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Adding Context to Full-Motion Video for Improved Surveillance and Situational Awareness

Full motion video (FMV) sensors are essential assets and provide real-time situational awareness with minimal latency.
Posted in: Articles, Aerospace, Data Acquisition, Defense, Cameras, Displays/Monitors/HMIs, Imaging, Video, Data Acquisition, Sensors, Monitoring
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Implementing an Aerospace Factory of the Future

Companies are introducing "Industry 4.0" technology at a rapid pace, turning the next-generation vision of manufacturing into reality.
Posted in: Articles, Aerospace, Artificial Intelligence, Connectivity, Industry 4.0, Wireless Technologies, Data Acquisition, Internet of Things, Joining & Assembly, Machinery, Mechanical Components, RF & Microwave Electronics, Data Acquisition, Sensors
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Precision 3D Bioprinter

nScrypt is now launching the nRugged 3D Bioprinter.
Posted in: Application Briefs, Defense, Cameras, Imaging, 3 D Printing & Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Prototyping, Machinery
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Evaluation of the Effects of Hydrogen Peroxide on Common Aircraft Electrical Materials

A study aims to find a suitable decontaminant that can be used successfully in complex transportation vehicles with no negative impact on sensitive electronic equipment.
Posted in: Briefs, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Board-Level Electronics, Electronic Components, Electronics, Electronics & Computers, Composites, Materials, Transportation
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Energy Harvesting for Soft-Matter Machines and Electronics

A new class of soft multifunctional materials could be used to convert mechanical deformation from vibrations and stretching into electrical energy.
Posted in: Briefs, Aerospace, Energy, Energy Harvesting, Imaging, Composites, Materials, Metals, Optical Components, Optics
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Automatic Drone Detection System

Tektronix partnered with Erisys RF Solutions to release an automated drone detection solution.
Posted in: Application Briefs, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Defense, Manufacturing & Prototyping, RF & Microwave Electronics, Automation, Data Acquisition, Detectors, Sensors, Monitoring
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Shoulder-Launched Weapon System

Guided flight tests have been completed.
Posted in: Application Briefs, Defense, Imaging, Lasers & Laser Systems, Detectors, Sensors
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Calculating Electrical Requirements for Direct Current Electric Actuators

When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
Posted in: Briefs, Aerospace, Batteries, Electronics, Power Management, Power Supplies, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Harvesting, Energy Storage, Mechanical Components, MEMs, Motion Control, Motors & Drives, Semiconductors & ICs, Sensors
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Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, recently announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus,
Posted in: Application Briefs, Aeronautics, Aviation, Defense, Manufacturing & Prototyping, Power Transmission, Propulsion, Transportation
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Outsourcing Plasma Treatments for Surface Modification

For many manufacturers, plasma-applied coatings and surface treatments can play a significant role in new product development.
Posted in: Articles, Aerospace, Defense, Board-Level Electronics, Electronic Components, Electronics, Electronics & Computers, Thermal Management, Coatings & Adhesives, Materials, Joining & Assembly, Cleaning and Disinfection
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The Impact of Cyber Cameras on the Intelligence Community

The ability to covertly access and manipulate cyber cameras could provide valuable strategic data for the US intelligence community.
Posted in: Briefs, Aerospace, Connectivity, Data Acquisition, Design, Cameras, Imaging, Data Acquisition, Software
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A New Network Design for the “Internet from Space”

Satellites do not play a major role in the world’s Internet infrastructure...yet.
Posted in: Articles, Aerospace, Communications, Wireless, Connectivity, Computers, Imaging
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90° Hybrid Coupled Power Amplifier – Pros and Cons

Wireless communications is a broad market and PAs fill a wide array of those applications.
Posted in: Articles, Aerospace, Defense, Electronic Components, Power Management, Power Supplies, Power, RF & Microwave Electronics
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Electronic Warfare Weapon

Powered by a turbojet engine, the SPEAR missile offers over double the range.
Posted in: Application Briefs, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Defense, Power Transmission, Propulsion, RF & Microwave Electronics
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New Products: February 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Posted in: Products, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Communications, Wireless, Defense, Board-Level Electronics, Computers, Electronic Components, Electronics, Electronics & Computers, Manufacturing & Prototyping, Materials, Machinery, RF & Microwave Electronics, Automation, Robotics, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Software, Instrumentation, Measuring Instruments, Monitoring, Test & Measurement
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Heterogeneous Integration Technology

Integrating different types of devices and materials could increase their functional density, improving the performance of electro-optic systems for sensor applications.
Posted in: Briefs, Aerospace, Machinery, MEMs, RF & Microwave Electronics, Semiconductors & ICs, Sensors
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RAD-HARD Microelectronics for Space Applications

Learn how to protect electronics from the extreme environment of space.
Posted in: Articles, Aerospace, Defense, Electronic Components, Electronics, Electronics & Computers, Thermal Management
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Collins Aerospace to Provide Critical Subsystems for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide critical subsystems to support production of NASA’s Orion spacecraft fleet for Artemis missions III through VIII. Valued at $320 million, the systems being provided by Collins Aerospace will play an important role in enabling NASA’s goal of boots on the Moon by 2024, as well as establishing a sustained presence on and around the Moon to prepare for missions to Mars.

Posted in: INSIDER, Aerospace Manufacturing and Machining, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Defense, Power Management, Power Supplies, Thermal Management, Power
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Dowty Propellers Opens New Headquarters and Production Facility

Dowty Propellers recently opened a new facility in Brockworth, England to provide a modern operation for the company's development, manufacture and support of state-of-the-art propeller systems with all-composite blades.

Posted in: INSIDER, Aerospace Manufacturing and Machining, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Manufacturing & Prototyping, Composites, Materials
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Airbus Announces Expansion of Aircraft Manufacturing in the U.S.

Airbus announced that, as part of its plan to produce 63 A320 Family aircraft per month in 2021, the company will expand its industrial footprint in the U.S. by increasing the production rate of A320 family aircraft at its Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile to seven per month by the beginning of next year. This increase, and continued recruiting for the A220 manufacturing team, will result in a further 275 jobs added at the Alabama-based facility over the next year. The company will also invest another $40 million through construction of an additional support hangar on the site, bringing its total investment to more than $1 billion in the Gulf Coast city.

Posted in: INSIDER, Aerospace Manufacturing and Machining, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aviation, Defense, Manufacturing & Prototyping, Materials
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