Keyword: Research and development

Articles: Energy
The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
Briefs: Aerospace
Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.
Application Briefs: Materials
For added armor, ALLTEC Composite Material of Brazil and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Briefs: Materials
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
ScanMatch software determines the similarity of two strings of eye-tracking data. See why that kind of capability is valuable.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
GA-ASI recently completed development and testing of the world's first self-contained anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability for an unmanned aircraft system.
Briefs: Imaging
Well-calibrated imagery helps to distinguish between small UAVs and birds of similar size and dimensions.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.
Briefs: Energy
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Articles: Materials
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
Articles: Aerospace

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

Articles: Electronics & Computers
While the flashiest military innovations like new fighter jets attract the most attention, advancements in RF/microwave absorbers are crucial enablers of these larger innovations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Previous methods of target geometry can be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
Briefs: Aerospace
Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.