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Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Fusible-Core Polymer
Egmond Plastic
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31-72-5614644
www.egmondplastic.nl

Fuel housings for aerospace applications have very complex inner geometries which are not moldable using conventional...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Autonomous Aerial Refueling
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

Earlier this year, Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial...

Application Briefs: Defense
Real-Time Operating System
Wind River
Alameda, CA
800-545-9463
www.windriver.com

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest government-owned defense and aerospace company in Israel, equipped its semi-autonomous...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
In-Flight Ice Sensor

New Avionics Corp (Ft Lauderdale, FL) has introduced its next- generation new Ice*Meister™ Model 9732-PLASTIC ice detecting sensor for aircraft. Consisting of a probe, housing, circuit board, and lightweight blue...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Hybrid Benchtop Chamber

TotalTemp Technologies (San Diego, CA) has introduced the HBC-SD49 Hybrid Benchtop Chamber that combines thermal conduction and convection in one unit, providing many of the best features of temperature chambers and...

Products: Defense
Dual A/D Converter FMC

VadaTech (Henderson, NV) has released a new analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for RADAR, SIGINT, wireless infrastructure, RF Sampling SDR, and other applications. The FMC226 is a dual ADC, 12-bit at 4.0 GSPS module....

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
26-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Diamond Systems Corporation (Mountain View, CA) recently unveiled the Epsilon-24000 family of gigabit Ethernet switches. These rugged, managed Layer 2+ Ethernet switch modules offer up to 24 10/100/1000 Mbps...

Products: Defense
Vector Network Analyzers

Anritsu Company (Morgan Hill, CA) has expanded its Shock-Line™ family of vector network analyzers (VNAs) with the introduction of the Performance ShockLine MS46500B series. The MS46500B series is comprised of the...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Test Socket Thermal Solutions

Aries Electronics (Bristol, PA) recently introduced a new thermal profiling solution for its test and burn-in socket line of products. Unlike standard heat-sink and fan options, this solution incorporates...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Portable Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers

Omega’s OM-90 Series are portable, battery operated, temperature (OM-91) and temperature/humidity (OM-92) data loggers. Temperature is measured to an accuracy of ±0.3°C over the range of 5...

Products: Defense
FAA-Certifiable DO-178C RTOS

DDC-I (Phoenix, AZ) recently announced Deos™ Fourpeaks, a verified DO-178 baseline for the Deos real-time operating system with complete Design Assurance Level A (DAL A) certification artifacts. The new...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
FPGA Accelerator

Nallatech (Camarillo, CA) has introduced the 510T™ - a GPU-sized 16-lane PCIe 3.0 card featuring two of Altera’s new floating-point enabled Arria 10 FPGAs delivering up to sixteen times the performance of the previous...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Analysis Software

NI (formerly AWR Corporation) (El Segundo, CA) has released version 12 Analyst- MP™ 3D multiphysics finite element method (FEM) electromagnetic (EM) analysis software. This latest version delivers up to 10X improvement in...

Pixus Technologies (Waterloo, Ontario) now offers ejector handles and panels for 3U and 6U VPX boards. Designed in Europe, the Pixus Type IV IEEE hot-swap ejector handles feature a rounded base that allow the...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Aviation Fluid-Repellent Sealant Tape

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) (Landenberg, PA) has enhanced its line of GORE™ SKYFLEX™ Aerospace Materials with a new aviation fluid-repellent tape. Available in various sizes, the new...

Over 100 artillery rockets were launched recently at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) to test an improved version of the M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System, or MLRS. The test, conducted at...

A 3D printed aircraft has successfully launched off the front of a Royal Navy warship and landed safely on a Dorset beach.

It took decades for technology to catch up with the math David Smallwood worked out to control vibration table shakers. Smallwood, a retired Sandia National Laboratories researcher who...

As drone technology gains greater public attention, along with its potential for hostile action against American targets, Army engineers are adapting ongoing research to counter aerial systems...

In an effort to better monitor the structural health of military equipment, Picatinny Arsenal and engineers from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst have...

Imagine a soldier who can change the color and pattern of his camouflage uniform from woodland green to desert tan at will. Or an office worker who could do the same with his...

Products: Defense
Two-Stroke Engines

Ewatt AeroSpace Company (Wuhan, China) has developed a new series of lightweight, powerful and reliable two-stroke engines for both UAV and light-manned aircraft. The engines are being designed and developed by aircraft...

The photovoltaic community is closer than ever to achieving ultra-high multijunction solar cell efficiencies (>50%). Subcells from III–V compound semiconductors are approaching ideal...

Testing was performed on Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) fabric and composite material in a flash flame environment when...

Operating lasers at cryogenic temperatures gained maturity only in the mid-90s due mostly to the progress in transparent, laser-grade ceramics and...

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) three-axis acceleration threshold sensors have been developed to measure acceleration threshold levels using voltage switching when the...

Synthetic Vision (SV) displays replace the pilot’s traditional 2D primary flight display (PFD) with a 3D perspective view display. The 3D SV perspective display is rendered...

A tornado is blowing through a specific area of the semiconductor market. The market for Intellectual Property (or IP, also known as IP cores or IP blocks) is roughly $2.5B and growing at twice...

It is hard to imagine just how radical the change in fortunes for the world’s major commercial aerospace manufacturers has been in the last few years. Just ten years ago the smart money in aerospace...

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