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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...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Briefs: Nanotechnology
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new state-of-the-art team trainer for SPIKE missiles.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Articles: Imaging
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
VINCORION will supply spare parts for the PUMA infantry fighting vehicle’s weapon aiming and tracking system.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

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: Aerospace
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Application Briefs: Defense
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Given the importance of electronics in modern warfare, the ability to rapidly develop a counter to such weapons will be essential to sustaining military operations.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
Products: Electronics & Computers
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Briefs: Aerospace
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Aerospace
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.

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