Keyword: Technical review

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Briefs: Motion Control
Developing an understanding of, and potentially controlling, pitch bifurcation could improve weapons delivery.
Articles: Data Acquisition

Once firmly rooted in its analog origins, critical communications is now steadily evolving to provide enhanced situational awareness. The latest public safety and military communications...

Articles: Aerospace

Deployability and life-cycle management of large and disparate collections of weapons, combat and C4ISR computing systems is one of the most critical challenges facing the Department of Defense today. Numerous...

Articles: Materials

Within the aerospace industry, 2016 and onwards could be looked upon as the tipping point for direct metal printing (DMP), as the technology increasingly made the jump beyond...

Articles: Communications

Whether engaged in an asymmetric fight with an insurgent or a conventional battle with a “near-peer” adversary, today's battlefield presents combatants with significant challenges. Rapidly advancing technology and...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Compressive sensing (CS) is a relatively new field that has caused a lot of excitement in the signal processing community. It has superseded...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

TiO2 or ZnO nanoparticles (NPs) have a very strong finite-size dependency in their Raman spectra or photoluminescence (PL) spectra due to the phonon...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The development of transition metal-based molecules and materials that can be switched between low-spin and high-spin...

Articles: Aerospace

We are at an inflection point in the evolution of warfare. While technology is rapidly increasing pace, it is also creating an expansion into multiple, parallel domains, and giving enemy forces more...

Briefs: Aerospace

Knowledge of the physical properties of materials is critical for understanding their behavior in the environment as well as...

Articles: Aerospace

There are several labs operating throughout the world that do not follow a designated guideline for calculating measurement uncertainty for force calibrations. Realizing the need for...

Briefs: Aerospace

In recent years, photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAS) has emerged as an attractive and powerful technique well suited for sensing applications. The development of high-power radiation sources and...

Articles: Aerospace

One of the largest problems facing the aerospace industry involves size, weight, and power (SWaP) analysis and the increasing size of payloads with typically a finite amount of power to drive ever more demanding systems....

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Unmanned vehicles have long been used by the military to handle situations characterized by the three Ds: dull, dirty, and dangerous. As the use of unmanned ground...

Briefs: Defense

The purpose of this research program was to create and study novel luminescence particles (phosphors} capable of sensing and retaining the time-temperature information to which they were...

Application Briefs: Defense
RGB Spectrum
Alameda, CA
510-814-7000
www.rgb.com

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the Department of Defense's next generation strike aircraft weapon system for the Navy, Air Force, Marines,...

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...

Briefs: Defense

Currently fielded EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) robots are limited in terms of both mechanical ability and autonomous capabilities when compared to...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

This work focused on developing novel nano-sized thermal sensors based on a multifunctional core/shell and nano-channel design that can be used to measure...

Technology Update: Defense

V-Nova Ltd. demonstrated the capabilities of its PERSEUS data compression technology for aerospace applications as part of Airbus’...

Technology Update: Defense

TRB Lightweight Structures Ltd. recently released an aerospace-grade lightweight honeycomb composite panel designed for interior applications, expanding the application areas for its range of...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

Earlier this year, Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial...

Application Briefs: Defense
Thales
Paris La Défense Cedex, France
+33 (0)1 57 77 86 26
www.thalesgroup.com

Thales was recently selected by Northrop Grumman Corporation to have its state-of-the-art Flight Management...

Technology Update: Aerospace

Greater fuel efficiency and low emission requirements have grown into such an urgent imperative in aircraft design that it often overshadows an equally significant factor in air...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
The lessons of yesterday and today are driving tomorrow’s robotic programs.

A revolution in Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) is taking place today that focuses on formalizing the permanent integration of...

Briefs: Materials

Corrosion is a deforming process that costs the United States Department of Defense (DOD) approximately $23 billion annually and accounts for 23% of all DOD maintenance. Exhaustive...

Articles: Aerospace

The production of composite parts relies on an ever increasing number of processing technologies which have a large impact on the performance of the part. The...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Given remote and direct physical measurements of a realistic ocean wavefield, the goal of this work was to obtain a high-resolution description of the...