Keyword: Durability

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
By enabling distributed system architectures, SFF systems and subsystems solve many of the toughest problems facing embedded system designers.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.
Articles: Materials
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Articles: Data Acquisition
See how suppliers of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) subsystems are supporting the U.S. Navy's effort to invest in unmanned undersea vehicles.
Articles: Weapons Systems
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Articles: Power
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Ampex Data Systems
Hayward, CA
650-367-2011
www.ampex.com

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, recently received a Full Rate Production Lot 7 (FRP-7) contract from...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Delta Digital Video
Horsham, PA
215-657-5270
www.deltadigitalvideo.com

Delta Digital Video, a division of Delta Information Systems Inc., was selected by L3 Technologies to deliver multiple Model 6880R...

Briefs: Materials

The purpose of this endeavor was to investigate the effect of 3-D weave architecture on PIP-processed ceramic-matrix composites (CMC)....

Briefs: Materials

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...

Articles: Aerospace

The venerable MIL-STD-1553B bus has survived remarkably well even as other more advanced solutions gained wide acceptance in the last few years. However, the fact remains that its maximum data rate of 1 Mb/s is...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd.
Plymouth, UK
+44 0 1752 723330
www.siliconsensing.com

Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd's latest DMU30 inertial measurement unit (IMU) has been chosen to provide highly...

Articles: Defense

U.S. soldiers carry loads of equipment and protective gear that can weigh anywhere from 45 to 130 pounds. This is more than enough to quickly tire even the most well-conditioned personnel,...

Application Briefs: Software
General Micro Systems
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
(800) 307-4863
www.gms4sbc.com

General Micro Systems Inc. (GMS) recently announced that the U.S. Army will exclusively deploy powerful rugged server...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

There are a few open specifications in the embedded industry that have been used in the extreme environments of space over the years. These include VME, CompactPCI, OpenVPX, and MicroTCA. But, prime contractors such...

Articles: Defense

Conformal coatings protect electronic circuits from harsh environments via a chemical film that “conforms” to a circuit board’s topography. These coatings protect...

Application Briefs: Defense
Verotec Inc
Manchester, NH
603-821-9921
www.verotec.us

Verotec has been selected by Lockheed Martin to provide custom 19” 6U 600 mm deep rack cases to house part of the ISTAR system in the...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
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...

Application Briefs: Defense
Honeywell Aerospace
Phoenix, AZ
602-365-3099
https://aerospace.honeywell.com

The Honeywell-powered M1 Abrams tank has been a mainstay of the U.S. military’s heavy armored forces for more...

Briefs: Defense

The main goal of this work is to obtain a scientific understanding of the possibilities provided by, and the behavioral features of, a novel type high...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
301-428-5539
http://defense.hughes.com

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) recently unveiled a new HM Satellite System, engineered around its novel software-definable modem (SDM) technology and scrambled code...

Briefs: Materials
Advanced, Single-Polymer, Nanofiber-Reinforced Composite

A strategic goal of the U.S. Air Force is to be able to deliver munitions to targets anywhere around the globe in less than an hour. This will require very high speeds and novel lightweight and temperature-resistant materials. Nanocomposites are promising emerging materials for structural...

Application Briefs: Defense
COTS Rugged Systems
North Atlantic Industries
Bohemia, NY
631-567-1100
www.naii.com

North Atlantic Industries (NAI) recently received an initial contract from L-3 Maritime Systems for Custom-on-Standard Architecture™ (COSA™) COTS rugged systems for the Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) Data Acquisition Unit. The advanced,...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

ADLINK Technology (San Jose, CA) has released its new IMT-1 Android 4.2 tablet, integrating the TI OMAP5432 1.5GHz dual-core ARM A15 processor for high performance computing power. Built-in WLAN or optional WWAN...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Robots have been employed by the military to assist in missions where it would be, and has been, too dangerous to have a human being take on the task. These robots can detect and disable bombs. Some can be thrown into...

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...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers

GE (Towcester, UK) will be supplying General Dynamics UK with subsystems required for the Demonstration Phase of the Scout Specialist Vehicle family of platforms being designed for the British Army....

Briefs: Materials
Size Scale and Defect Engineered Nanostructures for Optimal Strength and Toughness

Realistic combinations of ceramics and/or semiconductors have been developed that simultaneously achieve high hardness (>40 GPa) and toughness (>400 MPa*m1/2). To achieve this goal, there were three primary objectives: (1) the development of physically...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The military’s transition to Network-Centric Warfare (NCW) has created an enormous demand for improved networking and performance capabilities for ground mobile command and control...

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