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Latest Briefs & News

INSIDER: Transportation

Safran is taking a significant role on the H160M Guépard (“Leopard”) helicopter, developed by Airbus for the French armed forces’ Joint Light Helicopter program (HIL),...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

As part of the U.S. Air Force’s ongoing modernization efforts to keep the B-52 bomber flying into the 2050s, Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Lockheed Martin received a $102 million contract award to upgrade 25 of Egypt’s AH-64D Apaches to the E-model version of the aircraft. This modernization for the Egyptian...

Upcoming Webinars: Defense
Common Mode Choke Design and Material Selection

The common mode choke is a critical component in electromagnetic interference filtering. The magnetic material selected is commonly overlooked and is often not evaluated against application requirements. This 30-minute Webinar investigates the relationship between magnetic material...

White Papers: Defense
Putting VPX and Open VPX to Work

Before the advent of OpenVPX, designers of embedded systems took advantage of the extreme connectivity offered by VPX (VITA 46), but were faced with a virtually unlimited number of possible implementations....

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Collins Aerospace and Seeing Machines, a leader in eye tracking and driver safety technology, are working together to develop and deliver revolutionary fatigue management technology...


Hydrogen is one of the most promising technologies to reduce aviation’s climate impact. When generated from renewable energy sources, it emits zero CO2. Significantly, it delivers...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The U.S. Navy and Boeing have successfully maneuvered the Boeing-owned T1 test asset on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier for the first time – an early step forward in ensuring the...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
Aircraft Noise Emissions Certification/Reduction

This 60-minute Webinar offers information on how SIMULIA PowerFLOW is used by industry and research institutions to assess and reduce the noise that people hear when an aircraft flies over them. This noise comes not only from the engines but also the airflow around the landing gears,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

When air taxis begin shuttling us around, the rides they offer will need to be safe and smooth. These small electric aircraft will be nimble enough to operate in cities, but sudden...

INSIDER: Software

A tool was developed that uses machine learning and a dynamical systems-based approach to identify a precursor of combustion instability in engines. Combustion engines, like those in...

Upcoming Webinars: Software
FACE 3.1 Enhancements: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) approach is a government-and-industry-developed software standard and business strategy. It satisfies the DoD Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) principles with the aim of enabling the reuse of capability-based software components...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn all about the miniature satellites orbiting the Earth.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The testing of EMI materials must be rigorous and designed to predict performance over the lifetime of a material.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
See how the integrated circuits supported a mission to examine asteroids.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Learn about the JetPack Aviation Speeder VTOL.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.
Briefs: Aerospace
SiC fiber-reinforced SiC matrix composites are being evaluated for aircraft engine hot-section components.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Polyurethane can be easily molded or cast into a film at ambient conditions.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
The Impact of SOSA on Military Computing

The Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) is a relatively new standard being driven by the Air Force, Army, Navy, and various government agencies to develop a unified, technical, open systems architecture standard for complex systems such as radar, EO/IR, SIGINT, electronic warfare, and...

INSIDER: Aerospace

There have been approximately 1,200 to 1,300 general aviation accidents per year since 2013, which is down from the years before. While the improvement is good, NASA is working to...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Carbon-neutral fuels are crucial for making aviation and maritime transport sustainable. Scientists at ETH Zurich have built a plant that can produce carbon-neutral liquid fuels from sunlight...