Keyword: Test procedures

Briefs: Unmanned Systems
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Briefs: Software
Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.
Briefs: Aerospace
Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New tech can improve evaluation of vadose zone source impacts on groundwater, leading to improved remediation decisions.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

There are many challenges in developing complete performance ontologies and test methodologies to define and evaluate the...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Understanding RF, especially microwave switching, can be a challenge. In many cases, test systems have been compromised because a test engineer did not consider all the...

Articles: Aerospace

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

There is growing interest in developing, testing, and deploying ceramic-matrix composites (CMCs) into commercial and military aerospace gas turbine engines due to their durability under extreme conditions...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

As the medical community learns more about brain injury, the importance of blunt impact mitigation becomes more apparent. As such, it is critical to make sure that research...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The objective of this research was to hydraulically pressurize the internal diameter of one 102mm Polymer Matrix Composite (PMC) over-wrapped cylinder up to 25,000 pounds per...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Turbine flow meters have long been a preferred technology for obtaining precise measurements of fluid flow in the aerospace industry. In addition to their high...

Briefs: Energy

The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Air Force Research Laboratory
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
+1 937-255-0017
www.wpafb.af.mil

AFRL Materials Integrity engineers recently played a key role in enabling the safer and more...

Briefs: Aerospace

Method 522.2 of MIL-STD-810G CN1 defines ballistic shock as “a high-level shock that generally results from the impact of projectiles or ordnance on armored combat vehicles”. Typical...

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...

Application Briefs: Defense
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Redondo Beach, CA
310-812-4321
www.northropgrumman.com

The U.S. Navy has been conducting ship-board flight testing of the first operational MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) three-axis acceleration threshold sensors have been developed to measure acceleration threshold levels using voltage switching when...

Technology Update: Motion Control

Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled in early October the first of two S-97 Raider lightweight tactical helicopter prototypes. In 2015 Sikorsky plans to offer the S-97 as a replacement...

Articles: Software

Many of the computer simulation tools used today got their start in the Aerospace industry but their use has always been coupled with significant physical testing. The...

Articles: Defense
Leveraging Digital RF Memory Electronic Jammers for Modern Deceptive Electronic Attack Systems

In the world of electronic counter measures (ECM), there is a constant battle of one-upmanship, where each side is...

Articles: Test & Measurement

The avionics systems of military aircraft support maneuverability and situation awareness for the pilot, process essential images, operate sensors, record data, and provide...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Consumers have shown that they are eager to be rid of cabling and wires connecting them to devices situated or worn near or on the body. From athletic monitoring devices to...

Articles: Software

For C programmers working on safety-critical applications, following restrictions and guidelines to ensure safe-coding practices can be painful. Features of the language designed to make your work easier, more efficient, or...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Over the past decade, there has been considerable progress in the development of new mechanical testing methods to characterize the properties of...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

It can be argued that small form factor design trends are paradoxical. As form factor size decreases, functionality requirements increase; as processing power requirements heighten, lower...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a state-of-the-art combat aircraft. BAE Systems has been working with other leading aerospace companies to make sure the Eurofighter Typhoon...