Keyword: Engines

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The main objective of this research was to construct an optical pump system that would allow the study of Er:GaN materials under 980 nm resonant excitation to be carried out. The results obtained...

Application Briefs: Defense
Saft
Levallois-Peret, France
+33 1 58 63 16 00
www.saftbatteries.com

Saft was recently selected by Aero Vodochody Aerospace, a leading designer and manufacturer of military and civilian aircraft, for engine...

Articles: Aerospace

Heat pipes are a well-known thermal management solution used in computing applications. Nearly all laptop computers contain some number of heat pipes to effectively remove heat from heat generating...

Briefs: Aerospace

In the study of combustion characteristics of liquid rocket fuels, it is customary to either study the combustion of liquid fuel droplets...

Briefs: Aerospace

The objective of this work is to identify isotopic ratios suitable for analysis via mass spectrometry that distinguish between commercial...

Articles: Defense

Aircraft manufacturers face increasingly stringent standards for reducing community noise. Conventional aircraft development methods based on engineering experience,...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems
Wedel, Germany
+49 3641 65-2255

As part of a Polish modernization program for the Leopard 2 tank, Jenoptik was recently awarded contracts to supply 126 17-kilowatt...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
General Micro Systems, Inc.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
800-307-4863

General Micro Systems, Inc.'s SD19 rugged smart display is being deployed for use in modernizing select U.S. Navy ships. This smart, all-in-one...

Articles: Aerospace

In December, 2016 the newest class of unmanned vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) made international headlines after China, in an unprecedented act, seized an unclassified “ocean...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

The rapid expansion of the remotely piloted aircraft market includes an interest in 10 kg to 25 kg vehicles (Group 2) for monitoring, surveillance, and...

Articles: Aerospace

Humans have been using rocket propulsion for almost a millennium, starting with Chinese rockets and “fire arrows” in the 13th century and continuing to the modern era's powerful...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The military embedded computing landscape has been transformed from where it was 20 years ago — and that has been almost entirely enabled by the ability of prime contractors, systems...

Articles: Aerospace

Embedded computing systems for Mil/Aero applications are often conduction-cooled in an ATR or nonstandard chassis. However, there are many designs that require...

Briefs: Defense

Extensive use of titanium alloys in critical industrial and military applications, such as compressor blades of jet engines and armor...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Aspen Systems
Marlborough, MA
508-281-5322
www.apspensystems.com

Aspen Systems are supplying Environmental Control Units (ECU’s) for critical communications electronics cooling...

Articles: Aerospace

Using advances in the areas of multi-mode, closely coupled miniaturized radiators and artificially engineered materials, ultra-broadband, highly efficient,...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

There are many places one can go to get an outline on the pros and cons of different methods for enclosure cooling. Although we will briefly touch on them here, this is really an in-depth article on how to choose a...

Application Briefs: Defense
817-234-6600
www.elbitsystems.com

Elbit Systems has developed the Skylark3, a new autonomous mini-Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), best suited for brigades and divisions in “beyond the next hill”...

Articles: Energy

It is theorized that systems and equipment for an All Electric Aircraft (AEA) will be developed 20 years hence as a More-Electric Aircraft (MEA) with no bleed system, which is...

Application Briefs: Defense
Hoffer Flow Controls
Elizabeth City, NC
252-331-1997
www.hofferflow.com

Hoffer Flow Controls, Inc. recently received a new contract to supply 575 fuel flow meters as a part of the U.S. Navy’s H-53 heavy...

Application Briefs: Defense
Verotec
Manchester, NH
603-821-9921
www.verotec.us

Using a hit-to-kill approach, a US Army anti-ballistic missile system called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) is designed to shoot...

Articles: Defense

The steady rise in demand for high-thrust, big-fan engines for new wide-body commercial airplanes continues to generate massive business, as the 2015 half-year results from Rolls-Royce demonstrated. But at the same time,...

Technology Update: Defense

Whether it’s through 3D printing jet engine fuel nozzles by the thousands or validating metal rocket injectors for space flight, aerospace has consistently proven itself to be on the cutting edge of the...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Wind River
Alameda, CA
800-545-9463
www.windriver.com

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest government-owned defense and aerospace company in Israel, equipped its semi-autonomous...

Technology Update: Defense

For the design process of the class of aircraft known as an efficient supersonic air vehicle (ESAV), particular attention must be paid to the propulsion system design as a whole...

Articles: Aerospace

There is definitely a degree of overlap in the regional and business jet sectors, both in terms of airframes and the engines that power them. At the high end of the market are aircraft such as the...

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...

Articles: Unmanned Systems

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: Aerospace

Not too many years ago, network security was a relatively low level priority in most organizations. That has changed today due to such high level failures as the recent breaches at Sony and Target. Closer to home,...