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Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Tiltrotor Aircraft: The CMV-22B Osprey
The CMV-22B is the latest variant of the tiltrotor fleet, joining the MV-22 and CV-22 used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-Speed Data Cables for Fighter Aircraft
Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Does Your Coating Thickness Meet Spec?
Coatings play a critical role in preventing the corrosion or wear of metal substrates. Make sure they meet specifications.
INSIDER: Aerospace
Drones for Disaster Response

Natural disasters, like wildfires and hurricanes, can lead to many lives lost and billions of dollars in costs across the U.S. each year. To help reduce that impact, drones have great potential to assist...

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to detect Vietnam War-era bomb craters in Cambodia from satellite images – with the hope that it can help find unexploded bombs....

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
New Products: May 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
Application Briefs: Defense
UAS Interceptor System
In a recent demo conducted in Israel, RAFAEL’s Drone Dome C-UAS system performed interceptions of multiple drones.
The U.S. military is prioritizing development of drone swarms as a means to reduce risk to our warfighters.
Application Briefs: Defense
Rebar Tying Robot
SkyMul founders believe that their SkyTy solution can help speed up the construction of the more than 22,000 bridges that will need to be replaced in the next 10 years.
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
UAV Fuel Management System
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.
Application Briefs: Defense
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.
This research explores the development of a UGV capable of operating autonomously in a densely cluttered environment such as the tropical jungles or plantation estates commonly found in Asia.
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Airbus Reveals Blended Wing Aircraft Demonstrator

Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls), its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator. At 2...

Sandia National Laboratories robotics experts are working on a way to intercept enemy unmanned aircraft systems mid-flight. The government and defense industry have been exploring ways...

Aircraft simulation systems, server boards, rugged computers, and more.
UVision Air Ltd. recently unveiled its new modular weapon system: the Hero-120SF configuration.
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Battle Tank Protection Systems Outfit Four Brigades of Army Tanks
Trophy Active Protection Systems will ultimately outfit four brigades of tanks.
Understanding the mechanics of insect flight could help improve the agility, autonomy, robustness and integrated sensing and processing of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
AeroVironment, Inc. recently announced the launch of Puma LE.
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.

NASA’s Safeguard uses geo-fencing technology to create no-fly zones for any equipped UAV to assure it only operates in approved airspace. It can also be used to establish flight ceilings to ensure a...

Brown University researchers have developed a new wing design for small drones that could make them far more stable and efficient. The wing replaces the smooth contour found on the leading edges...

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