Prototyping for defense tech via additive manufacturing reduces time costs

Developing any sort of defense application, whether unmanned aircraft or shipboard weapon and efficiency. The components and systems involved must not fail; otherwise, human lives could be lost. It can be expensive, however, to build prototypes, because they are often built of the same materials as the deployed parts.

This is no longer necessarily true, though, thanks to the advent of additive manufacturing. Defense and aerospace engineers can now produce parts through 3D printing, significantly reducing the time and cost of prototyping.

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