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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Defense
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...

Briefs: Information Technology
Data Mining in Cyber Operations

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...

To stay in the proper orbit, many satellites have thrusters – small rocket engines – that fire to change altitude or orientation in space. On Earth, where gravity dominates, five pounds of...

Materials scientists are busy developing advanced materials, while also working to squeeze every bit of performance out of existing materials. This is...

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: Test & Measurement
Crash Test Helps Improve Emergency Response

NASA’s Langley Research Center hoisted a Cessna 172 aircraft 100 feet into the air by cables and released it. The plane plummeted onto a slab of dirt in a violent but controlled experiment that...

Growth in air traffic and passenger numbers has led to warnings that airports could become bottlenecks in the global air transportation system. Ensuring efficient movement of...

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...

In an effort to better monitor the structural health of military equipment, Picatinny Arsenal and engineers from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst have...

Imagine a soldier who can change the color and pattern of his camouflage uniform from woodland green to desert tan at will. Or an office worker who could do the same with his...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Two-Stroke Engines

Ewatt AeroSpace Company (Wuhan, China) has developed a new series of lightweight, powerful and reliable two-stroke engines for both UAV and light-manned aircraft. The engines are being designed and developed by aircraft...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
30 GHz and 35 GHz Microstrip Isolators

TRAK Microwave (Tampa, FL) has announced two new Microstrip Isolators covering popular mm-wave frequency bands. Models T001110 (29.6-30.6 GHz) and T001111 (34.5-35.5GHz) integrate ferrite circulator/...

Products: Defense
Compute Stick with Windows

Mouser Electronics, Inc. (Mansfield, TX) is now shipping the Intel® Compute Stick with Windows 8.1, a new generation of computer from Intel Corp. The Compute Stick is a revolutionary new device that enables any...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
ARINC 429 XMC Interface

GE Intelligent Platforms (Huntsville, AL) recently announced the RARXMC ARINC 429 High Density XMC Interface for deployment on many single board computers. Designed for embedded, laboratory and simulator applications,...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Avionics Interface Computer

Data Device Corporation (Bohemia, NY) has introduced the Avionics Interface Computer (AIC), providing a scalable, programmable, and portable platform to develop and test MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 system...

Products: Defense
Adaptive IF Relay XMC

Pentek, Inc., (Upper Saddle River, NJ) has introduced the newest member of its Cobalt® line of XMCs (Switched Mezzanine Cards). The Model 71624 dual channel, 34 signal, adaptive IF (Intermediate Frequency) relay XMC...

Products: Defense
Brushless DC Motors

BEI Kimco Magnetics (Vista, CA) has developed new frameless brushless DC motors in multiple designs for a variety of applications including robots and remotely piloted military vehicles. These new motors provide...

Synthetic Vision (SV) displays replace the pilot’s traditional 2D primary flight display (PFD) with a 3D perspective view display. The 3D SV perspective display is rendered...

A tornado is blowing through a specific area of the semiconductor market. The market for Intellectual Property (or IP, also known as IP cores or IP blocks) is roughly $2.5B and growing at twice...

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