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Application Briefs: Defense
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Briefs: Imaging
ScanMatch software determines the similarity of two strings of eye-tracking data. See why that kind of capability is valuable.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The Xaver™ LR80 (XLR80) system detects live objects behind walls, at distances of over 100 meters.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Briefs: Imaging
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Experimentation and analysis determined the optimum characteristics of an improved unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Briefs: Imaging
Well-calibrated imagery helps to distinguish between small UAVs and birds of similar size and dimensions.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Trophy Active Protection Systems have been delivered to the U.S. Army for installation on Abrams main battle tanks.
INSIDER: Materials

Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Delta Digital Video has been selected to supply video encoders for a CCTV system.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software estimates the trajectory of separation between the aircraft and the store. But how reliable is the CFD model in real-life situations?
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
LITENING pods carry out targeting, surveillance, intelligence, search and rescue, and humanitarian relief missions.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Silent Sentinel Inc., a U.K.-based surveillance company, has been selected as a provider for the US Department of Defense.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The "Iron Sabre" will be tested out in the U.S. Army’s 155mm Mobile Howitzer Shoot-Off Evaluation.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.
Application Briefs: Defense
The Space Dynamics Laboratory will build six spacecraft for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
INSIDER: Imaging

The Army-led team of developers creating the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) recently wrapped up the third major milestone testing and demonstration event where soldiers and Marines...

Articles: Unmanned Systems
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Application Briefs: Imaging
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.

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