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White Papers: Data Acquisition
Software Defined Radio Handbook

SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

FPGAs have become an increasingly important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers significant advantages for implementing software radio functions such...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used multi-material 3D printing to create tailored gradient refractive index glass optics that could make for better...

A new machine learning approach could improve radar performance in congested environments. Researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as...

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University announced a new $13.5 million award from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Electric-Powered Warship
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Defense
Drone Charging System
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Reverse Engineering Technology
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Drone Parachute Rescue System
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Defense
Loitering Munition System
Learn how the Hero-30 system was evaluated for naval missions.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Encapsulated Drone System
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Testing Services
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
Application Briefs: Materials
3D-Printing Powders
A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.

The Army-led team of developers creating the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) recently wrapped up the third major milestone testing and demonstration event where soldiers and Marines...

In preparation for an increased demand of its services over the next decade, the 846th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is working to get its hypersonic...

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The “Jaws of Life” for Bomb Squads

Recently in Rhode Island, the Office of the State Fire Marshal was called in by local law enforcement to examine a possible pipe bomb. Once the area was secured and the public was at a safe...

For the first time, the winners of the Create the Future Design Contest will be announced live! Join us for this special one-hour presentation as we honor our 2020 Grand Prize...

DARPA and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) today announced successful completion of captive carry tests of two variants of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept...

Advancing technology associated with explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics — what the scientific community calls energetic materials — is the goal of a new...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Creating Cross-Domain Kill Webs in Real Time

Two DARPA-developed technologies – a novel decision aid for mission commanders and a rapid software integration tool – played a critical role in the recent Air Force demonstration of the...

Air Force Research Laboratory scientists recently patented a new tunable radio frequency (RF) filter design. The new design is for a smaller, lighter, less expensive...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Remotely Piloted Air Systems
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Virtual Environment System
Charles River Analytics Inc. received funding from the US Army to build the "VECTOR" augmented and virtual reality system.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Hybrid Electric Drive
The development program is part of the Army’s effort to increase vehicle efficiency
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Ground Vehicles
The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing System
ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aircraft Protection Systems
Learn about the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) system .

Adranos Inc., a Purdue University-affiliated company that has developed a high-performance solid rocket fuel called ALITEC for missile and space launch systems, has obtained...

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