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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...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
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.
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
Aircraft Protection Systems
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Virtual Environment System
Charles River Analytics Inc. received funding from the US Army to build the "VECTOR" augmented and virtual reality system.
Application Briefs: Defense
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).
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.
Application Briefs: Defense
Rocket Engine Technology
This effort will mark the first representative flight of an aerospike engine after many decades of research and abandoned flight efforts.
Learn about the different FPGA technologies that are available for space applications, and the process for developing the components.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Remotely Piloted Aircraft
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently flew its SkyGuardian in the skies above Southern California as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA.
Find isolators that operate optimally under cryogenic conditions.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Detection with Quantum Radar
A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
New Products: August 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Learn about the challenges that arise when you try to reverse-engineer the console configuration for a NATO E-3 AWACS.
More and more companies are designing rockets, satellites, and reusable space vehicles that require thruster valves to position, maintain, or change vehicle orbit in space.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Practical 3D Printing of Antennas and RF Electronics
New multi-material 3D printers that can print both metal and dielectric materials enable the additive manufacturing of antennas and RF components.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Battle Command System
Three companies demonstrated rapid and functional integration during simulated threat scenarios that included simultaneous engagements.
Research demonstrates that a surveillance mission is still achievable by unmanned vehicles while performing autonomous soaring.
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
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.
Field Aerospace recently completed an avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 SD3-60 Sherpa aircraft 17 days ahead of schedule.
Investigating algorithmic approaches to create scalable, robust, multi-scale, and effective urban surveillance and crowd control strategies using UAVs and UGVs.
Characterizing uncertainty in estimating the state of a resident space object is one of the fundamentals of many space surveillance tasks.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
New Products: May 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Application Briefs: AR/AI
Anti-Drone Remote Weapon System
Weighing only 70 kilograms, the Pitbull-3 delivers Point & Shoot technology

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