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INSIDER: Defense

With the addition of sensors and enhanced communication tools, providing lightweight, portable power has become even more challenging. Army-funded research demonstrated a new...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The Defense Department relies on nuclear-armed bombers, submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as space-based sensors, to provide a strategic deterrence...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Thermoplastic composite materials (TPC) are gaining momentum for use in commercial airplanes and other aerospace applications, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
Products: Energy
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
Briefs: Materials
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
INSIDER: Materials

Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Application Briefs: Defense
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Briefs: Materials
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Briefs: Materials
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers

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...

INSIDER: Energy

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

Articles: Transportation
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Pvilion, a solar-powered fabric provider, was recently awarded a contract by the United State Air Force (USAF).
Products: Materials
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Articles: Aerospace
From jet engine components to high-speed airframes, vanadium alloys are deployed in virtually every jet aircraft flying today,
Articles: Software
Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about design considerations for manufacturing a battery pack that operates in extreme temperatures, absorbs shock and vibration, and maintains a watertight seal.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Research demonstrates that a surveillance mission is still achievable by unmanned vehicles while performing autonomous soaring.

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