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Articles: Communications

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...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Rostec State Corporation
Moscow, Russia
+7 (495) 287-25-25
https://rostec.ru/en/

Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant, part of UralVagonZavod Group belonging to Rostec State Corporation, has developed a mine roller to be...

Application Briefs: Defense
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...

Application Briefs: Defense
Bell Helicopter
Fort Worth, TX
817-280-2011
www.bellflight.com

During the thirty years since the V-22 Osprey first flew, the tiltrotor aircraft, built by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, and...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
ThermOmegaTech
Warminster, PA
877-379-8258
www.thermomegatech-adg.com

A system supplier to the U.S. Department of Defense recently approached ThermOmegaTech® to obtain a custom...

Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
MBDA Incorporated
Arlington, VA
703-387-7139
www.mbdainc.com

In early 2019, the DGA (French Procurement Agency) and the French Army (STAT) organized a campaign to test the MMP land combat missile in...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
The Navy is exploring ways to ensure an uninterrupted supply of potable water at remote installations.
Briefs: Software
This research involves a multi-perspective analysis of the WannaCry ransomware in the form of a cybersecurity exercise.
Articles: Electronics & Computers

Sandia National Laboratories’ (Albuquerque, NM) Radar Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems enable a new product paradigm in radar capabilities...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Thermoset polymers are good electrical insulators that are used in applications ranging from electronics to composite armor. They are rather poor thermal conductors, however.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Predictions of these signals were difficult to make due to the complexity of the physics unleashed by the detonation.
Briefs: Defense
Real-Time Heuristics and Metaheuristics for Static and Dynamic Weapon Target Assignments

Projectile weapons have been a consistent threat of hostilities throughout history. Military advantage has always been aided by the capacity to inflict damage from a distance. In the 20th century, missile technology advanced to the point that an adversary...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Numerous military aircraft and shipboard surfaces, such as radomes, antennas, gun shields, wing leading edges, and helicopter blade leading edges, are coated with a specialized...

News: Medical

Many medical devices — from robotic surgery to autonomous delivery robots in hospitals, to dialysis equipment — use motion control products to operate. Allied Motion’s long and successful experience as a...

INSIDER: Defense

A sensor for detecting toxic gases is now smaller, faster and more reliable, setting it up for integration into a highly sensitive portable system for detecting chemical weapons. Better...

INSIDER: Defense

The Army is now standing up short-range air defense units, known as SHORAD battalions, and offering a five-week pilot Stinger course for soldiers in maneuver units. It's all part of a critical...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

When a cyber-warrior defends a complex computer network, or a pilot commands a team of unmanned vehicles, or a submarine officer interacts with intricate sensor systems, they are often limited by...

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

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Alex Beehler doesn't need proof of threats to military and government installations. He is...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) discovered a new method to passivate defects in next generation optical materials to improve...

INSIDER: Materials

The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with research partners at Los Alamos National Laboratory, are working to change the shape of materials technology with a breakthrough...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

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: Aerospace

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: 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...

Products: Electronics & Computers
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: Aerospace

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

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