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Articles: Photonics/Optics
High-Energy Laser Weapon Systems
The next few years will help determine whether high-energy lasers become a staple of the battlefield.
Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) powder-based systems aren't the only ways to print metals.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Does Your Coating Thickness Meet Spec?
Coatings play a critical role in preventing the corrosion or wear of metal substrates. Make sure they meet specifications.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Turbine Rotor Assembly Systems
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Avionics Upgrade for U.S. Forest Service: Sherpa Aircraft
Field Aerospace recently completed an avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 SD3-60 Sherpa aircraft 17 days ahead of schedule.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Battle Command System
Three companies demonstrated rapid and functional integration during simulated threat scenarios that included simultaneous engagements.
Application Briefs: Defense
Tiltrotor Aircraft: The CMV-22B Osprey
The CMV-22B is the latest variant of the tiltrotor fleet, joining the MV-22 and CV-22 used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-Speed Data Cables for Fighter Aircraft
Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Characterizing uncertainty in estimating the state of a resident space object is one of the fundamentals of many space surveillance tasks.
Investigating algorithmic approaches to create scalable, robust, multi-scale, and effective urban surveillance and crowd control strategies using UAVs and UGVs.
Research demonstrates that a surveillance mission is still achievable by unmanned vehicles while performing autonomous soaring.
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Drone Swarms: A Transformational Technology
The U.S. military is prioritizing development of drone swarms as a means to reduce risk to our warfighters.
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
Application Briefs: Aerospace
UAS Interceptor System
In a recent demo conducted in Israel, RAFAEL’s Drone Dome C-UAS system performed interceptions of multiple drones.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Towed Array Sonar System
The SwordFish™ is capable of underwater target search, detection, tracking, and classification.
Application Briefs: Defense
Underwater Connectors
Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon™) specifically designed for harsh environments.
Application Briefs: Defense
Rebar Tying Robot
SkyMul founders believe that their SkyTy solution can help speed up the construction of the more than 22,000 bridges that will need to be replaced in the next 10 years.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Anti-Drone Remote Weapon System
Weighing only 70 kilograms, the Pitbull-3 delivers Point & Shoot technology
Application Briefs: Aerospace
UAV Fuel Management System
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Counter-Drone Technology
Titan is an autonomous, A.I.-enabled counter drone solution that forces drones to safely land without disrupting nearby communications or electronics.
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.
Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.
This research explores the development of a UGV capable of operating autonomously in a densely cluttered environment such as the tropical jungles or plantation estates commonly found in Asia.
Aircraft simulation systems, server boards, rugged computers, and more.

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High-Energy Laser Weapon Systems