Monitoring trace gases is of great importance in a wide range of applications. Detecting a diverse range of chemical agents requires an adaptable sensor...

An air data probe intended to improve investigation of sonic booms is flying on the F-15B aircraft at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center. NASA's goal for sonic boom research is to...

Iowa State University engineers developed a new flexible, stretchable, and tunable metamaterial skin that uses rows of small, liquid-metal devices to cloak an object from the sharp eyes...

Scientists have conducted flights using a measurement configuration based on fiber optics to accurately verify the degree to which carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts deform...

Responding to lawmakers' questions about how close the Army is to developing offensive and defensive directed-energy weapons, Mary J. Miller responded: "I believe we're very close." Miller, deputy...

An average of 30 years had passed since the traumatic events that had left them depressed, anxious, irritable, hypervigilant, unable to sleep well and prone to nightmares. But for 12 people who...

Researchers from the University of Southampton have designed innovative membrane wings inspired by bats, paving the way for a new breed of unmanned Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs) that...

NASA is researching ideas that could lead to developing an electric propulsion-powered aircraft that would be quieter, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly than today's...

A thin coating of graphene nanoribbons in epoxy developed at Rice University has proven effective at melting ice on a helicopter blade. The lab melted centimeter-thick ice from a static...

Michigan Technological University is developing a drone catcher that could pursue and capture rogue drones that might threaten military installations, air traffic, sporting events —...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Cockroach-Inspired Robots Open Doors for Military Missions

Supported by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, University of California-Berkeley researchers have developed a small, crawling robot that mimics a cockroach's ability to squeeze...

The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California at...

A research group from ITMO University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have invented unique conductive magnetic films that will be applied to transparent data storage, flexible...

Stanford researchers have developed the first lithium-ion battery that shuts down before overheating, then restarts immediately when the temperature cools. The new technology could...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Scientists Work to Advance Conversational Computing

In an effort to help solve one of the grand challenges of artificial intelligence, the University of Michigan and IBM have launched a $4.5 million collaboration to develop a new class of...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers
Production Code Generator

dSPACE’s (Wixom, MI) latest production code generator, TargetLink 4.1, supports the Functional Mock-up Interface (FMI) 2.0 and the latest version of the AUTOSAR standard, AUTOSAR 4.2. Moreover, MISRA C compliance...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers
5mm C-QFN Package

Barry Industries (Attleboro, MA) and Modelithics, Inc. have published a report detailing the broadband performance of Barry's 5mm high temperature co-fired ceramic (HTCC) quad-flat-no-leads (QFN) package to 40GHz. The...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
ATX Motherboard

ADLINK Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA) released its latest industrial ATX motherboard, the IMB-M43, powered by 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors and providing up to five PCIe slots. The PCIe slots can be...

Products: Defense
Low-PIM Cable Assemblies

San-tron, Inc, (Ipswich, MA) a manufacturer of RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, offers a growing line of advanced, outdoor, low-PIM cable assemblies and innovative new pressurized solutions to overcome...

Products: Defense
2U Rack PC/Server

Stealth.com (a Sparton company) (Toronto, Canada) has released the new Model SR-2510, a space saving 2U (3.5" high) rackmount computer/server. This compact rack mountable steel chassis is just over 15" in depth allowing it...

Daisy Data Displays, Inc. (York, PA) has unveiled night-vision technology for displays that provide users with full-color readability in daylight and with night-vision goggles without the need for add-on...

Products: Defense
Forensic RF Test Enclosure

Saelig Company, Inc. (Fairport, NY) has announced the STE3000FAV2 patented RF Test Enclosure, designed to give forensics technicians a highly isolated bench-top environment to perform electronic device...

Products: Defense
32-Bit Microcontrollers

Microchip Technology Inc., (Chandler, AZ) announced a new series within its PIC32MZ family of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that features an integrated hardware floating point unit (FPU) for high performance and...

HUBER+SUHNER (Pfaffikon, Switzerland) offers a variety of equipment for the defense market including a new series of RF-over-Fiber modules. The company offers three different elements of its RF-over-Fiber...

Products: Defense
Meshing Software

Pointwise (Fort Worth, TX) has announced the latest release of its meshing software featuring new native interfaces to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes. Pointwise Version 17.3 R4 also includes support for ESP, the...

A new test service introduced by Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. (Foothill Ranch, CA) offers OEMs verified performance results for Bal Seal spring-energized rotary/face seals used in aerospace and defense gimbal...

The Threat

In today’s interconnected world, the information that we generate, store, transmit, and receive has become a valuable commodity. We have increasingly turned to cryptography as a tool...

From laptops and mobile devices to cars and airplanes, we are seeing near-daily threats to the systems and devices we use. Systems being used and deployed in the aerospace and...

As defense systems continue to shrink, corresponding thermal management concerns expand exponentially. Designers have learned that overheating can be the downfall of even the most...

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