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Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Missile Protection System

Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how...

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas and arrays to advance radar technology and enable new applications for the U.S. Navy. The...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Anniston Army Depot Aids Artillery Modernization Efforts

Anniston Army Depot recently completed the modification of two cabs for the Army’s Extended Range Cannon Artillery project. The ERCA is a part of an Army modernization strategy...

Digital technologies applied to military electronics are fueling the rapid transformation of integrated communication systems. By applying common...

To realize the future of autonomous airborne delivery, flight system and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) specialist Airwayz is testing drone fleets from multiple delivery companies to...

Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.
A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.
See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
Titanium is irreplaceable in many industrial applications. But the metal can still be improved.
A new quantum sensor analyzes the full spectrum of radio-frequency and real-world signals, unleashing new potential for soldier communications, spectrum awareness, and electronic warfare.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The Future of Aircraft Electrification
Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software estimates the trajectory of separation between the aircraft and the store. But how reliable is the CFD model in real-life situations?
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Targeting Pod Maintenance
LITENING pods carry out targeting, surveillance, intelligence, search and rescue, and humanitarian relief missions.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Missile System Team Trainer
Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.
Application Briefs: Defense
Video Encoders
Delta Digital Video has been selected to supply video encoders for a CCTV system.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Weapon System Spare Parts
VINCORION will supply spare parts for the PUMA infantry fighting vehicle’s weapon aiming and tracking system.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Spectrum Processing Subsystems
The subsystems enable the development and deployment of electronic warfare and signal intelligence.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Mobile Howitzer
The "Iron Sabre" will be tested out in the U.S. Army’s 155mm Mobile Howitzer Shoot-Off Evaluation.
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Learn about a photonic skin friction and wall pressure sensor.
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
A novel feedback system provides physical therapists with real-time information about quality of head and trunk movement during exercise.
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.

MIT has developed insect-sized drones with unprecedented dexterity and resilience. The aerial robots are powered by a new class of soft actuator that allows them to withstand the...

RMIT University aerospace engineers used machine learning to design new drone propellers, then 3D-printed several of the most promising prototypes for experimental acoustic testing. The prototypes...

Material scientists from the U.S. Army and Department of Energy conducted a study of plasma-treated aluminum nanoparticles with the goal of improving future propellants and...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new, interactive spreadsheet that will help the U.S. military extinguish...

Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Ultra-High Purity Silicone in Aerospace and Defense Product Design

The performance and stability of materials used on aircraft in extreme atmospheric temperatures have their challenges, especially when fuel exposure is inevitable. Finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in fluorosilicones...

NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification...

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