Test & Measurement

Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)

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Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling

The design of avionics systems must balance several factors. First, engineers want to increase the performance of the systems installed in aircraft or spacecraft. Second, they want...

Understanding RF, especially microwave switching, can be a challenge. In many cases, test systems have been compromised because a test engineer did not consider all the...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Testing Military Vehicle Steering Systems

Military vehicles play a vital role in protecting our society — and inevitably encounter many extreme conditions across their lifespan. From the varying weight, to the rough terrain, there is a lot...

The aerospace sector places some uniquely challenging demands on electronics designers. For a start, the environments that the electronics are exposed to are much harsher...

Application Briefs: Defense
Turret Aiming and Stabilization System
Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Division
Ashburn, VA
+1-703-779-7800
www.curtisswrightds.com

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division recently completed significant enhancements...

Communication on the battlefield is a life-or-death matter. You can't take chances with RF devices or power units malfunctioning or failing. A soldier's life may depend on...

Unlike primary radars, Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) calculates the range and azimuth of a target, such as an aircraft, using a bidirectional communication link to gather...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Radio Relays Improve Wireless Products

In order to transmit communications through Earth’s atmosphere, satellites and space vehicles need radio equipment that can operate at higher frequencies than on Earth. These higher frequencies, until...

As the US military shifts from boots on the ground to drones in the sky, there will be an increasing need for computing power on foreign soil, under the sea and in the...

The RF MEMS switch will be an important building block for a variety of wireless applications including cell phones, smart antennas, tunable filters, automated test equipment...

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