database generation.