Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.
Articles: Test & Measurement
COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Application Briefs: Materials
For added armor, ALLTEC Composite Material of Brazil and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER® helicopter recently flew two demonstrations before Army officials.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.
Briefs: Software
Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.
Briefs: Weapons Systems
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Having a home near a busy airport means tolerating the jarring sounds of commercial airplanes during landing and takeoff. Researchers at Texas A&M University validated use of a...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Combustion engines can develop high-frequency oscillations, leading to structural damage to the engines and unsafe operating conditions. Researchers clarified the feedback processes...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed spaceflight on July 11 carried NASA-supported technology. Sirisha Bandla of Virgin Galactic operated the experiment on the Unity 22 flight on behalf of the...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team has taken a closer look at how nuclear weapon blasts close to the Earth’s surface create complications in their...

INSIDER: Defense

Artillery troops are testing updates to two fire support packages while telling the Army the systems’ shortcomings and successes of the fire support systems....

INSIDER: Defense

A new study by engineers at MIT, Caltech, and ETH Zürich shows that “nanoarchitected” materials — materials designed from precisely patterned nanoscale structures —...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Collins Aerospace recently broke ground on a new wind tunnel that will help streamline the testing process for its Ram Air Turbine product line at the company’s...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Cleaner-burning jet fuels made from sustainable sources can produce 50%-70% fewer ice crystal contrails at cruising altitude, reducing aviation’s impact on the environment, according to...

On-Demand Webinars: Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka drones – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, from the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by the military, to the sophisticated remotely piloted vehicles used for civil and agricultural applications, to the type of drones envisioned for future...

INSIDER: Aerospace

An incredibly light new material that can reduce aircraft engine noise and improve passenger comfort has been developed at the University of Bath (UK). The aerogel weighs just 2.1 kg...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA is expanding research for sustainable aviation by developing and testing new green technologies for next-generation aircraft, new automation tools for greener and safer airspace operations,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing demonstrated the Boeing MQ-25™ T1 unmanned aircraft refueling an F/A-18 Super Hornet in flight. During a test flight, the...

INSIDER: Defense

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded two contracts for the Missile Track Custody Prototype effort. The effort will carry two contractors –...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

From the battlefield to the back office, artificial intelligence has the potential to transform how the Defense Department does business in areas like increasing the speed of...

INSIDER: Connectivity

U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
The online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications for design engineers and managers.
White Papers: Photonics/Optics
Fiber Optic Rotary Joints Add a Spin to Sensing, Mobile, and Robotic Fiber Systems

To the passing optical signals, fiberoptic rotary joints (FORJs) are nothing more than fiber connectors, which provide connection between one or multiple...

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