Keyword: Test facilities

Briefs: Imaging
BIRDAR™ detected small birds at distances of 1.2 to 1.3 km and large birds.
Articles: Propulsion
The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.
Application Briefs: Defense
The Space Dynamics Laboratory will build six spacecraft for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The "RadCNT" program use carbon-based transistors to study the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
Articles: Weapons Systems
A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.
Articles: AR/AI

A European company has developed time-saving simulation software for users of the University of Michigan’s Mcity CAV (connected and autonomous vehicle) testing facility in Ann Arbor. It has...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Satellites do not play a major role in the world’s Internet infrastructure...yet.
Briefs: Defense

Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) is a soft ionization technique that is widely applied in the characterization of large biomolecules using...

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: 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...

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...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

After extensive review from the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Electrical Safety Office, it was...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), US Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), DCS Corp., and Naval Surface...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The advancement of robot capabilities and functionality has changed the way in which soldiers perform many of their...

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...

Briefs: Aerospace

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

Application Briefs: Defense
Lockheed Martin
Bethesda, MD
817-777-6148
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The U.S. Air Force recently authorized extending the service life of the Lockheed Martin F-16's designed service life to 12,000 Equivalent...

Briefs: Imaging

An effort has been made within the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to extract quantitative information on explosive performance from high-speed imaging of explosions. Explosive fireball surface...

Briefs: Aerospace
Application Briefs: Defense
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Trelleborg Sweden
+46 410 670 00
www.trelleborg.com

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has designed and built a new airframe/engine seal fire test facility...

Briefs: Aerospace

As part of Project Agreement on Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), the US Army Research...

Articles: Data Acquisition

A modern aircraft includes multiple intelligent subsystems that aid in communication, navigation, and surveillance. These subsystems, called line replaceable...

Briefs: Defense
This program evaluates agility maneuvers that may be employed within networks to mitigate the effect of cyber attacks.

As the military adopts more networked...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
L-3 WESCAM
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
905-633-4000
www.wescam.com

The MX™-15D designating turret from L-3 WESCAM was successfully used during a weapons demonstration on the Bell Boeing V-22...

Technology Update: Defense

Since it first became an active cold-weather testing facility in 1947, the 96th Test Wing's McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, there have been a wide variety of...

Briefs: Materials

A thin, uniform coating on long segments of monofilament could drastically improve the functionality of many complex fibers. A length of fishing line, microtubing, or polylactic...

Briefs: Aerospace

Coatings that impart hydrophobic properties are of considerable interest. For applications such as aircraft windows, optical components, protective...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

US national and many international hearing conservation programs (HCPs) have adopted a noise exposure criterion of 85 dBA for a time-weighted average of 8 hours, with a 3...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Fleet piping systems are complex, space-constrained systems that are difficult to inspect using standard external inspection techniques. Pipe lagging, as well as limited space,...

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