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Application Briefs: Communications

Satellite Antennas

INSIDER: Communications

Suppose a U.S. Navy destroyer is operating in the Western Pacific and is impacted by the effects of a massive solar flare that has caused a ripple effect across the globe,...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

A new solution compresses and offloads critical data from battlefield machines more efficiently, enabling faster AI processing and decision-making on the battlefield.

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A team of Sandia National Laboratories engineers developed a new testing capability in support of its nuclear weapons mission. The team completed their first...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Designated in the United States as “upper Class E” airspace, the sky above 60,000 feet does not have stringent air traffic control rules since most aircraft are not capable of...

INSIDER: Propulsion

A process for converting alcohol sourced from renewable or industrial waste gases into jet or diesel fuel is being scaled up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
As radar and electronic warfare systems contend with an increasingly crowded environment, recording tests, interactions, and conflicts provide valuable insight.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Articles: Materials
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
pureLiFi has announced a new deal to supply the US Army Europe and Africa with Kitefin™, a next generation optical wireless communication system
Briefs: Materials
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
SOSA’s Impact on OpenVPX Technology

The OpenVPX Systems Specification, which improves the interoperability of COTS 3U and 6U VPX boards through the implementation of predefined system topologies, has been in existence for a decade and has had a major impact on military computing. SOSA (Sensor Open Systems Architecture), as a major new...

INSIDER: Propulsion

A one-megawatt electric motor that could help propel future, more environmentally friendly and economically sustainable aircraft was tested by NASA and its industry and academic...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The faster drones fly, the more unstable they become and at high speeds, their aerodynamics can be too complicated to predict. Crashes, therefore, are a common and often spectacular...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
One of the most interesting — and definitely the most entertaining — technologies on display at this year’s AUVSI XPONENTIAL trade show was Boston Dynamics’s aptly named Spot robot.
INSIDER: Communications

Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a method for secure communication that uses quantum mechanics to encrypt information. While the security of QKD is unbreakable in...

INSIDER: Defense

A new framework for neural networks’ processing enables artificial intelligence to better judge objects and potential threats in hostile environments. Researchers from...

INSIDER: Defense

A first-of-its-kind in the U.S. facility to test hypersonic technologies will be constructed in the Purdue Aerospace District adjacent to the Purdue University campus. The Hypersonic...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
The rescheduled 2021 AUVSI XPONENTIAL unmanned vehicles and robotics technology trade show got underway this week.
INSIDER: Aerospace

An automated system was developed that enables an operator to control a small fleet of up to 10 drones from a single ground station. The operator indicates the mission to be undertaken...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For the first time an autonomously flying quadrotor has outperformed two human pilots in a drone race. The success is based on a novel algorithm that was developed by researchers of the...

INSIDER: Materials

How do you control ice formation on a plane, even when it’s in flight? A de-icing method exploits how frost grows on pillar structures to suspend ice as it forms into a layer that’s easier to...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Developers of electronic warfare technologies must consider emerging U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives like Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA).
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

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