New instrument to support natural capital mapping and energy transition goals of the geoscience Industry.
Xcalibur Multiphysics, the worldwide leader in airborne geophysics, have announced a collaboration with Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), to produce a novel next generation airborne gravity gradiometer.
Responsible mapping of natural resources is a critical component of sustainable investment, supporting the transition to clean energy, tackling climate change, protecting biodiversity, and building more inclusive and circular economies.
This new instrument will augment Xcalibur’s existing technology, allowing for efficient, targeted exploration through non-invasive data acquisition and analysis from Xcalibur’s airborne platforms. With the anticipated significant improvement in sensitivity and resolution, the ability to map geology, detect specific targets and model the data will be greatly enhanced. The technology has the potential to change the way governments, exploration teams, and scientists use and integrate multi-physics data and will lead to faster, more informed decisions about how to manage natural resources.
“We believe in investing in R&D projects that not only push the boundaries of applied science, but also contribute to protecting biodiversity by efficient mapping of natural resources to support the energy transition. We are excited to add this new technology to our already impressive toolbox, and to continue our efforts to democratise access to high quality remotely sensed data” said Andrés Blanco, Chief Executive Officer of Xcalibur Multiphysics.
About Xcalibur Multiphysics
Xcalibur Multiphysics is the worldwide leader in airborne geophysics and in smart natural capital mapping, with offices in 12 countries, more than 40 aircrafts and +300 highly qualified professionals. Xcalibur Multiphysics technologies are used to map potential minerals, oil & gas, geothermal and ground water resources with a specific focus on developing a sustainable energy transition towards clean and efficient energies.
With 100 years of experience, Xcalibur Multiphysics has collected more than 50 million linear kilometers of geophysical data, over more than 1.000 projects executed on 5 continents and continues to execute projects with safety, sustainability, technological innovation, operational excellence, and cost efficiency at the center of its core values.
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About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services.
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