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Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: August 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Temperature Elements for Flight-Critical Equipment

FCI Aerospace’s (San Marcos, CA) AS-TE Temperature Element Series sensors utilize precision resistance temperature...

A centralized IMA approach offers several advantages.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Tactical Communications System
Spectra Group
Tysons, VA
202-818-8429
www.spectra-group.us

Spectra Group (US), a specialist provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, specifically optimized for use...

Once firmly rooted in its analog origins, critical communications is now steadily evolving to provide enhanced situational awareness. The latest public safety and military communications...

News: Photonics/Optics
LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019
The bi-annual Laser World of Photonics exhibition begins today.

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...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Helicopter Load Sensor
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: Defense
Counter-Drone Technology
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...

Pentek Vice President Rodger Hosking explains how signal recorder technology is being implemented in military unmanned vehicles.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
UAV Ground Control Station
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
San Diego, CA
858-762-6700
www.ga-asi.com

The U.S. Air Force’s new Block 50 Ground Control Station (GCS) – developed by General Atomics Aeronautical...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Underwater Drone Technology

Finding ways to overcome physical limitations so that humans can dive deeper and stay underwater longer has been an ongoing quest. Back in the 15th century, Leonardo Da Vinci drew sketches of a submarine and a...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Lithium-Ion Batteries
Amprius, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA
800-425-8803
www.amprius.com

Amprius, Inc., a manufacturer and developer of high-energy and high-capacity lithium-ion batteries, announced recently that it is supplying...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
The CAN Bus: Driving the Future of Autonomous Military Vehicles

It’s a crisp November day in Michigan, and a convoy of British and American resupply vehicles are rumbling along at a comfortable 25 miles per hour. In the lead is a British...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Autonomous “Wingman” Vehicles

The US Army’s Futures Command is the most important administrative reorganization of the modern Army. Responding to the world’s changing priorities— especially the “near peer” threat of ascendant...

In the Heinrich Hertz satellite mission, which will be launched in 2020, the DLR Space Administration (German Aerospace Center) plans to develop and operate a German communications satellite. The...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Video Encoders
Delta Digital Video
Horsham, PA
215-657-5270
www.deltadigitalvideo.com

Delta Digital Video, a division of Delta Information Systems Inc., was selected by L3 Technologies to deliver multiple Model 6880R...

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $59 million contract for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Embedded...

Radio frequency (RF) circuit elements that are traditionally considered to be linear frequently exhibit nonlinear properties that affect the intended...

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...

Application Briefs: Communications
Missile Defense Battle Manager
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

The Northrop Grumman Corporation-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System...

NASA spacecraft typically rely on human-controlled radio systems to communicate with Earth. As collection of space data increases, NASA looks to alternative radio technologies to...

Round TFT LCD Displays

Data Image (Winter Park, FL) has announced new round TFT LCD color displays in two sizes: 3" and 4.2" in diameter. They can be used as digital...

Satellites launched with the purpose of relaying communications have been enabling around-the-globe transmissions of information for half a century. And in this current era of hybrid warfare, that...

The development of the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) will require technological advancements in many areas, including lethality, protection, autonomy, human–agent...

As satellites and astronauts travel further out in space, the more communication challenges they face. NASA launched the InSight Mission on May 5, 2018 from Vandenberg Air Force...

A new research project announced recently as a collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology and satellite communications provider Xenesis could help open the...

INSIDER: Communications
NASA CubeSats Head to Mars

NASA has achieved a first for the class of tiny spacecraft known as CubeSats. The MarCO-A and MarCO-B CubeSats are designed to trail InSight on the way to Mars, aiming to relay back data about InSight as it...

The effective distribution of offensive weapon capabilities to naval units at the tactical edge is a critical focus for Navy leaders. A direct byproduct of this priority...

Articles: Unmanned Systems
New Technologies Tackle UAV Challenges

Unmanned vehicles for air, land, and water represent an increasingly-important capability for virtually all military services worldwide. Because each new generation of device technology promises...

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