Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Learn about the most common bond systems for CBN wheels: resin, vitrified, and electroplated matrixes.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Air Force Technology Tracks “Sporadic E”
A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Channelization has made it possible to use one radio receiver to listen to many different radio stations simultaneously.
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.
Application Briefs: Energy
Electric-Powered Warship
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Application Briefs: Materials
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Drone Charging System
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Reverse Engineering Technology
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Drone Parachute Rescue System
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Defense
Loitering Munition System
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Encapsulated Drone System
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
Application Briefs: Materials
Testing Services
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
Application Briefs: Materials
3D-Printing Powders
A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Incorporating zirconia particles into polyurea elastomers to form hybrid composites and designing them into state-of-the-art body armor has the potential to achieve lightweight ballistic efficiency.
INSIDER: Aerospace
Smart Parachute Rescues Drones

An intelligent parachute system deploys itself an emergency to bring the damaged drone safely to the ground. The system can be easily mounted to a drone at any time using a bayonet lock.

Advanced designs that will propel NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, to flight recently underwent wind tunnel testing at Langley Research Center.

The Army-led team of developers creating the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) recently wrapped up the third major milestone testing and demonstration event where soldiers and Marines...

In preparation for an increased demand of its services over the next decade, the 846th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is working to get its hypersonic...

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The “Jaws of Life” for Bomb Squads

Recently in Rhode Island, the Office of the State Fire Marshal was called in by local law enforcement to examine a possible pipe bomb. Once the area was secured and the public was at a safe...

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