The use of Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIED) has increased each year. Current anti-VBIED technology is not only expensive, but requires months or years...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Unmanned Helicopter
+43 (1) 546 26-44
www.schiebel.net

In five months of operation, the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) saved over 8,800 lives in the Mediterranean. By spotting and monitoring distressed vessels, Schiebel’s...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Mini-Unmanned Aircraft System
817-234-6600
www.elbitsystems.com

Elbit Systems has developed the Skylark3, a new autonomous mini-Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), best suited for brigades and divisions in “beyond the next hill”...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Predator Mission Aircrew Training Systems
L-3 Link Simulation & Training
Arlington, TX
817-619-2000
www.Link.com

L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) was recently awarded a contract option from the U.S. Air...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Field Swappable Underwater Storage Unit
+39 0575 26979
www.seco.com

The Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE), an executive body of NATO’s Science and Technology Organization (STO), is an established scientific...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Reconfigurable Integrated-Weapons Platform
716-805-2008
www.moog.com/rwip

Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group and its defense-industry partner, DRS Technologies, recently introduced a new Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform...

The objective of Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) Project MR-201002, Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Munitions and Explosives of...

The Army Research Laboratory Power-Line Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Modeling and Simulation (ARL-PLUMS) Software Tool allows a user to model, compute, and analyze the quasistatic electric and magnetic...

Hull, deck plate, and tank inspection for corrosion, deformation, and fractures is a necessary part of ship maintenance to ensure functional integrity and proper operation of the...

Currently fielded EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) robots are limited in terms of both mechanical ability and autonomous capabilities when compared to...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Two-Dimensional Distributed Velocity Collision Avoidance

As the number of autonomous vehicles continues to increase for both commercial and military applications, collision avoidance algorithms are of the utmost importance to successfully...

Nuclear powered submarines can stay submerged for days at a time and only have to come to periscope depth (PD) for...

NASA and Boeing are designing a longer, thinner, and lighter wing that requires a brace, or truss, to provide it with extra support. The lower-drag wing will reduce both fuel burn...

Alkane fuel is a key ingredient in combustible material such as airplane fuel. Yet it’s difficult to detect and there are no portable scanners available that can sniff out the...

Scientists have developed a liquid-like substance that can make aircraft wings and other surfaces so slippery that ice cannot adhere. The slick substance is secreted from a film on the...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
UAV Can Launch Aerial Missions from Underwater

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, have developed an innovative unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can stay on station beneath the water...

The basic small-unit fighting capability of the Army is the squad. One of its weaknesses is broad-area situational awareness, particularly in unfamiliar environments, according to Col. Phil...

As mobile and wearable devices such as smartwatches grow smaller, it gets tougher for people to interact with screens the size of a matchbook. That could change with a new sonar...

Products: Defense
Military Wide Band Amplifier

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. (Phoenix, AZ) has announced the continued availability of the ML1590/BGA military wide-band RF amplifier, National Stock Number (NSN) 5962-01-280-2203. The ML1590 is supplied in (8)...

Products: Test & Measurement
50 GHz Handheld Combination Analyzer

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA) has added six millimeter-wave models to its family of FieldFox handheld analyzers. The flagship model is the industry’s first handheld combination analyzer...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Axial and Radial Seals

Morgan Advanced Materials’ (Windsor, UK) Seals and Bearings business offers quality axial and radial seal components for applications with severe service conditions. Morgan’s components are highly thermally...

Products: Defense
31–36 GHz Receiver

Richardson RFPD (Geneva, IL), Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new receiver from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The XR1020-QH is a 31–36 GHz receiver with a noise figure of 3...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
720W AC-DC Switching Power Supplies

Acopian (Easton, PA) announced that the 1U Switching Regulated 720W ACDC Power Supply family is now RoHS Compliant and certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment), and UL...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
RF Amplifier System

Empower RF Systems (Inglewood, CA) has begun shipping the Model 2180 RF amplifier system covering 1 to 2.5 GHz and delivering 2 kW CW of broadband output power in a 8U, air-cooled chassis. Features include: user...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
12A POL DC-DC Converters

TDK Corporation (National City, CA) has introduced the 12 Ampere TDKLambda iCH series of POL (Point of Load) non-isolated DCDC converters. Accepting a wide range input of 4.5 to 14 VDC, the series can operate from...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
AdvancedTCA Chassis

Pixus Technologies (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) now offers a 15U AdvancedTCA (ATCA) chassis that exceeds 400W/slot cooling capability and meets stringent NEBS requirements. The Pixus chassis leverages the original Kaparel...

Designers of virtually all electronic warfare system applications exploit CPUs and FPGAs, each offering unique strengths and advantages for handling a wide range of tasks. This diversity...

As the aerospace industry continues to make improvements to safety, comfort and affordability of aircraft, nanomaterials are making their way into more elements of aircraft...

The aerospace industry has some of the most difficult operating conditions imaginable. Sensors of all kinds used in this industry must stand up to the...

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