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The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.
Learn about the challenges that arise when you try to reverse-engineer the console configuration for a NATO E-3 AWACS.
Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.
Previous methods of target geometry can be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.

As fuel is burned in aircraft engines, temperatures reach extremely high levels, necessitating the use of thermal management strategies, such as effusion or film cooling, to...

Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) to Enable Civilian Low Altitude Goods and Service Delivery by UAS technology was awarded 2020 NASA Government Invention...

In January, the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) — part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group — left San Diego for a scheduled...

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

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Products: June 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Industrial metal 3D printers, force testers, machining centers, and more.
Learn how digital twins improve the use and performance of robotic systems.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Turbine Rotor Assembly Systems
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
Investigating algorithmic approaches to create scalable, robust, multi-scale, and effective urban surveillance and crowd control strategies using UAVs and UGVs.
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.
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.

Knowing the air density outside a spacecraft vehicle can have a substantial effect on its angle of descent and ability to hit a specific landing spot. A new onboard algorithm...

Aircraft simulation systems, server boards, rugged computers, and more.
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.

Argonne National Lab scientists developed a numerical modeling tool that helps researchers better understand Rotating Detonation Engines that could one day propel the next generation of airplanes and...

Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Briefs: Aerospace
The Impact of Cyber Cameras on the Intelligence Community
The ability to covertly access and manipulate cyber cameras could provide valuable strategic data for the US intelligence community.
Businesses are using AR to overhaul processes, drive efficiencies, reduce manufacturing errors, and improve their bottom line.

Is the U.S. ready for a chemical attack on the homeland? With the very real possibility of a chemical attack in public spaces like stadiums, religious buildings, museums and theaters,...

As part of an effort to address the gap the U.S. Army faces in its need for long-lasting power and batteries for warfighters, an Army-funded research team has developed an...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: October 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology
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.
CAD is constantly changing, which predicates the need for a solution to share validated and accurately translated data.
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.
Briefs: Aerospace
Engineered Resilient Systems
A new application called TradeAnalyzer provides multiple visualization methods to examine, sort, and filter the attributes of data.
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...

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