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Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Empowering Soldiers Through ISPDS
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Helicopter Cabin Computer
Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
White Papers: Data Acquisition
Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

FPGAs have become an increasingly important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers significant advantages for implementing software radio functions such...

White Papers: Communications
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...

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Watch Live at 11 am ET: The 2020 Create the Future Contest Awards

For the first time, the winners of the Create the Future Design Contest will be announced live! Join us for this special one-hour presentation as we honor our 2020 Grand Prize...

Autonomous aircraft systems have the potential to save lives, and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s Resilient Autonomy project is at the forefront of development. These advanced software...

Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Securing data shared and stored on the battlefield will require hardware with built-in cybersecurity features
While the flashiest military innovations like new fighter jets attract the most attention, advancements in RF/microwave absorbers are crucial enablers of these larger innovations.
Learn about the different FPGA technologies that are available for space applications, and the process for developing the components.
Application Briefs: Energy
Solar-Powered Structures
Pvilion, a solar-powered fabric provider, was recently awarded a contract by the United State Air Force (USAF).
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Rocket Engine Technology
This effort will mark the first representative flight of an aerospike engine after many decades of research and abandoned flight efforts.
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) system has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as...

BAE Systems received $179 million in total awards from the U.S. Army as part of the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) program. This...

Whether performing transport, logistics, strike or reconnaissance duties, helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft greatly multiply the effectiveness of ground forces. They are a combat...

Industrial metal 3D printers, force testers, machining centers, and more.

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...

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