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Products: Defense

The “Medusa” VPX3424 from AcQ Inducom (Oss, The Netherlands) is a 3U Open-VPX™ (VITA 65) single board computer (SBC) featuring the T4240 QorIQ® processor from Freescale Semiconductor. The 12-core,...

Products: Defense

New Scale Technologies (Victor, NY) has announced a prototype rotary piezoelectric micro drive system. Unlike servo drives, the new rotary drive has no measurable jitter, holds position without power, and generates no...

Products: Test & Measurement

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced two microwave analog signal generators: the N5183B MXG and N5173B EXG. The MXG has phase noise of less than -124 dBc/Hz (at 10 GHz, 10 kHz offset). The...

Products: Aerospace
Engine fuel pump bushings

Metallized Carbon Corp.’s Metcar carbon-graphite bushings offer advantages over traditional metals for use in gear pumps that pump aviation fuel for aircraft engines. The carbon-graphite bushings...

Articles: Aerospace
Leveraging Digital RF Memory Electronic Jammers for Modern Deceptive Electronic Attack Systems

In the world of electronic counter measures (ECM), there is a constant battle of one-upmanship, where each side is...

Articles: Defense

Modern warfare often involves poorly defined battle lines accompanied by multilevel fire support systems that can deliver firepower with high precision and devastating lethality from a long...

Articles: Aerospace

The proliferation of unmanned military vehicles tasked with critical communications and radar requirements drives the need for powerful data acquisition and signal processing...

Articles: Aerospace
At the U.K.’s new Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, engineers and innovators have at their disposal some of the world’s most advanced design and manufacturing assets for precision...
Articles: Aerospace

Global warming and environmental friendliness considerations have recently been key for multiple global industries. In the commercial aviation industry, reduction of aircraft emissions, including...

Articles: Aerospace
A dynamically reconfigurable, wideband programmable RF FPGA transceiver will provide reduced lifecycle cost, reduced redesign cost, and service for multiple DoD platforms, while maintaining near-optimal...
Articles: Aerospace

L-3 Communications Linkabit (Melbourne, FL) develops defense communications and electronic warfare systems to protect soldiers and save lives on the battlefield. A division of...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Equilibar
Fletcher, NC
828-650-6590
www.equilibar.com

To support air assets, the US Navy’s Altitude Laboratory in Maryland is tasked with testing On-Board Oxygen Generating...

Application Briefs: Defense
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

Northrop Grumman Corporation has integrated and employed an internal miniature electronic...

Application Briefs: Defense
Lenco Industries
Pittsfield, MA
413-443-7359
www.LencoArmor.com

Lenco Industries has introduced the BearCat® EOD “BombCat” armored response vehicle for bomb disposal...

Briefs: Aerospace

Synthetic and natural micro-architectures occur frequently, and multiphase functionally graded composites are becoming increasingly popular for applications requiring...

Briefs: Defense

Currently, the two main computational tools used by the aerothermodynamics community to model hypersonic flows are Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), and the direct...

Briefs: Aerospace

The Chrono::Engine software is a general-purpose simulator for three-dimensional multi-body problems. Specifically, the code is designed to support the...

Briefs: Aerospace

In order to enable off-road vehicle dynamics analysis simulations when traveling on soft soil, a deformable Vehicle Terrain Interface (VTI) model that interfaces with...

Technology Update: Aerospace

In recent years, the École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) Research Laboratory in Active Controls, Avionics, and Aeroservoelasticity (LARCASE) has acquired several...

Technology Update: Defense

Since robotic work cells have proven to be highly effective in certain applications, and the technology is always improving, some might dream of a day when...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Queensland University of Technology Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) researchers have made what's believed to be a world-first breakthrough for small unmanned aircraft (UA),...

INSIDER: Aerospace

With a contract from the U.S. Army, the University of Nevada, Reno is partnering with NevadaNano to develop a robotic flying vehicle that can be used for environmental health and safety...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A milestone for the Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) project at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center occurred with the delivery of two revolutionary experimental flaps designed and...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Transparent displays have a variety of potential applications — such as the ability to see navigation or dashboard information while looking through the windshield of a car or plane,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

It's a sci-fi concept that's at the center of a 25-year exploratory project: building a hypersonic aircraft that takes off from the runway and doesn't need a rest, inspection or repair after it lands...

INSIDER: Software

In the VR-Hyperspace project, Fraunhofer IAO has teamed up with eight partners from six European countries to investigate how flight journeys can be made into a more pleasant...

News: Aerospace

Regulatory authorities in Germany decided to develop a new aircraft category called volocopter to accommodate the new 18-motor VC200. Read more at http://articles.sae.org/12585.

News: Defense
Canadian researchers employ recycled carbon-fiber mats to produce thermoset composites

Carbon-fiber-reinforced thermoset composites continue to be difficult to recycle, as they are a complex mixture of different materials such as thermosetting polymers, carbon fibers, and fillers. Researchers from the Universite Du Quebec at Montreal, Bell...

News: Aerospace
Overcoming design challenges of next-generation UASs

Next-generation unmanned air systems will require more performance and must integrate increasing capabilities for guidance control, weaponry, and surveillance—all in a very limited space. Read more at http://articles.sae.org/12546.

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