Optics, Photonics, & Lasers

A new class of soft multifunctional materials could be used to convert mechanical deformation from vibrations and stretching into electrical energy.
Briefs: Imaging
The Impact of Cyber Cameras on the Intelligence Community
The ability to covertly access and manipulate cyber cameras could provide valuable strategic data for the US intelligence community.
White Papers: Data Acquisition
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...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design

Well into its third decade of widespread deployment, VME adopted the new VXS gigabit serial interface, clearly representing the most significant leap in backplane data transfer rates...

The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites to build the structures of satellites, rockets, and jet aircraft. But the life of...

In many applications, conventional filters fall short.
Application Briefs: Materials
Metal-Plated, High-Temperature Plastics
Imagine a material that lightens fuel loads and cuts costs every time a rocket blasts off from the launch pad.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Robotic Helicopter
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.

Satellites do a lot of things — they help people navigate from one place to another, they deliver television programming, they search for new stars and exo-planets and they enable...

News: RF & Microwave Electronics
AUSA 2019: Military Preps for Open Sensor Standards
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
CT Software Solutions

Volume Graphics (Charlotte, NC) announced the latest generation of its software solutions for non-destructive quality assurance with industrial...

Articles: Communications
Solid-State Microwave Power Module
The MPM has uses in military aerospace applications.
With the emergence of highly capable, low-cost, wirelessly controlled drones, bad actors can easily execute disruptive operations.
Application Briefs: Imaging
EO/IR Maritime Payload
CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., recently demonstrated its iSea-25HD system.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Counter IED System
Netline Communications Technologies Ltd.
Tel Aviv, Israel
www.netlinetech.com

Netline Communications Technologies Ltd., a company that develops and manufactures high-end electronic warfare and spectrum...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Unmanned Helicopter Drone
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.

Sandia National Laboratories researchers, as part of a group of National Nuclear Security Administration scientists, have wrapped up years of field experiments...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army Showcases New Electronic Warfare Tech

The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing (PNT) technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment.

Battle Sight Technologies has acquired a second patent license related to infrared materials as signaling tools for nighttime military operations.

Articles: Aerospace
Air Caster Technology

If there is a prime example of the need for friction-free, precise and delicate equipment movement in the aerospace and defense industries, satellite positioning during the testing cycle should be at the top of the...

Conventional reconfigurable electrical and radio frequency (RF) structures commonly used in applications involving real-time reconfigurability in response to fast varying...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
NASA Eyes GPS at the Moon for Artemis Missions

The Global Positioning System (GPS), a satellite-based navigation system used by an estimated four billion people worldwide to figure out where they are on Earth at any moment, could be used to...

The design of avionics systems must balance several factors. First, engineers want to increase the performance of the systems installed in aircraft or spacecraft. Second, they want...

Application Briefs: Defense
Data Recorder and Mission Computer
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Ashburn, VA
703-779-7800
www.curtisswrightds.com

Curtiss-Wright's Defense Solutions division was awarded a contract by Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air)...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Flight Computer
Abaco Systems
Huntsville, AL
866-652-2226
www.abaco.com

Abaco Systems’ FORCE2 flight computer has been chosen by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to be at the heart of GA-ASI's...

Application Briefs: Software
3D Optical Scanner
NVision, Inc.
Southlake, TX
817-416-8006
www.nvision3d.com

Swift work by NVision, Inc. helped a major U.S. airline quickly repair a bird-damaged Boeing 737 wing and return the restored jet back to flight...

Spatiotemporal imaging contains a large class of imaging problems, which involve collecting a sequence of data sets to resolve both the spatial and temporal (or spectral) distributions of...

Fiber lasers have found widespread applications in industrial material processing, scientific research and military systems due to their advantages of easy maintenance,...

The U.S. Navy is constantly predicting future threats and contemplating new weapon technologies to counter them. One of those technologies is directed-energy (DE)...

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