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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 environmental challenges.

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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 to easily mount into shallow rack cabinets or be deployed into any standard 19" EIA rack cabinet. 4x vertical half height expansion slots give you the ability to install PCIe/PCI expansion cards without the need for a riser card, and removable drive bays come standard with support of up to 8TB of internal storage. Optional solid state drives (SSD) and RAID configurations are also available.

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Day/Night-Vision Data Display

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 filters. This technology is appropriate for monitors and terminals that need to be compatible with NVIS goggles that are used in military and flight simulation applications.

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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 interrogations of electronic equipment. The device is therefore protected from remote kill, lock, or self-destruct commands, as well as being protected from GPS and location tracking.

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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 lower latency in intensive single and double-precision math applications. This new 48-member PIC32MZ EF series also offers a 12-bit, 18 MSPS analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for a wide array of high-speed, wide-bandwidth applications. Additionally, the PIC32MZ EF supports an extensive DSP instruction set.

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RF-over-Fiber Conversion Modules

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 solutions: RF-over-Fiber, GP-Sover-Fiber and LAN-over-Fiber technologies.

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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 Engineering Sketch Pad, an open-source, browser-based, constructive solid, CAD system from the team of Dr. John Dannenhoffer (Syracuse University) and Robert Haimes (MIT). ESP targets multi-disciplinary analysis and optimization (MDAO) by aiding computation of the sensitivity of objective functions (lift and drag, for example) with respect to design parameters (wing sweep, for example). ESP is available online at acdl.mit.edu/ESP.

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Aerospace Gimbals Test Service

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 applications. Aerospace gimbals used for targeting, surveillance, and threat detection require precise positioning and must overcome internal drag to function efficiently.

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Soldiers Field-Test Robotics Technology

Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a company of 25th Infantry Division soldiers preparing to move to a new area of operation. Instead of using their legs and backs, these soldiers are fortunate enough to have a small robot to help them on the battlefield. It could provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance without putting soldiers in harm's way. Technology like this can be the future of the battlefield and 25th Infantry Division soldiers have been testing this theory.

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Wireless Sensor Enables Study of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A new system that uses a wireless implant has been shown to record – for the first time – how brain tissue deforms when subjected to the kind of shock that causes blast-induced trauma commonly seen in combat veterans.

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