INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

NASA completed manufacturing of a hydrogen tank barrel that will be tested as a weld confidence article for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s Exploration Upper Stage...

Upcoming Webinars: Energy
The online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications for design engineers and managers.
Application Briefs: Defense
Solar-powered unmanned aircraft can provide a resilient inter-vendor, mesh-based communications infrastructure to provide over-the-horizon networks that are self-aware and can cover large areas beyond line-of-sight.
On-Demand Webinars: Defense

From reconnaissance to air-to-air combat, to tactical aerial bombing, to today’s most sophisticated missions, the evolution of military aircraft has resulted in significant...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Ruggedized Computing for the Battlefield of the Future

In harsh battlefield environments, reliable computing and communication systems are critical for mission success. To meet the needs of the modern soldier, standards-based rugged computing – including SOSA, VITA, VME, VPX, and PICMG – has evolved to provide system integrators with...

INSIDER: Transportation

Almost 75 years ago, U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Engineers have been pushing the boundaries of ultrafast flight...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Purdue University’s work in national security took another giant leap forward with university trustees’ approval of a state-of-the-art high-speed propulsion...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockheed Martin successfully performed the final full-scale ground test of the abort motor for NASA’s Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For U.S. Army soldiers on the move, getting a vehicle in the field increases their survivability and mobility. Safely airdropping the vehicle and quickly de-rigging it is...

INSIDER: Communications

On the battlefield, snipers rarely work alone. Snipers act as part of a system with a spotter who surveys a wide area to identify potential targets.

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

In the cockpit of a fifth-generation fighter, somewhere high over the ocean, an Air Force pilot gets a heads-up: hostile fighters are airborne and closing. The call didn’t come over the...

Briefs: Unmanned Systems
A growing number of counter-UAV systems are being offered by foreign vendors.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
Working alongside human-piloted aircraft, the AI-equipped Gambit military drone will enable pilots to see deeper into hostile airspace, detect threats first, and provide time and space for critical decisions and actions.
INSIDER: Manned Systems

Hercules history was made once again when Lockheed Martin delivered its 500th C-130J Super Hercules airlifter. This Super Hercules (Lockheed Martin aircraft #5934) is a...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Working together with a local business and academic professionals at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) team members at...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

Natilus, Inc., the U.S. company working to democratize global freight transport by making air cargo more competitive, recently announced major milestones in the design...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Uninterruptible power supplies, single board computers, FPGA platforms, and more.
Articles: Power
In the eVTOL marketplace there is no common ground yet regarding the number of propulsion modules.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Adhering to functional safety standards is demanding in terms of both time and money.
Articles: Connectivity
Military forces worldwide are adapting their equipment and operating models to new levels of operational intensity.
Articles: Software
Cognition in EW systems is an important element in achieving dominance of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Articles: Weapons Systems
Key Considerations for a New Way of Fighting War
Articles: Aerospace
Because beryllium is extremely expensive, the learning curve for potential competitors is costly.
Articles: Materials
Hypersonics and the materials needed therein are critical to both our nation’s defense and our national economy, says one feature writer.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Collins Aerospace has successfully demonstrated a ready-now mission system.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The SMART SHOOTER system successfully completed live firing tests and is currently under advanced stages of development.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The DO-178 Deos™ multicore real time operating system (RTOS) has been selected by Honeywell.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
As the number and type of sensors informing a system increases, so does the probability of corrupting the system with sensor modeling errors, signal interference, and undetected faults.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Investigating the feasibility and potential validity of using biomechanical environmental sensor technologies to improve the detection of potentially concussive events that could lead to mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

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