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INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The average age of Air Force aircraft is over 28 years. As a result, parts can be difficult to acquire when original suppliers are no longer in existence. The Maturation of Advanced...

Blog: Aerospace
A reader asks our industry expert: Will air taxis be influenced by military UAV standards?
News: Software
See how the shrinking of systems is impacting embedded computing design principles.
News: Imaging
An industry expert tells a Tech Briefs reader what's over the next hill regarding military UAVs.
INSIDER: Software

Argonne National Laboratory and the Air Force Research Laboratory developed a new numerical modeling tool that allows for a better understanding of rotating detonation engines (RDEs)....

INSIDER: Aerospace

Landing multi-rotor drones smoothly is difficult. Complex turbulence is created by the airflow from each rotor bouncing off the ground as the ground grows closer during...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The University of Illinois is leading a NASA-funded project to develop an all-electric aircraft. The project, called the Center for Cryogenic High-Efficiency Electrical Technology for Aircraft...

Products: Test & Measurement
Lange Couplers

The construction and port orientation of the Lange Coupler from SemiGen (Londonderry, NH) makes it useful as both a power combiner and splitter for RF and...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has been working with Raytheon to design efficient, broadband, linear, high-power amplifiers and robust, broadband, low-noise...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

U.S. rival countries have been rapidly modernizing their militaries, with publicized advances that pose credible challenges to U.S. supremacy in all aspects of warfare: air, land, sea, space and...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Heat-seeking missiles have been in use against both rotorcraft and fixed wing aircraft since the mid-1950s, and countermeasures to deceive their guidance systems have been employed...

Articles: Test & Measurement

A desirable interface between multi-agents is through over-the-air RF connections that include not only the intended direct RF communications paths but also highly variable multi-ray propagation, range...

Articles: Imaging

SPYNEL sensors are passive wide area surveillance systems with automatic intrusion detection and tracking capabilities. The 360° thermal sensors offer 24/7 situational awareness by detecting and tracking...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

There is increasing demand for high-quality High Definition (HD) video for airborne applications such as Flight Test Instrumentation (FTI). Ideally, such new...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The rise of titanium for aerospace applications has been well documented in recent years. Equally, the challenges associated with the efficient, productive and high-quality machining of this popular material,...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Quality assurance and flight certification of critical aerospace parts and assemblies have reached new levels of sophistication in recent years. Leading aerospace and defense manufacturers...

Articles: Materials

For maintenance personnel in the aerospace industry to do their jobs effectively, they need to be able to get physically close to the equipment they are working on. This statement sounds...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Sensor Technology Ltd.
Banbury, Oxon, UK
01869 238400
www.torqsense.com

A newly developed intelligent wireless helicopter load sensor has a choice of two displays, offering simple or comprehensive data...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
WOLF Advanced Technology
Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
905-852-1163
https://wolfadvancedtechnology.com

WOLF Advanced Technology (“WOLF”) recently announced that NASA has chosen two WOLF video...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Citadel Defense
San Diego, CA
760-224-3393
www.dronecitadel.com

Citadel Defense has developed a Counter-drone (CUAS) technology called Titan that reliably detects, identifies, and defeats unmanned...

Application Briefs: Defense
Field Aerospace
Oklahoma City, OK
405-219-3400
www.fieldaero.com

Field Aerospace recently completed the first flight of a U.S. Air Force (USAF) T-1A aircraft with a modernized flight deck. The...

Briefs: Materials

Tracking and identifying radiation sources in the age of nuclear proliferation and well- resourced non-state actors is a national priority. Current neutron detection...

Briefs: Research Lab

The OSPRES (ONR Short Pulse Research, Evaluation and non-SWaP) program performed fundamental work in the areas of Silicon (Si) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) based...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) is a soft ionization technique that is widely applied in the characterization of large biomolecules using...

INSIDER: Defense

An international team of engineers and biologists will gain unprecedented insights into how birds fly so efficiently and then use that knowledge to build unmanned aircraft...

INSIDER: Aerospace

One of the keys to Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is exploring how different technologies and configurations of aircraft will perform in the urban environment. NASA’s newest modular unmanned aerial system,...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Drones require heavy batteries or lots of electrical components, which leaves little room for the actual payload. A Purdue University team came up with a method to use fluid power...

INSIDER: Defense

Development of a virtual reality-like projection system to study insect vision could eventually provide the U.S. Air Force with a new type of navigation...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Most drones are not able to withstand wind because of their fixed-arm design. But a new drone design works in windy conditions, is more energy-efficient, and can handle a larger payload. It was inspired...

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