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News: Unmanned Systems

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

Articles: Imaging
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn all about the miniature satellites orbiting the Earth.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.
News: Software

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

INSIDER: Defense

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: Communications

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: RF & Microwave Electronics

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: Energy

The Defense Department relies on nuclear-armed bombers, submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as space-based sensors, to provide a strategic deterrence...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army research is determining if afloat availability of satellite ISR has fundamentally changed naval operations.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
News: RF & Microwave Electronics

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
ThinKom Solutions, Inc., has been selected to supply phased-array satellite terminals for "communications on-the-move."
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
Numerica announced the development of a new U.S.-made, short-range surveillance radar for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS).
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
Abaco Systems will support the Space Force’s Protected Tactical Satellite (PTS) Communication Program (SATCOM).
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Trophy Active Protection Systems have been delivered to the U.S. Army for installation on Abrams main battle tanks.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The subsystems enable the development and deployment of electronic warfare and signal intelligence.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Space Dynamics Laboratory will build six spacecraft for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
See the trends today that are helping satcom design engineers meet the data demands of their military and aerospace clients.
Products: Software
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.

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