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...

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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...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Radio Relays Improve Wireless Products

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: Defense
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...

Briefs: Information Technology
Ontology for Insider Threat Indicators

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...

Data mining models describe dynamic behavior of attacks and failures, enabling defenders to detect and differentiate simultaneous attacks on a target network.

Defending cyberspace is a complex and largely...

Briefs: Information Technology
Framework for Resilient Remote Monitoring
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...

Over 100 artillery rockets were launched recently at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) to test an improved version of the M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System, or MLRS. The test, conducted at...

A 3D printed aircraft has successfully launched off the front of a Royal Navy warship and landed safely on a Dorset beach.

It took decades for technology to catch up with the math David Smallwood worked out to control vibration table shakers. Smallwood, a retired Sandia National Laboratories researcher who...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Iris Recognition Could Make Smartphone More Secure

Fujitsu has developed a new smartphone with iris recognition, and a Clarkson University professor says she expects the technology to be available in the United States in the near future....

The heat that builds up in the shuttling of current in electronics is an important obstacle to packing more computing power into ever-smaller devices; excess heat can cause them...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
VPX Graphics Blade

ADLINK Technology (San Jose, CA) introduced the VPX3G10, featuring a discreet VPX graphics blade with the 384 CUDA core NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M GPU matched with the NVIDIA VPX GPGPU card for multi-core parallel processing...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Reconfigurable XMX Card

The ADM-XRC-KU1 from Alpha Data (Denver, CO) is a high performance reconfigurable XMC (compliant to VITA Standard 42.0 and 42.3) based on the Xilinx UltraScale range of platform FPGAs. The ADM-XRC-KU1 features 8GB of...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Software Tool Suite

LDRA (Wirral, UK) has released version 9.5 of its LDRA tool suite. The new updates automate manual processes and provide easy-to-use visibility into the relationships between software artifacts at all stages of the...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Motion Tracking Modules

Xsens (Enschede, The Netherlands) recently expanded its successful 4th generation MTi product portfolio by releasing a new series of complete, self- contained 3D IMU/VRU/AHRS motion tracking modules for high volume...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Could Black Phosphorus be the Next Silicon?

As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research from McGill University and Université de Montréal adds to evidence that...

As drone technology gains greater public attention, along with its potential for hostile action against American targets, Army engineers are adapting ongoing research to counter aerial systems...

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