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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...

On-Demand 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: Materials

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 –...

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

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

Articles: Materials
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
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: Unmanned Systems
Drones are useful technology; however, some seek to exploit the technology with bad intent.
Articles: Communications
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Martin UAV will participate in the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE).
Briefs: Materials
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Experimentation and analysis determined the optimum characteristics of an improved unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Briefs: Imaging
ScanMatch software determines the similarity of two strings of eye-tracking data. See why that kind of capability is valuable.
INSIDER: Aerospace

A new propulsion system could allow for flight speeds of Mach 6 to 17 (more than 4,600 to 13,000 miles per hour). Researchers discovered a way to stabilize the detonation needed for hypersonic...

INSIDER: Aerospace

If radar signals move down from the clouds and into a city’s streets, there are suddenly many objects that can be mistaken for one another. Drones can easily be hidden on radar displays among...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
Accelerating Electrified Aircraft Development with Multi-Physics Simulation

The trend toward more electric aircraft continues to accelerate. Simultaneously, simulation continues to increase to manage the complexity that comes with electric strategies. This 30-minute Webinar examines how simulation with GT-SUITE can shorten development...

INSIDER: Communications

Army researchers developed an approach that allows a rotary wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to land on a moving unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) without the aid of GPS and recharge before moving on. Teams of...

INSIDER: Power

With increasing emphasis on aviation sustainability, interest in using batteries to partially or fully power electric propulsion systems on aircraft of all sizes is growing each day. A...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
4D radar sensors, edge databases, 3D simulation platforms, and more.
Articles: Materials
A drop-in solution for stator production could translate into tactical, operational, and strategic battlefield advantages.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
IRIS was designed to be easily lifted, transported and deployed and redeployed as needed, which is pretty unusual for most radar systems.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
UAV designers need to understand the current and anticipated requirements to make an informed decision on incorporating transponders into an aircraft.

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