February 1, 2012 Defense Tech Briefs - February 2012 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Supplements Features Feature Articles Using Standardized Test Methods to Develop Unmanned Ground Vehicles Minimizing Thermal Resistance with Direct Attach Heat Spreaders Products OpenVPX Reference Platform MIL-DTL 38999 Series III Connectors 3D Modeling Software Navigation Sensors FPGA Sensor Development Kit MEMS Gyroscope 3D Video Tracking System Application Briefs Target Location System Performs in Rain, Smoke, Haze, and Combat Scenarios Rocket Launcher Tubes Protect Troops Holographic Radar Pinpoints Rapid Shell Fire Tech Briefs Electronics & Computers Prognostic Health Management for Avionics System Power Supplies Energy-Scalable Protocols for Battery Operated Micro Sensor Networks Wide-Field Imaging System and Rapid Direction of Optical Zoom Mechanics & Machinery Reactive Structure and Smart Armor for Future Ground Vehicles Materials High-Temperature Silicon Carbide Power Module for Military Hybrid Electric Vehicles Manufacturing & Prototyping Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Channels on Three- Dimensional Building Blocks Physical Sciences Distributed, Collaborative Human- Robotic Networks for Search, Identify, and Track Embedded Technology Products 32-Bit Microcontrollers Data Review Tool Evaluation Boards Membrane Switches Articles Designing High-Speed, Rugged Data Recorders Improving Software Reliability in Satellite and Spacecraft Applications RF & Microwave Technology Products Vector Signal Generator Digitizer/Signal Generator Radio Signal Analysis Coax Contact Assemblies Monopole Antenna Bandpass Filters Applications Jamming-Resistant Adaptive Radio System Articles Using Software Defined Instruments to Address the Mixed-Signal Test Challenges of Today’s Software Defined Radios View the discussion thread.