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Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Counter-UAS Technology
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Weapon Fire Control System
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics
A Prototype Fuel Gauge for Orbit

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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Software
Reverse Engineering Technology
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Defense
Loitering Munition System
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Encapsulated Drone System
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
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: Propulsion
Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing System
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
Aircraft Protection Systems
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with...

Articles: Aerospace
Detection with Quantum Radar
A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Telemetry Processing Systems
Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), was recently selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver telemetry tech for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Electro-Optical Missile System
The Slovak army is the 6th armed force to choose the modern 5th generation SPIKE LR2 missile.
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
High-Energy Laser Weapon Systems
The next few years will help determine whether high-energy lasers become a staple of the battlefield.
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) powder-based systems aren't the only ways to print metals.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-Speed Data Cables for Fighter Aircraft
Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.
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...

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