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...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Lightweight Sensing and Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Monitoring

A new sensing and control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) allows for semi-autonomous flight. Pilots need not leave the ground to conduct routine monitoring and surveillance quickly and cost-effectively. Such systems are particularly useful during long flight...

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

With the emergence of highly capable, low-cost, wirelessly controlled drones, bad actors can easily execute disruptive operations.
In 2019 the U.S. defense embedded computing market underwent a transformation
Application Briefs: Imaging
EO/IR Maritime Payload
CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., recently demonstrated its iSea-25HD system.
Application Briefs: Communications
Counter IED System
Netline Communications Technologies Ltd.
Tel Aviv, Israel
www.netlinetech.com

Netline Communications Technologies Ltd., a company that develops and manufactures high-end electronic warfare and spectrum...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
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.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Autonomous Multi-Sensor Maritime Awareness System
BIRD Aerosystems officially launched the OSCAR - Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance technology.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Engineered Resilient Systems
A new application called TradeAnalyzer provides multiple visualization methods to examine, sort, and filter the attributes of data.
Improved test methods will help alleviate the impact of shock levels on military and commercial ground vehicle components.
Briefs: Transportation
SnowMicroPenetrometer Applications for Winter Vehicle Mobility
Characterizing the mechanical properties of snow and their impact on vehicle performance could improve vehicle winter mobility modeling.
Developing an understanding of, and potentially controlling, pitch bifurcation could improve weapons delivery.
Understanding what affects acoustic waves propagating in the atmosphere is important for a variety of military applications.

Sandia National Laboratories researchers, as part of a group of National Nuclear Security Administration scientists, have wrapped up years of field experiments...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Army Showcases New Electronic Warfare Tech

The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing (PNT) technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment.

A new sensor, that can detect ice accumulation in real-time, might be a game-changer when it comes to airline safety and efficiency. The sensor could detect the precise moment when ice...

Mobile Workstation

Eurocom's (Ottawa, Canada) latest mobile workstation, the Tornado F7W, features a modular MXM 3.1 slot-based GPU allowing easy reconfiguration of GPU...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Air Caster Technology

If there is a prime example of the need for friction-free, precise and delicate equipment movement in the aerospace and defense industries, satellite positioning during the testing cycle should be at the top of the...

Conventional reconfigurable electrical and radio frequency (RF) structures commonly used in applications involving real-time reconfigurability in response to fast varying...

In the recent past, military acquisition has shifted from being locked into large long-term contracts to developing complex systems in...

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...

Application Briefs: Materials
Ruggedized Bioprinter
nScrypt Inc.
Orlando, FL
407-275-4755
www.nscrypt.com

nScrypt has partnered with the U.S. Military, the Uniformed Services University 4D Bio3 Program, and The Geneva Foundation to move bioprinting out...

Application Briefs: Defense
Data Recorder and Mission Computer
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Ashburn, VA
703-779-7800
www.curtisswrightds.com

Curtiss-Wright's Defense Solutions division was awarded a contract by Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air)...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
3D Optical Scanner
NVision, Inc.
Southlake, TX
817-416-8006
www.nvision3d.com

Swift work by NVision, Inc. helped a major U.S. airline quickly repair a bird-damaged Boeing 737 wing and return the restored jet back to flight...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Rugged Network File Servers
Ampex Data Systems
Hayward, CA
650-367-2011
www.ampex.com

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, recently received a Full Rate Production Lot 7 (FRP-7) contract from...

Spatiotemporal imaging contains a large class of imaging problems, which involve collecting a sequence of data sets to resolve both the spatial and temporal (or spectral) distributions of...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
3D Meta-Optics for High-Energy Lasers

The scope of this research radically changed the way novel components are designed and fabricated for high-energy applications. This 3D Meta-Optics platform was, and is, essentially engineering the...

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