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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.
A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.
Developing an improved model capable of generating realistic synthetic data that represents a wide range of systems can lead to new algorithms and data exploitation techniques.
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Understanding the mechanics of insect flight could help improve the agility, autonomy, robustness and integrated sensing and processing of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Real Time Physiological Status Monitoring
New wearables will provide soldiers and small unit leaders with actionable information needed to ensure individual and squad performance readiness.

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors such as night vision goggles,...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensor Tests Moon Landing Technology

GPS is used every day to navigate on Earth. As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024, new laser-based technology will safely and precisely navigate astronauts to their destination.

There are still significant obstacles to the manufacture and use of flexible hybrid electronics in military applications.
Full motion video (FMV) sensors are essential assets and provide real-time situational awareness with minimal latency.
Companies are introducing "Industry 4.0" technology at a rapid pace, turning the next-generation vision of manufacturing into reality.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Automatic Drone Detection System
Tektronix partnered with Erisys RF Solutions to release an automated drone detection solution.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Shoulder-Launched Weapon System
Guided flight tests have been completed.
When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Heterogeneous Integration Technology
Integrating different types of devices and materials could increase their functional density, improving the performance of electro-optic systems for sensor applications.

Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center are looking at LEDs to help warfighters battle chemical warfare agents (CWA)....

Custom enclosure gaskets can meet a variety of mechanical shock and thermal requirements.
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
SDR Interface for the NeXtRAD Multistatic Radar System
Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Robotic Helicopter
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Learn about Repeatability, Resolution, and Response.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
AUSA 2019: Eyes in the Sky
It just wouldn’t be a military technology show without a few drones on display.
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.

The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed liquid metal systems which autonomously change structure so that they become better conductors in response to strain. Conductive...

CT Software Solutions

Volume Graphics (Charlotte, NC) announced the latest generation of its software solutions for non-destructive quality assurance with industrial...

In 2019 the U.S. defense embedded computing market underwent a transformation
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Drone Control System
Kongsberg Geospatial recently introduced a new multi-domain control system for coordinating the use of drones in the battlespace.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Unmanned Helicopter Drone
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.

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