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Joining the Pieces - Lockheed Martin plant in Texas is using CATIA software to simulate the assembly of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Mechanical Engineering, December 2005

Embedded CAE Tools Make a Complex Design Simpler to Analyze - CATIA's V5 and MSC Software's SimDesigner helped ASC Inc. to perform complex analyses to meet customer requirements, Stephen Doncov of ASC Incorporated, Design News, December 5, 2005

Fostering Innovation, MIT Media Lab Style - MIT Media Lab's concept car project uses multidisciplinary collaboration and CATIA V5, Ryan Chin, COE News Net, June 2005

Dassault Aviation Revolutionizes Aircraft Development - the company continues to reserve faith in PLM and plans to extend it to other projects apart from the executive jet market, CG, April 27, 2005

Satellite Navigation - while CATIA V4 takes care of high end demands for space vehicle design, UGS VisView deals with day to day access to component and sub-assembly design features, Cadserver, March 21, 2005

Tech Trends: Flying High - majority of the CAD work for Airbus 3800, the world's largest passenger plane, was done in CADD5i, with a mix of CATIA V4 and V5 seats, Arnie Williams, Cadalyst, March 1, 2005

USA: Carmakers' Shift to CATIA V5 'Requires Suppliers to Adapt or Lose Business' - DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Honda and Toyota are among the auto makers incorporating CATIA V5 into their daily product development, yielding accelerated development cycles with greatly reduced effort, just-auto.com, October 4, 2004

Professional Soapbox Racing Car Wins on Strength of Composites - CATIA software was used to design a soapbox racer that clocked record speeds in a recent competition, Composites World, August 2004

CAD, PLM Helps Small Companies Make Their Big Dreams Known CATIA and SmarTeam PLM software helped design a faster sailboat, Michelle M. Lang, Design News, August 16, 2004

Stylin'! - Design software helps drive AIgonquin Automotive's tricked-out truck business, Duff McCutcheon, Advanced Manufacturing, July/August, 2004

Multi-CAD Interoperability Halves Automotive Supplier’s Production Time - Tier 1 automotive supplier Magneti Marelli use of Proficiency’s Collaboration Gateway, Lynda Rutledge, CATIA Community, July 13, 2004 (free registration required)

On the 7E7, New Materials and a New Way of Viewing Work - new technologies are ready, along with the software tools and manufacturing processes that will transform the way an airplane is designed and built, James Wallace, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 1, 2004

Dassault, IBM Land Boeing Jumbo Jet Design Deal - Boeing will move to Dassault Systemes' CATIA V5, a move expected to result in contracts worth a few hundred million dollars for Dassault and IBM, W. David Gardner, TechWeb News, February 12, 2004

A Dream of "Paperless" Architecture - CATIA has helped architect Frank Gehry create some of his most famous structures, including his most recent, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Yahoo News, October 2, 2003

Monster Wood Ceiling Crowns City of Angels' Music Heaven - Los Angeles’ $274-million Walt Disney Concert Hall, designed by Frank Gehry, relied on CATIA-based design to find the right sound, Nadine M. Post, enr.com, August 11, 2003

BMW Upgrades PLM - in multi-million dollar deal, the German automotive company chooses CATIA 5 from Dassault Systems to increase use of common parts and cut development times, Demir Barlas, Line56, July 29, 2003

F1 Car Builder Does the Unthinkable: Changes CAD Midseason - a Formula One racing team switched to CATIA in the middle of a project, Machine Design, September 2002

CATIA Advanced Surface Methodologies Key to Modeling Complex Human Bone - CATIA is being used to help treat breaks in a particularly complex bone, Mehmet Ali Tunali, PLM e-Newsletter, September 2002

Flexible Flyer - Lockheed-Martin engineers used CATIA to create the F-35 fighter, Rick DeMeis, Design News, September 9, 2002

Weissenhof Digital: a Virtual Tour Through Space and Time - the city of Stuttgart and IBM Germany used CATIA V5 to recreate a 1920s architectural masterpiece, PLM e-Newsletter, July 9, 2002

Consumer Research - a UK design consulting firm relies on CATIA for its success in product design, C3, July/August 20022

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