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INSIDER: Defense

Suppose a U.S. Navy destroyer is operating in the Western Pacific and is impacted by the effects of a massive solar flare that has caused a ripple effect across the globe,...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new solution compresses and offloads critical data from battlefield machines more efficiently, enabling faster AI processing and decision-making on the battlefield.

News: Government
The two-day event highlights cutting-edge products and services designed to protect DoD personnel, equipment, and infrastructure from hostile drones.
Products: Materials
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: Photonics/Optics
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
ThinKom Solutions, Inc., has been selected to supply phased-array satellite terminals for "communications on-the-move."
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
pureLiFi has announced a new deal to supply the US Army Europe and Africa with Kitefin™, a next generation optical wireless communication system
Briefs: Aerospace
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
INSIDER: Communications

Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a method for secure communication that uses quantum mechanics to encrypt information. While the security of QKD is unbreakable in...

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the...

White Papers: Photonics/Optics
Fiber Optic Rotary Joints Add a Spin to Sensing, Mobile, and Robotic Fiber Systems

To the passing optical signals, fiberoptic rotary joints (FORJs) are nothing more than fiber connectors, which provide connection between one or multiple...

Products: Photonics/Optics
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Application Briefs: Defense
Netline Communications Technologies has unveiled its new DroneNet RD Jammer.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Xaver™ LR80 (XLR80) system detects live objects behind walls, at distances of over 100 meters.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Experimentation and analysis determined the optimum characteristics of an improved unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Briefs: Aerospace
ScanMatch software determines the similarity of two strings of eye-tracking data. See why that kind of capability is valuable.
INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Army researchers developed a technique that allows robots to remain resilient when faced with intermittent communication losses on the battlefield. The technique, called α-shape,...

INSIDER: Software

The Air Force Golden Horde Vanguard program successfully completed a second flight test of its collaborative weapon technologies using four Collaborative Small Diameter...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Army researchers developed an approach that allows a rotary wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to land on a moving unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) without the aid of GPS and recharge before moving on. Teams of...

Products: Materials
4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.

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