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Articles: Aerospace

Aerospace and defense platforms are often regarded as the earliest adopters of new materials and processes technologies. Materials test programs provide validations of...

Articles: Aerospace

The universal adoption of digital 3-D design tools has truly changed forever the way that advanced products are created, from original concept studies, development, testing, and...

Articles: Defense

Software defined radio system engineers can now exploit new technology to perform digital signal processing much closer to the antenna than ever before. Various strategies include the latest wideband data...

Briefs: Software

High-fidelity simulation tools are used as an acceptable surrogate for real-world tests. These tools accelerate development and reduce cost, while informing weapons...

Products: Electronics & Computers

WOLF Advanced Technology’s (Ontario, Canada) new 3U VPX board, the VPX3U-GTX850M, is developed using NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX-850M – CUDA powered 28nm GM107 GPU – which is clocked at 862MHz and has 5 Streaming...

Products: Software

The CNC system solution IndraMotion MTX from Rexroth has enhanced functionalities through Open Core Engineering. With Open Core Engineering, Rexroth enhances classic PLC programming by bridging the gap to...

Articles: Defense

Many of the computer simulation tools used today got their start in the Aerospace industry but their use has always been coupled with significant physical testing. The...

Technology Update: Defense

Vives College University and Kulab (KU Leuven University campus Ostend) in Belgium are undertaking an aeronautical research program for the development of a new UAV...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Clean, potable water is one thing the world universally cannot live without. It hydrates. It cleans. It keeps us alive and well. That makes water very valuable to soldiers. However, as many mission...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

A computer model that accurately predicts how composite materials behave when damaged will make it easier to design lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft. Innovative computer...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A NASA-developed tool, Dynamic Weather Routes (DWR), is designed to alleviate weather-induced air traffic interruptions. The computer software tool is programmed to constantly analyze air...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

Two of Georgia Tech's software-defined, electronically reconfigurable Agile Aperture Antennas (A3) were demonstrated in an aircraft during flight tests. The low-power...

INSIDER: Communications

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed new modifications for technology that helps pilots of small aircraft avoid midair collisions. The modified tools...

INSIDER: Software

Every day U.S. military and security units receive vast amounts of data collected by intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) sensors. Human analysts constantly review this data,...

Application Briefs: Software
Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC)
Southampton, PA
215-355-9100
www.etcusa.com

Aircrew Training Systems (ATS), a division of Environmental Tectonics Corporation, has been...

Technology Update: Defense

Greater fuel efficiency and low emission requirements have grown into such an urgent imperative in aircraft design that it often overshadows an equally significant factor in air...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA engineers used an F/A-18 aircraft to simulate a rocket in its early flight phase to test adaptive software for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), the largest, most powerful...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

When a missile is launched against an enemy target, it would be nice to have a lot of good information about that target. But when "decision makers push the fire button, they may have...

Briefs: Aerospace

The Chrono::Engine software is a general-purpose simulator for three-dimensional multi-body problems. Specifically, the code is designed to support the...

INSIDER: Software

Suraj Kothari's talk of smartphone security quickly took a turn toward sabotage and worst-case scenarios. What happens, he asked, if a soldier's smartphone is hacked for its GPS...

INSIDER: Aerospace

In the VR-Hyperspace project, Fraunhofer IAO has teamed up with eight partners from six European countries to investigate how flight journeys can be made into a more pleasant...

Articles: Aerospace

For C programmers working on safety-critical applications, following restrictions and guidelines to ensure safe-coding practices can be painful. Features of the language designed to make your work easier, more efficient, or...

Briefs: Software

Helicopter flight involves many multidisciplinary physics problems that are difficult to predict with today’s engineering modeling and simulation tools. Rotor aerodynamic systems...

Briefs: Software

A higher level of structural and operational endurance and ruggedness can be achieved in software systems by strategically introducing crumple zones (CZs) in the system...

Briefs: Software
General Runtime/Architecture for Many-core Parallel Systems (GRAMPS)

The era of obtaining increased performance via faster single cores and optimized single-thread programs is over. Instead, a major factor in new processors’ performance comes from parallelism: increasing numbers of cores per processor and threads per core. In both research and...

Briefs: Software
Weapon Center of Mass Calculator

The Weapon Center of Mass (COM) software allows researchers to easily determine mass properties of a weapon system. The tool presents a photograph of the weapon and allows the user to place weight anywhere on the weapon by clicking on the screen. After the weight is placed, the software returns the mass...

Briefs: Software
Software System for Microbial Genome Sequence Annotation

The annotation of genomes from next-generation sequencing platforms needs to be rapid, high-throughput, and fully integrated and automated. Although a few Web-based annotation services have recently become available, they may not be the best solution for researchers that need to annotate a...

Briefs: Software
Environmental Awareness of Sensor and Emitter Employment

Many Army missions rely on effective sensing capabilities that provide intelligence on the adversary, and protect friendly forces from enemy detection. Sensors that are stationary (microphones, geophones, and ground-based radars) and moving (cameras on unattended aerial vehicles and ground...

Briefs: Software
Medical Information Network Decision Support System

In order to facilitate a more rapid and systematic transfer of new medical knowledge and capabilities into mainstream clinical practice, a new Medical Information Network Decision Support (MINDS) system has been proposed. This system is intended to be a platform for storing and fusing medical...

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