April 2013

Teledyne LeCroy (Chestnut Ridge, NY ) has introduced a power analyzer software option for the HDO4000 and HDO6000 high definition oscilloscopes that enables easy measurement and powerful analysis of the operating...

Mercury Systems, Inc. (Chelmsford, MA) recently announced new thermal management solutions for air-cooled, conduction- cooled and VITA 48 subsystem chassis.

HoodTech Vision (Hood River, OR) has introduced the Alticam™ Pod, an aluminum housing that is compatible with all HoodTech Alticam turrets and in cludes an advanced GPS/INS capability. The new pod features Alticam video...

UltraSource, Inc. (Hollis, NH), a supplier of custom thin film circuits and ceramic interconnect devices, has announced the new CopperViaTM, based on their existing patented UltraVia process. The...

In her opening remarks at the AUSA 2012 on October 23, 2012, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology talked about a process she called...

Compression springs are a critical component of firearm performance and durability. Making a recoil compression spring perform properly in the extremely limited space available in most firearms, and ensuring...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Small Form Factor Computers Go Ultra-low Power

Agrowing number of mobile, space constrained or harsh environment applications are being designed for the military, industrial automation/HMI, digital signage and medical markets that are...

While carbon nanotube technology (CNT) has generated widespread interest for applications ranging from semiconductors to medical, one area that is a focus of research at...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Improving Signal to Noise Ratios in Defense Electronics

As a vertical market, “defense electronics” encompasses a huge range of systems, from portable communications to transportation, avionics, and shipborne radar. While the power...

An automated simulation-based design cycle has become a fundamental part of the success of one of today’s leading designers of traveling wave tube (TWT) microwave...

Application Briefs: Defense
Intelligence Analysis System

Air Force intelligence analysts must assess an adversary’s capability to achieve their objectives, including their offensive and defensive systems, state of readiness, training, and conditions such as weather. To effectively assess these capabilities, analysts must integrate a tremendous amount of data from a...

Application Briefs: Defense
One-Shot Sniper System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Cubic Defense Applications, the defense systems business of Cubic Corporation, a $6 million contract to develop the next generation (XG) of the One Shot...

Application Briefs: Defense
Armed Scout Helicopter Upgrades

Officials from the Armed Scout Helicopter Project Office, together with the US Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center’s Prototype Integration Facility, announced that the first...

Application Briefs: Defense
Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has unveiled its Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) utility variant for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. The L-ATV...

Helicopter flight involves many multidisciplinary physics problems that are difficult to predict with today’s engineering modeling and simulation tools. Rotor aerodynamic systems...

A higher level of structural and operational endurance and ruggedness can be achieved in software systems by strategically introducing crumple zones (CZs) in the system...

Briefs: Software
General Runtime/Architecture for Many-core Parallel Systems (GRAMPS)

The era of obtaining increased performance via faster single cores and optimized single-thread programs is over. Instead, a major factor in new processors’ performance comes from parallelism: increasing numbers of cores per processor and threads per core. In both research and...

Briefs: Software
Weapon Center of Mass Calculator

The Weapon Center of Mass (COM) software allows researchers to easily determine mass properties of a weapon system. The tool presents a photograph of the weapon and allows the user to place weight anywhere on the weapon by clicking on the screen. After the weight is placed, the software returns the mass...

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