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The Air Force Golden Horde Vanguard program successfully completed a second flight test of its collaborative weapon technologies using four Collaborative Small Diameter...

Army researchers developed a technique that allows robots to remain resilient when faced with intermittent communication losses on the battlefield. The technique, called α-shape,...

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...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
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The trend toward more electric aircraft continues to accelerate. Simultaneously, simulation continues to increase to manage the complexity that comes with electric strategies. This 30-minute Webinar examines how simulation with GT-SUITE can shorten...

The online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications for design engineers and managers.
INSIDER: Communications
Making UAVs Self-Sufficient

Army researchers developed an approach that allows a rotary wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) to land on a moving unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) without the aid of GPS and recharge before moving on. Teams of...

With increasing emphasis on aviation sustainability, interest in using batteries to partially or fully power electric propulsion systems on aircraft of all sizes is growing each day. A...

See how suppliers of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) subsystems are supporting the U.S. Navy's effort to invest in unmanned undersea vehicles.
A number of science and technology efforts are helping to deliver new combat capability to warfighters.
A drop-in solution for stator production could translate into tactical, operational, and strategic battlefield advantages.
IRIS was designed to be easily lifted, transported and deployed and redeployed as needed, which is pretty unusual for most radar systems.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Does Your UAV Program Need a Transponder?
UAV designers need to understand the current and anticipated requirements to make an informed decision on incorporating transponders into an aircraft.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
3D Radar
Numerica announced the development of a new U.S.-made, short-range surveillance radar for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS).
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Satellite Ground Control Interface
Abaco Systems will support the Space Force’s Protected Tactical Satellite (PTS) Communication Program (SATCOM).
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Portable Diver Detection Sonar System
DSIT Solutions Ltd., recently supplied a NATO country with its PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) system.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Low-Impact CUAS System
Citadel Defense has been awarded multiple counter drone delivery contracts from Five Eyes (FVEY) customers.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Sonobuoy Dispensing & Remote Processing System
GA-ASI recently completed development and testing of the world's first self-contained anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability for an unmanned aircraft system.
Application Briefs: Defense
Counter UAS Defense System
Liteye Systems, Inc., recently announced Liteye SHIELD for multi-mission, multi-domain counter UAS defense systems.
Application Briefs: Defense
Convertible Drones
The "xFold" UAVs can switch between x4 (quad), x6 (hexa), x8 (octo) and x12 (dodeca) configurations in a matter of minutes.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Battle Tank Active Protection Systems
Trophy Active Protection Systems have been delivered to the U.S. Army for installation on Abrams main battle tanks.

A new technology developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory and Honeywell is providing needed atmospheric environment information to the aerospace industry. The device, called TinMan, has...

On April 19, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The solar-powered helicopter first became airborne...

Gas turbine engines often are considered the “heart” of airplanes and ships. Purdue University innovators looking for new solutions to reduce emissions and enhance operations of...

As the U.S. Air Force extends the operational service life of the B-52 Stratofortress into the 2050s, it has selected Collins Aerospace to design and develop a new wheel and carbon...

Bell Textron Inc. and the U.S. Army have agreed to terms on the execution of the second phase of the Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR)...

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is partnering with 16 industrial partners on the MASTRO project, which is tasked with...

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...

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas and arrays to advance radar technology and enable new applications for the U.S. Navy. The...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Anniston Army Depot Aids Artillery Modernization Efforts

Anniston Army Depot recently completed the modification of two cabs for the Army’s Extended Range Cannon Artillery project. The ERCA is a part of an Army modernization strategy...

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