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INSIDER: Aerospace

Having a home near a busy airport means tolerating the jarring sounds of commercial airplanes during landing and takeoff. Researchers at Texas A&M University validated use of a...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Combustion engines can develop high-frequency oscillations, leading to structural damage to the engines and unsafe operating conditions. Researchers clarified the feedback processes...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed spaceflight on July 11 carried NASA-supported technology. Sirisha Bandla of Virgin Galactic operated the experiment on the Unity 22 flight on behalf of the...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team has taken a closer look at how nuclear weapon blasts close to the Earth’s surface create complications in their...

INSIDER: Software

Artillery troops are testing updates to two fire support packages while telling the Army the systems’ shortcomings and successes of the fire support systems....

INSIDER: Defense

A new study by engineers at MIT, Caltech, and ETH Zürich shows that “nanoarchitected” materials — materials designed from precisely patterned nanoscale structures —...

INSIDER: Aerospace

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Collins Aerospace recently broke ground on a new wind tunnel that will help streamline the testing process for its Ram Air Turbine product line at the company’s...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Cleaner-burning jet fuels made from sustainable sources can produce 50%-70% fewer ice crystal contrails at cruising altitude, reducing aviation’s impact on the environment, according to...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka drones – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, from the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by the military, to the sophisticated remotely piloted vehicles used for civil and agricultural applications, to the type of drones envisioned for future...

INSIDER: Aerospace

An incredibly light new material that can reduce aircraft engine noise and improve passenger comfort has been developed at the University of Bath (UK). The aerogel weighs just 2.1 kg...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA is expanding research for sustainable aviation by developing and testing new green technologies for next-generation aircraft, new automation tools for greener and safer airspace operations,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing demonstrated the Boeing MQ-25™ T1 unmanned aircraft refueling an F/A-18 Super Hornet in flight. During a test flight, the...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has awarded two contracts for the Missile Track Custody Prototype effort. The effort will carry two contractors –...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

From the battlefield to the back office, artificial intelligence has the potential to transform how the Defense Department does business in areas like increasing the speed of...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
The online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications for design engineers and managers.
INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA flight-tested a visual navigation system designed to enhance precise aerial positioning between two aircraft in supersonic flight. The Airborne Location Integrating Geospatial...

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
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Articles: Materials
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Articles: Aerospace
Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.
Articles: Propulsion
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn how passive components inside arrays have evolved to enable fully digital beamforming.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Drones are useful technology; however, some seek to exploit the technology with bad intent.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.

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