RF & Microwave

Radar/​LiDAR Systems

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Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Counter-UAS Technology
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.

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...

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Air Force Technology Tracks “Sporadic E”
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.
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.
Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
While the flashiest military innovations like new fighter jets attract the most attention, advancements in RF/microwave absorbers are crucial enablers of these larger innovations.
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Detection with Quantum Radar
A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
Application Briefs: Defense
Battle Command System
Three companies demonstrated rapid and functional integration during simulated threat scenarios that included simultaneous engagements.
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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.
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: Unmanned Systems
Anti-Drone Remote Weapon System
Weighing only 70 kilograms, the Pitbull-3 delivers Point & Shoot technology
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
S-Band Radar Systems
Artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians.
Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.

Sandia National Laboratories’ (Albuquerque, NM) Radar Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems enable a new product paradigm in radar capabilities...

Modern radar systems are complex and depend heavily on advanced signal processing algorithms to improve their detection performance. At the same time, the radio front-end must meet...

The development of sensors to assist helicopter landing in degraded visual environments (DVEs) is currently an important US Army requirement addressing the...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
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.

A co-prime array uses two uniform linear subarrays to construct an effective difference coarray with certain desirable...

Artificial intelligence developments are set to fundamentally transform mobility, whether it is mobility of weapon payloads, supply deliveries, urban commuters, warehouse goods,...

A modular, building-block approach brings greater design flexibility to Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar technology, simplifying system integration, and permitting rapid first-line repair with no...

Unlike primary radars, Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) calculates the range and azimuth of a target, such as an aircraft, using a bidirectional communication link to gather...

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