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Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Detection with Quantum Radar
A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
Application Briefs: Imaging
EO/IR Maritime Payload
CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., recently demonstrated its iSea-25HD system.

The main goals of this research are to enhance a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software platform to support unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) exploring the complex...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Naval Surveillance System
CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd.
Hod Hasharon, Israel
+972-9-744-0661
www.controp.com

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., a company that specializies in electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR)...

Articles: Data Acquisition
Detecting Drones with Doppler-Based Radar

As drones become more commonplace, the need to secure facilities from the high-definition cameras and potential dangerous payloads has caused a rapid growth of counter-drone technologies.

Application Briefs: Imaging
Remote Weapon Station
General Robotics
Beit Nehemia, Israel
+972 (0) 77 512 1020
www.glrobotics.com

General Robotics, a company that specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced robotic systems for defense...

Rockwell Collins has unveiled FasTAK™, a new tactical combat targeting system and secure communications gateway for success in today’s digital battlefield.

Laser diodes and laser diode arrays (LDAs) are widely used throughout military systems, for sighting and range finding, but also at high power levels as offensive and defensive...

Briefs: Motion Control
GPS Enabled Semi-Autonomous Robot

The primary objective of this research is to integrate GPS and local sensory data to allow a robot to operate semi-autonomously outside of a laboratory environment. The Pioneer 3-AT, a robust platform...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Laser Detecting Systems

Whether engaged in an asymmetric fight with an insurgent or a conventional battle with a “near-peer” adversary, today's battlefield presents combatants with significant challenges. Rapidly advancing technology and...

The recent surge in demand for adaptive cruise control (ACC) and commercial autonomous vehicles has drawn a lot of attention to these innovative applications. Based on pulsed laser...

Application Briefs: Defense
Aircraft Casting Alloy
IBC Advanced Alloys Corp.
Wilmington, MA
855-237-2522
www.ibcadvancedalloys.com

IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. will continue production of components for Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II...

Articles: Photonics/Optics
Laser Detection System Technology

While most ordnance is now laserguided, there is still much work to be done on the defensive detection of laser designators. Hence the growing need for advanced laser-warning systems (LWS). While multiple...

A human-robotic system is under development that can map an unknown environment, as well as discover, track, and neutralize several static and dynamic objects...

When settling in to design a new optical device for a defense application, it is often desirable to use Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) optical components wherever possible. COTS optics offer many...

Tech Transfer Reports: Photonics/Optics
Commercial Spinoffs from Military R&D Programs

A near-infrared (NIR) detector with single-photon sensitivity can be used to improve many applications, from better eye-safe lasers to speeding up tomorrow’s optical computers.

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