Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
A novel feedback system provides physical therapists with real-time information about quality of head and trunk movement during exercise.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Frequency Agile Plasmonic Antennas and Sensors
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.

MIT has developed insect-sized drones with unprecedented dexterity and resilience. The aerial robots are powered by a new class of soft actuator that allows them to withstand the...

RMIT University aerospace engineers used machine learning to design new drone propellers, then 3D-printed several of the most promising prototypes for experimental acoustic testing. The prototypes...

Material scientists from the U.S. Army and Department of Energy conducted a study of plasma-treated aluminum nanoparticles with the goal of improving future propellants and...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new, interactive spreadsheet that will help the U.S. military extinguish...

A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
Ultra-High Purity Silicone in Aerospace and Defense Product Design

The performance and stability of materials used on aircraft in extreme atmospheric temperatures have their challenges, especially when fuel exposure is inevitable. Finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in fluorosilicones...

NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification...

Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Designing with Silicone for Space

Designing a satellite and working in the extremes of space have their challenges, but finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in space-grade silicones explores the capabilities of these materials and examines how their low outgassing proprieties can enable...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Radar Measurements: Triggering, Analysis, and Generation

Advanced instruments handle the wide bandwidth, high dynamic range needs of radar and electronic warfare specialists. Diverse pulse and modulation techniques are needed for...

What is SOSA? Learn about its beginnings, its objectives, and if it's here to stay.

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) integrated an accurate and efficient model of nuclear fission into a new software suite to give users a powerful and...

Through collaboration with industry, academia and other government organizations, the Michigan National Guard helps facilitate the development and integration of innovative technologies that fill...

The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of multiple companies competing for task orders under the five-year Software Development Security...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
6 Ways to Reduce Aerospace and Defense Program Risk

This presentation describes how a development environment employing a complete digital twin of the platform electrical system reduces program risk. It discusses the importance of employing a mature and fully functional, multi-domain digital thread to enrich the digital twin throughout...

In 2018, passengers onboard a flight to Australia experienced a 10-second nosedive when a vortex trailing their plane crossed into the wake of another flight. The collision of these vortices...

As any performer knows, it's important to rehearse, rehearse, and – when you think you're ready – rehearse some more. Similarly, before air taxis, cargo transport, and package-delivery...

A new type of rocket thruster was developed at the DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) that could take humankind to Mars and beyond. It applies magnetic fields to cause...

Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.
Is RF engineering a form of black magic? Learn about the challenges in developing a low noise amplifier (LNA) for the aerospace market.
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Empowering Soldiers Through ISPDS
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Counter-Drone Technology
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Counter-UAS Technology
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.

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