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Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
The SMART SHOOTER system successfully completed live firing tests and is currently under advanced stages of development.
Briefs: Aerospace
Although a vast majority of fiber optic strain sensors use single mode fiber, multimode fiber has a higher nonlinear threshold that enables higher light levels and lower noise.
INSIDER: Imaging

Through a Small Business Innovative Research contract awarded to MetroLaser, Inc., by the U.S. Navy, a system is being developed to measure the gas velocity of engine exhaust to...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Mounted armored vehicles such as the Bradley have long been used as heavy weapons platforms with long range sensors to hunt targets and provide armored transportation to...

Products: Electronics & Computers
CAD software, torque sensors, HD lenses, and more.
Articles: Aerospace
Drone-mounted inspection tools are breaking barriers for the F-35.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The advanced MIL-STD Mepro TIGON sight has arrived.
Briefs: Aerospace
BIRDAR™ detected small birds at distances of 1.2 to 1.3 km and large birds.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Infrared Systems for Tactical Aviation: An Evolution in Military Affairs?
See why the military is trying to understand the chaotic evolutionary development of infrared (IR) systems
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Lockheed Martin received a $102 million contract award to upgrade 25 of Egypt’s AH-64D Apaches to the E-model version of the aircraft. This modernization for the Egyptian...

News: Electronics & Computers

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

White Papers: Communications
Critical Techniques for High-Speed A/D Converters in Real-Time Systems

To help define the meaning of “high-speed A/D” used in this handbook, we will be focusing primarily on A/D converters with sampling rates higher than 100 MHz. We will...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Collins Aerospace and Seeing Machines, a leader in eye tracking and driver safety technology, are working together to develop and deliver revolutionary fatigue management technology...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The testing of EMI materials must be rigorous and designed to predict performance over the lifetime of a material.
Articles: Communications
The U.S. military's "Joint All Domain Command and Control" initiative wants to bring quick, seamless access to intelligence from any system in the battlefield.
Articles: Materials
As the acceptance and application of additive manufacturing technology continues to evolve and grow, alloy selection will prove to be an important part of the development process.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Jaegar provides high levels of camera positioning accuracy.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
This was the first UAS application in a Navy exercise for the proven capabilities of LinkPRO software.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Princeton University researchers have taken a step toward developing a type of antenna array that could coat an airplane’s wings. The technology, which could enable many uses of emerging...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Three University of Arkansas researchers — electrical engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Distinguished Professor Greg Salamo, and Jin Hu, assistant...

News: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

INSIDER: Aerospace

After being forced to go virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SMi Group's 23rd annual Global MilSatCom Conference & Exhibition returns to being an in-person event on November 2-4, 2021, in...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

The first day of Global MilSatCom 2021 will primarily focus on the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) SATCOM needs and capabilities, with particular emphasis on their SKYNET Enduring Capability ( SKEC )...

INSIDER: Defense

Officially formed in December 2019 as a separate and distinct branch of the United States armed forces and organized under the Department of the Air Force, the United States Space Force is...

INSIDER: Communications

If you're interested in what the US and UK's allies around the world are doing in the MILSATCOM arena, Day 3's presentations should answer many of those questions.

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

With the addition of sensors and enhanced communication tools, providing lightweight, portable power has become even more challenging. Army-funded research demonstrated a new...

Products: Data Acquisition
Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

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