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A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification...

What is SOSA? Learn about its beginnings, its objectives, and if it's here to stay.

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) integrated an accurate and efficient model of nuclear fission into a new software suite to give users a powerful and...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Innovation Shaping the Future Battlespace

Through collaboration with industry, academia and other government organizations, the Michigan National Guard helps facilitate the development and integration of innovative technologies that fill...

The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of multiple companies competing for task orders under the five-year Software Development Security...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
6 Ways to Reduce Aerospace and Defense Program Risk

This presentation describes how a development environment employing a complete digital twin of the platform electrical system reduces program risk. It discusses the importance of employing a mature and fully functional, multi-domain digital thread to enrich the digital twin throughout...

In 2018, passengers onboard a flight to Australia experienced a 10-second nosedive when a vortex trailing their plane crossed into the wake of another flight. The collision of these vortices...

As any performer knows, it's important to rehearse, rehearse, and – when you think you're ready – rehearse some more. Similarly, before air taxis, cargo transport, and package-delivery...

A new type of rocket thruster was developed at the DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) that could take humankind to Mars and beyond. It applies magnetic fields to cause...

Is RF engineering a form of black magic? Learn about the challenges in developing a low noise amplifier (LNA) for the aerospace market.
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Empowering Soldiers Through ISPDS
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Counter-Drone Technology
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Counter-UAS Technology
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Defense
CubeSat Spacecraft
The Space Dynamics Laboratory will build six spacecraft for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Light Tactical Vehicle
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
Electric Propulsion Ship
See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).
Application Briefs: Defense
Weapon Fire Control System
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Helicopter Cabin Computer
Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.
Application Briefs: Defense
Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems
Steadicopter unveiled two rotary unmanned aerial systems: Black Eagle 25E and Black Eagle 50E.
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.

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