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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: 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.
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.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Learn about a technology designed to safely locate, identify and recovering buried munitions.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Aircraft Protection Systems
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .
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Virtual Environment System
Charles River Analytics Inc. received funding from the US Army to build the "VECTOR" augmented and virtual reality system.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
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.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Aerospace
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.
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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.

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