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Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Truly autonomous UAVs will require computer vision and navigation, cooperation between autonomous vehicles, and explainable and robust AI.
Articles: Data Acquisition
The US Army, Air Force, and Navy are actively looking to new programs such as Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) to ensure warfighters have maximum situational awareness.
Application Briefs: Wearables
Built around three core elements – software, hardware, and antennas – Crysalis was designed to simplify the operation of robotic systems.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A towed sonar array from Abaco Systems uses multiple sensors to identify and detect mine-like objects.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The Hero-30 Loitering Munition System incorporates a high level of precision attack and abort capabilities.
Application Briefs: Materials
“The mission is to develop a large-scale tool capable of producing single, jointless combat vehicle hulls at a near net size of 30 feet × 20 feet × 12 feet in size,” said Larry Holmes from ASTRO America.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Bell Textron Inc. has unveiled design concepts that incorporate Bell’s High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) technology.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Army analyzed shoreline change, dune volume, beach volume, beach slope, and cumulative elevation change along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
A computational approach for action prediction can extend to machines and also promote further research in human prediction and intention sensing.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
MBUD has a new data acquisition system and incorporates technical modifications to eliminate the noise encountered in seawater.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army research is determining if afloat availability of satellite ISR has fundamentally changed naval operations.
Briefs: Transportation
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
INSIDER: Propulsion

NASA’s trans-sonic truss-braced wing (TTBW) reduces drag during flight, which in turn reduces fuel consumption by up to 10 percent. This concept is part of an ongoing initiative by...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory developed and demonstrated additively manufactured, multi-material conformal control surfaces for aircraft wings. The technology...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A sensor film monitors how well aircraft and spacecraft withstand the mechanical stresses of flight. It can ultimately reduce maintenance costs and make the reusability of space vehicles more...

INSIDER: Software

Designated in the United States as “upper Class E” airspace, the sky above 60,000 feet does not have stringent air traffic control rules since most aircraft are not capable of...

INSIDER: Propulsion

A process for converting alcohol sourced from renewable or industrial waste gases into jet or diesel fuel is being scaled up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.
Articles: Communications
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Briefs: Materials
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Briefs: Materials
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.

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