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Application Briefs: Defense
GE Intelligent Platforms
Huntsville, AL
1-800-433-2682
www.geautomation.com

GE’s Intelligent Platforms division recently secured orders from General Dynamics UK valued at £64 million...

Briefs: Aerospace

There is a great need for energy sources that can power unattended sensors for more than a decade. Unattended sensors can be located in harsh and remote locations that are often dangerous...

Articles: Defense

Despite the continuous development of new, higher performing processors, the thirst for increased embedded computing capability remains unquenched. In fact, it seems like...

Articles: Defense

Reliance on old-fashioned radio contact by pilots and vulnerable tracking systems is still high, but satellites are set to change sky safety, thanks to international collaboration....

Application Briefs: Defense
McMurdo Group
Lanham, MD
240-790-0600
www.mcmurdogroup.com

McMurdo Group, a company that specializes in end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness (MDA)...

Technology Update: Defense

Altair expects to better support the use of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, by releasing new OptiStruct solver capabilities for topology optimization. The...

Products: Defense

A low temperature fluid chiller, suitable for labs and plants, has been introduced by Thermonics Corp. (Mansfield, MA). The portable chiller recirculates heat-transfer fluids at precise temperatures needed to support...

Technology Update: Defense

MTU Aero Engines announced in March that its internal experts and industry partners have jointly developed a new class of intermetallic, high-temperature materials for highly stressed...

Products: Defense

MEN Micro Inc. (Blue Bell, PA) has released the CS1, an FPGA chip with an integrated AFDX protocol that provides a flexible alternative for communication in airplanes. The customizable CS1 enables users to build...

Products: Defense

The Teledyne LeCroy M-PHY Multi-lead Probe allows developers using an embedded MPHY bus in their PCB designs to tap into the signal traces directly and capture bus traffic for protocol analysis and debugging. The...

Products: Defense

Concurrent Technologies (Colchester, UK) has announced VP B1x/msd, a 6U VME board based on a 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5 processor. The headline variant of VP B1x/msd uses...

Products: Defense

Schaefer Inc. (Hopkinton, MA) recently introduced the new low-profile TERa Series of Advanced Thermal Technology AC-DC power supplies. The TERa family offers three output power classes of 700, 1200 and 2000...

Products: Defense

TDK Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) recently added 600W high voltage models to TDK-Lambda’s Z+ series of programmable DC power supplies. This series is now available with output voltages of 0-10, 0-20, 0-36,...

Products: Defense

The NanoSteel® Company (Providence, RI) has announced the expansion of its additive manufacturing (AM) material capabilities to support metal 3D printing of complex high-hardness parts and the ability to customize...

Products: Defense

RT Logic (Colorado Springs, CO), a subsidiary of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, has released SpectralNet, the only commercially available product that enables the lossless transport of packetized RF over IP...

Products: Defense

Microsemi Corporation (Aliso Viejo, CA) has announced availability of its RTG4™ high-speed signal processing radiation-tolerant FPGA family. The RTG4’s reprogrammable flash technology offers complete immunity to...

Products: Defense

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) recently announced that MIL-DTL-64159 Type III Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) Aerosol is now available for touch ups or other small job applications on military...

INSIDER: Defense

A University of Sydney researcher has designed and successfully tested a method for autonomously docking drones for refueling or recharging, in mid- air. Daniel Wilson, whose PhD research...

INSIDER: Defense

The U.S. Army is working toward developing a fully autonomous tactical vehicle, a robotics expert said. "When you start looking at the mid-term, five to 10 years, we start talking about...

INSIDER: Defense

The Army expects to reach a Milestone B decision with its laser-based common infrared countermeasures, or CIRCM, defense system program later this year. The CIRCM system, under...

Articles: Aerospace

More powerful. Lighter. Cooler. These are the key criteria for the design of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) in next-generation Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) platforms, which continue to grow...

Articles: Aerospace

Thermal management of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) is more complex than other electronic equipment because they have to operate in harsh environments such as humid tropical rainforests or...

Articles: Defense

The boundary between the sea and sky is an important place to be. It’s the critical connecting layer for commercial and military information exchange...

Articles: Defense

While many think of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or space probes and planet rovers when they think of unmanned systems, the field of robotics covers every environment known to man: sea, ground, air, and...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Many challenges still persist in the area of autonomous (and even semi-autonomous) vehicle navigation for unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs). One challenge is in detecting and...

Briefs: Unmanned Systems

Every year, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps conduct thousands of Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIOs) to enforce embargoes, intercept contraband,...

Briefs: Unmanned Systems

Robotic vehicles such as unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) have multiple sources of power, including batteries, fuel cells, combustion engines, ultracapacitors, and solar cells...

Application Briefs: Defense
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Redondo Beach, CA
310-812-4321
www.northropgrumman.com

The U.S. Navy has been conducting ship-board flight testing of the first operational MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned...

Application Briefs: Defense
Galois
Portland, OR
503-626-6616
http://galois.com

To address growing evidence that commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), automobiles and other vehicles are vulnerable to hacking and...

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