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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...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
Designing with Silicone for Space

Designing a satellite and working in the extremes of space have their challenges, but finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in space-grade silicones explores the capabilities of these materials and examines how their low outgassing proprieties can enable...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Radar Measurements: Triggering, Analysis, and Generation

Advanced instruments handle the wide bandwidth, high dynamic range needs of radar and electronic warfare specialists. Diverse pulse and modulation techniques are needed for...

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) integrated an accurate and efficient model of nuclear fission into a new software suite to give users a powerful and...

The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of multiple companies competing for task orders under the five-year Software Development Security...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
6 Ways to Reduce Aerospace and Defense Program Risk

This presentation describes how a development environment employing a complete digital twin of the platform electrical system reduces program risk. It discusses the importance of employing a mature and fully functional, multi-domain digital thread to enrich the digital twin throughout...

As any performer knows, it's important to rehearse, rehearse, and – when you think you're ready – rehearse some more. Similarly, before air taxis, cargo transport, and package-delivery...

Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Dispensable Gels vs Gap Filler Pads
Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Counter-Drone Technology
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Counter-UAS Technology
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Light Tactical Vehicle
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electric Propulsion Ship
See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).
Application Briefs: Software
Weapon Fire Control System
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Helicopter Cabin Computer
Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.
Application Briefs: Defense
Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems
Steadicopter unveiled two rotary unmanned aerial systems: Black Eagle 25E and Black Eagle 50E.
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.

Future lunar landers might come equipped with 3D printed rocket engine parts that help bring down overall manufacturing costs and reduce production time. NASA is investing in...

Project MEDAL: Machine Learning for Additive Manufacturing Experimental Design is being led by Intellegens, a University of Cambridge spin-out specializing in artificial...

Northrop Grumman's Huntsville Manufacturing Center has taken delivery of six shelters that will be outfitted as Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Unique Method for Orifice Production

To produce accurate, repeatable orifices, all the variables that might influence the Cd Value (Coefficient of Discharge) must be controlled during production. This includes the orifice hole length, edges,...

A CubeSat is exploring the feasibility of a new propulsion method that could enable very small satellites to move around Earth’s orbit without carrying fuel. This could pave the way for...

For drones with four propellers – also known as quadcopters – the failure of one motor is a big problem. When one rotor fails, the drone begins to spin on itself like a ballerina. This...

As air travel has increased, the challenge of keeping track of all the moving parts of an airport has only grown. A digital wireless airport communications system developed in part...

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