Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
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.
White Papers: Government
Critical Techniques for High-Speed A/D Converters in Real-Time Systems

To help define the meaning of “high-speed A/D” used in this handbook, we will be focusing primarily on A/D converters with sampling rates higher than 100 MHz. We will...

White Papers: Defense
Software Defined Radio Handbook

SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital...

Researchers with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) designed and built an instrument called NAUTILUS to provide new measurement capabilities to measure nuclear,...

Metal detectors now appear routinely in the entrances of many schools, airports and even houses of worship. They serve as portals to correctional facilities, prisons and...

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)....

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Streamlining Post-Processing in Additive Manufacturing
By focusing just on the AM build process, a fundamental part of the production process chain is often overlooked: post-processing.
Custom enclosure gaskets can meet a variety of mechanical shock and thermal requirements.
Inductive eddy current technology is an extremely versatile non-contact method for measuring an object's position, distance, or vibration.
Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.
Learn about Repeatability, Resolution, and Response.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Robotic Helicopter
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Application Briefs: Defense
Tank Destroyer Vehicle
The tank destroyer is armed with the Brimstone precision strike missile
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.

Southwest Research Institute engineers are conducting tests that elucidate the conditions a future aircraft may experience traveling faster than 10 times the speed of sound. Because...

News: Electronics & Computers
AUSA 2019: A Really Cool Computer
Ben Sharfi, CEO of General Micro Systems (GMS), says he has the Product of the Year. Do you agree?
Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
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.
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
INSIDER: Test & Measurement
How to Dismantle a Nuclear Bomb

How do weapons inspectors verify that a nuclear bomb has been dismantled? An unsettling answer is: They don’t, for the most part. When countries sign arms reduction pacts, they do not typically grant...

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: Electronics & Computers
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...

CT Software Solutions

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: Defense
EO/IR Maritime Payload
CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., recently demonstrated its iSea-25HD system.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
Drone Control System
Kongsberg Geospatial recently introduced a new multi-domain control system for coordinating the use of drones in the battlespace.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Unmanned Helicopter Drone
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.

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