Keyword: Systems engineering

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.
Briefs: Propulsion
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Articles: Propulsion
OEMs should consider replacing traditional, silo-based approaches to systems engineering with a model-based strategy.
Briefs: Software
This research explores the development of a UGV capable of operating autonomously in a densely cluttered environment such as the tropical jungles or plantation estates commonly found in Asia.
Application Briefs: Imaging
CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., recently demonstrated its iSea-25HD system.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
BIRD Aerosystems officially launched the OSCAR - Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance technology.
Articles: Data Acquisition

U.S. rival countries have been rapidly modernizing their militaries, with publicized advances that pose credible challenges to U.S. supremacy in all aspects of warfare: air, land, sea, space and...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

The aerospace sector places some uniquely challenging demands on electronics designers. For a start, the environments that the electronics are exposed to are much harsher...

Articles: Data Acquisition

Emerging mission requirements from global defense forces are driving new programs and applications for Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) platforms. Like their airborne counterparts,...

Briefs: Aerospace

Using unmanned surface vessels (USVs) for “dull, dirty and dangerous missions” is gaining traction in recent years as it removes the human...

Articles: Aerospace

The increasing demand for higher data rates in telecommunications and higher resolution in industrial systems is pushing the frequency of operation higher for the electronics that support them. Many of these systems...

Articles: Aerospace

As sensor processing hardware like data converters, FPGAs and CPUs evolve to handle more channels with higher signal bandwidths, designers can develop powerful distributed signal acquisition and...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

For decades, military aircraft have relied on electronic warfare (EW) solutions to protect assets and dominate airspace. The ability of the United States to detect and track...

Articles: Aerospace

High performance, low power consumption and small footprint requirements imposed by the embedded market on the processor industry is...

Articles: Unmanned Systems

Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) are reaching new levels of functionality and performance, and it’s not just for air vehicles either. Ground and underwater UVS programs are all taking...

Articles: Aerospace

PCI Express (PCIe) interconnects, and how they can be used to support multiple node low latency data transfers over copper or optical cables, is gaining momentum in embedded computing...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

As defense systems continue to shrink, corresponding thermal management concerns expand exponentially. Designers have learned that overheating can be the downfall of even the most...

Articles: Defense

With the ever increasing threat of improvised explosive devices, both in the military arena and the civilian realm, there is a growing demand for technologies with the ability to detect...

Articles: Aerospace

Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle (UAV) systems have become possible in recent history thanks primarily to the effects of Moore’s Law — the doubling of processing power every 18...

Articles: Test & Measurement

The rapid evolution of commercial technologies such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) is becoming more attractive for Software-Defined Radio (SDR) and public safety...

Articles: Aerospace

The military electronics industry is reinventing itself as DoD budget cuts are creating a need for rugged solutions that deliver long-term viability. Despite reduced resources, the...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

In the space industry, much of the effort to refine system engineering processes has been done by hand using tools as divergent as Microsoft PowerPoint to IBM Rational...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Software Defined Radio (SDR) represents an important move forward for mobile and personal communications, promising a major...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

As military programs continue to place an ever growing reliance on embedded computer systems, developments in rugged computer design must continue to advance to keep pace with...

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics

There are two absolute truths about wireless military radios. The first is that wireless military radios must be accurate and reliable in mission-critical applications to guarantee the...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The database concepts, tools, and runtime software described in this article provide a methodology for creating advanced avionics human-machine interfaces (HMIs), such...