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Electric-Powered Warship
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Drone Parachute Rescue System

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Radar Measurements: Triggering, Analysis, and Generation

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Latest Briefs & News

White Papers: Defense
Software Defined Radio Handbook

SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital...

White Papers: Photonics/Optics
High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design

Well into its third decade of widespread deployment, VME adopted the new VXS gigabit serial interface, clearly representing the most significant leap in backplane data transfer rates...

Army and academic researchers developed a novel design to automatically adjust aircraft engine rotor blade positions mid-flight, a tactic that could improve turbine engine performance.

In order for future lunar exploration missions to be successful and land more precisely, engineers must equip spacecraft with technologies that allow them to “see” where they...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics that could make for better...

A new machine learning approach could improve radar performance in congested environments. Researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as...

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University announced a new $13.5 million award from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development...

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A Prototype Fuel Gauge for Orbit

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Tips for Choosing CBN Grinding Wheels
Learn about the most common bond systems for CBN wheels: resin, vitrified, and electroplated matrixes.
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Defense
Drone Charging System
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Reverse Engineering Technology
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Defense
Loitering Munition System
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Application Briefs: Defense
Encapsulated Drone System
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Testing Services
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
Application Briefs: Materials
3D-Printing Powders
A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Incorporating zirconia particles into polyurea elastomers to form hybrid composites and designing them into state-of-the-art body armor has the potential to achieve lightweight ballistic efficiency.
INSIDER: Aerospace
Smart Parachute Rescues Drones

An intelligent parachute system deploys itself an emergency to bring the damaged drone safely to the ground. The system can be easily mounted to a drone at any time using a bayonet lock.

Advanced designs that will propel NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, to flight recently underwent wind tunnel testing at Langley Research Center.

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