Keyword: Research and development

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Although a vast majority of fiber optic strain sensors use single mode fiber, multimode fiber has a higher nonlinear threshold that enables higher light levels and lower noise.
Briefs: Aerospace
An electronic system containing high frequency RF components reduces failure rates.
Briefs: Aerospace
The Air Force upgraded the B-52 aircraft with an Avionics Midlife Improvement program.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Infrared Systems for Tactical Aviation: An Evolution in Military Affairs?
See why the military is trying to understand the chaotic evolutionary development of infrared (IR) systems
Application Briefs: Manned Systems
An airfield matting system is designed to be more friendly to air and sea transport.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn all about the miniature satellites orbiting the Earth.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Polyurethane can be easily molded or cast into a film at ambient conditions.
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: Imaging
A computational approach for action prediction can extend to machines and also promote further research in human prediction and intention sensing.
Briefs: Aerospace
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: Defense
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: Aerospace
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Briefs: Energy
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Briefs: Imaging
ScanMatch software determines the similarity of two strings of eye-tracking data. See why that kind of capability is valuable.
Application Briefs: Materials
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: Photonics/Optics
This research establishes a fundamental understanding of the characteristics of event-based sensors.
Briefs: Aerospace
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Integrated Soldier Power and Data Systems help lighten the load for soldiers.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing and computing platforms in the optical domain.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
News: Communications

After years of transportation-industry tussle over competing technologies to enable communications between vehicles and a “connected” environment, the...

News: Electronics & Computers

Despite joint ventures and partnerships, sharing always has been a difficult action across the auto industry, given the organizational silos and inter-partner rivalries often standing...

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