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Application Briefs: Aerospace
Tiltrotor Aircraft: The CMV-22B Osprey
The CMV-22B is the latest variant of the tiltrotor fleet, joining the MV-22 and CV-22 used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
High-Speed Data Cables for Fighter Aircraft
Harbour Industries will manufacture low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Researchers demonstrated a prototype device that uses microwave air plasmas for jet propulsion instead of fossil fuel. The plasma jet was created by compressing air into high pressures and using a...

INSIDER: Aerospace
Drones for Disaster Response

Natural disasters, like wildfires and hurricanes, can lead to many lives lost and billions of dollars in costs across the U.S. each year. To help reduce that impact, drones have great potential to assist...

Testers from the Holloman High Speed Test Track, in conjunction with members of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, Lockheed Martin, Martin Baker, and BAE Systems, successfully...

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability and find ways to integrate it...

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to detect Vietnam War-era bomb craters in Cambodia from satellite images – with the hope that it can help find unexploded bombs....

INSIDER: Aerospace
First Restartable Rocket Motor

Los Alamos researchers developed the first-ever restartable motor for solid rockets. They demonstrated restarting the motor at least six times in succession. All other solid rocket motors in use are a...

Application Briefs: Defense
UAS Interceptor System
In a recent demo conducted in Israel, RAFAEL’s Drone Dome C-UAS system performed interceptions of multiple drones.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Towed Array Sonar System
The SwordFish™ is capable of underwater target search, detection, tracking, and classification.
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
New Products: May 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Underwater Connectors
Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon™) specifically designed for harsh environments.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Drone Swarms: A Transformational Technology
The U.S. military is prioritizing development of drone swarms as a means to reduce risk to our warfighters.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Rebar Tying Robot
SkyMul founders believe that their SkyTy solution can help speed up the construction of the more than 22,000 bridges that will need to be replaced in the next 10 years.
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Anti-Drone Remote Weapon System
Weighing only 70 kilograms, the Pitbull-3 delivers Point & Shoot technology
Application Briefs: Aerospace
UAV Fuel Management System
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Counter-Drone Technology
Titan is an autonomous, A.I.-enabled counter drone solution that forces drones to safely land without disrupting nearby communications or electronics.
A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.
Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Air Force Gunsmith Shop Creates Rifle for Aircrew

The Air Force Gunsmith Shop – part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Armament Directorate – recently completed delivery of a new rifle for aircrew in most ejection...

A flight test of the joint Army-Navy hypersonic glide vehicle across the Pacific was a success thanks to a dedicated team who managed complexity and change, officials said. A joint team of...

Rheinmetall has signed a contract with Switzerland’s Federal Office for Defence Procurement (Armasuisse) to supply VarioRay LLM laser light modules to the Swiss Army. Under the...

Sandia National Laboratories robotics experts are working on a way to intercept enemy unmanned aircraft systems mid-flight. The government and defense industry have been exploring ways...

UVision Air Ltd. recently unveiled its new modular weapon system: the Hero-120SF configuration.
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
See why coiled spring pins are being used extensively throughout the aerospace industry.

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