October 2015

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In-Flight Ice Sensor

New Avionics Corp (Ft Lauderdale, FL) has introduced its next- generation new Ice*Meister™ Model 9732-PLASTIC ice detecting sensor for aircraft. Consisting of a probe, housing, circuit board, and lightweight blue...

Products: Defense
Hybrid Benchtop Chamber

TotalTemp Technologies (San Diego, CA) has introduced the HBC-SD49 Hybrid Benchtop Chamber that combines thermal conduction and convection in one unit, providing many of the best features of temperature chambers and...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Dual A/D Converter FMC

VadaTech (Henderson, NV) has released a new analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for RADAR, SIGINT, wireless infrastructure, RF Sampling SDR, and other applications. The FMC226 is a dual ADC, 12-bit at 4.0 GSPS module....

Diamond Systems Corporation (Mountain View, CA) recently unveiled the Epsilon-24000 family of gigabit Ethernet switches. These rugged, managed Layer 2+ Ethernet switch modules offer up to 24 10/100/1000 Mbps...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Vector Network Analyzers

Anritsu Company (Morgan Hill, CA) has expanded its Shock-Line™ family of vector network analyzers (VNAs) with the introduction of the Performance ShockLine MS46500B series. The MS46500B series is comprised of the...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Test Socket Thermal Solutions

Aries Electronics (Bristol, PA) recently introduced a new thermal profiling solution for its test and burn-in socket line of products. Unlike standard heat-sink and fan options, this solution incorporates...

Omega’s OM-90 Series are portable, battery operated, temperature (OM-91) and temperature/humidity (OM-92) data loggers. Temperature is measured to an accuracy of ±0.3°C over the range of 5...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
FAA-Certifiable DO-178C RTOS

DDC-I (Phoenix, AZ) recently announced Deos™ Fourpeaks, a verified DO-178 baseline for the Deos real-time operating system with complete Design Assurance Level A (DAL A) certification artifacts. The new...

Products: Defense
FPGA Accelerator

Nallatech (Camarillo, CA) has introduced the 510T™ - a GPU-sized 16-lane PCIe 3.0 card featuring two of Altera’s new floating-point enabled Arria 10 FPGAs delivering up to sixteen times the performance of the previous...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Analysis Software

NI (formerly AWR Corporation) (El Segundo, CA) has released version 12 Analyst- MP™ 3D multiphysics finite element method (FEM) electromagnetic (EM) analysis software. This latest version delivers up to 10X improvement in...

Pixus Technologies (Waterloo, Ontario) now offers ejector handles and panels for 3U and 6U VPX boards. Designed in Europe, the Pixus Type IV IEEE hot-swap ejector handles feature a rounded base that allow the...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Aviation Fluid-Repellent Sealant Tape

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) (Landenberg, PA) has enhanced its line of GORE™ SKYFLEX™ Aerospace Materials with a new aviation fluid-repellent tape. Available in various sizes, the new...

Unmanned vehicles are at the forefront of an evolution, especially with the proliferation of the Internet of Things. After decades of serving mission-critical applications in...

The Navy is developing a vehicle mounted directed energy (DE) weapon system in their Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) Directed Energy On-The-Move (OTM) program. As part of...

Articles: Defense
Powering On

The steady rise in demand for high-thrust, big-fan engines for new wide-body commercial airplanes continues to generate massive business, as the 2015 half-year results from Rolls-Royce demonstrated. But at the same time,...

As the use of UASs and UAVs increase in the modern battlefield, the need to secure these weapon platforms is of increasing importance as any flaw could have catastrophic...

Modern electromagnetic interference (EMI) receivers and spectrum analyzers used for compliance and precompliance testing employ digital intermediate-frequency (digital IF) processing technology for signal...

In order to transmit communications through Earth’s atmosphere, satellites and space vehicles need radio equipment that can operate at higher frequencies than on Earth. These higher frequencies, until...

Application Briefs: Defense
Mobile Networking for Aircraft
Persistent Systems, LLC
New York, NY
212-561-5895
www.persistentsystems.com

The Wave Relay® 5010 Integration Unit, a Mobile Ad Hock Networking (MANET) product from Persistent Systems, LLC,...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Fusible-Core Polymer
Egmond Plastic
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31-72-5614644
www.egmondplastic.nl

Fuel housings for aerospace applications have very complex inner geometries which are not moldable using conventional...

Application Briefs: Defense
Autonomous Aerial Refueling
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

Earlier this year, Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Real-Time Operating System
Wind River
Alameda, CA
800-545-9463
www.windriver.com

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest government-owned defense and aerospace company in Israel, equipped its semi-autonomous...

The study of insider threat presents some of the most complex challenges in information security. Even defining the insider threat has proven difficult, with interpretations and scope varying depending...

Defending cyberspace is a complex and largely scoped challenge that considers emerging threats to security in space, land, and sea. The global cyber infrastructure presents many challenges because of the...

This method provides continuous monitoring across network-attached devices to identify and mitigate targeted cyber attacks.

System administrators and cyber defenders continue to face challenges in...

This program evaluates agility maneuvers that may be employed within networks to mitigate the effect of cyber attacks.

As the military adopts more networked...

TE Connectivity recently announced two new aerospace connectivity solutions that offer substantial weight savings: its COPALUM Lite sealed terminals and splices, and its Raychem INSTALITE...

Technology Update: Defense
Lifting 3D Printing to New Heights

Whether it’s through 3D printing jet engine fuel nozzles by the thousands or validating metal rocket injectors for space flight, aerospace has consistently proven itself to be on the cutting edge of the...

The Army recently increased its ability to test radio frequencies used by soldier technologies when it opened one of the largest anechoic chambers on the East Coast. The...

Using carbon atoms deposited on graphene with a focused electron beam process, Georgia Institute of Technology professor Andrei Fedorov and collaborators have demonstrated a...

Remotely-controlled weapons systems have drastically reduced the number of soldiers needed for perimeter security at an expeditionary base camp.

"Every Soldier I have...

There are two ways for pilots to gain proficiency in an airplane and evaluate its handling qualities: climb into the cockpit and take off, or practice in a ground-based...

Virginia Tech researchers are urging changes in how commercial aircraft engines are designed in the wake of a possible new threat to passenger aircraft safety: drones, or...

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