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Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Counter-UAS Technology

Application Briefs: Aerospace
CubeSat Spacecraft
The Space Dynamics Laboratory will build six spacecraft for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission.
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Counter-Drone Technology
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Light Tactical Vehicle
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Weapon Fire Control System
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.

A new machine learning approach could improve radar performance in congested environments. Researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as...

A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.
Channelization has made it possible to use one radio receiver to listen to many different radio stations simultaneously.
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.

Air Force Research Laboratory scientists recently patented a new tunable radio frequency (RF) filter design. The new design is for a smaller, lighter, less expensive...

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.
Using terrestrial LiDAR scanners coupled with a GPS/inertial navigation system to collect elevation data along the coast can help assess the accuracy of the data.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Remotely Piloted Air Systems
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.
See the trends today that are helping satcom design engineers meet the data demands of their military and aerospace clients.
Learn how to take on a “follow-the-wire” design approach.
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Learn about a technology designed to safely locate, identify and recovering buried munitions.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aircraft Protection Systems
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Virtual Environment System
Charles River Analytics Inc. received funding from the US Army to build the "VECTOR" augmented and virtual reality system.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Damage & Repair Tracker
The UK's fleet of Merlin Mark 2 helicopters has been testing the tlmNexus' Damage & Repair Tracker (DaRT).
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army Advances Materials for New Low-Profile Antenna

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.

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