Latest Briefs & News

Latest Briefs & News

INSIDER: Aerospace

Combustion engines can develop high-frequency oscillations, leading to structural damage to the engines and unsafe operating conditions. Researchers clarified the feedback processes...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed spaceflight on July 11 carried NASA-supported technology. Sirisha Bandla of Virgin Galactic operated the experiment on the Unity 22 flight on behalf of the...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team has taken a closer look at how nuclear weapon blasts close to the Earth’s surface create complications in their...

INSIDER: Software

Artillery troops are testing updates to two fire support packages while telling the Army the systems’ shortcomings and successes of the fire support systems....

INSIDER: Defense

A new study by engineers at MIT, Caltech, and ETH Zürich shows that “nanoarchitected” materials — materials designed from precisely patterned nanoscale structures —...

INSIDER: Propulsion

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Collins Aerospace recently broke ground on a new wind tunnel that will help streamline the testing process for its Ram Air Turbine product line at the company’s...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka drones – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, from the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by the military, to the sophisticated remotely piloted vehicles used for civil and agricultural applications, to the type of drones envisioned for future...

INSIDER: Materials

An incredibly light new material that can reduce aircraft engine noise and improve passenger comfort has been developed at the University of Bath (UK). The aerogel weighs just 2.1 kg...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA is expanding research for sustainable aviation by developing and testing new green technologies for next-generation aircraft, new automation tools for greener and safer airspace operations,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing demonstrated the Boeing MQ-25™ T1 unmanned aircraft refueling an F/A-18 Super Hornet in flight. During a test flight, the...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded two contracts for the Missile Track Custody Prototype effort. The effort will carry two contractors –...

INSIDER: Defense

From the battlefield to the back office, artificial intelligence has the potential to transform how the Defense Department does business in areas like increasing the speed of...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
The online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications for design engineers and managers.
White Papers: Photonics/Optics
Fiber Optic Rotary Joints Add a Spin to Sensing, Mobile, and Robotic Fiber Systems

To the passing optical signals, fiberoptic rotary joints (FORJs) are nothing more than fiber connectors, which provide connection between one or multiple...

Products: Imaging
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Articles: Propulsion
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn how passive components inside arrays have evolved to enable fully digital beamforming.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Sky Power’s SRE180 test stand provides a test solution for the Wankel engine SP-180 SRE hybrid.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The fully operational, self-contained 3D printing “factory” is housed in a shipping container.
Application Briefs: Defense
Martin UAV will participate in the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE).
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Xaver™ LR80 (XLR80) system detects live objects behind walls, at distances of over 100 meters.
Briefs: Energy
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.

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